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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.

Installation of Reimagining Works painting by local artist Suzanne Ley at the new Brookville branch. See if you can name all the plants and animals of Brookville! See this and more at the new Brookville branch at 120 Blue Pride Drive. Now open!

Video by Andy Snow. https://facebook.com/DaytonMetroLibr…
Installation of Reimagining Works paintings by local artist Ron Rollins at the new Brookville branch. They are located in the Quiet Reading Room at the new library at 120 Blue Pride Drive. See them today 2-6pm, or during regular library hours starting tomorrow. Video by Andy Snow. https://facebook.com/DaytonMetroLibr…

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Events (view all)

Preschool Storytime
Today at Miamisburg (12:30 PM)
Enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts, and puppet shows. Ages 3-5, siblings welcome.&nbs…

Rubber Duck Club Storytime
Today at W. Carrollton (1:00 PM)
This storytime is geared toward preschoolers and their families. We'll read stor…

Advice 4UR Device
Today at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Bring your mobile device (smartphone, tablet or e-reader) and get assistance ins…

Open Computer Lab
Today at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Designed to allow more time for practice, Open Lab is your opportunity to get ad…

Reading Buddies
Today at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Do you feel that your child needs a little more practice reading? Stop by the Re…

Reading Buddies
Today at Northwest (5:00 PM)
Do you feel that your child needs a little more practice reading? Stop by the Re…

Internet Basics
Today at Northwest (5:30 PM)
Now that you have mastered the mouse and conquered the computer, let's go online…

Seed Saving
Today at Burkhardt (6:30 PM)
It's nearly time to harvest your garden vegetables and plan which seeds you want…

Open Lab
Tomorrow at East (10:00 AM)
Drop in with your device or use one of ours to get your computer-related questio…

Preschool Storytime
Tomorrow at Miamisburg (10:00 AM)
Enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts, and puppet shows. Ages 3-5, siblings welcome.&nbs…

Adult GED Classes
Tomorrow at Main (10:00 AM)
Begin your preparation for the GED with FREE Adult GED Classes offered by Miami …

Craft Activism Community Drop-In
Tomorrow at Northwest (10:00 AM)
"Yarn Art" - Make Knit Twits (pocket yarn bombs) and wrap Harry Louder sticks fo…

One on One Computer Classes
Tomorrow at Madden Hills (2:00 PM)
? Computer & Mouse Basics? Internet & Email Basics? Getting the most out…

Reading Buddies
Tomorrow at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Do you feel that your child needs a little more practice reading? Stop by the Re…

Talk Tables
Tomorrow at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Want to practice your English conversation skills with a friendly face at the Li…

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

Teen Gaming
Tomorrow at Huber Heights (3:30 PM)
Come to the library for video games on the big screen, snacks, and your favorite…

One on One Computer Classes
Tomorrow at Madden Hills (3:30 PM)
? Computer & Mouse Basics? Internet & Email Basics? Getting the most out…

One on One Computer Classes
Thursday at Madden Hills (2:00 PM)
? Computer & Mouse Basics? Internet & Email Basics? Getting the most out…

Internet Basics for Senior Citizens
Thursday at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Now that you have mastered the mouse and conquered the computer, let's go online…

Popcorn + a Movie
Thursday at Vandalia (3:00 PM)
Relax after your first few days of school with a movie! We'll vote on the film i…

Cornhole Torunament
Thursday at Kettering (3:30 PM)
Join us for the 1st ever, Library Cornhole Tournament in Kettering.  A gran…

Smash Bros Tournament
Thursday at Brookville (3:30 PM)
How well can you smash the competition? Winner gets a prize. Snacks provided. Gr…

One on One Computer Classes
Thursday at Madden Hills (3:30 PM)
? Computer & Mouse Basics? Internet & Email Basics? Getting the most out…

Teen Cafe
Thursday at Burkhardt (4:00 PM)
Enjoy some down time playing games, doing crafts, and hanging out with friends.…

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

Nerdfighter Nights
Thursday at Belmont (4:00 PM)
A weekly gathering where teens can openly be nerds. A community of such concentr…

Excel Basics
Thursday at Miamisburg (6:00 PM)
Learn how to make an Excel spreadsheet. Understand the basics of cells, formatti…

Social Enterprise
Thursday at Main (6:00 PM)
Social Enterprises are defined in many ways, but typically are nonprofit organiz…

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

           

Zinio - Getting Started

zinio splashZinio allows you to check out the most current copies of many popular magazines such as Newsweek, Consumer Reports, and many others. These are viewable - - cover to cover with full-color pages (just like the print versions in your doctor’s office waiting room).

Register & Create Account  |  User Guide 
How-to Video  |   Login

Library users now have access to 255 of the most popular magazines using a Windows or Mac computer, as well as a wide variety of Apple iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows phones, tablets, and mobile devices – including the Kindle Fire (not HD).

Tip: The Zinio app cannot be used to browse the Library's free Zinio magazine collection. Library users must view and subscribe to magazines using the browser on a computer or smart device!

Get the app for:

PC  |  Mac  |  iPhone  |  iPad  |  Android  |  Kindle Fire  |  Blackberry Playbook


The Basics

You will have to create 2 accounts – 1) one for the DML Zinio page that gives you access to the titles the library subscribes to and 2) another for your own personal account in Zinio. The Zinio.com account/login is for subscribing to and reading magazines online or delivering those magazines to a Zinio Reader app on your computer or mobile device.

Tip: New users must follow all the steps in "The Basics", in the order presented, to ensure access to the Library's free Zinio magazine collection!

 


How to get Started!

Follow these steps to create your Dayton Metro Library-Zinio account login.

  1. Click or tap the following link to Register & Create Account.
  2. If prompted, enter your Library Card Number or Username and PIN and click or tap Submit.
  3. Click or tap the Create Account! button, enter the required information, and Create Account. An activation link will be sent to your email account.
  4. Click on the Activation Link in your email account to Confirm your account status.
  5. Click on the Login link on the account confirmation screen or come back to this page to login and begin browsing the collection.

 

Returning User? Follow these steps to browse using your Dayton Metro Library-Zinio login and subscribe by creating a free Zinio.com account/login.

Tip: You can directly bookmark the login link for future access! Do NOT use a Zinio app or the Zinio website to browse and subscribe to magazines in the Library's free Zinio magazine collection.

  1. Login with your Dayton Metro Library-Zinio login
  2. Use the available navigation tools to search for and subscribe to the magazine(s) of your choice.
  3. After you select your first magazine in the Dayton Metro Library-Zinio Collection, a second browser window will open to Zinio.com.
              - First-time users: Follow the link to create a free Zinio.com account/login.
              - Returning users: Select the Login link and login using your Zinio.com account info.
  4. After subscribing to a magazine, read it online or deliver it to a Zinio Reader app.

Tip: Use your Zinio.com login to register the app on your device!

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