Invisible Toolbox

Kim Jocelyn Dickson, author of The Invisible Toolbox: The Power of Reading to Your Child from Birth to Adolescence, believes that every child begins kindergarten with a lunchbox in one hand and an invisible toolbox in the other. Drawing on … Read the rest

C-K Kiwanis working with Dolly Parton’s book program

The Chatham-Kent Kiwanis Club now has almost 230 children registered for the program, which delivers one book a month for children under five at no cost to the family. The Imagination Library develops a list of books and manages the monthly mailing while the Kiwanis Club handles local promotion and registration.

Imagination Library in the News

The Chatham Voice reports on the recent grants that our Club received in support of the DPIL.

Cheque Presentation

During the AGM of the Chatham-Kent Community Foundation the Kiwanis Club was presented with the cheque for the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

More Books for More Kids!

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library provides free books to children from birth until their fifth birthday.

With thanks to the Chatham-Kent Community Foundation and the South Kent Wind Community Fund we’re able to increase the number of children … Read the rest

455 Books Mailed!!

Did You Know…

In the first 6 months of this year the Kiwanis Club of Chatham-Kent in cooperation with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library will have mailed out 455 books to local kids! We could not have done … Read the rest

Update Imagination Library

Reminder – What’s the Imagination Library Again? (click this link)

In just a few months our initial target of 50 children has almost doubled to 94.

Some Background

We began the effort in November by partnering with

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