RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Dolly Parton visited Marbles Kids Museum Saturday afternoon for the Smart Start 25th Anniversary Gala.
Parton gave a special presentation and performance to celebrate the statewide expansion of her Imagination Library.
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Parton's Imagination Library is an early literacy program for children that's getting rolled out state-wide.
According to Parton's website, the NC General Assembly approved $3.5 million for the first year and $7 million for the second year for Smart Start to administer the Imagination Library across NC.
Dolly Parton visits Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh for Smart Start 25th Anniversary Gala