PIQUA PUBLIC LIBRARY POSTER COLLECTION
The Piqua Public Library Poster Collection consists of a number of posters used to advertise Library and community events. This is an open collection and more posters will be added to the collection in the future. The posters are store in acid free oversized files and then in created acid free envelopes. The first series in the collection contains posters, which were accumulated in the Library mailroom generally between 1912 and 1917.
SCOPE AND CONTENT
The Piqua Public Library Poster Collection is divided into series representing time periods in years. It is an open collection and so series will be added as needed.
SERIES I: POSTERS THROUGH 2017, Envelope #1, Files 1-5; Envelope #2,
Files 1-5; Envelope #3, File 1.
SERIES I: POSTERS THROUGH 2017
File 1 Library Lounge Series: “Every day can be Christmas” – Joanne Huist
Smith author of The 13th Gift – January 22, 1917 – Presented by Friends of Piqua Public Library. (2 copies)
2 Article withy photographs, which appeared in the Miami Valley Sunday
News, June 3, 1984 – “Piqua’s downtown showcase: glorious past, uncertain future” – story by Ruth Speelman, photos by Jim Witmer.
3 “Contemporary Visions: Art of the 21st Century” – Rollin Gallery exhibit,
July 2016 – April 2017.
4 Library Lounge Series for 2017: “Art Inspired – Try Outs to Stardom,”
presented by Friends of the Piqua Library, October 19, 2017. Victoria Theater in conjunction with the Schuster Center, Broadway Series will demonstrate the steps to Stardom using Rogers & Hammerstein’s, “The Sound of Music.”
5 Library Lounge Series: “Games People Play,” March 20, 2014. Learn
about popular board games old and new, presented by Melissa Cairns, owner of Cairns Toy Store,” Tipp City. The program is a presentation of Friends of Piqua Public Library.
File 1 Second Annual Holiday Cabaret, presented by Friends of the Piqua Public
Library, December 8, 2012 – Featuring: David Broerman, Lisa Clark, Summer Littlejohn, Sam Roth, Tom Westfall, and Bill Zimmerman – held at the Fort Piqua Plaza Grand Ballroom.
2 Third Annual Holiday Cabaret, presented by Friends of the Piqua Public
Library, November 30, 2013 – Featuring: Tom Westfall, Bill Zimmerman, David Broerman, Lisa Clark, Lara Wiltshire Ray, and Amy Edwards Frazier – held at the Fort Piqua Plaza Grand Ballroom.
3 “Tribute to a Friend: Bach, Beatles, Beethoven and a little Gershwin.”
Featuring David Syme, Concert Pianist, May 15, 2016 – Piqua Library, Free to the public – canned goods will be accepted to benefit local food pantries.
4 Library Lounge Series: “Evening of Bluegrass,” August 15, 2013 –
Featuring Rock Island Plow Co. – presented by Friends of Piqua Public Library.
5 “Oktoberfest 2014 with your Friends of the Library.” “Gutes Essen
(Good Food), Gutes Musik (Good Music), Gutes Beir (Good Beer) – October 17, 2014.” German traditions with Craig and Nancy Mullenbrock – program presented by Friends of the Piqua Public Library. [2 copies – one on foam board, one on canvas.]
File 1 “Rock Piqua!” Riverfront Concert Series – brought to you by MainStreet
Piqua and Piqua Arts Council. “The Eric Jerardi Band,” June 14, 2014, Lock Nine Riverfront Park. “Clark Manson,” June 28, 2014; “Nashville Crush,” July 26, 2014. Sponsored by: The Piqua Community Foundation; The City of Piqua, Ohio; Positively Promoting Piqua.