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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.

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Events (view all)

Toddler Storytime
Today at Kettering (11:00 AM)
It's never too early to grow your child's love of learning. Your little ones wil…

Babies & Books
Today at Northmont (11:30 AM)
Parents or caregivers, bring your little ones to the library for stories, songs,…

Leapfrogs Storytime
Today at Huber Heights (1:00 PM)
Stories, music and more! Groups please register in advance. For children ages 4-…

Computer & Mouse Basics
Today at Trotwood (1:30 PM)
Learn the fundamentals of the computer and an operating system. The class will c…

The Cloud
Today at Main (2:00 PM)
Why is everyone taking about it? What is it? Are you that person that just looks…

Instant Recess
Today at Brookville (3:00 PM)
Refresh, rejuvenate and just have fun with a 10 minute break to stretch your mus…

Cupcake Decorating Contest
Today at Kettering (3:30 PM)
Join us as we Cupcake Decorating Contest!  The teens of Kettering will be c…

Flowers + Butterflies For Mother
Today at Brookville (3:30 PM)
-          Need a gift for Mother's…

Teen Hangout
Today at Miamisburg (4:00 PM)
Whether you need a place to do homework, a space for creative writing or art pro…

Grants 101
Today at EC Doren (4:00 PM)
Are you a new Development Professional or a nonprofit staff person charged wit…

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

Games + Glitter, Thursdays at Westwood.
Today at Westwood (4:00 PM)
Come in out of the cold, munch on some tasty popcorn and get your game on.  …

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

Ukulele Basics
Today at Vandalia (6:00 PM)
Learn the basics of playing the uke in this four week series with your ukulele-p…

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

Short Hops: Dayton's Age of Interurbans
Today at Northmont (6:30 PM)
The interurban, also known as the "traction," was an electrically powered tr…

Teen Game & Craft Night
Today at EC Doren (6:30 PM)
Spend time with friends and play chess, checkers, cards or video games. Feeling …

Teen Video Game Night
Today at Wilmington (6:30 PM)
Test your hand-eye coordination against Kettering's best!  Each month stalw…

Preschool Storytime
Today at Brookville (7:00 PM)
Join us for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develo…

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

Instant Recess
Tomorrow at Brookville (3:00 PM)
Refresh, rejuvenate and just have fun with a 10 minute break to stretch your mus…

Author Meet-n-Greet
Tomorrow at Miami Twp. (6:00 PM)
With book lovers from across the nation coming to experience the Dayton Book Exp…

Rainbow Magic Fairy Party
Saturday at Miamisburg (10:30 AM)
Wear your fairy attire if you wish and join us as we celebrate all things fairy …

Superhero Party
Saturday at Huber Heights (11:00 AM)
Batman, Superman, the Avengers, celebrate all of your favorite superheroes with …

Local Authors Event & the Dayton Book Expo 2016
Saturday at Main (11:00 AM)
The 4th annual Local Authors Event mixes with the Dayton Book Expo at the Ponitz…

Maker Kit Open House: Lasers
Saturday at Miamisburg (1:30 PM)
Drop in and see our Lasers Maker Kit in action! Laser pointers, a fog machine, b…

Windows 10 Basics
Saturday at Wilmington (3:00 PM)
Whether you want a preview of Windows 10 or just want to know how to use it more…

National Poetry Month Poetry Slam
Saturday at Huber Heights (3:00 PM)
Send out this year's National Poetry Month with a Poetry Slam!  We'll turn …

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

Social Media Basics
Monday at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Don't know your Facebook from your Snapchat? Does Twitter have you all-a-flutter…

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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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