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Today at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Coloring or activity sheets are available daily in the children's room.  We…


Today at Main (10:00 AM)
Begin your preparation for the GED with FREE Adult GED Classes offered by Miami …


Today at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Come in after school and play the Wii U with your friends!  A special time …


Today at Main (3:00 PM)
Sharing pictures, submitting resume or turning in homework online, at some point…


Today at W. Carrollton (4:00 PM)
This party is all about Pokemon!  We will go on a Pokemon safari using the …


Today at Belmont (4:00 PM)
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills· Talk Table…


Today at Belmont (5:00 PM)
Does your child need some extra guidance in reading· Reading Buddies can …


Tomorrow at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Have some fun on your own making  the craft of the week!  All material…


Tomorrow at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Coloring or activity sheets are available daily in the children's room.  We…


Tomorrow at Wilmington (10:00 AM)
Sing songs, read stories and enjoy a craft or activity. Geared toward children …


Tomorrow at Miamisburg (10:00 AM)
Learn how to make an Excel spreadsheet. Understand the basics of cells, formatti…


Tomorrow at Brookville (10:00 AM)
Dayton Metro Library and Five Rivers MetroParks celebrate the annual seed swap a…


Tomorrow at Huber Heights (10:00 AM)
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills· Talk Table…


Tomorrow at Main (10:00 AM)
Everything can now be done online; from applying for jobs to paying your bills. …


Tomorrow at Northwest (11:00 AM)
 Join us for quality family time with books, songs and activities for paren…


Tomorrow at Huber Heights (1:00 PM)
Dialogue can sink an otherwise promising story and good dialogue can make a medi…


Tomorrow at Trotwood (1:00 PM)
Body language tells a story-what does yours say about you· Strike a pose …


Tomorrow at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Designed to allow more time for practice, Tech Help! is your opportunity t…


Tomorrow at Miami Twp. (2:30 PM)
Getting organized can be a confidence booster, but emotions and personality tra…


Sunday at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Coloring or activity sheets are available daily in the children's room.  We…


Monday at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Coloring or activity sheets are available daily in the children's room.  We…


Monday at W. Carrollton (10:00 AM)
This program is for kids who love to move and dance around!  We will read s…


Monday at Main (10:00 AM)
Begin your preparation for the GED with FREE Adult GED Classes offered by Miami …


Monday at Vandalia (12:30 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Monday at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Have you had our Beginning Internet class·  Would you like to know …


Monday at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Come in after school and play the Wii U with your friends!  A special time …


Monday at Main (3:00 PM)
The Ribbon: No more toolbars or drop down menus, there's just the Ribbon. Prere…


Monday at Burkhardt (4:00 PM)
Attention, Lego enthusiasts: Bring the whole family to the Library for an epic b…


Monday at Northwest (6:00 PM)
Come into the computer lab for help with homework, studying, or school projects.…


Monday at Northwest (6:00 PM)
Teen knitters, crocheters, spinners, and needle workers of all levels invited. C…

           

Programs for Nonprofits - Fall 2013

Call to Serve!
Photo: North Riverdale. By Roujo on Flickr.com

All programs are free and open to any individual interested in nonprofit and community service. We meet in the Main Library Auditorium. To register, please email grichardson (at) daytonmetrolibrary.org or call (937)463-2665 x6501.

Nonprofit Networking Lunches

Make It Happen With Action Planning
Wed., September 4, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Move your team from talk to action. Build your group facilitation skills with Fred Bartenstein, organizational development expert, and former president of The Dayton Foundation and Victoria Theatre Association.

Team Building for Dynamic Teams
Wed., October 2, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Great teams don't just happen. They are created through care and attention. Learn the five stages of team development and get strategies to raise your team's productivity. Presented by Becky Nesbitt, Ohio State University Extension.

Managing Self and Others
Wed., November 6, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Dr. Tom Monaco will introduce the basic self-awareness we all need to be "best-self" leaders at our organizations. Dr. Monaco leads the Cincinnati-based nonprofit leadership program, EXCEL: Executive Curriculum for Emerging Leaders. He holds a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Dayton and served 18 years as head of the Upper School at Summit Country Day.

Leadership Styles
Wed., November 20, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Take a fresh look at your leadership potential. This session will help you identify your own leadership style and how it fits with your organization's mission and goals. Each individual will explore your next phase of leadership. Presented by Rose Fisher Merkowitz, Ohio State University Extension.

Orientation to Nonprofits and Grants
This popular fast-paced "crash course" introduces the world of nonprofits, grants and fundraising.
Sat., September 21, 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Tues., November 19, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Grant Fundamentals Series
A complete introduction to finding grants for your nonprofit, based on curriculum from the Foundation Center.
Grant Seeking Basics: Tues., October 15, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Grant Proposal Writing Basics: Tues., October 22, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Online Grantseeker Resources: Tues., October 29, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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