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Learn about Monday's Story Slamm - Summer Vacation in this segment of Living Dayton. http://wdtn.com/2016/06/… Adults can get some great stuff during the Summer Challenge, too! https://oh.evanced.info/daytonmetro/…

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15 items = tote bag and drawing for Dayton Dragons tickets

30 items = drawings for Meijer gift card, library umbrella, and Creed DVD

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Virtual Tour of Main
Summer Challenge
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Events (view all)

Family Storytime
Today at Northwest (11:00 AM)
Have quality time with books, songs, and activities for parents and children to …

Talk Tables
Today at Northwest (11:00 AM)
Want to practice your English conversation skills with a friendly face at the Li…

Family Fun Day @ Wilson Park
Today at W. Carrollton (12:00 PM)
Join us at Wilson Park for a day of fun! There will be food, games, crafts, and …

Talk Tables
Today at East (1:00 PM)
Want to practice your English conversation skills with a friendly face at the Li…

On your mark...Magic!
Today at Miamisburg (2:00 PM)
Stan the Magic Man will delight us with feats of disbelief. …

Sit, Stay, Come...Basic Dog Training
Today at Belmont (2:00 PM)
Help your dog become a better pet with basic dog training from professional trai…

New Lebanon Branch Stitchers
Today at New Lebanon (2:00 PM)
Work on a project and socialize with other crafters. We welcome all crafters.…

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

Summer Movie Slam
Today at Madden Hills (2:30 PM)
Saturdays:  6/25, 7/23.  Enjoy a good movie on special Saturdays at th…

Dayton Christian Poetry Workshop
Today at Northwest (2:30 PM)
Learn different styles of poetry and the art of the spoken word.…

Coloring + Cookies for Grown-Ups
Today at Wilmington (3:00 PM)
Coloring is a relaxing activity, especially for adults. Come out and treat yours…

Drop-in Sports Lab
Monday at Trotwood (12:00 AM)
Drop in anytime for some self-directed fun with a craft or experiment based on t…

Toddler Time
Monday at Miamisburg (10:00 AM)
Big fun for little ones! (Ages: 0-3) …

Kids READ
Monday at Belmont (10:00 AM)
First to Third Graders -- book some time with the children's librarian! Stop by …

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

Cooking Caravan Chef Battle
Monday at Huber Heights (11:00 AM)
Caravan Chefs square off in a culinary competition that features audience member…

LEGO Club
Monday at Huber Heights (11:00 AM)
Love LEGO? Join the club! Drop by the library and dream up a new LEGO creation e…

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

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

Grab a Meal
Monday at Madden Hills (12:30 PM)
Enjoy a nutritious meal each day at Madden Hills and enjoy a story being read al…

Afternoon Storytime!
Monday at Vandalia (12:30 PM)
Ages 3 - 6.  Join us for stories, songs, and other fun learning activi…

Learn, Grow, Explore
Monday at Northwest (1:00 PM)
Join the Junior League of Dayton and partner organizations as they hos…

T-Shirt Decorating
Monday at East (1:30 PM)
Decorate your own t-shirt for the Summer Challenge. Bring a pre-washed white or …

Cooking Caravan Chef Battle
Monday at Brookville (2:00 PM)
Caravan Chefs square off in a culinary competition that features audience member…

Dance, Dance, Dance the Day Away with Ms. Beth
Monday at Westwood (2:00 PM)
Ms. Beth from the Muse Machine will move you to the music.  Exercise and ha…

Computer Applied
Monday at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
"What every computer user should know". We will explore the anatomy of the compu…

Fun Club!
Monday at Vandalia (2:00 PM)
Come join your friends for math, exercise, games, Maker Kits, and more.  So…

On Your Mark, Get Set, Have Fun!
Monday at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Healthy Heart: Check your heart rate before and after exercise, and learn what k…

Monday Funday: Chalk Drawing Techniques
Monday at W. Carrollton (3:00 PM)
Artist Matthew Burgy will be here to demonstrate different drawing techniques. &…

Chef Battle with the Cooking Caravan
Monday at Northmont (4:00 PM)
Caravan Chefs square off in a culinary competition that features audience member…

           

Library Employee Benefits

The Dayton Metro Library offers more than a paycheck. We offer an attractive benefit package that is dependent upon your position classification and the number of hours worked per week.

Regular full-time and part-time employees are eligible for the following:

Bus Passes and Parking Reimbursement

  • 100% of a monthly buss pass
  • Up to fifty dollars ($50.00) per month toward qualifying parking fees

Deferred Compensation Program

  • Employee contributory supplemental retirement investment on a payroll deduction basis
  • Direct payroll deductions available

Employee Assistance Program

  • Confidential short-term counseling or problem solving and referral to appropriate services

Holidays

  • Eleven annual paid holidays

Insurance

  • Hospital, and major medical
  • Prescription drug
  • Dental
  • Optical
  • Life insurance

Professional Affiliations

  • 100% of basic membership fee for the Ohio Library Council
  • Minimum of 50% of basic membership fees for the American Library Association
  • Memberships in other job related professional associations as approved

Sick Leave

  • 120 hours of annual sick leave for full-time employees (pro-rated for part-time staff)
  • No maximum sick leave accrual
  • Sick leave bank
  • Sick leave incentives

Tuition Reimbursement

  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying job related course work

Vacation

  • 10-22 vacation days annually depending upon length of service or professional status


In addition to the above listed benefits the following are available to all employees:

Credit Union Membership

  • Eligibility to join the Montgomery County Employees' Credit Union
  • Direct payroll deductions

Direct Deposit of Payroll Checks

  • Direct deposit available for standard bank accounts and investment options

Training

  • Multiple training opportunities
  • Job shadowing
  • Annual paid staff training day

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)

  • Contributions equal to 14% of each employee's salary are paid to OPERS by the Library.

Unemployment Compensation

  • Unemployment insurance at no cost to library employees

Worker's Compensation

  • Payment for medical and/or lost wages through the Bureau of Workers Compensation
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