According to www.statisticbrain.com, the Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions of 2015 include getting organized, saving money and quitting smoking. If your resolutions are among these Top 10, you’re in luck! The Library can help you with ALL of them!
- Lose Weight
EAT TO LIVE, DON’T LIVE TO EAT
Do you eat mindlessly, whether you are hungry or not? Learn the value of providing your body with proper nutrients and focus on eating to live, not living to eat, with Linda Hawkins of Savvy Health Coaching.
TUE, 2/7 | 6:30-8 PM | KETTERING-MORAINE
- Get Organized
ORGANIZING YOUR NEW YEAR FOR A NEW YOU
Professional organizer Lori Firsdon helps you kick start your New Year with solutions to manage money, prepare healthier meals, get ready for work faster – even nudge family members into getting organized too!
SAT, 1/7 | 2:30-4 PM | MIAMI TOWNSHIP
WHO’S IN CHARGE… YOU OR YOUR STUFF?
Lori Firsdon helps you think twice about the items you bring into your home, and determine what is truly important in your life.
TUE, 1/17 | 6:30-8:30 PM | KETTERING-MORAINE
- Spend Less, Save More
RESPONSIBLE MONEY MANAGEMENT
Do you wonder where your money goes each month? Learn how to develop a spending plan that will act as a roadmap to your financial success.
TUE, 1/31 | 6:30-8 PM | KETTERING-MORAINE
UNDERSTANDING CREDIT AND USING IT WISELY
Credit offers convenience, but it also creates debt that must be repaid. This course will help you understand credit better and learn how to use it wisely.
MON, 2/13 | 6:30-8 PM | NORTHWEST
- Enjoy Life to the Fullest
Have you wanted to hike a local park but wonder where to go and what to bring? Learn about footwear, gear, safety, maps and our area parks so you and your family can have a safe, enjoyable outing. Andy Niekamp shares the 10 best beginner-friendly trails in the Dayton area.
THUR, 1/5 | 6:30-8 PM | NORTHMONT
HOW TO BREW A BETTER CUP OF COFFEE
Improve your brew with Charles Nick of the Wright Cup. Learn about tools, measurements and the best bean and grind.
THUR, 1/19 | 6:30-8 PM | MIAMI TOWNSHIP
THUR, 2/2 | 6:30-8 PM | NORTHWEST
- Stay Fit and Healthy
POWER OF CHANGE – 10 WAYS TO LIVE A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE
Are you willing to make changes to live a healthy life? This step-by-step model can help you learn to buy, prepare and eat healthy whole foods; exercise; and promote your mental and spiritual growth. You may even shed a few pounds!
MON, 2/20 | 6:30-8 PM | NORTHWEST
Blood pressure and blood glucose screenings by Public Health Dayton & Montgomery County.
THURSDAYS, 1/19-4/27 | 10-12 | NORTHWEST
- Learn Something Exciting
ANTARCTIC PLUNGE: TOUR OF PENGUINLAND
Allen Johnson describes his two-week trip across the Antarctic Circle to the icy mainland, where he encountered thousands of penguins, hundreds of seals and dozens of whales.
THUR, 1/19 | 7-8:15 PM | WEST CARROLLTON
THUR, 1/26 | 6:30-8 PM | NORTHMONT
PHOTOS OF PLUTO FROM THE NEW HORIZONS PROBE
Cheri Adams, Director of Astronomy at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, presents spectacularly detailed images of Pluto and its main moon, Charon. Find out what comes next for New Horizons.
THUR, 2/9 | 1-3 PM | NEW LEBANON
THUR, 2/16 | 6-8 PM | WEST CARROLLTON
- Quit Smoking
SMOKING CESSATION CLASSES
The Dayton Metro Library and Public Health Dayton and Montgomery County are partnering on another round of free Smoking Cessation Classes that start in January. Class registration includes a month’s supply of nicotine replacement therapy. Call (937) 496-6588 to register.
THURSDAYS, 1/5-2/2 | 6-7 PM | NORTHWEST
TUESDAYS, 1/10-2/7 | 12-1 PM | TEMPORARY MAIN
- Help Others in their Dreams
VOLUNTEER! Help a child learn to read and comprehend better. Work with people who want to practice their English conversation skills. Provide guidance to students struggling with homework assignments. These are just a few of the volunteer opportunities available at Your Library!
- Fall in Love
NAVIGATING THE CRAZY WORLD OF ONLINE DATING
Are you tired of the dating scene, but still hoping to find The One? This positive, fun program is for anyone ready to make some changes in life!
TUE, 2/7 | 6:30-7:30 PM | BELMONT
TUE, 2/14 | 6:30-7:30 PM | NEW LEBANON
- Spend More Time with Family
Vandalia Branch Library’s Artist-in Residence Leesa Haapapuro conducts Mosaics Class for all ages, 5 and up. Bring the family and help create a permanent art installation for the Library’s Quiet Reading Room! 1/3-1/31
MONDAYS | 2-4 PM | VANDALIA
TUESDAYS | 5-7 PM | VANDALIA
SATURDAYS | 3:30-5:30 PM | VANDALIA
PLUS there are Family Storytimes, Family-Friendly Movies, Craft Projects and More – all FREE at Your Nearest Library.