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Tea & Mystery

7:00 PM - 8:15 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 June is Boar Island by Nevada Barr.  
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Internet Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Community Room

This class is for people that have at least a little knowledge of the mouse. Topics include what a browser is and how it works, parts of a web address, and search engines and how to use them. Laptops will be provided to use during this class.

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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 Exit West by Mohsin Hamid.
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Tween Book Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Northmont
Basement
Bring your lunch, join the book discussion, and participate in a mystery activity. Dessert will be provided. For Grades 4-6. Registration is required.
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Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Club

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd 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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Voices of the Immigrant Experience

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Main Library
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd Floor
Presented in cooperation with the Dayton Literary Peace Prize book club, Welcome Dayton’s “Voices of the Immigrant Experience” brings together diverse community members whose lives may not typically intersect. Through Voices, a panel of immigrants shares their personal stories.  This month's Dayton Literary Peace Prize book club pick is Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.  In recognition of the book, African immigrants will be celebrated in this cooperative program. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists.

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Teen Book Club

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Join us in a book discussion! We will share our thoughts on the latest read while enjoying tasty snacks.
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Book Discussion

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Rosewood Arts Center
Book Club
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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! You can pick-up copies of the books at Burkhardt's Circulation Desk. The group has enjoyed revisiting these classics: Pride and Prejudice, 1984, Lord of the Flies, and Anne of Greene Gables. Contact Burkhardt Branch to see what classic is next...
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New Lebanon Branch Library Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us the first Monday of every month for lively book discussions that will include a variety of Fiction and Non-Fiction titles.
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Tween Book Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Northmont
Basement
Bring your lunch, join the book discussion, and participate in a mystery activity. Dessert will be provided. For Grades 4-6. Registration is required.
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Pub-Lit at Brixx

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Main Library
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 July book is The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht.

Brixx Ice Company is located at 500 E. 1st St., Dayton OH 45402, a few blocks from the Main Library.
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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 A Piece of the World: a Novel by Christina Baker Kline.  Books will be available a month prior to the scheduled discussion. New adult members welcome! 
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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 Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky.  
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LGBTQIA+ Book Club at The Greater Dayton LGBT Center

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Main Library
A book club for adults hosted by Dayton Metro Library at The Greater Dayton LGBT Center. 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 on the second Monday of each month, 7:00-9:00 pm. The Greater Dayton LGBT Center is located at 24 N. Jefferson St, Suite 200, Dayton, OH 45402

May-August 2018 Titles



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Monthly Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:15 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 meet in the Civic Center meeting room during our West Carrollton Library rennovation.
May, 2018    A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
June, 2018   The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
July, 2018     The Life She Was Given by Amanda Leitch
August, 2018  A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towels
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Tween Book Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Northmont
Basement
Bring your lunch, join the book discussion, and participate in a mystery activity. Dessert will be provided. For Grades 4-6. Registration is required.
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Read Between the Wines at Ray's

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Northmont
Please join us as we continue our off-site book discussion for adults at Ray's Wine Spirits Grill. In July we will be reading The Reason You're Alive, by Matthew Quick.
Vietnam veteran, widower, and grandfather David Granger confronts his past in an effort to better understand his family and country. 
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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 pick for July is the novel, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle paired with the graphic novel by Hope Larson ~ "Meg's father had been experimenting with this fifth dimension of time travel when he mysteriously disappeared" . Hope Larson takes the classic story to a new level with her vividly imagined interpretations of tessering and favorite characters. Perfect for old fans and winning over new ones, the graphic novel adaptation is a must-read!" (Goodreads.com) 



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Adult Book Discussion

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Join in the discussion!
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Tween Book Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Northmont
Basement
Bring your lunch, join the book discussion, and participate in a mystery activity. Dessert will be provided. For Grades 4-6. Registration is required.
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Teen Bring Your Own Book Club: Music

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Main Library
Conference Room 3A, 3rd Floor
Discuss your favorites and find hot new reads in our free choice book club, where we choose a theme and you pick your book. This month, our theme is books involving music or musicians. Pick a title from our book club display, ask a staff member for a recommendation, or choose your own reading adventure. We welcome traditional fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, and manga. Come to book club and tell us about what you read--even if you didn’t like it. For grades 7-12.
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Tea & Mystery

7:00 PM - 8:15 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 July is Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner.  
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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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