Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Homecoming Conference

Nottingham was the first UK city to hold the Imagination Library international conference in June 2016.



Family Fun Day of Literacy and Storytelling


1,400 people came to our family fun day at Nottingham Castle. We teamed up with Bookstart and libraries to encourage families to read together.



Dolly Parton Panto

Dolly Parton teams up with Nottingham Playhouse Panto, Dick Whittington to raise funds


Dolly Parton Fundraising Launch

The council, families, partners and the press all helped launch a fundraising drive for the Imagination Library.

Imagination fundraising week

Teams across Nottingham City Council all got involved to help raise money


Dolly Parton takes a tour of Nottingham


City Council bosses line dancing for Dolly Week

 Dress Up Dolly

Staff dress up as Dolly Parton to raise funds