INCREASING
LITERACY IN
ARKANSAS

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HELP US REACH EVERY CHILD IN ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS IMAGINATION LIBRARY

 Arkansas Imagination Library’s mission is to increase literacy in Arkansas by ensuring all young children across the state may participate in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Arkansas Imagination Library believes reading begins at birth, the benefits of a home library go far beyond the books, and parents/guardians are a child’s first and best teacher. By providing books at no cost to families, the Imagination Library increases childhood literacy rates, fosters a love of books, and promotes a culture of reading among underserved families in high-risk communities of Arkansas.

BY THE NUMBERS

3.2 Million

books and counting have been delivered since 2005.

39,000

five-year-olds have graduated from the Imagination Library.

64,000

 Arkansas children are currently receiving books.

34%

of Arkansas’ 188,343 preschoolers are enrolled in the Imagination Library.

Our Supporters

Arkansas Imagination Library would not be possible without support from generous individual, foundations, and corporate partners.

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