Celebrating Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Celebrating Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

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Dolly Parton is a national treasure; I don’t think anyone disagrees with that. She’s been historically one of America’s most wholesome celebrities, and her philanthropy is known throughout the entire world. She was even one of the biggest independent donors to the Moderna vaccine, donating over a million dollars to research and development.

How to Get Rid of Books

How to Get Rid of Books

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I know, I know – the cardinal sin. But sometimes you have books you don’t need. What about assigned reading you don’t need? All the different editions of Hamlet I had to buy sophomore year? What if the last book in the series is terrible and you want to get rid of all of them out of spite? Here’s some guidance for doing the impossible.     Give Them to Friends   Image via Stock Free Images Sure, they might say “these are too heavy” and “why are you making me take all these”, but they’ll be glad you did …

Dolly Parton Launches Free Book Charity in Ireland

Dolly Parton Launches Free Book Charity in Ireland

You may know Dolly Parton as a record-breaking country musician (and sequin enthusiast). At age seventy-three, she’s still gorgeous and iconic as ever, making news with her recent appearance in YA adaptation Dumplin’ and her possible BTS collaboration. What you may not know is that she’s been a philanthropist for decades now. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (DPIL) is a charity providing free books to children in order to encourage intellectual development and a lifelong love of reading.   Image Via Oakes Public School District DPIL has provided over two decades worth of books to deserving children regardless of family income. Founded …