• Imagination Library
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  • Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is an international program organized locally by Clare-Gladwin RESD that emphasizes the importance of reading to children during their preschool years to give them a boost toward a successful education. 
    This program provides children who are under the age of five and reside in the school districts of Beaverton, Clare, Farwell, Gladwin, or Harrison with a free, age-appropriate book every month until their fifth birthday.  
  •          Imagination Library
  • About Imagination Library: 
    By reading regularly with your children during their preschool years, you are giving them the biggest boost toward a successful education they will ever get! 
    Dolly Parton's Imagination Library helps your children to have books of their very own, at no cost to you, thanks to Clare-Gladwin RESD, generous community donors, and Dolly Parton.  
    By registering your child for Imagination Library, they will receive a new, carefully selected book in the mail every month until their fifth birthday.  
    Who is eligible?  
    Children under the age of five, residing in Beaverton, Clare, Farwell, Gladwin, or Harrison school districts.  
    How do I register my child for Imagination Library?
    Simply fill out an official registration form, available below, or by contacting Clare-Gladwin RESD at (989) 386-3851. 
    Please return completed forms to:
    Clare-Gladwin RESD
    4041 E. Mannsiding Rd.
    Clare, MI 48617 
    *If you move while you are enrolled, please call the Early Childhood department at (989) 386-8618 with your new address (the Post Office will not forward or return undelivered books.)
    When will my child receive his or her first book?  
    Approximately eight to ten weeks after your registration form has been received,  books will begin arriving at your home and will continue until your child turns five or you move out of the designated school district. 
    How can I help? 
    Imagination Library is funded exclusively by grants, private donations and Clare and Gladwin United Way Allocations. If you would like to donate funds to support this gift to your community's children, please complete the donation form available below and return to Clare-Gladwin RESD.