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Media Advisory: Timeline of Grand Opening Events

RE: GRAND OPENING of the New Northwest Branch Library

DATE: Friday, April 22, 2016

TIME: 1:30-5:30 p.m.

WHERE: 2410 Philadelphia Drive at Hillcrest Avenue, Dayton 45406

DETAILS: See the New State-of-the-Art Library!
At 30,000 square feet, the Northwest Branch Library is the largest in theDayton Metro system, serving patrons of the former Dayton View,
Ft. McKinley and Northtown-Shiloh Branches.

GRAND OPENING Schedule, Friday, April 22:

2 PM Ribbon Cutting with Executive Director Tim Kambitsch and elected officials
2:30-3 PM Q&A with Artists Amy Kollar Anderson & Marsha Pippenger
2 & 3:30 PM Tech Tours
3:15 PM Dayton Contemporary Dance Company in Community Room
3 & 4 PM Meet Library Mascots Cosmo & Pip
3-5 PM “Animals Alive” with the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery in the StoryCorner

SPECIAL EVENTS Saturday, April 23:

9:30 AM-3 PM Health Screenings with Premier Community Health
10:30 AM & 2:30 PM Meet Library Mascots Cosmo & Pip
10:30 AM, Noon & 2 PM Tech Tours

Friday and Saturday, April 22 & 23:

Tech Studio Demonstrations
“The Making of Your Northwest Library” video in the Tech Lab
Dayton Metro Library Maker Lab
Try out the Green Screen in TeenEDGE

Visit the Opportunity Spaces:

Space A: Be Creative and Do-It-Yourself in the Maker Kit Lab
Space B: Funk Music Hall of Fame and Exhibition Center through Fall 2016


 While the new Northwest Branch has ample parking, due to anticipated large crowds during the opening celebration and events, we encourage guests to plan accordingly.


Main Branch

215 E. Third St.
Dayton OH 45402


M, T, Th: 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
W, F: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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