Our Mission

The Imagination Library of Denver works to increase access to age-appropriate books & promote kindergarten readiness.
We're part of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library - a book gifting program providing 1 book each month until a child's 5th birthday.
But we're more than just mailing books! For almost 30 years Dolly Parton's Imagination Library has been studied and shown that our program is
Simple. Efficient. Cost-Effective. Measurable. Proven.

Now enrolling in neighborhoods in 80205, 80211, 80220, 80216. 

News & Notes

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Whether it’s a few hours or a long commitment, volunteering not only supports those around you but positively influences you as well.

Our focus is simple: More Books.

Each month, children enrolled in Dolly Parton's Imagination Library receives one high-quality and age-appropriate book in the mail to build their love for reading. Our affiliate currently serves 3 Denver zip codes: 80205, 80211, 80220, and 80216.

  • —ILD Parent

    “My son absolutely loves his Dolly Books & I can see them helping to facilitate a love of reading. A recent book, 'I Just Want to Say Goodnight’ made him jump out of bed with excitement. When he recognized himself in the character and opened up a whole new way to enjoy reading.”

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Denver, Colorado 80205

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