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Today at Madden Hills (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…


Today at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…


Today at Northwest (4:00 PM)
Come enjoy an activity that is some part art and some part making.  …


Today at Westwood (4:00 PM)
Board games, Legos, puzzles and craft supplies all available for afternoon fun a…


Tomorrow at Main (11:30 AM)
Bring your lunch, a book or a friend and enjoy live musical performances at the …


Tomorrow at Madden Hills (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…


Tomorrow at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…


Tomorrow at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Come during this special time set aside for ages 9-12, and play the Wii U with y…


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


Saturday at Kettering (11:00 AM)
Meditation for Beginners is a guided 12-17 minute meditative practice created by…


Saturday at Trotwood (1:00 PM)
Read your favorite book to a Miami Valley Pet Therapy Association animal. Each c…


Saturday at New Lebanon (2:00 PM)
Can't find time to work on your favorite craft project·  Join the Ne…


Saturday at Wilmington (3:00 PM)
Coloring is a relaxing activity, especially for adults. Come out and treat yours…


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


Monday at Kettering (10:00 AM)
Working with donated materials, we create quilts, wheelchair and walker bags, pe…


Monday at Vandalia (12:30 PM)
Mrs. Claus will be here for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities de…


Monday at Huber Heights (12:30 PM)
Are you a Mahjong player or interested in learning· Mahjong (pronounced m…


Monday at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Google Drive, formerly Google Docs, is a file storage and synchronization servic…


Monday at Madden Hills (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…


Monday at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…


Monday at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Come during this special time set aside for ages 9-12, and play the Wii U with y…


Monday at Northmont (3:00 PM)
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for e…


Monday at Main (3:00 PM)
Fight your boredom and stop by Teen Edge for a do-it-yourself drop-in activity. …


Monday at Trotwood (3:00 PM)
Need a little help with your homework· There is homework help available t…


Monday at Miamisburg (3:30 PM)
Need a little help with your homework· There is homework help available t…


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


Monday at Huber Heights (5:00 PM)
Every year, participants in National Novel Writing Month attempt to complete a …


Monday at Madden Hills (5:30 PM)
Come watch blockbuster movies for free!…


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


Monday at Miamisburg (6:00 PM)
After taking Word Basics, or if you already have a working knowledge of Word Bas…

           

Black Box Improv Theater

Founder Justin Howard has performed, studied and taught improv in Chicago and New York City. He started The Black Box in 2012 and more than 300 Daytonians have studied at the theater; many currently perform on weekends. The Black Box has teamed with long time Second City musical great Trey Stone to provide shows that push the boundaries of what many couldn’t imagine locally trained comedians can do.

dcdcDayton Contemporary Dance Company

The Bessie Award-winning DCDC is the oldest modern dance company in Ohio. It is one of just a handful of performing arts organizations of international reputation, not based in a major metropolitan area. DCDC serves as a cultural ambassador for Dayton, the Miami Valley and the state of Ohio. Each year the company reaches approximately 30,000 people through performances and education programming.

Radio Basim

Friday nights from 10 to midnight, WYSO 91.3 FM puts Funk music front and center with “Behind the Groove.” Host Basim Blunt turns a mix of retro funk 45s, B-sides and Neo-Funk into two hours of head nodding, booty shaking fun! Basim joined WYSO as a member of the 2012 Community Voices program. His work earned a “New Voices” Scholar award by (AIR) Association of Independents in Radio.

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