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Events (view all)


Today at Northmont (11:00 AM)
Read to dogs from the Miami Pet Therapy Association.  …


Today at Huber Heights (11:00 AM)
Love LEGO· Join the club! Drop by the library and dream up a new LEGO cr…


Today at Vandalia (12:30 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Today at Northwest (12:30 PM)
Kids are invited to eat lunch at the library. Meal provided by Dayton Public Sch…


Today at Northwest (1:00 PM)
Join the Junior League of Dayton and partner organizations as they hos…


Today at Westwood (1:15 PM)
A puppet show, story, and snack.  Fun at Westwood.  …


Today at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Google Drive, formerly Google Docs, is a file storage and synchronization servic…


Today at W. Carrollton (3:00 PM)
Build your own DIY wood craft at the Library! This program is made possible by t…


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


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)
Attention, building enthusiasts: Bring the whole family to the Library for an ep…


Today at Huber Heights (4:30 PM)
Test your Minecraft survival skills at the library! Please sign up for only one…


Today at Burkhardt (5:30 PM)
Enjoy this month's movie in the Burkhardt meeting room! Popcorn provided.…


Today at Brookville (6:00 PM)
Assemble and fuse Perler beads into amazing works of art. Make a keychain or zip…


Today at Vandalia (6:00 PM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading…


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


Today at Vandalia (6:30 PM)
Learn the art of painting with tape.  In this introductory class adults wil…


Today at Electra Doren (6:30 PM)
Hear about the seven day camel safari Allen Johnson and three of his grandchildr…


Today at Miami Twp. (6:30 PM)
Read,  Eat,  And  Discuss a great book with the book discussion g…


Tomorrow at Northwest (12:00 AM)


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


Tomorrow at East (10:00 AM)
Join us for quality family time with books, songs and activities for parents and…


Tomorrow at Huber Heights (10:00 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…


Tomorrow at Miamisburg (10:00 AM)
Parents and caregivers, bring your little ones to the library for stories, songs…


Tomorrow at Kettering (10:30 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and STEM based learning activities designed to develo…


Tomorrow at Trotwood (10:30 AM)
A special time just for toddlers to listen to stories and songs, socialize, buil…


Tomorrow at New Lebanon (10:30 AM)
Stories, books, music, activities, and crafts for children ages 2 - 6 years old.…


Tomorrow at Northwest (10:30 AM)


Tomorrow at W. Carrollton (10:30 AM)
Parents and caregivers, bring your little ones to the library for stories, songs…


Tomorrow at Vandalia (11:00 AM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading…

           

2014 Teen Photography Contest Winners

More than 100 of the submitted photos will be on display in the Main Library’s auditorium and an awards reception will be held Thursday, April 24 from 6:30 – 8pm.  Prizes were awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category.  Winners will receive $100 for first place, $75 for second place, and $50 for third.  Amy Kollar Anderson, Artist and Gallery Coordinator for the Rosewood Gallery, selected the winners.

voteA popular choice award will also be offered in each category.  All viable entries into the contest are featured on Pinterest and votes can be cast by liking a picture (with a Pinterest login) now through April 22.

http://www.pinterest.com/dmlmainteen/

The winners of the Popular Choice Award in each category will win a $25 gift card to Dodd Camera.

All prizes for the 2014 Teen Photography Contest are funded by the Friends of the Library.

Congratulations to all the winners!

Phone Photography
1st – EyeDea (Marissa Enright, Stivers School for the Arts)
2nd – Easy Going Summertime (Laura Húlsemann, Northmont High School)
3rd – With Light Comes Beauty (Ciara Tanksley, Kettering Fairmont High School)


Black and White
Photography
1st – Let Her Go (Roxana Olt, Stivers School for the Arts)
2nd – End of the Wind (Ciara Lewis, Stivers School for the Arts)
3rd – Nostalgia (Maya Irene Gronquist-Pierce, Dayton Regional STEM School)


Color
Photography
1st – Hope (Gabrielle Davis, Springboro High School)
2nd – Innocent? (Kristen Eikenberry, Springboro High School)
3rd – Chilled (Sarah Stier, Archbishop Alter High School)


Digital
Photography
1st – Conquer your weaker self (Laura Húlsemann, Northmont High School)
2nd – Sleeping Beauty (Abigail Coyle, Oakwood High School)
3rd – Light meets Dark (Alyssa Folck, homeschool)

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