Dolly Fundraising Day 4th October 2017

Dolly Fundraising Day 4th October 2017

We held our  ‘Dolly Fundraising Day’ on Wednesday 4th October 2017, there was a raffle prize draw with prizes including restaurant vouchers, tickets to the Pantomime, a signed Forest football, gym passes, Spiegeltent tickets and much much more!! Through the selling of...
Imagination Library reaches 3,000 children a month milestone

Imagination Library reaches 3,000 children a month milestone

More than 3,000 children a month now get free books through their door in Nottingham thanks to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Nottingham City Council has been working alongside the Rotary Club of Nottingham to co-ordinate fundraising since it chose to back the...
Nottingham comes together to celebrate the joy of reading!

Nottingham comes together to celebrate the joy of reading!

Families filled the grounds of Nottingham Castle for a free fun day to enjoy storytelling, book characters, children’s activities and line dancing. The Free Family Fun Day on the Castle Green on 9 June was organised by Nottingham City Council and partners to celebrate...
Dolly Parton’s Nottingham Homecoming

Dolly Parton’s Nottingham Homecoming

Over 2,500 children in Nottingham are now better prepared for primary school, thanks to the book gifting charity Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. So far, partners including Nottingham City Council have helped to deliver nearly 50,000 books to city children under...
Fun family event promotes literacy and a love of reading

Fun family event promotes literacy and a love of reading

It’s not every day that Peppa Pig, Robin Hood and the Bookstart Bear get together at Nottingham Castle – but they are next week for a special reading event. Bookstart, Nottingham City Libraries and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library will take over the Castle green on...