Imagination Library

Books and kids. Like PB&J.

Children from birth to their fifth birthday whose parent or guardian lives in United Way of Central Minnesota service area are eligible to enroll in the Imagination Library.

The Program

Each enrolled child will receive a new, age-appropriate book sent to their home each month until their fifth birthday. The first book will arrive eight to ten weeks after registration. The program is offered to families at no cost.

To enroll your child, please print the Enrollment Form and mail to the United Way of Central Minnesota office. Please notify United Way of Central Minnesota anytime your address changes in order to continue receiving books.

Enrollment Eligibility:

  • Children can be enrolled from birth to their 5th birthday

  • Child’s parent or guardian must live in the United Way of Central Minnesota service area.

The program is funded locally by individual donations from parents, other community members, corporate gifts, and special grants. A child can be sponsored for $30 per year. Let your employer know that businesses can also donate to help support Imagination Library.

Imagination Library is a partnership between United Way of Central Minnesota and the Dollywood Foundation. An assessment of our local Imagination Library program was completed in 2013.  To receive a copy of the report or key findings, please contact Alexis.