Literacy Programs

Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Dolly Parton Imagination Library

In 1995, Dolly Parton launched an exciting new effort, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, to benefit the children of her home county in East Tennessee, USA. Dolly's vision was to foster a love of reading among her county’s preschool children and their...

In 1995, Dolly Parton launched an exciting new effort, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, to benefit the children of her home county in East Tennessee, USA. Dolly’s vision was to foster a love of reading among her county’s preschool children and their families by providing them with the gift of a specially selected book each month. By mailing high quality, age-appropriate books directly to…

Promising Pages

Promising Pages

4112 Old Pineville Road
Charlotte
NC
28217
704.399.1934
Promising Pages is a nonprofit organization that inspires underserved children to achieve their dreams by instilling a love of reading.

Website – http://promisingpages.org    

Raising a Reader

Raising a Reader

4600 Park Rd., Suite 400
Charlotte
NC
28209
704-376-6697
Promotes daily book sharing between parents and children by providing rotating bags of 4 high quality books to children enrolled in high-quality child care centers and offering onsite early literacy workshops.
Reach Out and Read

Reach Out and Read

Reach Out and Read prepares America’s youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together. Our program builds on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers to ...

Reach Out and Read prepares America’s youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together. Our program builds on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers to develop early reading skills in children. Doctors, nurse practitioners, and other medical professionals incorporate Reach Out and Read’s…

Read Charlotte

Read Charlotte

Read Charlotte is a community initiative that unites families, educators and community partners to improve children’s literacy from birth to third grade with a goal of doubling reading proficiency from 39% to 80%. Reading proficiency at third grade is...

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