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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.

Have you ever found yourself pulling out your hair in frustration over technology? Been there, done that. Dayton Metro Library wants to help you with cope with these frustrations by offering one-on-one technology appointments.

Book an appointment with DML Staff where you can learn how to use an iPad, how to create a spreadsheet in excel, or even just how to use the internet. These appointments can be booked by calling 937.463.BOOK (2665). Just ask for your local branch!

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Today at Miami Twp. (9:45 AM)
Nursery rhymes, songs and books! For children ages 18 - 35 months with an adult …


Today at Northmont (9:45 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Today at Kettering (10:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program in Spanish and English that …


Today at Huber Heights (10:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pup…


Today at Main (10:00 AM)
It's never too early to grow a child's love of learning. This is an early litera…


Today at Wilmington (10:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pu…


Today at Brookville (10:00 AM)
It's never too early to grow children's love of learning. This is an early liter…


Today at Main (10:00 AM)
Email Applied Now that you have an Email account, let's review its commonly…


Today at Miamisburg (10:00 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


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


Today at Madden Hills (10:30 AM)
Listen and learn with fun stories, songs and crafts on special Wednesdays. …


Today at Belmont (10:30 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Today at Electra Doren (10:30 AM)
Stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop the languag…


Today at Miami Twp. (10:45 AM)
Stories, songs and a craft, for 3-5 year olds with an adult care giver.…


Today at Vandalia (11:00 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…


Today at Northwest (11:00 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Today at Wilmington (11:00 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage e…


Today at Kettering (11:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pup…


Today at Northmont (11:00 AM)
Parents and caregivers, bring your little ones to the library for stories, songs…


Today at Brookville (11:15 AM)
J oin us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories, all to encourage ea…


Today at Wilmington (1:00 PM)
 Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to …


Today at Main (2:00 PM)
Excel: Workbook IntroductionLearn how to work with data within a Workbook. Follo…


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 New Lebanon (2:30 PM)
Calling all 3rd through 6th graders! Join us for Wii games, board games, crafts,…


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


Today at Vandalia (3:00 PM)
Catch-up and collaborate with friends, play games, make crafts, and get homework…


Today at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading&…


Today at Huber Heights (3:30 PM)
Enjoy some down time playing games, doing crafts, and hanging out with friends. …


Today at Trotwood (3:30 PM)
Make things happen at the library. Joining the teen advisory board looks good on…

           

Friends of the Library Host Big Spring Booksale

Books and audiovisual materials weeded from the Dayton Metro Library collection will be available for purchase at the Friends of the Library Booksale, April 15-17 in the East Hall at Hara Arena, 1001 Shiloh Springs Road. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Dayton Metro Library. Admission and parking are free.

booksale“Booksales are a great way for families to add books and other materials to their homes without spending a lot of money,” said Jean Gaffney, Acquisition and Collection Development Manager for the Library. “Having access to interesting reading material at home is a great motivator to keep kids reading and learning.”

Sale hours are:
Friday, April 15, 4:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 16, 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 17, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

The sale features books and audiovisual materials for children and adults:

All Books $1 each (except items in the Special Collection area, which are individually priced)
Books on CD $3 each
DVDs $2 each
CDs $1 per disk
VHS 25 cents each

For more information, call the Library at 937-463-BOOK.

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