United Way of Central Illinois is proud to partner with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to bring new, free books to preschool age children in Sangamon County. Since launching in 2011, United Way provided more than 143,400 free books to children in Sangamon County.
Children who are registered for the program will receive an age appropriate book in the mail from birth until their fifth birthday. By age five, children can end up with a 60 volume set of books and more importantly a jump start on lifelong learning. The only criteria for eligibility is a child’s age and place of residence, (they must live in Sangamon County.)
The program’s objective is to foster a love of reading for children and encourage parents to read with them. There is no cost or obligation to families who want to participate.
|Please note that there is currently a wait-list for our local area. Contact the Director of Community Impact to learn more on how to enroll your preschooler in the program.||Did you know?
You can help support DPIL by Giving the Gift of Reading to a preschool age child in our community.