Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until they begin school, no matter their family’s income.


After launching in 1995, the program grew quickly. First books were only distributed to children living in Sevier County, Tennessee where Dolly grew up. It became such a success that in 2000 a national replication effort was underway. By 2003, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library had mailed one million books. It would prove to be the first of many millions of books sent to children around the world.


Stratford is proud to offer this remarkable program to the young children of Stratford. Thank you to our major sponsors:

Milford Bank

Sikorsky Financial Credit Union

Stratford Rotary


To register:




Pick up a registration form at the Stratford Library, Sterling House, YMCA, Stratford Recreation, or Stratford Housing Authority