Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is helping to make a world of difference!
Earlier in 2013 United Way launched its early literacy initiative, which incorporates Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library – a monthly free book program for children aged 0-5 years, at risk of low-literacy!Kayla is one of 171 children living in Doveton and Eumemmering, VIC, already participating in our program.
During a recent interview with a journalist from The Age in Melbourne, Kayla, aged 3, said shyly ‘I like books.’
Kayla’s grandmother also commented during the interview that, whilst reading was normal in their household, being part of this program had enhanced what they did. In particular, she noted that Kayla’s 2 year old sister was already showing an interest in books and she had noticed a difference already in her learning development.
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