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Choose a Book Club

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Talk about books you choose and enjoy snacks, with a game, craft, or activity each month. For ages 10-14.  
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R.E.A.D. Book Discussion

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
Read, Eat, And Discuss a great book with the book discussion group shared by the Miami Township and Miamisburg Branch Libraries. This month's title is A House Among the Trees by Julia Glass.
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Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Club

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main
Conference Room 1A, 1st Floor
The Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation was established to advance peace through literature supporting those who write, publish, read and share works of fiction and nonfiction that promote peace and understanding.

2018 Titles:
February: House of Names by Colm Toibin
March: What Have We Done by David Wood
April:  The Veins of the Ocean by Patricia Engel
May: City of Thorns by Ben Rawlence
June: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi


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Mysteries under Discussion

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Explore the variety of mysteries being published at our monthly book discussion!  Each month's title to be discussed will be available at the Brookville Library a month before the discussion and most are available for download from the library's website. The leader will talk about the background of the author of each month's title, bring up questions to be discussed and have information about similar authors or titles that might be of interest. We close with recommendations from the group about what else they have been reading.  Refreshments suitable to the atmosphere of the book being discussed will be served.  
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Afternoon Book Club

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Stop in for some lively discussion, snacks, and fun as we discuss the engaging book Lincoln in the Bardo by George Sanders.  Books will be available a month prior to the scheduled discussion. New adult members welcome! 
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Burkhardt Book Club

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Burkhardt
Community Room
Looking to diversify your reading interests? Join our book club! Enjoy a lively discussion with a community of readers about titles you might not have picked for yourself. We will select, read, and discuss a different book every month. 
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Book Discussion

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Rosewood Arts Center Gallery
Come for Books, Snacks, and Conversation.  This program is being held at the Rosewood Arts Centre, 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, while the new library is under construction.
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For the Dogs Book Club

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
In this book club designed for Kindergartners through 2nd graders, we will discuss our selected book and practice our reading skills. Many visits will include furry friends that like to listen to stories. *Registration Required - Open until January - Please contact Miamisburg Branch directly to register. Grades K-2nd.  
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Books You Should've Read in High School

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Burkhardt
Community Room
Give a second chance to those books your high school English teacher forced you to read--no homework or quizzes this time!  Snacks on the book's theme will be provided. You can pick-up copies of the books at Burkhardt's Circulation Desk.

January: Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
February: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
March: Lord of the Flies by William Golding
April: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
May: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson
June: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
July: The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald 
August: The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger 
September: The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
October: Dracula by Bram Stoker
November: Middlemarch by George Eliot 
December: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott  
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Pub-Lit at Brixx

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Main
Pub-Lit is a book club hosted by the Dayton Metro Library at the Brixx Ice Company American Grill. Join us on the first Tuesday of every month and have a drink or dinner while discussing an offbeat book.

The March title will be The Witches of New York by Ami McKay.

Brixx Ice Company is located at 500 E. 1st St., Dayton OH 45402, a few blocks from the Main Library.
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Read Between the Wines at Ray’s Wine Spirits Grill

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Northmont
Welcome to our first off-site book discussion for adults at Ray’s Wine Spirits Grill! We’re kicking off this first discussion with a hot new thriller, Need to Know, by Karen Cleveland, who was a former CIA analyst with experience in counterterrorism. Vivian Miller, the novel’s main character, must decide who she can trust after she realizes her discovery of undercover agents threatens her job and even her family.

Book supply is limited so please register in advance to ensure you receive a copy for this discussion. Registrants will be called when a copy is ready for pick up.

Ray’s Wine Spirits Grill
8268 N Main St, Dayton, OH 45415

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Book Roll

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Join us in a book discussion as we share our thoughts on the latest read while enjoying pizza rolls and fruit roll ups.
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Adult Book Discussion

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northmont
Community Room
We read a different book every month and get together to discuss it.  Come join the fun of reading books you may never have picked up unless you have someone to discuss it with! Our book for April is the Big Read selection - The Underdogs: Children, Dogs, and the Power of Unconditional Love by author Melissa Fay Greene. This book tells the fascinating story of the founder of 4 Paws for Ability, which provides service dogs to children. 


