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All Dayton Metro Libraries will be Closed on Friday, October 19th for Staff Development Day. Locations will resume normal hours on Saturday, October 20th.

Are you ready to ROCK?

Challenge Yourself to Read, Learn, and Expand Your World!


NEW Online Registration and Tracking – it’s easy!

  • One click takes you to the registration page for all ages: Birth through Grade 12.
  • Earn points and badges online, as well as the prizes offered at your Branch Library.
  • Parents & caregivers – easily manage accounts for more than one child.
If you prefer, paper registration and tracking is available at your nearest Dayton Metro Library.

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Two Ways to Register and Keep Track:
  • Register Online
    • Kids + Teens can register and log materials online
    • Parents! You can now register and keep track of your family's reading in one account.
  • Register at YOUR Library - Track with a paper tracker, available at your local branch

Tell me what I can earn! PRIZES!

babyprizes
star  5 Activities - Bubbles
star  15 Activities - CHOOSE A NEW BOARD BOOK
star  30 Activities - TAMBOURINE – you’ll be entered into a drawing for a $50 MEIJER GIFT CARD awarded at each Branch Library!

kidsprizes
star  5 Hours - GUITAR BENT-CIL
star  15 Hours - CHOOSE A BOOK All Kinds Available
star  30 Hours - GIANT KAZOO – PLUS – you’ll be entered into a drawing for a LIBRARY PARTY for you and your friends awarded at each Branch Library!
star  45 Hours - CHOOSE A BOOK All Kinds Available
star  60 Hours - PHILHARMONSTER TICKETS

teenprizes
star  5 Hours - BUTTON
star  15 Hours - CHOOSE A BOOK
star  30 Hours - DRUM STICK PEN SET PLUS – you’ll be entered into a drawing for a $50 GIFT CARD of your choice awarded at each Branch Library!
star  45 Hours - CHOOSE A BOOK
star  60 Hours - TEEN LOCK-IN or PHILHARMONSTER TICKETS

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What is PHILHARMONSTER?

Sunday, October 21, 3:00p.m.at the Schuster Center
It's a concert unlike any other! Every October, conductor Neal Gittleman and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra present an hour long family-friendly concert with all the spookiness of Halloween, plus awesome music and plenty of fun! Check the DPO website www.DaytonPhilharmonic.com for details.


ticketWhat's the Teen Lock-In?

Saturday, July 28, 7 - 11 p.m. at the Main Library
Celebrate the end of Summer Challenge with a teen-only, after-hours Library party! There will be gaming, prizes, crafts, K-Pop, food and fun!

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W, F: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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