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Enjoy a vast collection of materials, services and programs for all ages and stages of life. Explore our online resources including digital collections, databases, searchable events calendar and reference assistance. Learn, imagine and discover at the Dayton Metro Library – your story begins here.

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So much to explore!

  • Salsa the night away with the hot Caribbean sounds of Son del Caribe.
  • Be WOWed by Femme Fatale Silk Aerialists and Dancers.
  • Enjoy the musical stylings of guitarist BJSR, marimbaist Jackson Riffle and pianist Steffin Johnson.
  • Celebrate our region's exceptional performing arts with DCDC, Zoot Theatre Company, WYSO and Black Box Improvisation.
  • Dig into your own past and explore the fascinating local history of Dayton.
  • Move to the big band sounds of the Bob Gray Orchestra.
  • Explore the new Main Library with activities highlighting the children's Imagine! portal, TeenEDGE, and the Opportunity Space.
  • Celebrate your new Main Library with a champagne toast!
  • Bid high on library-themed silent auction prizes, including wonderful original works by the Main Library's featured artists through ReImagining Works.
  • Sit in on the jazz session of the Keigo Hirakowa Quartet.
  • Be inspired by the live art creation by Tiffany Clark and Christopher "Etch" of The Mural Machine.
  • Stand back as Soul Fire Tribe lights the night on fire with dance and music.
  • Step out onto the red carpet as you are welcomed with valet parking.

All this, expertly-crafted food and drink, opportunities to get hands-on, a paparazzi wall,
and the FIRST LOOK at your new Main Library.

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