Imagination Library Fundraiser is April 6, 2019

The Clare-Gladwin Imagination Library is holding a "Bowling for Books" fundraiser Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 6 pm. Click the flier to the right for all the details.


The Imagination Library is a book-per-month in the mail program that is provided FREE to any child age birth to five (ends on fifth birthday) and who lives in the school district of Beaverton, Clare, Farwell, Harrison or Gladwin.

The Imagination Library was established in Clare-Gladwin in April 2007. Since that time, over 7,100 children in Clare and Gladwin Counties have received at least one book through the program and over 125,200 books have been delivered to the homes of children!

In the month of December 2018, there were 1,072 children enrolled.

The Clare-Gladwin Imagination Library (books and mailing) invoice for the month of Dec. 2018 was $2,085.28.

$30.00 will provide a child with a book a month for a year.

$150.00 will provide a child with a book a month from birth through his/her fifth birthday for a total of 60 books!

ALL donations go to books for kids!

The Clare-Gladwin RESD receives no money for administrative costs of the Imagination Library Program and provides the following:

  • Administrative Assistant- Inputs all registrations, address changes and drops to the data base, runs reports, provides thank you letters for donations, sends out donation letters for annual letter campaign

  • The Great Start Collaborative Coordinator – Generates monthly and annual reports, coordinates fundraising efforts and community engagement.

GOALS OF THE CLARE-GLADWIN IMAGINATION LIBRARY:

To improve early reading and literacy skills among children entering Kindergarten in Clare and Gladwin Counties through:

  • Providing children in Clare and Gladwin counties a new, carefully selected, developmentally appropriate book each month.

  • Encouraging parents to read to their children on a regular basis.

  • Fostering a love of reading and learning beginning at birth.

For any questions regarding the Imagination Library Program or to donate please call Amy Pratt at 989-386-8657.

To enroll your child in the Imagination Library Program please go to www.claregladwingreatstart.com/imagination-library.

 

Rusty Govitz