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One hour and 56 minutes. That’s how long it took three people to count the 6,908 pairs of underwear that Campbell County residents donated to our Drop Your Drawers campaign.
Little Libraries are not only a great community service, they’re a fine way to show some innovation. 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.
More Community News
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
Homeschoolers, join us at the Cold Spring Branch for a program series just for you! Read more
School is back in session! The Campbell County Public Library supports teachers and educators by offering a variety of resources.
We are proud to offer 21 storytimes each week! Fall 2016 storytimes are the week of September 12 through the week of December 12. Read more