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Violet Hage watches some of the other children before deciding when and if she will participate. Children are more apt to read if books are available. The program helps build a child’s vocabulary and cognitive skills, better preparing them for kindergarten.

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All the world and beyond

Children can have the world and beyond with books

Introduce children to books and you give them the entire world and beyond — their imagination is their ticket. Both the Payson Public Library and the Isabelle Hunt Memorial Library in Pine participate in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and the Gila County Library District’s programs promoting early literacy.


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