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Tomorrow at Belmont (9:30 AM)
Schedule an informal session to address your personal technology needs. Sessions…


Tomorrow at Main Library (10:00 AM)
Email BasicsWhether applying for a job online or just keeping in touch with fami…


Tomorrow at Main Library (10:00 AM)
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro LibraryBegin your preparation for the H…


Tomorrow at Huber Heights (11:00 AM)
Love LEGO· Join the club! Build a new LEGO creation each week. The libra…


Tomorrow at Northwest (11:30 AM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading&…


Tomorrow at Madden Hills (11:30 AM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading&…


Tomorrow at Wilmington (11:30 AM)
Foster an early love of art with storytime at Rosewood Gallery!  A libraria…


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


Tomorrow at Northwest (12:30 PM)
Kids are invited to eat lunch at the library. Meal provided by Dayton Public Sch…


Tomorrow at Northwest (1:00 PM)
Each week we'll have a different way to use our creativity and make something.&n…


Tomorrow at Madden Hills (1:30 PM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading&…


Tomorrow at Belmont (2:00 PM)
Learn about sounds on Earth and in space. Explore music with Boomwhackers - diff…


Tomorrow at Trotwood (2:30 PM)
Learn the fundamentals of dance through hip-hop and other various dance styles. …


Tomorrow at Northwest (2:30 PM)
Let your voice be heard! Join your peers in producing an original podcast. Parti…


Tomorrow at Madden Hills (2:30 PM)
Math is fun! Come and experience new and innovate ways to learn about Math and …


Tomorrow at Northwest (2:30 PM)
Math is fun! Come and experience new and innovate ways to learn about Math and …


Tomorrow at Northwest (2:30 PM)


Tomorrow at Madden Hills (2:30 PM)
Math really can be fun! Experience new and innovate ways to learn about Math and…


Tomorrow at Burkhardt (4:00 PM)
Attention, building enthusiasts: Bring the whole family to the Library for an ep…


Tomorrow at Burkhardt (5:30 PM)
Eat popcorn and enjoy this month's movie!…


Tomorrow at Main Library (5:30 PM)
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musica…


Tomorrow at Miamisburg (6:00 PM)
Learn how to make an Excel spreadsheet. Understand the basics of cells, formatti…


Tomorrow at Main Library (6:00 PM)
DML Databases: Learning and ExploringGet a quick introduction to six valuable da…


Tomorrow at Northwest (6:00 PM)
Come enjoy an activity that is some part art, and some part making.  Activi…


Tomorrow at Huber Heights (6:00 PM)
Watch movies newly released to DVD at the Library!! Bring pillows and/or blanket…


Tomorrow at New Lebanon (6:30 PM)
Designed to allow more time for practice, Tech Time is your opportunity to get a…


Tomorrow at Vandalia (6:30 PM)
Think the library is just books· Think again - the library has a wealth o…


Tomorrow at Main Library (6:30 PM)
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, cas…


Tomorrow at Brookville (7:00 PM)
Dads! Bring your daughters, a brush, a comb, and an assortment of hair ties and …


Tomorrow at Trotwood (7:00 PM)
Presenter: Sheena Duncan, Youth Program Coordinator, Montgomery County ADAMHS …

           

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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