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Enter the contest here with your guess…

Where's Dolly?

I would like to receive the quarterly Smart Start Highlights Newsletter to learn more about services and events.(Required)

Guess correctly to enter to win!* Dolly Parton is visiting a location in New Hanover County where families with young children can also visit for some fun learning.  If you recognize this location, enter your guess to be entered into a raffle for a $25 gift card!

Smart Start of NHC is celebrating a quarter-million books delivered to children in NHC at no cost to the families, thanks to our partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library!

Scroll down to register your child (ages 0-4) to receive monthly books!

*One entry per person, per photo. Guessing for each Dolly photo will close when the location is posted.


Click here to register your child for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (under age five).

Smart Start of New Hanover County is pleased to be partnering with the Dollywood Foundation and the North Carolina Partnership for Children to administer the Imagination Library for children in New Hanover County through support from the State of North Carolina.

We aim to serve 6,000 children birth up to age five!

For more information about Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library click here.

For videos and resources about how you can help your child develop early literacy skills visit Zero to Three or stop by our Resource Room.