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Locate a Book Bus: Program Map

Locate a Book Bus: Program Map

Our Book Bus program now includes eight buses in East Tennessee school districts. Below is a list of the eight school districts, a map of all programs and point of contact information. Current Book Buses Bledsoe County Schools Campbell County Schools “R.E.A.D.S. Bus”...

K-3 Summer Pilot Book List: Suggestions & Activities

K-3 Summer Pilot Book List: Suggestions & Activities

As part of our K-3 Summer Reading pilot, we provide rising first through third graders in participating school districts with books and resources delivered to their mailbox over the summer. This program was launched in 2020, piloting a Summer Collection from Dolly...

Why Early Literacy Matters Fact Sheet: Birth-5 Impacts

Why Early Literacy Matters Fact Sheet: Birth-5 Impacts

Below is a link to our Why Early Literacy Matters Fact Sheet. This graphic outlines the impacts of reading, literacy and books in the home on a young child’s early brain development. These statistics have been compiled and summarized from research studies and reports...

Giving the Gift of Generational Literacy

Giving the Gift of Generational Literacy

Sharon Scruton, a professor of children’s literature at Bethel University in Mckenzie, Tennessee, describes how her family has developed a multi-generational love for reading through the gifting of books. First as a mother of three children and now as a “grandma” to...

Fall Fun Activities for Healthy Brain Development

Fall Fun Activities for Healthy Brain Development

It is finally FALL IN TENNESSEE! The fall season is a time for football, bonfires, admiring the changing colors of the leaves, and visiting local pumpkin patches and fall festivals with friends and family. Fall means finding any excuse to be outside in the crisp...

Let’s Celebrate Postal Worker Appreciation Day on July 1st!

Let’s Celebrate Postal Worker Appreciation Day on July 1st!

July 1 is National Postal Worker Day. This is a day to appreciate and thank the numerous men and women who work consistently and diligently to deliver all of our mail, including Imagination Library books.  Let's all show our appreciation to the awesome postal workers...

Parents Play Important Role in Growing a Reader

Parents Play Important Role in Growing a Reader

Mother's Day is this month and Father's Day is just around the corner. As we celebrate the parents and caretakers in our lives, we want to take a moment to also talk about the important role they play in helping our little ones develop early literacy skills. Reading...

February is #LibraryLoversMonth

February is #LibraryLoversMonth

The month of February is National Library Month. For preschool children, libraries provide storytimes, access to hands-on activities, exposure to lots of books, resources and more! We love libraries and wanted to take this opportunity to share that love this month. Be...