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BANNED BOOKS WEEK: OUR RIGHT TO READ

Saturday, September 30, 2017
Madden Hills
Banned books week is an annual event celebrating your freedom to read.  Books titles will be displayed that have been Banned or Challenged by various groups through the years.
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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.  Participants take turns facilitating the discussions and bringing treats. The title for September:  The Jezebel Remedy by Martin Clark.  Copies are reserved for participants at Huber Heights Branch Checkout Desk.
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R.E.A.D. Book Discussion

6:30 PM - 8:00 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 A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. 
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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! 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. Refreshments suitable to the atmosphere of the book being discussed will be served.  Each month's title to be discussed will be available at the Brookville Library a month before the discussion. 
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Book Discussion

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Community Room
Come for Books, Snacks, and Conversation
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Community Conversations: Books of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
Andrew Strombeck, Ph.D. Associate Professor of English, Wright State University, leads discussion about 
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen, the 2016 Fiction Winner.

This fall, join area scholars and community readers at the Dayton Metro Library for wide ranging conversations about books written by authors honored by the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Engaging teachers from area universities will be joined by eminent Daytonians to talk about these works’ impact and artistry, essential themes, and connections to the authors’ other work, and the power of the written word to promote peace. If you’ve already read these authors, or are just thinking about doing so, these conversations will enrich your appreciation and understanding of these authors and their works.

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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.
June: Emma by Jane Austen
July: My Brother Sam is Dead by James Collier
August: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
September: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
October: Frankenstein by Mary Shelly
November: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
December: Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 
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New Lebanon Branch Library Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New Lebanon
Group Study A
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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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.

October's book will be We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson.

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 the engaging book Lila by Marilynne Robinson.  Books will be available a month prior to the scheduled discussion. New adult members welcome!
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Pizza, Pop & Plots

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Community Room
Each month, Kettering teens gather to discuss the book and eat pizza!  We end the meeting with choosing the next month's book.  Don't read alone!  Well, you might still read alone, but at least you can join us for pizza and laughs with others who read the same book.  Email, call or stop by the Wilmington Stroop Branch to pick up a copy of the book of the month.
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Sweet Reads

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Miamisburg
Sweet Reads is a book club for adults hosted by Dayton Metro Library at Bear Creek Donuts.  Each month we'll select a light, yet satisfying, read to discuss and pair it with a customized creation from Bear Creek Donuts.  Bear Creek Donuts is located at 80 S Main Street in Miamisburg. 
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"Let's Talk" Book Discussions

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Westwood
Community Room
Join us every month for a good read and friendly discussion. Snacks provided
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3/4 Book Club

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
A book club for kids in 3rd and 4th grades. Join us for book discussion, snacks, games, crafts, and science activities. 
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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.

Fall 2017 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.
September, 2017   The Longest Road by Philip Caputo
October, 2017        Delicious Foods by James Hannaham
November, 2017    Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
December, 2017     The Sympathizer by Viet Than Nguyen
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Anything Goes Book Club

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Burkhardt
Community Room
Discuss what you've been reading this month, whether it's manga, graphic novels, fanfiction, or novels at Anything Goes Book Club!  For grades 6-12.
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Adult Book Discussion

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northmont
Community Room
We read a new 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. October's choice is "Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys.
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Adult Book Discussion

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Join the conversation about this months book.

September 14   Forty Thieves by Thomas Perry
October 12       Home Front by Kristin Hannah
November 9     Find Her by Lisa Gardner
December 14   Home to Holly Springs by Jan Karon
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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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Cookin' the Books: Celebrity Chefs

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Huber Heights
Community Room
A cookbook discussion group where we pick the cookbook theme, and you choose a cookbook and a recipe to try at home. Then, we come together as a group; discuss what we’ve made, share pictures (and samples if you wish!), watch short videos, discuss techniques, favorite markets & more. 
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Kids Book Club: Junie B. Jones

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Read a book of your choice in the series, and then join us for a book discussion, activities, crafts, games, and to decorate cookies. Geared for 1st-3rd grades. 
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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.  Participants take turns facilitating the discussions and bringing treats. The title for October:  The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan.  Copies in multiple formats reserved for participants at Huber Heights Branch Checkout Desk.
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You Choose 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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