Dolly Parton Imagination Library



Bringing the benefits of reading to the children of Linn County

How does it work?

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a 60 volume set of books beginning with the children’s classic The Little Engine That Could™. Each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed in your child’s name directly to your home. Best of all it is a FREE GIFT! There is no cost or obligation to your family.


Who is Eligible?

Preschool children ages birth to five who are residents of Linn County


What are my Responsibilities?

1. Be a resident of Linn County.

2. Submit an official registration form, completely filled out by a parent of guardian.

3. Notify the United Way of Linn County ANY time your address changes. Books are mailed to the address listed on the official registration form.

4. Have a valid email address on file

5. Read with your child


When will I Receive Books?

Eight to ten weeks after your registration form has been received, books will begin arriving at your home and will continue until your child turns five or you move out of Linn County.






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A small donation of $25 can sponosor a child in this program for a year, how many children can you sponsor?


Our friends of Dolly

We want to give a special thank you to your donors below! If you want to be a friend of Dolly, please do not hesitate to contact us or donate above!


Dean’s List

Coastal Farm and Ranch

Albany Public Library

Oregon Community Foundation



Greater Albany Rotary Club

Albany Rotary Club

Weyerhaeuser Company


Sweet Home Rotary Club