Dolly Parton Imagination Library


All children ages birth to under five in Onondaga County are eligible

Please take a few moments to complete a brief survey before you enroll your child.  Ongoing research has enabled us to evaluate our program and expand county-wide. Before you start the survey, you’ll be asked to review your rights.

Eight to ten weeks after your registration, books will begin arriving at your home and will continue until your child turns five or you move out of Onondaga County. Please notify the Literacy Coalition of Onondaga County if your address changes. Enjoy reading these books with your child!

Update your address

If you’re already enrolled and need to update your address, visit Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library website and log in to your parent account.  If you do not have a parent account you may update your address by emailing your child’s full name and your new address to  For more information contact Kimberly Kemp, Imagination Library Program Director, at 315.706.6924.

Give the gift of reading

Imagination Library provides a new, age-appropriate, book each month to every child who lives in  Onondaga County, from birth to age five – at no cost to the family! Books are delivered to children directly to their homes in the mail. Imagination Library depends upon the support of generous partners like you, who understand the enormous benefit and personal satisfaction of reading. Donations are tax deductible.

A brief survey when your child graduates

Please help the Literacy Coalition of Onondaga County by taking just 5-10 minutes to tell us about your family's experience with the Imagination Library.


Check out the books in this library

Take a look at the full listing of 2023 Imagination Library Book Selections, and be on the lookout for next year’s book selections once they’re made available.