February 3, 2016
On January 29, an event celebrated the Bedford County Imagination Library 10 year anniversary, recognized the many steadfast volunteers over the years and sought to raise awareness in the greater community. The event also raised money to attract additional volunteers and get more books to children in the county. The Shelbyville Times Gazette ran a great story about the event! Read more for excerpts from this article.
December 17, 2015
The season of giving is here; it’s everywhere we look! We are feeling and thinking how grateful we are for the REAL gifts we give and receive. The gift of a book each month for a small child, the joy that both adult and child experience when reading together – these are some of the most significant and impactful ways we can make a lasting impression on the children of Tennessee through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. The Imagination Library is available to all children birth to age 5 in all 95 Tennessee counties. Thanks to our amazing public-private partnership, we have mailed 24.8 million books! Click here to make a donation now. (Read more...)
November 18, 2015
The Governor’s Children’s Cabinet, co-chaired by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam, announced it is accepting nominations for the first Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Early Foundations. These awards have been created to recognize collaborative and innovative projects that are helping Tennessee students enter the classroom prepared to learn. All nominations must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. CST on January 15, 2016.
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