Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free high-quality books to children birth through age 5, no matter their family’s income.
Eligible Zip Codes for the Mon Valley:
15025 - 15034 - 15045 - 15104 - 15110 - 15112 - 15120 - 15122
15131 - 15132 - 15137 - 15140 - 15145 - 15148 - 15218 - 15221
Eligible Zip Codes for the City of Pittsburgh:
All zip codes within city limits. Click HERE if you aren't sure.
What Is It?
Each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed in your child’s name directly to your home. The first book is always the children’s classic The Little Engine That Could™. Best of all it is a FREE GIFT to your child through our partnership with local organizations! There is no cost or obligation to your family.
Who Is Eligible?
Children under the age of five in the following zip codes: 15025 - 15034 - 15045 - 15104 - 15110 - 15112 - 15120 - 15122 - 15131 - 15132 - 15137 - 15140 - 15145 - 15148 - 15218 - 15221
Children under the age of five living within the City of Pittsburgh limits.
What Are My Responsibilities?
1. Be a resident of 15025 - 15034 - 15045 - 15104 - 15110 - 15112 - 15120 - 15122 - 15131 - 15132 - 15137 - 15140 - 15145 - 15148 - 15218 or 15221 zip codes.
2. Submit an official registration form, completely filled out by the authorized adult.
3. Notify Reading Ready Pittsburgh any time your address changes. Books are mailed to the address listed on the account.
Note: If the child’s address changes, you must contact Reading Ready Pittsburgh in order to continue receiving books.
4. Read with your child and have fun!
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 the covered area.
What Parents Are Saying:
"My son loves this program. We read every night!"
"Thank you for your support while we were living in Pittsburgh and for the books we currently have!"
"We're so very appreciative for the months our daughter received books."
"My son has absolutely LOVED receiving books in the mail."