Several piles of children's picture books, some inside a small grey mailbox with a red flag. Visible covers of books include "Violet the Pilot", "Luke Goes to Bat", Peekaboo Morning", "Llama Llama Gram and ?Grandpa", "The Tale of Pater Rabbit", and "Pouch!"..

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

You can sign your child up for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library in Drumheller! With this program, children who are signed up will receive a free book in the mail every month from age 0-5. 

Register at the library, register online here*, or download and fill out the form: DPIL registration form.

*Unfortunately online registration is not available for the postal code T0J 0Y0. Those with an 0Y0 postal code must register at the Library or by sending us a filled out form. 

Books will start shipping out to registered children in Jan 2023.

Eligibility: Children must be under the age of 5 when signing up and must live within the Town of Drumheller.

"Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Canada is a free book gifting program devoted to inspiring a love of reading in the hearts of children everywhere. Each month, enrolled children receive a high quality, age appropriate book in the mail, free of charge. Children receive books from birth to age five."

"Each month, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library mails a high quality, age appropriate book to all registered children, addressed to them, at no cost to the child’s family. Countless parents have shared how excited their child is when their new book arrives each month. Many groups and individuals work hard behind the scenes to make that special moment possible for each child."

More Info

Program Overview

Books & Selection

Parent & Caregiver Resources

Support the program

If you're interested in donating to help support this program in Drumheller, please check out the link to our sponsor letter below. We have a few different sponsor levels available, and we're always happy to take donations of any amount!

Sponsor letter

Total fundraised so far: $21,687 of $25,000.00 (estimated 5 year cost)

Thank you sponsors: Drumheller Legion, Dry Canyon Collectables, the Rotary Club of Drumheller, Hi-Way 9,
the Drumheller Library Society, Vintage Taphouse, The Calgary Foundation - Drumheller Fund &  
the Royal Tyrrell Museum Cooperating Society, Canalta, and so many other businesses and community members!

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