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Asian American Pacific Islander Month

Enjoy Asian American Pacific Islander Month with Your Library! Explore the lives of Asian Americans, hear their stories, and celebrate them.

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Dayton History Membership Passes

May 17, 2024
Check out a Dayton History Membership Passes, passes are for Carillon Historical Park for 2 adults and up to 10 kids under 17 years old.

Bookmobile is Focus of Library Giving Day

Mar 25, 2024
Library Giving Day 2024 happens Wednesday, April 3, and Dayton Metro Library’s campaign is celebrating the 100th anniversary of DML’s…

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…

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Careers at Your Library

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All Locations Closed Sunday

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Holidays and Closures

  • 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
  • Veteran's Day
    Sunday, November 10, 2024 - Monday, November 11, 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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