Visitors can enjoy creative, interactive exhibits on display in June at the Miami Township and Northwest Branches of the Dayton Metro Library. The exhibits are free and open to the public during regular library hours. For more information on Library Exhibits and programs, visit DaytonMetroLibrary.org or call (937) 463-BOOK.
MIAMI TOWNSHIP BRANCH, 2718 Lyons Road
TEXTILE MAKER SPACE & SEWING CLASSES | JUNE 1-30
The Library’s Textiles Maker Kit will be available throughout the month for use on a drop-in basis. Kit includes sewing machines, knitting needles, crochet hooks, fabric, thread and yarn and a bookbinding machine.
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS, 6/7-6/23 | 6:30-7:30 PM The Ohio State University Extension leads a free six-session series on both hand and machine sewing for adult participants. Please register in advance.
NORTHWEST BRANCH, 2410 Philadelphia Drive
MONEY $MARTS | MAY 23-JUNE 13
This hands-on exhibit helps kids and teens learn to be great money managers with fun financial games and interactive elements to test their money knowledge. Each interactive panel targets a specific age group – preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Money $marts was developed by Washington-Centerville Public Library, in cooperation with Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, and was funded by a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through Smart investing@your library®, a partnership with the American Library Association.
Related Children’s Program:
It’s All About the Money
WED, 6/8 | 3-4 PM Kids can earn pretend money by playing games, then spend it at the Library’s “grocery store.”
LIKE 2 BIKE | JUNE 13-JULY 12
Take a spin on a stationary bike, explore books and resources about bicycling and learn about the Link Dayton Bike Share program from Bike Miami Valley.
Funk Music Hall of Fame Exhibit THROUGH FALL 2016
See how Dayton helped create the Funk Music scene! Memorabilia from TheFunkCenter’s growing collection will be on display through Fall 2016, and a docent will be on hand regularly to augment the changing displays with expertise. See the Events Calendar at DaytonMetroLibrary.org for program information.