Connections 4 Kids, in collaboration with Moffat County Youth United Way, continue to offer Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Moffat and Rio Blanco counties. Imagination Library is a program that offers high-quality, age-appropriate books to children from birth to age 5. The program is free to families and limits registration only by age and residence, not socio-economic status or other factors. All children who sign up receive a free book, mailed to their home, once a month through their fifth birthday.
Children graduate from the program the month of their fifth birthday and receive their final book, “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!”
Our goal through Imagination Library is to strengthen parent child interaction, improve literacy competency in young children and build a love of reading and a strong foundation for them as they enter preschool and kindergarten.

Primary Role of Program in Early Childhood Systems:

Direct Service

Service Area(s):

Moffat, Rio Blanco

Population(s) Served:

Newborn, Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers, Families, Caregivers

Outcome-Based Activities The Program/Initiative Provides:

Family Support & Education

Family knowledge and capacity support children’s healthy development and learning
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Health & Well-Being

All settings promote mental health and well-being through early identification, consultation and treatment
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Health & Well-Being

All health care providers, including mental health, deliver coordinated, family focused care
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Learning & Development

Education, coaching and ongoing training exist for caregivers, teachers and other professionals
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Learning & Development

All children are ready for school and achieving by 3rd grade regardless of ability, race, place, income, language and culture
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Program evaluates effectiveness of activities and services:


Organization Details:

601 Yampa Ave.
Craig, Colorado 81625

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ECLC Framework Matrix: Outcomes > access, quality and equity