Calling all teachers!

Student and TeacherDo you know that Troy-Miami County Public Library offers a special Classroom Card, just for you? Enjoy longer loan periods, no fines, access to individualized teacher collections, and more. Find all the details here or call any Troy-Miami County Public Library branch. Already have a Troy-Miami County Public Library Classroom Card? Just remember the cards do expire every year on September 1, but renewal is easy. Contact your local Troy-Miami County Public Library location to verify your current Classroom Card status.

Summer Programs

Get in the Game, READ! Summer reading slogan.

There are still lots of great programs happening this summer, including cardio drumming, a Boonshoft Museum exhibit, book clubs, graffiti art, outdoor movies and much more. Be sure to check out our calendar so you don’t miss a thing! You do not have to be registered for the summer reading program to attend these events. And, all of our programs are provided at no cost to you! Support for these programs is provided by the Friends of the Library and The Troy Foundation. 

Teacher Gift Idea

Are you looking for a unique teacher gift idea? If so, have you considered a donation to Dolly Parton's Imagination Library in honor of your child's teacher? Imagination library provides free books to children in Miami County from birth to age 5. For more information, please contact the Troy-Miami County Public Library at (937) 339-0502 ext. 121.

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the Troy-Miami County Public Library will sponsor its spring book sale Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1, 2016, at the Miami County Fairgrounds, 650 North County Road 25A, Troy, Ohio. Sale times are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday.

A members-only preview night will be held 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, during which time NEW memberships may be purchased.

Admission is free. Most adult books are 50 cents each and children's and young adult books are 25 cents each. Specials, some books, videocassettes, CDs, collectibles, and miscellaneous items are individually priced. Sunday is $1 per bag with specials at half price.

Proceeds from the event are used for Summer Reading Club, literacy efforts and special purchases for the library. For additional information, call (937) 339-0502.

The Big Read

The Big Read bannerThe Big Read is an annual celebration of reading and conversation in the Miami Valley. Participants are invited to read “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline then join in discussions taking place March 6-April 16. You can check out the book at the library.

Join us for “Searching for Birth Relatives” at the Local History Library. This free program is at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29; learn how to search for birth parents, relatives, and children who have been adopted using the tools and databases available at the Local History Library. The Local History Library is located at 100 West Main Street in Troy, Ohio.

The “Orphan Train” book discussion, at the Troy-Miami County Public Library, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5; join us for a lively discussion! The Troy-Miami County Public Library is located at 419 West Main Street in Troy, Ohio.

Please visit bigread.org for more information or call 937-339-0502 ext. 117.

Character Breakfast Fundraiser Tickets

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library logo

There are a limited number tickets available for the Character Breakfast benefiting Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program in Miami County. The buffet breakfast will be held from 9-11 a.m. March 12 at the Fort Piqua Plaza Ballroom and is being catered by Mrs. B’s.  Children will be able to interact with the story book characters and will also be able to visit with the Piqua, Tipp City, West Milton, and Bradford mayors who will read stories to them. This story book character breakfast will delight children of all ages and will benefit all Miami County children enrolled in the program.

If you are in interested in purchasing tickets please call 339-0502. Tickets are $25 per person and are available for presale purchase only. Tickets will not be sold at the event. The purchase of the ticket will provide books for one child in the Imagination Library program for one year—a total of 12 books.

Bookmobile Off Road

The bookmobile will be off the road indefinitely, for repairs. We will post new information as it is received. Some deliveries are being done with staff vehicles. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah, in the Outreach Department, at 937-339-0502 ext. 114.

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