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.

Country Queen Dolly Parton To Read Bedtime Stories to Kids

Country Queen Dolly Parton To Read Bedtime Stories to Kids

On Thursday, April 2nd, Dolly Parton will air her first installment of Goodnight With Dolly, a video series that will feature Parton reading children’s stories through Imagination Library’s Youtube Page. Parton wants to read to children to ease them of their worries during the COVID-19 pandemic. On a video posted through her Facebook page, she states that ‘Goodnight with Dolly’ will give children “a welcomed distraction during a time of unrest.”     Parton did not mention a schedule for the days she would be reading stories, but she did provide a list of books selected from Imagination Library. Stories …

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 …