Dolly’s program to help spark imagination

United Way WA chairwoman Julie Keen, a cut-out of patron Dolly |Parton and United Way WA chief executive Sue Dixon.
United Way WA chairwoman Julie Keen, a cut-out of patron Dolly |Parton and United Way WA chief executive Sue Dixon.

United Way will join the Kwinana Early Years Service to deliver the Dolly Parton Imagination Library in Kwinana.

Dolly Parton is patron of the initiative that is designed to help children be ready to learn by the time they reach school. The library caters for children aged up to five years by offering referred families a series of age-appropriate books written by Australian authors.

The books are distributed by publishers Penguin and delivered to homes each month until the child starts school.

More than 60 families have started receiving the books.