ABOUT YOUR LIBRARY
INFORMING, INSPIRING AND EMPOWERING
The Dayton Metro Library brings people of all ages and backgrounds together to discover new things about the world, themselves, and each other. Within our 18 Branches and beyond our walls, we are advocates for exploration, champions of literacy, and active facilitators of empowerment, inclusion, and positive change.
A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE
Since the founding of the Library in 1888, we've consistently met the changing needs of our diverse and growing community. Our materials, programs, and initiatives cover countless topics for all ages. We are unwavering in our focus on excellence, and we are passionate about providing consistent, quality service in our six outcomes. Explore the Annual Report to see our impact.
2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014
Meet the Director
With a career marked by innovation and collaboration, Jeffrey is a champion of civil rights and social justice, particularly in the African American, Hispanic, and LGBTQ communities. After a 30 year career in both academic and public libraries Jeffrey returned to his roots in Dayton Ohio to become Dayton Metro Library's Executive Director in March of 2021.
CAREERS - See Yourself Here
HOW TO APPLY
Apply below or send letters of applications and resumes to Jennifer Kadel at firstname.lastname@example.org, or they can be mailed to the Main Library at:
Attn: Jennifer Kadel, Recruitment and Retention Manager
Dayton Metro Library
215 East Third Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402
Additional Information + Resources
REQUESTS FOR PRIZE DONATIONS
As an active community partner, Dayton Metro Library participates in many special events through the donation of auction items, raffles, door prizes, etc.
Request forms must be received by the External Relations Department (215 E Third St, Dayton, Ohio 45402) at least 45 days in advance of the event. Donation packs will be sent to the nearest branch within 7 days of final approval. Request for Prize Donation Form