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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.

All DML locations are closed today and tomorrow in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen Tuesday, 5/31 at 9:30am.

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Preschool Storytime
Today at Brookville (10:00 AM)
Join us for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develo…

Preschool Storytime
Today at Northwest (10:30 AM)
Join us for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develo…

Preschool STEM Storytime
Today at Kettering (10:30 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…

Wiggle Worms Storytime
Today at W. Carrollton (10:30 AM)
Here's a storytime especially for babies and toddlers. We'll read stories, dance…

Toddler Fun
Today at Trotwood (11:00 AM)
Bring your toddler for some fun activities made especially for them! We will hav…

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…

Preschool STEM Storytime
Today at Kettering (1:30 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…

3D Printing @ Your Library
Today at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Watch a 3D printer in action, learn the basics, and learn how to design & pr…

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

SICSA: Exercise With Pets!
Today at Burkhardt (3:00 PM)
Learn the basics of clicker training with hands-on learning! Practice fun and po…

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

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

Learn to Code
Today at Trotwood (4:30 PM)
Come learn the basics of coding in a fun way! Registration is required due to li…

Mother Goose on the Loose
Today at Wilmington (5:30 PM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pup…

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

Game Night!
Today at Northwest (6:00 PM)
Play fun games and enjoy some treats.  Ages 5-12…

Teen Art Studio
Today at Miami Twp. (6:00 PM)
Drop in and Draw! All materials will be provided. Whether you like to draw comic…

Talk Tables
Today at Belmont (6:30 PM)
Want to practice your English conversation skills with a friendly face at the Li…

Tech Art
Today at Brookville (6:30 PM)
Art + technology = lots of fun. Come check out our new 3Doodlers and watercolor …

Family Storytime
Today at Wilmington (7:00 PM)
Have quality family time at the library with books, songs and activities for par…

Kids READ
Today at Belmont (7:00 PM)
First to Third Graders -- book some time with the children's librarian! Stop by …

Baby + Toddler Playtime
Tomorrow at Belmont (9:30 AM)
Wednesdays, 5/18 - 7/27, 9:35 - 10:00 a.m. Songs, a story and other activities j…

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime
Tomorrow at Burkhardt (9:45 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, finger plays, and stories, all to encourage e…

Storytime
Tomorrow at Northmont (10:00 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other learning activities designed to develop the…

Mother Goose on the Loose Bilingual Babytime
Tomorrow at Kettering (10:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program in Spanish and English that …

Toddler Storytime
Tomorrow at Wilmington (10:00 AM)
It's never too early to grow your child's love of learning. Your little ones wil…

Toddler Tales I
Tomorrow at Brookville (10:00 AM)
This early literacy program is geared toward very young children and their paren…

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

Mother Goose on the Loose
Tomorrow at EC Doren (10:00 AM)
Little Champs and their caregivers are invited to enjoy songs, rhymes, fingerpla…

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It's a Poetry Party!

bookIt's a Poetry Party! Bring your poems and join us for an open mic poetry reading on Sunday, November 10, 2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium. Awards for the library's 2013 Poetry Contest winners will be presented, with open mic following. Come share your poetry and celebrate the creative spirit with us!

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