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[Watch] Dolly Parton Helps Launch YouTube Kids’ Reading Month Initiative

Dolly Parton reading month

Dolly Parton has long been a major advocate for children’s literacy. Inspired by her own father’s illiteracy, the country icon launched her Imagination Library in 1995. The program gifts free books to children from birth until the age of five so kids of any economic background have access to books. Now, the singer has partnered … Read more

This Book Display is For All Those Readers That Like Big Books (And Cannot Lie)

Maybe you’re not a huge fan of Sir Mix-a-Lot’s “Baby Got Back,” but when you replace the lyrics with something more appreciative of books, it becomes hard to resist. The Virginia Beach Public Library boasts this banner, handmade by librarian Brittney Ash, who found the rhyme on Pinterest and couldn’t resist adding it to the … Read more