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Disability Pride Month

Disability Pride Month honors the disability community's history, achievements, experiences, and struggles. It is celebrated each July coinciding with the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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A Library with "Hope" Goes a Long Way

Jun 18, 2024
DML’s connections to its communities are seen in a variety of ways, from services to programs. A key factor with such connections is the…

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…

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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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