Tipp City Public Library

 

November 22nd: LIBRARY WILL CLOSE AT 6:00PM

 

November 23rd: LIBRARY CLOSED - THANKSGIVING

 

Programs & Events

See full activity schedule HERE.

 

Creative Corner

Monday, November 20th – Saturday, November 25th

For grades preschool-5. Do you measure up? Come try our measuring activities in the Creative Corner of the children's room any time during library hours. Parents, help your children learn to measure with tape, yardsticks and rulers. Mark your height on our growth chart and try some other measuring activities.

 

 

 

STORYTIMES FALL SESSIONS #2

November 6th - December 15th, 2017

See the full schedule of classes HERE.

REGISTRATION BEGINS: MONDAY, OCTOBER 30th AT 10 AM

 

BABY CUDDLE TIME (6-18 months)

THURSDAYS 10:00-10:30 a.m. In Children’s Area...

For babies and an adult (parents, grandparents or caregivers welcome). Cuddle close with your baby and enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories together. Learn easy activities to do with your baby at home to develop early literacy skills.

REGISTER HERE!

 

TODDLER TALES (18-36 months)

WEDNESDAYS 9:30-10:15 a.m. Downstairs in Mtg. Rm...

For tots and an adult (parents, grandparents or caregivers welcome). Now that your child is moving and active, join us for stories, singing, dancing, and easy crafts that will help your tot develop a love of books and reading.

REGISTER HERE!

 

TODDLER TALES (18-36 months)

WEDNESDAYS 10:30-11:15 a.m. Downstairs in Mtg. Rm...

For tots and an adult (parents, grandparents or caregivers welcome). Now that your child is moving and active, join us for stories, singing, dancing, and easy crafts that will help your tot develop a love of books and reading.

REGISTER HERE!

 

PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR (3-5 yrs.)

THURSDAYS 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downstairs in Mtg. Rm...

Get your preschoolers ready to read by immersing them in wonderful stories that will engage them and get them excited about reading. This storytime includes chances for them to sing, play, talk, and make simple crafts. An adult is encouraged to attend with the child.

REGISTER HERE!

 

FAMILY STORYTIME ALL AGES WELCOME!

TUESDAYS 6:30-7:30 p.m. Downstairs in Mtg. Rm...

Activities are geared toward 2-5 year old children. An adult must participate with their child.

REGISTER HERE!

 

 

 

Holiday Short Story Contest Ends

Monday, Nov 27th

Eligibility: The Holiday Short Story Contest is open to everyone (including home schooled and tutored children) in the Tipp City and surrounding areas, regardless of experience or previous publication, except where prohibited. Employees and agents of the Tipp City Area Arts Council and their immediate families are ineligible and may not enter. Each entrant may submit one short story of no more than 5,000 words on a holiday theme, and in any form, provided that the content of the story is not vulgar or offensive, does not employ profanity, and is the original, individual work of the entrant. The story must contain a reference to candy canes, but it does not have to be a major plot element. Each writer may also submit one illustration (does not have to be the author’s work). All submissions become the property of the Tipp City Area Arts Council and will be considered for publication. Entrants retain copyright on his/her own individual work. Submissions by multiple entrants may be mailed together in one package to save on postage. All entries sent by mail must include completed entry form. Entrants must complete the entry form its entirety to qualify for the contest and may submit no more than one short story per contest. Contest Dates: Forms available on September 24, 2017. Writing Workshop held at the Tipp Library October 6, 2017 (Grades 6-12 3:00-4:00, Grades 2-5 4:00-5:00). Critiquing Session held at the Tipp Library October 27, 2017 3:30-5:30 PM. The Holiday Short Story Contest ends November 27, 2017, at midnight. Any entries submitted after midnight of that date will not be considered. Selection: Short stories are judged based on originality, creativity, and artistic quality. Short stories not meeting the requirements for page limitation are automatically disqualified. Stories containing profanity, vulgarity or offensive material are automatically disqualified. Prizes: There will be one prize for each age group: Grades 4-6; Grades 7-8; Grades 9-12; Adults Age 18+. Prizes will be awarded on Friday, Dec. 4th at the Community Christmas Concert at the Lutheran Church. Decisions: All decisions made by the judges are final. Legalities and Fees: There are no entry fees and no purchase is necessary. Void where prohibited. Contest is sponsored by the Tipp City Area Arts Council. All rights reserved. Copyrights: The author retains all copyrights to the submitted work. Winning stories will be printed in the 2016 TCAAC Literary Publication. Notification: Winners will be notified the week prior to the presentation date. Privacy Policy: The Tipp City Area Arts Council collects personal information for the purpose of notifying contest winners. All information submitted will be kept in confidence and used solely for notification purposes and shall not be made public by the Tipp City Area Arts Council. The Tipp City Area Arts Council does not lease, lend, sell, or share personal information collected. Minor children must have parental permission to enter the contest.

 

Family Holiday Open House & Santa

Tuesday, December 19th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

All ages welcome - with a parent. Crafts, games, snacks and photo opportunities. Take a number when you arrive to have a special visit with Santa.

 

 

 

Library Address

11 E. Main St
Tipp City, OH 45371

Phone: 937-667-3826
Phone: 937-669-4636
Fax: 937-667-7968

Library Hours


Monday thru Thursday
10:00 AM to 8:30 PM

Friday
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Saturday
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Closed Sunday