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Dolly Parton announced on her Facebook page that she will begin reading stories for children, every Thursday night at 7 p.m.
The storytime event already began on Thursday, April 2nd, 2020, and will run for the next 10 weeks, through June 4th. Each event is scheduled to be about 15 minutes long.
The events will take place through Facebook Live. You can see the schedule and watch Dolly’s video announcement on Facebook as well.
Did you know you can sign your children (ages 5 and under) to receive a FREE book every month from Dolly’s Imagination Library?
Originally created to foster a love of reading for her county’s preschool children and their families, Imagination Library sends each child one FREE, age-appropriate book per month from birth until they start school. Over 99 million free books have been delivered throughout 4 countries! Sign your child up here!
Coming up again on Thursday, Dolly will read the stories while snuggled in her own bed, wearing pajamas. The books have all been chosen carefully for content that is appropriate for the times.
Books that might be among the ones that Dolly Parton will be reading each Thursday night include:
- “There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake” by Loren Long
- “Llama Llama Red Pajama” by Anna Dewdney
- “I Am a Rainbow” by Dolly Parton
- “Pass It On” by Sophy Henn
- “Stand Tall, Molly Lou Mellon” by Patty Lovell
- “Violet the Pilot” by Steve Breen
- “Max & The Tag-Along Moon” by Floyd Cooper
- “Last Stop on Market Street” by Matt de la Peña
- “Coat of Many Colors” by Dolly Parton
- “The Little Engine That Could” by Watty Piper
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