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Adult Book Discussion

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room

Join in the discussion on this month's book.

January 11-Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
February 8-Mama's Boy by ReShonda Tate Billingsley
March 8-While My Sister Sleeps by Barbara Delinsky
April 12-Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

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From Page to Screen Book Club

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Is the book always better? Read this month's young adult book selection and compare it to the movie! This month we're reading The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne.  Grades 7-12
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"Let's Talk" Book Discussions

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Westwood
Community Room
Join us every month for a good read and friendly discussion. Snacks provided
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LGBTQIA+ Book Club at Wheat Penny

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Main
A book club for adults hosted by Dayton Metro Library at Wheat Penny Oven & Bar. Open to all who are interested in reading and discussing a diverse range of fiction and nonfiction books featuring Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual characters and/or themes. Join us for our discussion with dinner or a drink on the second Monday of each month, 7:00-9:00 pm. Wheat Penny is located at 515 Wayne Ave, Dayton, 45410.

January-April 2018 Titles


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Monthly Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
West Carrollton
Community Room
Come for books, snacks, friendly conversation and fun! 
Copies of the next book will be provided to group members at the meetings, or contact Karen at KFindlay@DaytonMetroLibrary.org to arrange to get a copy.
The book group will continue to meet in the Civic Center meeting room during our West Carrollton library renovation.
January, 2018   The Sympathizer by Viet Than Nguyen
February, 2018  Dark Corners by Ruth Rendell
March, 2018      The Underdogs by Melissa Fay Greene
April, 2018         Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
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Miamisburg!! Our Story Bicentennial Book Club & Lecture Series

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
The city of Miamisburg celebrates its bicentennial in 2018! Prepare for the festivities by reading books about historical events in the city and in America since 1818 and attending this lecture series.

January: Miami Township and Miamisburg, Ohio, the Story of Our Town

February: Miami Township, Miamisburg, Ohio, the Story of Our Town, Impact of the Great 1913 Flood on Miamisburg, Ohio, German Pioneers of Montgomery County, Ohio: Early Pioneer Life in Dayton, Miamisburg, Germantown

March:  Miami TownshipMiamisburg, Ohio, the Story of Our TownMiamisburg in World War IIGerman Pioneers of Montgomery County, Ohio: Early Pioneer Life in Dayton, Miamisburg, Germantown

April: Miami TownshipMiamisburg, Ohio, the Story of Our Town, Buckeye Women: the History of Ohio's Daughters, Our Lady of Good Hope, Miamisburg, Ohio Sesquicentennial History, 1852-2002, Four Churches into One

May: title(s) to be determined
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Tea & Mystery

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Huber Heights
Community Room
A monthly book discussion featuring mystery novels with tea and light snacks served during each meeting.  Participants take turns facilitating the discussions and bringing treats. Our title for March is The Second Girl by David Swinson.
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Choose a Book Club

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Talk about books you choose and enjoy snacks, with a game, craft, or activity each month. For ages 10-14.  
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Big Read Book Discussion

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Read and discuss the 2018 Big Read title: The Underdogs by Melissa Fay Greene. 
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R.E.A.D. Book Discussion

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
Read, Eat, And Discuss a great book with the book discussion group shared by the Miami Township and Miamisburg Branch Libraries. We will be discussing 2018 The Big Read selection: The Underdogs: Children, Dogs and the Power of Unconditional Love by Melissa Fay Greene. 
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Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Club

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main
Conference Room 1A, 1st Floor
The Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation was established to advance peace through literature supporting those who write, publish, read and share works of fiction and nonfiction that promote peace and understanding.

2018 Titles:
February: House of Names by Colm Toibin
March: What Have We Done by David Wood
April:  The Veins of the Ocean by Patricia Engel
May: City of Thorns by Ben Rawlence
June: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi


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Mysteries under Discussion

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Explore the variety of mysteries being published at our monthly book discussion!  Each month's title to be discussed will be available at the Brookville Library a month before the discussion and most are available for download from the library's website. The leader will talk about the background of the author of each month's title, bring up questions to be discussed and have information about similar authors or titles that might be of interest. We close with recommendations from the group about what else they have been reading.  Refreshments suitable to the atmosphere of the book being discussed will be served.  
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