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The Imagination Library Garners Another Prestigious Award -

Library of Congress Acknowledges  Outstanding Contribution to Promoting Literacy --  "Literacy develops the mind and the heart, engages the intellect and imagination, and builds wide-ranging knowledge of the world." -- Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden In our previous post , we highlighted the quality of  Dolly Parton's Imagination Library's (DPIL) book selection process. So, it seemed fitting to follow-up with none other than the Library of Congress' seal of approval.  Over the years, DPIL has received a long list of awards and acknowledgements, and last month, it added yet another.  On International Literacy Day, September 8, 2021, DPIL won the top prize in the prestigious Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program.   DPIL was awarded The David M. Rubenstein Prize , worth $150,000 . The Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program Since 2013, The Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program has been honoring non-profit organizations for outstanding contributio