PHOTO – Tipp City Public Library Children’s Services Specialist, Julie Smith accepts a $200 donation from Jack Gootzeit, made on behalf of Main Street Preschool where he is a member of the Shining Star class. The preschool children have been monthly story time visitors for several years. He also presented “Miss Julie” with a sign to post in the library which expresses how much they love visiting her and listening to the stories she shares.

Youth in Tipp City Public Library’s Arts and Crafts Club will celebrate the arrival of spring by decorating pots and planting flowers when the club meets at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 22.

The Arts and Crafts Club is open to students in grades four and up. Please register to attend.


The Library offers story time programs for one year-olds, two year-olds, and ages three through five. See which one works for your little one.

  • Little Ducklings (one year-olds) meet at 10 a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays every month. A care-giver must attend with the child, and programs include stories, songs, and finger plays.
  • Tales for Tadpoles (two year-olds) meet at 10 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays every month. Again, a care-giver must attend with the child. These programs include stories, finger plays, songs, and a craft.
  • Busy Bookworms (ages three to five) meet at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesdays in September, November, January, and March. Attendance by a care-giver is not required. Children enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.


Tipp City Public Library is located at 11 E. Main St., and the telephone number is 667-3826. Find the library online at