Library Closing for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving turkey graphicThe Troy-Miami County Public Libraries will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, and will be closed Thursday, November 27, 2014, for Thanksgiving. The outside book return will be open for the convenience of patrons who need to return checked-out material to the library.

The libraries will be open for regular hours on Friday, November 28.

Give the Gift of Reading

Looking for a special gift for someone on your shopping list?

Consider giving the gift of reading by donating to the library in honor of a loved one or friend.

Red Christmas bow

For a donation of $20, the library will purchase a new children's or adult book (your choice) which will be added to the library's collection. Books can be personalized with a bookplate if requested. The library is a 501c3 and donations are tax-deductible. With your donation, please include your name and phone number and whether or not you want a bookplate on your item.

For more information, call Erin Mattan at 339-0502, ext. 117.


Consider giving the gift of literacy.

Dolly Partin's Imagination Library logo.

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a free international book program for children ages birth to 5 years old. Children will receive age appropriate books in the mail each month until their 5th birthday.

For a donation of $125, you can fund a child’s reading for five years. That’s 60 books from birth to age 5 for only $125. Checks can be sent to the Troy-Miami County Public Library, attn. Imagination Library. Please put "Imagination Library" in the memo line. The library is a 501c3 so contributions are tax-deductible.

The Troy-Miami County Public Library is the Miami County Affiliate of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. The program is partially funded by the United Way of Troy, Piqua Area United Way, Tipp City Area United Way, The Troy Foundation, the Miami County Foundation, the Piqua Community Foundation, the Tipp City Foundation, and the Friends of the Library. The program is also funded by the generosity of a former Troy resident, now deceased, named Ada Pressman.

For more information, call Nancy Hargrove at 339-0502, ext. 121.


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Book Lovers Anonymous

The Shadow of the Wind book cover.Looking to join a book club? Come to the library's adult book discussion group.

We will be reading and discussing The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon for the month of November.

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 6:30pm

Celebrate the Season! - Trim the Tree

Christmas ornamentsYour family is invited to help us celebrate the season!

Trim the tree, make a craft, hear some stories, and enjoy refreshments.

Please call 339-0502 ext. 121 to register. Registration begins November 18.

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 6:30pm

Checkmate Chess Club

Chess pieces graphicChallenge your friends or learn a new skill at the Checkmate Chess Club at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, 2014, at the Troy library; you'll be amazed at how your game will improve.

The chess club is open to everyone with an interest in the game, even if you've never played before, and it is a great activity for the whole family. For more information, call 937-339-0502, ext. 127.

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