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The Vandalia branch is now closed. Attend a special preview party on Thursday 11/17 3:30-6:30pm before the new library opens regular hours on Friday 11/18. It's just next door to the old library!

The dropbox at the old library will remain open through 11/17.…
The Goldfield Cemetary contains what is probably the most famous library-related tombstone.…

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Today at Wilmington (11:00 AM)
Come in costume to enjoy some not-so-spooky stories, puppet shows, and parade ar…

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

Today at Kettering (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 nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…

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 Electra Doren (2:00 PM)
Stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develop the langua…

Today at Main (3:00 PM)
Second of our three part series, learn how to work with data within a Workbook. …

Today at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Come in after school and play the Wii U with your friends!  A special time …

Today at Burkhardt (3:30 PM)
Create your own unique masterpiece with step-by-step instructions. No painting e…

Today at Kettering (3:30 PM)
Learn how Ohio Ghost Hunters investigates the paranormal! Team members will bri…

Today at Brookville (3:30 PM)
Create a self portrait that is as unique as you are using mixed media art. We wi…

Today at Madden Hills (3:30 PM)
· Computer & Mouse Basics· Internet & Email Basics·…

Today at Miami Twp. (3:30 PM)
Three Thursdays for three months, September, October, and November, teens will h…

Today at New Lebanon (4:00 PM)
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join the fun at New Leb…

Today at Huber Heights (4:00 PM)
Come join this Cincinnati-based puppet troupe for a 30 minute variety show featu…

Today at Belmont (4:00 PM)
Place for teens to have fun while developing into people who will…

Today at Northwest (4:00 PM)
Come and game at the new Northwest library. Video games, card games, and board g…

Today at Westwood (4:00 PM)
Pick and play your favorite board game, cards or puzzle; make and take a craft; …

Today at Miamisburg (4:30 PM)
Our meeting room is reserved every Thursday as a place for teens to hangout.Tab…

Today at Northmont (5:30 PM)
Celebrate Halloween with stories, crafts, games and treats. This program is for …

Today at W. Carrollton (6:00 PM)
Have a monsterously good time at the library and the West Carrollton Civic Cente…

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

Today at Burkhardt (6:00 PM)
Join us for a 4 week series where you will design and make your own wearable wor…

Today at Trotwood (6:00 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…

Today at Electra Doren (6:00 PM)
Need a little help with your homework· There is homework help available …

Today at Kettering (6:30 PM)
A local amateur ghost hunter will share photos of his investigations at local Da…

Today at Northmont (6:30 PM)
Easy ways to prepare yourself and your vehicle for the winter weather ahead. Pre…

Today at Northwest (6:30 PM)
As poets and artists, our creative narratives are continuously being redefined t…

Today at Wilmington (6:30 PM)
90 minutes of big screen throwdown!  Join us for cold soda, cool kids, and …



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55+ Unwind and Create

Relax with friends while painting your own masterpiece. We'll take you step by step through the process so all skill levels are comfortable. Take home a finished acrylic peacock painting when you're done.
For Adults 55+ - Thursday, 9/10, 1:00-2:00 p.m. at New Lebanon

Sugar Skull Mugs

Paint a traditional Day of the Dead Sugar Skull mug with the Clay Café. We'll fire your mug for you and bring it back to the Library for later pick up.
For Teens
Tuesday, 9/29, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Brookville
Wednesday, 10/14, 4:00-5:00 p.m. at New Lebanon

Clay Monsters Family Workshop

Make your very own awesome monster with clay! We'll fire it and bring back your finished creation for pickup later.
For Families
Saturday, 10/17, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Brookville
Saturday, 10/24, 10:00-11:00 a.m. at New Lebanon

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