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Life-Size Candyland

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Wilmington-Stroop
Opportunity Space
See who can get to the candy castle first! Drop by anytime during business hours and enjoy a life-sized version of the favorite childhood game of Candyland. Game is limited to 4 players at a time. Children 8 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult.
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TEEN DIY: Teen Creativity Contest

Saturday, August 01, 2020
All Locations
Imagine YOUR story in any creative way.  Whether art, music, video, writing, photography, or dance, this is your chance to shine!  Spark your creativity in ANY way and turn it in at any DML location.  Winners will be notified by September 1, 2020.
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Literature in Miniature: Storybook Dollhouse

Thursday, July 30, 2020
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
 The Storybook Dollhouse, a seven-room house and tiny yard, contains more than 60 different clues to children's stories, nursery rhymes and fairy tales.
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Build Your Own Play Castle

Friday, July 31, 2020
Wilmington-Stroop
Opportunity Space
Hear ye! Hear ye! Come one and all and test your castle engineering skills with our construction tent kit and Makedo tool kit. The youngest participants can help decorate a cardboard play castle. Children 8 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult.
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OSU Extension Montgomery County Food & Nutrition Classes

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Northwest
Community Room B
Participants increase skills in decision making related to nutrition, stretching their food dollars, increasing physical activity, parenting, food safety and resource management.
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A Closer Look at Modern Resumes- Facebook Live session

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd Floor
Is your resume as up-to-date as your smart phone? Your TV? Is it contemporary? Modern? Timely? In fashion?  If not, join us for this interactive virtual program you will link to and watch from your computer, wherever you can access wifi. We will take you through a quick way to look at your resume and decide how you might make it contemporary.  Participants will walk away with a modern format; an understanding of how to build a paragraph-length summary rather than an objective statement; a method for listing skills and competences; and examples of accomplishment statements which replaces job duties. You must register for this program. You must register for the program and provide an email address so we can send you materials and instructions for linking to the broadcast.
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Rock Star Boards

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Community Room 2A. 2nd Floor

Certified Public Accountants Max Kraus and Anna Helfen discuss "Five Qualities of a Rock Star' Board. You'll learn how to identify, and nurture, these traits in your organization's current and potential board members.

 


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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.  Talk Tables meets in the New Americans section on the 2nd floor.
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Coding for Kids

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Learn to code and explore lots of interesting and fun technologies. Ages 6-8
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Northwest Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Conference Room A
April: Every last lie by Mary Kubica
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Mother Goose on the Loose

10:00 AM - 10:45 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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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab

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 Northwest Branch Computer Lab, 2410 Philadelphia Dr., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.

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Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Brookville
Community Room
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy and social skills your preschooler needs for school success. Geared toward ages 3 through 5. 
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Talk Tables

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Huber Heights
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.  Talk Tables meets at open tables near the Ask Me Desk.
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Tech Training at Your Pace

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

Need help with your device or more practice after your computer class? Library tech staff will informally assist you with various technology-related subjects. You are welcome to bring in your own device for assistance. Registration is not required and assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note: Library staff cannot provide technical assistance for fixing computer problems, assist in the creation of content, or provide guidance in personal decisions.


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Toddler Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage early literacy skills in your children. For children 18 to 36 months with a caregiver.
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Baby & Toddler Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
West Carrollton
Community Room
Parents and caregivers, bring your little ones to the library for stories, songs, nursery rhymes and fingerplays. For children up to 36 months.
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Play and Learn

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room
Children ages 18 months - 3 years 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 children to socialize as well as making connections with other parents.
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Northwest
Community Room B

Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy and social skills your preschooler needs for school success. Geared toward ages 3 through 5.  This program is limited to 20 participants.
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Stories, books, music, and crafts for children ages 2-6 years old. No registration necessary.
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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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Preschool Storytime

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy and social skills your preschooler needs for school success. Geared toward ages 3 through 5.
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Karaoke Sing-Along

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Library
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd Floor
Sing your heart out at our karaoke party,whether you like Disney, Broadway showtunes, K-pop, or music in general. For grades 7-12.
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LEGO Tuesday

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Northwest
Conference Room A
Create your masterpiece with LEGO bricks, or do a LEGO Challenge with your friends.  Ages 6-9. This program is limited to 8 participants.
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Say Cheese! Let's Make Some Mozzarella!

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
In this program, we will follow a recipe to make homemade mozzarella cheese, which everyone will have the opportunity to sample. 

Allergen Warning:  Ingredients used for the activity contain milk.
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