Reading program threatened

Since November of 2010, children ages birth to five years old had the chance to register for and receive free books from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program, however, due to lack of funding the program may be cut back.

Kelly Frink, executive co-director for United Way of Southwest Wyoming, said the program provides one free book, each month to kids birth through five years old who registered for the program in Sweewater, Uinta, Lincoln and Sublette counties.

“Once they turn five, they receive a graduation book,” Frink said.

This book is usually a book about preparing for kindergarten. C...

 

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