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Family Book Club

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
Stories are a great way for the entire family to connect. In this monthly book club, we will discuss books centered on a theme and enjoy engaging and enriching activities. Registration required.
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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 Just Mercy: a Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. 
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Northwest Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Conference Room
Join us the fourth Monday of every month for lively book discussions that will include a variety of Fiction and Non-Fiction titles. 
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Mysteries Under Discussion

6:30 PM - 8:00 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.  
The book for March is Believe Me by J. P. Delaney
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Books and Brew

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Main Library
Looking for a good book? Dayton Metro librarian Kristen Allen-Vogel has suggestions. She was the 2018-2019 chair of the American Library Association’s Notable Books Council, which picks the best literary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books for adults of each year. Join her at The Barrel House at 417 E. 3rd St, enjoy a drink, hear about some selections from this year’s Notable Books List and Reading List of genre fiction, and bring a recommendation of your own to share.
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Book Discussion

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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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Uplifting Lit

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Basement

Need some inspiration? Join us for "Uplifting Lit" - our book club that focuses on books in the Dayton Metro Library’s Inspirational Fiction collection. This collection includes a wide variety of subjects such as Amish fiction, Historical Christian fiction, Contemporary Christian fiction, Romance Christian fiction, Suspense/Thriller, Fantasy, and Mysteries. 

We meet the first Monday of every month. On April 1 we’re talking about "Tell Her No Lies" by Kelly Irvin.

Discover a type of fiction you may not have read before, but which is sure to lift your spirits! Feel free to bring books you would like to trade with other meeting members.

Copies of each month’s title will be available at the Northmont Branch a month in advance.  Subsequent titles will be available for check out at the end of each meeting. 

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New Lebanon Book Discussion

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us every month for lively book discussions that will include a variety of Fiction and Non-Fiction titles.  Join us this month as we discuss Reading with Patrick: a teacher, a student, and a life-changing friendship by Michelle Kuo.
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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.

April's book will be How to be Safe by Tom McAllister.

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 an engaging book.  Books will be available a month prior to the scheduled discussion. New adult members welcome! 
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Let's Talk Book Discussion

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Westwood
Community Room
Let;s Talk Book Discussion: We are just like "The View".  After reading our book of the month,  we talk about it and grade the book. Come join us the second Monday of every month, help select a good read and join in a lively conversation. 
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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 LGBTQIA+ 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.

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Monthly Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
West Carrollton
Conference Room
Come for books, snacks, friendly conversation and fun!
Copies of the next book will be provided to group members at the branch, at the book club meetings, or contact Karen at KFindlay@DaytonMetroLibrary.org to arrange to get a copy.

January title:  Hallelujah ANYWAY by Anne Lamott
February title:  The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
March title:  A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
April title:  Lincoln's Last Trial by Dan Abrams
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Adult Book Discussion

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northmont
Dayton author and curator Renate Frydman's Anschel's Story: Determined to Survive chronicles the courageous story of a teenager's survival during the Holocaust. This teenager would become the author's husband of 51 years. Mrs. Frydman will speak at Northmont on April 11th and at the Main Library on Saturday, April 13th.
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Adult Book Discussion

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Join in the discussion! Come in for books and friendly conversation as we discuss a different book each month. Books will be available a month prior to the next discussion. New members always welcome.

January 10 - The Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
February 14 - The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers
March 14  - Theft by Finding (Diaries 1977-2002) by David Sedaris
April 11 - Artemis by Andy Weir


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Read Between the Wines at Ray's

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
A unique circus (open only at night!) is the setting for Erin Morgenstern's mesmerizing novel The Night Circus, which incorporates aspects of romance, history, mystery, and magic, as two magicians compete (and possibly fall in love) with each other.
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Tea & Mystery Book Discussion

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.  Our title for April is Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena. 
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Book Club

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Burkhardt
Community Room
Join us for a lively discussion on a great work of fiction (and sometimes a non-fiction title)!
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Family Book Club

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
Stories are a great way for the entire family to connect. In this monthly book club, we will discuss books centered on a theme and enjoy engaging and enriching activities. Registration required.
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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. This month's title is Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. 
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Northwest Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Conference Room
Join us the fourth Monday of every month for lively book discussions that will include a variety of Fiction and Non-Fiction titles. 
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Mysteries Under Discussion

6:30 PM - 8:00 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.  
The book this month is Storm Front by John Sandford
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Books and Breakfast

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Bring a book that you’ve read and loved to talk about while you eat pancakes and waffles! Supplies are provided. Grades 7-12.
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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 an engaging book.  Books will be available a month prior to the scheduled discussion. New adult members welcome! 
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