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Like, share, or comment at the link to vote for our Whimsical Window! #WhimsicalWindows17 Learn about the "The Mitten" storywalk at the Main Library, a giant gingerbread house at the Vandalia branch, upcoming programs, and books about the relationship between children and their grandparents in this issue of Early Childhood Literacy FOCUS.

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Today at Main (11:30 AM)
Bring your lunch, a book or a friend and enjoy live musical performances at the …


Today at Main (2:00 PM)
This program completes the learning track for the Internet training series. This…


Today at Madden Hills (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…


Today at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…


Today at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Come during this special time set aside for ages 9-12, and play the Wii U with y…


Today at Burkhardt (4:00 PM)
Race, dance, win--Come play Wii with your friends!  We have four remotes, s…


Tomorrow at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Have some fun on your own making  the craft of the week!  All material…


Tomorrow at Main (10:00 AM)
If you own an iPad, iPod or iPhone this class will help you understand Apples cu…


Tomorrow at Kettering (11:00 AM)
Yoga for Success is a guided presentation of foundational Isha yoga practices de…


Tomorrow at Main (2:00 PM)
Build with the library's Legos and attempt a mystery Lego building challenge.…


Tomorrow at Electra Doren (2:00 PM)
Enjoy hand puppet plays to celebrate the season and then decorate a gingerbread …


Tomorrow at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Join us for a family-friendly movie with popcorn!…


Tomorrow at Trotwood (3:30 PM)
Cook with us! We'll be experimenting with holiday favorites such as eggnog, frui…


Sunday at Main (2:00 PM)
The DC Ensemble presents "Soulful Sounds of Christmas".  There is no greate…


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


Monday at Main (10:00 AM)
Are you tired of surfing the net only to keep ending up at subscription genealog…


Monday at Huber Heights (12:30 PM)
Are you a Mahjong player or interested in learning· Mahjong (pronounced m…


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


Monday at Main (2:00 PM)
Third class of the Computer series "What every computer user should know". Add t…


Monday at Madden Hills (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…


Monday at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…


Monday at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Come during this special time set aside for ages 9-12, and play the Wii U with y…


Monday at Main (3:00 PM)
Fight your boredom and stop by Teen Edge for a do-it-yourself drop-in activity. …


Monday at Northmont (3:00 PM)
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for e…


Monday at Miamisburg (4:30 PM)
Talk about books you choose and enjoy snacks, with a game, craft, or activity ea…


Monday at Burkhardt (5:30 PM)
Eat popcorn and enjoy this month's movie, Nightmare Before Christmas!…


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


Monday at Miamisburg (6:00 PM)
There is a world of board games beyond Clue and Sorry! Please join us to play ol…


Monday at Northmont (6:30 PM)
Meditation for Beginners is a guided 12-17 minute meditative practice created by…


Tuesday at Main (10:00 AM)
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musica…

           

Community Input Needed on Human Services

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PLEASE RSVP: To reserve each person's place, RSVP at https://ofcfgla.wufoo.com/forms/needs-assessment-registration or call 937-276-1849.

Through a collaborative process, the following organizations are requesting INPUT FROM CITIZENS ABOUT COMMUNITY NEEDS: The United Way of the Greater Dayton Area, Montgomery County Office of Family and Children First, ADAMHS Board for Montgomery County, and Public Health‒Dayton and Montgomery County. This needs assessment includes gathering input from consumers, consumers' families, and the general public. Please share the attached fliers and information below with youth (14-17 years old) and adults who may be interested in identifying priority needs in Montgomery County.

The ADULT needs assessment group process will take place Monday, February 17, from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Dayton Metro Library main branch, 215 East Third Street (downtown). Light refreshments will be provided. $20 Kroger gift cards will be given to the first 60 participants who stay until the end of the session.

The YOUTH needs assessment group process will take place Tuesday, February 18, from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Dayton Metro Library main branch, 215 East Third Street (downtown). Light refreshments will be provided. $10 gift cards will be given to the first 60 young people who stay until the end of the session.

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