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June is PRIDE


Dayton Metro Library provides materials, book clubs, and reading recommendations that highlight the journeys of LGBTQIA individuals 365 days a year.

Celebrate with Programs & Events

PRIDE Reads for Kids

Celebrate Pride Month with our vibrant collection of children's books that joyfully explore LGBTQIA+ identities, love, and inclusivity.

YA Titles: Read With Pride (Fiction Edition)

YA titles featuring LGBTQ+ themes, characters, or authors!


A curated collection of powerful movies that highlight LGBTQIA+ stories, resilience, and love.

LGBTQIA+ History

This collection focuses on the experiences and contributions of LGBTQIA+ people to society.

Our Digital Collections

Latest News

Apply Now for the 2024 Writer & Author Symposium

Author and Writers Symposium

Jun 03, 2024
Apply Now for the Writer and Author Symposium, an event intended to inspire writers, motivate authors, and engage readers...

DML and Partners to Offer Program: Plaza Comunitaria

Jun 07, 2024
Dayton Metro Library has partnered with local groups and the Mexican Consulate to offer a literacy/GED program in Spanish. Patrons and…

Meet Eric!

Originally from Hilliard, Ohio, Volunteer Eric Kelley’s mother works in a Columbus-area library. So, it wasn’t a stretch for Eric to...

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

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All Locations Closed Sunday

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Holidays and Closures

  • 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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