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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver. 
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Talk Tables

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library

Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too. 

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Family Storytime

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An opportunity for quality family time with books, songs and activities that parents and their children can enjoy together.  Appropriate for children ages 3-9.
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Discovering the Code

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Discovering the Code

Are you ready to take your computer skills to the next level? Have you ever wondered how websites are created? We may not always see it, but computer code is everywhere now, in every aspect of modern life. A good working knowledge of coding is more necessary than ever. This course explores the unusual and interesting evolution of computers and computer languages. Learn some of the "hows" and "whys" of coding. 
Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer. Basic computer knowledge is recommended. Advance registration required.

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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver.
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Play and Learn

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Main Library
Story Corner, 1st Floor
Children ages 0-3 and caregivers can enjoy unstructured playtime with a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate toys that encourage literacy and learning. This program provides a great opportunity for socializing your child as well as making connections with other parents.
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Sharpie Tie-Dye T-shirts

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Express yourself by designing a t-shirt using this simple tie-dye method. Grades 7-12.
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Baby Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
It’s never too early to grow a child’s love of learning. This is an early literacy-based program using music, rhymes, stories and more. For children up to 24 months with a caregiver.
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Green Screen Lab

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Green Screen Room, 2nd Floor
Interested in learning Green Screen Room basics? This open lab will show you how to record, edit, and share or save your production and will provide basic trouble-shooting tips. Registration is not required and patrons will be helped on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Lab Sessions.
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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Code-Curious: html

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
If you're wondering if you can code, the answer is YES you can!!! Our absolute-beginner-level Coding class is for the Code-Curious. We will introduce html coding concepts and take you from a blank page to a web page within one session. Targeted for adult learners, young adults may find this session helpful. Advance registration required.

Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer. Class size of eight, with a maximum of twelve. Sessions will start promptly at listed start time with consideration for parking and weather conditions. Laptops available for hands-on training.

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Reading Buddies

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library

Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Trained volunteers spend time with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 

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Anime Club for Teens

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Library
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Watch anime with your friends and enjoy snacks or other activities. For grades 7-12.
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Family Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An opportunity for quality family time with books, songs and activities that parents and their children can enjoy together.
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Registration is closed

Open Lab

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Open Lab

Need more practice after your class or need additional computer help?  Lab sessions are available to practice what you’ve learned.  Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Registration is not required and is on a first come first served basis. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Lab Sessions.

Available software:

 
Internet Explorer 11
Google Chrome 
Microsoft Word 2013
Microsoft Publisher 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Microsoft Excel 2013
Winway Resume Deluxe
Adobe Digital Editions
Overdrive Media Console 
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Create a Modern Still Life

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Main Library
Opportunity Space @ St. Clair, 1st Floor
Inspired by the watercolor Still Life paintings of Martha Schauer (1889-1985, Dayton, OH), learn drawing and watercolor techniques to create your own modern still life.  Artwork will be exhibited in the Opportunity Space @ St. Clair through the end of August, then picked up by the participants to keep.  Class and exhibit sponsored by the Dayton Society of Artists.
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Reading Buddies

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main Library

Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Trained volunteers spend time with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 

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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver. 
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Registration is open

DML Databases: Learning and Exploring

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
DML Databases: Learning and Exploring

Get a quick introduction to six valuable databases that are available free through the Dayton Metro Library website. Learn how to find contact information for businesses, find auto repair information, find a good novel to read, learn a language,  access legal forms, and more. Advance registration recommended.

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Family Storytime

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An opportunity for quality family time with books, songs and activities that parents and their children can enjoy together.  Appropriate for children ages 3-9.
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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver.
View More

Play and Learn

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Main Library
Story Corner, 1st Floor
Children ages 0-3 and caregivers can enjoy unstructured playtime with a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate toys that encourage literacy and learning. This program provides a great opportunity for socializing your child as well as making connections with other parents.
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Registration is open

lynda.com: Learn it Online

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Need a resource for a new skill, personal or professional goal? Try Lynda.com, access over 3,000 virtual courses that include over 130,000 videos free through the Dayton Metro Library. This session offers account profile creation with an overview of Lynda.com. Basic computer skills (mouse, keyboard) are helpful but not required. Access to Lynda.com requires an active library card. Advance registration required.

Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer. Class size of eight, with a maximum of twelve. Sessions will start promptly at listed start time with consideration for parking and weather conditions. Laptops available for hands-on training.

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