Read to Succeed Buffalo announced that it has received $18,900 in funding from the Buffalo Rotary Foundation to continue its expansion of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program aimed at increasing access to books for children living in the city’s 14215 ZIP code.

The Buffalo Rotary Foundation has committed a three-year, $60,000 investment to the program, which was launched in 2011 to assist children in Buffalo’s East Side neighborhoods. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library provides one free, age-appropriate book per month to registered children living in the Read to Succeed Buffalo Literacy Zone, which is in the 14215 ZIP code.