Closed Again, July 6 – 13th

The Foundation’s “Book Loft” will again be closed; this time through Monday, July 13 for two reasons. The first is that one of the compressors for the air-conditioning has failed, … Continue reading Closed Again, July 6 – 13th

Scheduled to “Re-Open” Tuesday June 2

The Book Fair Foundation will be returning to their offices at 2181 Embury Park Road on Tuesday, June 2. But these are strange times, and the “re-opening” will be limited … Continue reading Scheduled to “Re-Open” Tuesday June 2

We are closed through May 29th

Dear Friends of the Dayton Book Fair,It has been a difficult week for difficult decisions. Out of an abundance of caution and because a significant percentage of our volunteer staff … Continue reading We are closed through May 29th

How to Apply to Be a Beneficiary

    As we move forward for this year’s sale, we are also looking towards next year’s sale and to that end, we have revamped the application process somewhat. Instead … Continue reading How to Apply to Be a Beneficiary

Looking for Next Year’s Figurehead

Everything happens so quickly this time of year. The board met yesterday to discuss plans for this year’s sale, new categories for next year and how we’re going to revise … Continue reading Looking for Next Year’s Figurehead

New (Old) Home for the Book Fair

We are delighted to announce that the Dayton Book Fair is continuing our 40-year long relationship with the Montgomery County Fairgrounds and will follow them to their new location at … Continue reading New (Old) Home for the Book Fair

Introducing Our 2018 Beneficiaries

After a very long and challenging process to winnow down our wonderful applicants to just three new beneficiaries, we have done just that. (We so wish we had fifty grants … Continue reading Introducing Our 2018 Beneficiaries

Is Thing Two at Your House?

Have a Minivan you’d like to Donate?   This is Thing One. (The van. The smiling man is our main driver, Elmer.) Thing One has given, and continues to give … Continue reading Is Thing Two at Your House?

Have a Spare Afternoon?

Interested in Volunteering?  Like ice cream?  We’re always eager for new volunteers at our Book Loft, 2181 Embury Park Rd, in Dayton. We’re there Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10 to … Continue reading Have a Spare Afternoon?

It’s Round Up Time!

We are thrilled to announce that through the generosity and cooperation of Grismer Tires we are extending Round Up at every Grismer location in the Miami Valley, Springfield and Troy … Continue reading It’s Round Up Time!