United Way of North Central Ohio is proud to help support the efforts of Imagination Library in Crawford, Marion, and Wyandot counties. Through a partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library provides every Ohio child from birth to age 5 with a free book each month. This early childhood literacy initiative is made possible through donations and support by multiple community organizations.

Enroll Your Child Now

  1. Visit www.ohioimaginationlibary.org.
  2. Click on Enroll Now.
  3. Complete and submit the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library & Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library registration forms.
  4. Your child will receive their first book, The Little Engine That Could, in the mail in 8 to 12 weeks.

Each month, a new carefully selected age-appropriate book will be mailed in your child’s name directly to your home.

Help Support Imagination Library in North Central Ohio

Help promote the success of Imagination Library by telling every parent you know about it! A child enrolled at birth will receive up to 60 FREE books by the time he turns five.

The program is administered by local organizations in each county, and donations are always welcome to offset the cost of local participation.

Crawford County

Imagination Library in Crawford County is administered by Crawford Partnership in partnership with Crawford Reads 20. Major funders of the program include:

  • Ohio Mutual Insurance Group
  • United Way of North Central Ohio
  • Avita Health Foundation

Learn more about Imagination Library in Crawford County and donate to the program at www.crawfordpartnership.org/ogil/.

Marion County

Imagination Library in Marion County is administered by Marion Public Library in partnership with other local agencies. Major contributors to the program include:

  • Dr. Dalsukh A. and Dr. lla Madia
  • Anonymous
  • Marion Rotary Club Members
  • 100 Women Who Care Members
  • Marion Dayspring Wesleyan Church
  • Ray & Charlotte Baldauf Fund
  • United Way of North Central Ohio
  • Mid Ohio Energy Cooperative Community Fund
  • Marion Junior Service Guild
  • Molly & Larry Geissler
  • POET Never Satisfied Grant

Learn more about promoting Imagination Library in Marion County and how you can donate to the program at marionlibrary.org/ImaginationLibrary.

Wyandot County

Imagination Library in Wyandot County is administered by Wyandot Chamber of Commerce and Wyandot County Community Foundation. The program was made possible with help from Wyandot County Office of Economic Development, United Way of North Central Ohio, Wyandot Family and Children First Council, Carey and Upper Sandusky Schools, Wyandot County Young Professionals, and the Wyandot area libraries.