Sign up before your child is four years old, and they will receive one free book per month until their fifth birthday!
Reading books with your child supports their development by improving their language and communication skills. Children who read regularly are better prepared to start school at age five.
The books are completely free for all 0-4s who live in an SSBC area.
Remember: you must sign up before your child's fourth birthday. To sign up, use the form below or contact the SSBC team - email [email protected]. If your child is under 6 months old please contact your Health Visitor to sign up.
If you don't live in an SSBC area, you can still enjoy reading free books by visiting your local library. Your child can have their own library card from the day they are born - so it's never too early to start reading together! Find out about all of the books and activities available for under-5s at Nottingham local libraries.
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Watch our video about Dolly Parton's Imagination Library books and Ideas Sheets.
You can find our Ideas Sheets below. Or use the search option at the top of the page - just type in the book's title.
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Are you an SSBC Family?
Families who live in the areas of Aspley, Bulwell, Hyson Green & Arboretum and St Ann's can access Dolly Parton's Imagination Library books. Check if you're in an SSBC area.
Enter your postcode like this: NG1 3FB
Sign up and your child will receive one free book per month up until their fifth birthday!
The books are completely free for all 0-4s who live in an SSBC area. Complete the form to sign up.
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