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Women's History Month

Enjoy Women's History Month with Your Library! Explore the lives of innovative women, hear their stories, and celebrate them.

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See the Freed Will Exhibit at the Main Library

Jan 12, 2024
Follow a major emancipation in American history: 400 enslaved people journey from Virginia to Ohio's Miami Valley to start life anew.

Kindergarten Club Offered at Branches

Feb 21, 2024
Several Dayton Metro Library Branches will hold Kindergarten Club Spring sessions beginning in March. Kindergarten Club is designed…

Meet Cindy!

Like many Dayton Metro Library volunteers, Cindy is a Miami Valley native actively working to improve the community she lives in. Now…

Share Your Library Story

Do you have a story on how the Dayton Metro Library has impacted your life? Share it with us!

Careers at Your Library

Join our bright and motivated staff as we meet meet the evolving needs of our community. 

Featured Resources

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Gale Business Plan Builder

A step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit.

Consumer Reports

Research before you buy with trusted, unbiased product reviews and ratings for cars, appliances, electronics, and more.

Linkedin Learning

Learn new skills (or keep your skills current) with 4,700+ business, creative and technology courses with expert-led video tutorials.

JobNow

JobNow offers self-assessments, resume assistance, interview prep, and skills enhancement. Career coaches provide live, one-on-one help.

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Location Hours

Mon, Tue, Thu: 9:30am - 8:30pm  |   Wed, Fri, Sat: 9:30am - 6pm
Main Library Sunday: 1 - 5pm  |   Branch Libraries Closed Sunday

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Holidays and Closures

  • Easter
    Sunday, March 31, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Memorial Day
    Sunday, May 26, 2024 - Monday, May 27, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Juneteenth
    Wednesday, June 19, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Independence Day
    Thursday, July 4, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Labor Day
    Sunday, September 1, 2024 - Monday, September 2, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Indigenous Peoples' Day
    Sunday, October 13, 2024 - Monday, October 14, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
    Thursday, November 28, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas
    Tuesday, December 24, 2024 - Wednesday, December 25, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • New Years
    Tuesday, December 31, 2024 - Wednesday, January 1, 2025
    Closed All Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    Sunday, January 19, 2025 - Monday, January 20, 2025
    Closed All Day
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