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Today at Burkhardt (9:45 AM)
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musica…


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 nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…


Today at Main (10:00 AM)
An opportunity for quality family time with books, songs and activities that par…


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


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


Today at Northwest (10:00 AM)


Today at Northwest (10:30 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…


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


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


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


Today at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Just as important as the mouse, the keyboard is a vital part of most computers.…


Today at Main (2:00 PM)
Email In Action Now that you are familiar with the basic features of your e…


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


Today at Brookville (3:00 PM)
Use our blenders to make  milkshakes and enjoy them while watching a movie…


Today at Vandalia (3:00 PM)
No homework, no tests, no sign-up required! Just drop in and make some cool scie…


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


Today at New Lebanon (3:30 PM)
Experiment with different styles and mediums for art!…


Today at East (3:30 PM)
Come in and unwind while making a fun craft. Each time will feature a different …


Today at Miamisburg (4:00 PM)
Teens are invited to drop-in to our community room each week for games, gaming, …


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


Today at Belmont (4:00 PM)
A time for tweens to play games, do crafts, discuss books, watch movies... and m…


Today at Kettering (4:00 PM)
Drop in after school to complete engineering design challenges, meet an engineer…


Today at Electra Doren (4:00 PM)
Play games, make crafts, have fun! Snacks provided. For ages 9 - 14.…


Today at Main (4:00 PM)
Drop in after school to complete engineering design challenges, meet an engineer…


Today at Main (4:00 PM)
Do you have what it takes to attend Hogwarts· Get sorted into a House, ma…


Today at Burkhardt (4:30 PM)
If you like anime or manga, join the Otaku Crew. We will meet on Thursdays to wa…


Today at Burkhardt (4:30 PM)
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, cas…

           

Grand Opening: New Miamisburg Branch Library

On Monday, February 20, patrons are invited to walk through the doors of the brand new Miamisburg Branch Library, located at 545 E. Linden Avenue, for the first time. A Grand Opening Celebration, 1:00-4:00 p.m., gives the community a chance to see the new Library that has been under construction since March, 2016. Regular hours will resume at the new facility on Tuesday, February 21.

The former Miamisburg Branch building has been closed since January 28 for the move. Returns will to be accepted at the old Library through February 20.

miamisburg“We are so excited to welcome the Miamisburg community into a larger, more open, better equipped space,” said Brielle Maynor, Miamisburg Branch Library Manager. “We have a fantastic new theater dedicated to our popular puppet show performances; our popular historical collection will be readily available; we have more computers with flexible seating arrangements and we have beautiful new amenities to make our patrons feel inspired,” she said.

The Grand Opening Ceremony takes place from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Following the ceremony, everyone is encouraged to explore the new Library. The afternoon includes:

  • Marionette Shows by Mr. Puppet in the new STAR Theater
  • Library mascots Cosmo and Pip
  • PS4 Gaming in TeenEDGE
  • Refreshments

The Miamisburg Branch is the eighth completed project in the Libraries for a Smarter Future system-wide improvement plan, made possible by Montgomery County voters in 2012. The new Library is 15,000 square feet, at a cost of $6.5 million.

Features of the new Library include:

  • Flexible Community Room, accessible before and after Library hours
  • Two 4-person Quads, two 6-person Group Study Rooms and a 10-person Conference Room
  • A Quiet Reading Room with cozy fireplace
  • In-Library laptop and Macintosh lending
  • Numerous public computers with industrial-grade WiFi
  • Four original art installations
  • An outdoor patio
  • Treasured local artifacts and historical collection
  • Nearly double the space of the current Miamisburg Branch

Regular Library hours begin Tuesday, February 21:
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

For more information contact us online or call (937) 463-BOOK.

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