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The Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Dolly Parton Imagination Library

 
Sign your child up today for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program! Visit the United Way office located at 818 S Broadway, Suite 100, Watertown, SD 57201 for an application or  mail your application to the United Way office at P.O. Box 283, Watertown, SD. To fill out the application online go to the Dolly Parton Imagination Library Site. Please call the United Way office at (605) 886-5815 or email director@watertownunitedway.org with any changes or updates to your child's information. If you are in need of audio books or braille copies please visit Audio & Braille - Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. For youth who are blind or visually impaired you may receive Braille Tales or downlaod free audio books online. Visit APH — Free print/braille books to register for braille books and APH — Free audio books for free audio book copies. You may also visit the National Library Service for the blind and Print Disable website for accessible resources made for ALL ages. Visit Braille Literacy: Resources for Learning and Reading - National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) | Library of Congress (loc.gov) for youth audible and braille resources.  
 
 
 
 

Already registered? Tell United Way how many hours you spent reading with your youth at Reading with Dolly Parton | Watertown Area United Way (watertownunitedway.org/reading-dolly-parton)

 
How to Sign Up for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library in Codington County. (English and Spanish directions below. 
In English
 
BY COMPUTER/MAIL:  
  1. Download the English or Spanish registration form. Click here for the English Form
  2. Fill out the form.
  3. Print the form and mail to United Way at P.O. Box 283, Watertown, SD 57201. OR Email the filled out form to director@watertownunitedway.org.
  4. Wait 8 - 10 weeks for registration process to complete. If you do not receive your books after 10 weeks, please call United Way at (605) 886-5815.

IN PERSON:

  1. Go the Watertown Regional Library located at 160 6th Street, NE, Watertown, SD for a English or Spanish registration form. You may also stop by the United Way office for an English or Spanish form.
  2. Fill out the form.
  3. Turn the form into the library or United Way.
  4. Wait 8 - 10 weeks for registration process to complete. If you do not receive your books after 10 weeks, please call United Way at (605) 886-5815. 

 

ONLINE

  1. To register online please visit Dolly Parton Imagination Library Registration Form | Watertown Area United Way (watertownunitedway.org)

 

En Espanol: 

POR COMPUTADORA Y CORREO:

  1. Haga clic aqui para el formulario en espanol.
  2. Rellenar el formulario.
  3. Envie el formulario a United Way a PO Box 283, Watertown, SD 57201. 
  4. Espere de 8 a 10 semanas para que lleguen los libros de Biblioteca de Imaginacion. 

EN PERSONA:

  1. Visita la officina de United Way. La officina de United Way cerca Office Peeps y VFW. 
  2. Rellenar el formulario en Espanol a la officina. 
  3. Espere de 8 a 10 semanas para que lleguen los libros de Biblioteca de Imaginacion. 

EN LINEA

  1. Para registratse visite La Biblioteca de La Imaginacion de Dolly Parton | Watertown Area United Way (watertownunitedway.org)

** Nos disculpamos por cualquier error en nuestro Espanol. Gracias por su paciencia y comprension.

 
 
Reach out to the United Way office with any of the concerns below and we will happily help!
  • Change of Address (If you move out of Codington, visit Find My Program - USA (imaginationlibrary.com) to find your new program.)
  • Stopped Receiving Books (From when the application is processed it can take 8-10 weeks before the first book comes in the mail.)
  • Incorrect Spelling of Child's Name
  • Add an Additional Children
  • General Questions 
 
Please call the United Way office at (605) 886-5815 or email director@watertownunitedway.org if you or your business would like to sponsor a month of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library and to learn more about our sponsorship beefits.. 
  • $26 can sponsor a child for a year.
  • $2.10 is the average cost of books and mailing per child.
  • Watertown United Way funds 100% of costs for the Imagination Library.
  • The Dolly Parton Imagination Library costs annualy approximately $20,000 in November 2020 we had 710 youth registered.
  • Over 3,000 youth have graduated from the program since 2002!