The Big Read 2017

 

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough 

By an overwhelming majority, Miami Valley readers selected David McCullough's latest nonfiction book, The Wright Brothers, to be the Big Read title for 2017. The Wright Brothers will be available at the Troy-Miami County Public Library and the Pleasant Hill Library in all formats, including large print, eBook and audio book.  For more information on The Big Read, including book and author details, visit BigRead.org. A schedule of activities and book discussions will be posted in February. A book discussion is scheduled at the Troy Library March 27, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. Contact Erin Scott at escott@tmcpl.org for more information.

 

Holiday Closings

Holiday Closings

The Troy-Miami County Public Libraries will be closed Saturday, December 31, 2016, through Monday, January 2, 2017 for New Years. For your convenience, the outside book drops will be open. Have a safe and happy holiday!

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World Book Online Encyclopedias for Kids

World Book Early World of LearningWorld Book Early World of Learning

Interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades. "Trek's Travels" offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more. "Welcome to Reading" develops and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. "Know It" offers a richly visual first encyclopedia.

 

World Book Kids

World Book Kids

Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles selected for appeal and curricular standards, with teacher guides, provide instructions and stimulating ways to use content in the classroom setting or for homework.

These World Book databases, and more, can be found online at www.tmcpl.org/research

What is all the hoopla?

Borrow free movies, TV shows, eBooks, comics, music and audiobooks on hoopla. Thousands of titles are always available for instant streaming or temporary download to the hoopla app on mobile devices. See what all the hoopla is about! Start browsing now!

  • With hoopla, there are never any waiting lists, see a title and check it out!
  • No chance of an overdue fine! When your title expires, it automatically deletes itself. If you aren't finished with it, you can check it out again.
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  • See how to access Kids Mode¬†for family-appropriate content.

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