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PJ Library, PJ Our Way & PJ Grandparents

Host a PJ Library Get Together!

Calling all PJ Parents! Dayton is among a select group of PJ Library communities in the US and Canada chosen to participate in their Get Together grant program!

PJ Library will reimburse Dayton PJ parents up to $100 to create their own programming experiences for nurturing community on a micro level with three or four other families.

Start planning your best parties! For more information on how to apply visit pjlibrary.org/gettogether

For more information, read our blog here.

PJ Library

PJ Library offers the gift of free, high quality, and award-winning Jewish books each month to children ages 6 months through 8 years who live in Dayton. These books are a gift from the community to celebrate Jewish culture, values, and tradition, in the hope that these stories will become cherished parts of each child’s collection of books. PJ Library in Dayton holds regular programs and events that connect PJ Library families to each other throughout the year. Sign up today at PJLibrary.org.

PJ Our Way

PJ Our Way offers the gift of exceptional books with Jewish themes to kids ages 8½-11 – books that they choose themselves! Kids who sign up for PJOW in Dayton can access a safe and interactive website where they get to choose their own book each month. PJOW in Dayton empowers kids to help design programs and events for their families and peers. Sign up today at PJOurWay.org.

PJ Grandparents

PJ Library Grandparents is a program unique to Dayton where grandparents have the chance to come together, in a chavurah style environment to discuss and learn about PJ Library resources available to them. A variety of topics and issues are discussed that help grandparents use PJ Library as a way to connect with grandchildren, whether they live in Dayton or are out of town.

PJ Library Radio

In addition to the free books that PJ Library sends to more than 180,000 children in the United States and Canada each month, children and families will now be able to listen to the best in Jewish kids music, for free. The new service, PJ Library Radio, can be streamed at pjlibraryradio.com, the PJ Library Radio app (available for download on iTunes or from the Google Play store), or TuneIn Radio (Sonos, Xbox, Roku, Echo).

PJ Library programs are supported locally by the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton in partnership with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. And yes … PJ stands for Pajamas!

Contact Us

PJ Library Coordinator

Rachel Haug Gilbert

Phone: 937-610-1794
Email: RGilbert@jfgd.net

Celebrating Holidays with PJ Library

PJ Library loves celebrating holidays! More specifically, PJ Library loves helping families celebrate Jewish holidays through books, programs, and music.

PJ Library Goes to Camp

Reading a bedtime story is a special ritual for children and their families, and it doesn’t have to end when kids go off to Jewish Camp.

PJ Library by the Numbers

Each month, Jewish children across the globe snuggle up and end their day with a good book. A program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, PJ Library is made possible in Dayton through a generous donor and the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton.

PJ Libary Selects Dayton for Grant Initative

PJ Library families will have more opportunities to connect with one another and participate in Jewish life, thanks to the PJ Library Get Together grants program.

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Upcoming Events

Wed 11

Equity Learning Session

December 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr.
Centerville OH
Thu 12

JFGD Board Meeting

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr.
Centerville OH
Fri 27

YAD (ages 21-35) Chanukah Shabbat Dinner

December 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun 29

Partnership Learn2Gether Session

December 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr.
Centerville OH
Jan 09

JFGD Board Meeting

9 January 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr.
Centerville OH

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