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It’s time for our fourth annual Drop Your Drawers campaign!
Donate children’s books to help create a reading bench at participating elementary schools. Read more
We would like to send out an enormous thank you to Dav Pilkey, author of the “Captain Underpants” series, for his continued support of our Drop Your Drawers campaign! Read more
In its second year, Drop Your Drawers’ amazing success was felt well beyond Campbell County.
Building on the inaugural Drop Your Drawers in 2015, Campbell County Public Library took the program statewide in 2016, with an assist from author Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants character. With “the Captain” leading the charge on signs and posters, libraries throughout Kentucky joined the drive, which collects boys’ and girls’ underwear packages to replenish local elementary schools’ emergency supplies and assists their Family Resource Centers.
Locally, your generosity helped us raise 6,908 pair, well past our goal of 6,000, which were delivered to Campbell County public elementary schools. Statewide, an astounding 27,150 pair were donated.
The need is great. Because parents are often unable to bring fresh underwear to their children during school hours, children can miss valuable learning time, especially as schools struggle to keep their supplies of emergency underwear from running out.
Thanks to you, children in Campbell County and throughout Kentucky benefit.
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In addition to having amazing patrons, we have a phenomenal staff who help make a difference both inside and outside the Library. Read more
Use Amazon Smile this holiday season and donate to the Friends of the Campbell County Public Library! Read more
You did it! Your generous support helped us surpass our 6,000 pair Drop Your Drawers goal. The current count is 6,670 pairs of underwear, and we are still counting! Read more