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Cut, Copy & Paste

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Cut, Copy & Paste

Learn about an essential tool to aid in becoming an efficient computer user. Cut, Copy and Paste is a combination of computer functions designed to help you complete most computer task quickly. Learn why you need to know about them and how use them properly. Basic computer knowledge is recommended. Advance registration required.

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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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Reading Buddies

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Library
Story Corner, 1st Floor

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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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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Mother Goose on the Loose

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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Open Lab

10:00 AM - 12:00 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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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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Teen Karaoke Party

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Library
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd Floor
Sing your heart out to your favorite songs with friends or as a solo act. Just make sure it's the radio edit! For grades 7-12.
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Excel: Workbook Introduction

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Excel: Workbook Introduction

Learn how to work with data within a Workbook. Following the GCF LearnFree.org Microsoft Office Series for Excel 2013, participants will review use of formulas, functions and data features. Advance registration required.

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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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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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Upload & Download

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Upload & Download

Sharing pictures, submitting resume or turning in homework online, at some point you will need to learn how to move files from your computer to another. Designed as a supplemental class for our Computer and Email Series, attend this session to learn how to move and share computer files. Basic computer knowledge is recommended. Advance registration required.

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Anime Club for Teens

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Library
Conference Room 3A, 3rd 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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Green Screen Lab

2:00 PM - 4:00 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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Animal Tools To Unlock Our World

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
Are animals at all like us? Do they need homes too? Come meet some special wild animal guests including a native Turtle, Snake, and Owl. Hear their stories provided by Five Rivers Metro Parks staff at the Main Library. We will explore how we can all help our wild friends and enjoy playing outside ourselves. Registration is recommended by visiting: www.daytonmetrolibrary.org.
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Reading Buddies

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Library
Story Corner, 1st Floor

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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Discovering the Code

6:00 PM - 8:00 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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Eat Smart Be Active; Coma Bien, Mantengase Activo

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Conference Room 3A, 3rd Floor


*Bilingual Spanish/English Program 
*Programa Bilingüe Español / Inglés

Back by popular demand!  A family-centered healthy eating and living series.  Learn how to eat healthier and be more active even on a limited budget.  The Ohio State University Extension Office offers this free 8 week series of workshops to share how to make food choices can improve the quality of meals you serve.  Participants will learn how to prepare quick, easy, and delicious meals great for busy parents, and get to enjoy weekly food tastings.  Workshops are free and participants receive class materials, recipes, and a certificate of completion after attending 6-8 lessons.  

¡Regreso por demanda popular! Una serie de alimentación y vida saludable centrada en la familia.  Aprenda cómo comer más saludable y ser más activo incluso con un presupuesto limitado. La Oficina de Extensión de la Universidad Ohio State ofrece esta serie de talleres gratuitos de 8 semanas para compartir cómo elegir alimentos que pueden mejorar la calidad de las comidas que sirve. Preparar comidas rápidas, fáciles y deliciosas ideales para padres ocupados, y disfrutar de degustaciones semanales de alimentos. Los talleres son gratuitos y los participantes reciben materiales de clase, recetas y un certificado de finalización después de asistir a 6-8 lecciones.

**Please register in advance
**Por favor regístrese con anticipación
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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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The Cloud

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
The Cloud:

Why is everyone talking about it? Are you that person that just looks up whenever you're told to save it to the Cloud? Then this class is for you. Attendees will learn about computer file storage option called "The Cloud". Requires advance registration. Basic computer knowledge recommended.

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Reading Buddies

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Library
Story Corner, 1st Floor

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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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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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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