Summer 2024 Events and Programs:

Open Studio

Frida Kahlo



Parent Child Workshops

Music Series

Membership Drive

Dolly Parton  Imagination Library Key Facts

1995 Dolly Parton establishes the program in Pigeon Forge Tennessee

2001 the program expands to 27 affiliates in 11 states

2002 The United Way organization helps the Imagination Library to reach Native American communities

2007 the program expands to Canada and the UK

2010 30 million books have been mailed

2012 audio and braille versions of books made available

2018 The Imagination Library dedicates its 100 millionth book to the Library of Congress

November 1, 2021 GBA becomes an affiliate – currently 850+ children in NEK get books under our program

2022 The program reaches 2 million books mailed each month, with 1 in 10 children in the United States

Support it now – $26/child per year – 12 age appropriate books