Managing Editor - Jacob Timmons
Creative Director - Sarah Chapman
- Dolly Parton Announces New Book “Behind the Seams: My Life in Rhinestones” - March 22, 2023
- Dolly Parton Kicks Off “Big” 2023 Season at Dollywood - March 14, 2023
- Listen to Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” Duet with the Late Olivia Newton-John - February 27, 2023
Imagination Library recognized in academic journal, Reading Psychology, for “Increasing Parental Reading Through Book Distribution.”
In 2012, an article based on Dolly’s Imagination Library initiative was included in the academic journal, Reading Psychology. The article, “The Imagination Library Program: Increasing Parental Reading Through Book Distribution” by Ridzi, Sylvia, & Singh, marks the first publication of empirical research assessing the impact of this international program in an academic, peer-reviewed journal.
A range of communities continued to join Dolly’s book gifting program in 2012: The United Ways of St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield (the 3 largest cities in Missouri); Ft. McMurray in Alberta joined becoming the largest program in Canada; and in the United Kingdom, a plan was established for ‘looked after children’ by 26 Local Authorities in Scotland.