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 seek out local libraries as a stay-at...
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World Refugee Day

June honors the contributions of refugees around the world for their strength, courage, and perseverance with World Refugee Day on June 20. Dayton values newcomers because they bring hope and progress to our city, DML will host a World Refugee Day Celebration in the Main Library's Eichelberger Forum, Saturday, June 22, from 11 am …
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Celebrating Pride

A Brief History: How can one feel safe when a community is targeted by raids? This is one of many questions that members of the LGBTQIA+ community asked in mid-century America, and one that Meg Metcalf explored in a web article for the Library of Congress titled “The History of Pride: How Activists Fought to…
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National Volunteer Month

April is National Volunteer Month, and Dayton Metro Library is lucky to have so many generous volunteers that step up to serve in a variety of ways throughout the year! We average 85 volunteers who provide 350 - 400 hours of service each month.  Because of our amazing volunteers, we have been able to: distribute…
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