Smiling Girl with Book

Shire Kids is dedicated to improving access to books and early literacy programs for children in Southern Vermont.
We're a local program supporting local kids. 
In partnership with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, we register children in Bennington County, and Danby - from birth to age 5 - to receive a free age-appropriate book in the mail every month. 
With access to books and learning, our youngest Vermonters will have the opportunity to be prepared for school with confidence and a love for books when they enter Kindergarten.

You can help us reach more children!

Register your child today, invite other Bennington county families to join, or make a donation to keep the books coming.

Keep up with reading ideas and events - Follow Shire Kids on Facebook and Instagram!

"Children are made readers on the laps of their parents."

Emilie Buchwald


PO Box 218
Dorset, VT 05251


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