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Today at Huber Heights (11:00 AM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading&…


Today at Main Library (12:00 PM)
In June, the world honors the strength, courage, and resilience of millions of …


Today at Main Library (1:00 PM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading&…


Today at Electra Doren (1:00 PM)
Adult video gamers can take it to the next level (or try to make it to the next …


Today at Kettering (3:00 PM)
Winged reptiles, marine reptiles, and dinosaurs, do you know the difference&midd…


Today at New Lebanon (3:00 PM)
Choose from one of our topics and have your own private class.  These class…


Today at Electra Doren (3:00 PM)
Enjoy some down time playing games talking about anything or nothing at all, and…


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


Monday at Main Library (10:00 AM)
Internet Applied Let's learn how to navigate the World Wide Web. Internet A…


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Monday at Madden Hills (1:30 PM)
Teens/Tweens will become DJ's and mix beats/music to create a unique sounds.…


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


Monday at Miamisburg (2:00 PM)
Paint rocks with fun designs and decorate a paper mache box for storing your tre…


Monday at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
This class is for people that have at least a little knowledge of the mouse. To…


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


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


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


Monday at Northwest (2:30 PM)


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


Monday at East (3:00 PM)
Join us for Teen Tech Time as we engage in an hour of coding!…


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


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


Monday at Main Library (6:00 PM)
Computer Basics Now that you have mastered the mouse, let's learn the basic…


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

           

Temporary Downtown Branch Library Schedule

 

The Temporary Downtown Branch of the Dayton Metro Library, located at 120 S. Patterson Boulevard, will close at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, July 1, and remain closed until Monday, July 10, in order to move collections, equipment and office supplies into the new Main Library.

The Temporary Downtown Branch reopens with limited service Monday, July 10 through Wednesday, August 2. Public computer access will be available during this time, as well as pick up of reserved items, but no collections will be on site for check out. The drop box will continue to be available through August 4.

“Our patrons have become loyal visitors to our Temporary Downtown Branch Library, so the move to the new Main Library may be an inconvenience,” said Kimber Fox, Manager of the Main Library, “but it means we are that much closer to opening the wonderful new Main Library building, where we will more than exceed expectations.”

The new Main Library’s Grand Opening is Saturday, August 5, 12:00-5:00 p.m. and regular hours resume 1:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday, August 6. The Operations Center where the Temporary Main Branch Library has been located, will no longer be open to the public.

For more information call 937.463.BOOK.

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