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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.

Partners in Hope Traveling Art on display at Troy-Miami County Public Library

Partners in Hope Traveling Art on display at Troy-Miami County Public LibraryStop in to see the Partners in Hope Traveling Art display at the Troy-Miami County Public Library, shown through the last week of January. The artwork displays how children and adults feel about poverty in three stages: past, present, and future. It shows their feelings as they go through “Getting Ahead” a Partners in Hope education program.

The Results Are In! Imagination Library is a Success!

This fall, Troy-Miami County Public Library surveyed parents of children enrolled in Imagination Library. The responses were overwhelming and re-affirm the positive outcomes of this program. This is what parents have to say about Imagination Library in Miami County. 

Since joining Imagination Library:

·  98 % say their child is more interested in reading

·  90 % say they spend more quality time together as a family

·  96 % say they feel their child will be more prepared for school

·  53 % read to their child more than 1 time/day, a 27 % increase

What Parents are Saying:

· “I know for me, I didn't like to read. She seems to enjoy it, and I'm hoping it sticks with her. Reading was my worst subject growing up, so I'm trying to make sure it's not hers too!”

Pizza and Pals- Fundraiser for Miami County Imagination Library

Tickets are now available for Pizza and Pals, a fundraiser to benefit the Miami County Affiliate of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. The event will be held Saturday, March 11 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. at Concord Elementary School, 3145 W. St. Rt. 718, Troy. Children will be able to interact with costumed characters including Pete the Cat, Elephant & Piggie, Ladybug Girl and Llama, Llama. This luncheon will delight children of all ages and photo opportunities with the characters will be available.

If you are in interested in purchasing tickets you may do so by visiting Troy-Miami County Public Library, 419 W. Main St. in Troy or call 339-0502 ext.121 for more information. Tickets are $10 per person and will be available for presale purchase only. Tickets will not be sold at the event and everyone must have a ticket to enter.  Pizza and a drink will be provided to each ticket holder

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