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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 May book is The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas.

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 Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. Books will be available a month prior to the scheduled discussion. New adult members welcome! 
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Book Discussion

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Rosewood Arts Center
Book Club
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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! 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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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 May we will be reading Beartown by Fredrik Backman, bestselling author of A Man Called Ove
The declining community of Beartown places its hopes for the future on the town's junior ice hockey team; however, a violent act leaves the town in turmoil.
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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 choice for May  is the nonfiction book Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance. "From a former Marine and Yale Law School graduate, a poignant account of growing up in a poor Appalachian town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class." (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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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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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 Holes by Louis Sachar.  
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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 The Greater Dayton LGBT Center

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Main Library
Please note change of venue beginning in May. 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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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 - 8:15 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 May is Closed Casket by Sophie Hannah.
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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 The Windfall by Diksha Basu. 
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Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Club

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library
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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Teen Book Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 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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Registration begins 5/7/2018 at 8:00 AM

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 June book is The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin.

Brixx Ice Company is located at 500 E. 1st St., Dayton OH 45402, a few blocks from the Main Library.
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