Libby Suttles, Kentucky Community Engagement Director at DPIL

Libby Suttles
Community Engagement Director, KY

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Imagination Library of Kentucky

The goal of the statewide expansion is to inspire a love of reading by making books available to all children ages 0-5 in every zip code in Kentucky, regardless of the family’s income. Currently 43% of eligible children in the state are currently receiving books and thanks to funding from Kentucky State Legislators, as of June 2024 the Imagination Library has now expanded to all 120 counties in the Bluegrass State!


Receive a Free Book Every Month

Enroll your child in the Imagination Library and receive a FREE, age-appropriate book once per month. See if there is a program in your area and enroll your child today. Registration takes less than five minutes

Early Literacy Matters!

By gifting children high-quality books starting at birth, all children have access to developmentally appropriate reading materials at no cost to the family and regardless of the family’s income. Built on decades of research, the Imagination Library is rooted in the knowledge that having books at home fosters a love of books and helps children develop literacy skills early in life.

6.04 Million

Books and counting
have been delivered
in Kentucky since 2001


Kentucky children
currently receiving books


of Kentucky’s preschoolers
are currently enrolled in
the Imagination Library

Help Us Reach Every Child In Kentucky

The Imagination Library of Kentucky is expanding to all 120 counties, thanks to dollar match funding from Kentucky State Legislators. Community programs raise 50% and the State matches 50%. As more children enroll, community programs must raise more funds to keep the momentum going and ensure that every child in every zip code is eligible to register for free books.

Did you know that with the state match, for only $13.00 you can provide an Imagination Library book to a child each month for 1 year?
And only $65.00 for 5 years! This is a great way to play a part in making the future brighter for children and families in your community.


How many children can you, your business or organization sponsor?

Click below to help put more books into the hands of children in Kentucky!