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Banned Books Week: Banning Books Silences Stories

Saturday, September 29, 2018
Madden Hills
2018 theme: Banning Books Silences Stories is a reminder that everyone needs to speak out against censorship.  The teens will do a matching the book title sheet with a display of banned books in the teen area.    
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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 The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson.
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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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Community Conversations: Books of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
Dr. Jonathan Winkler, chair of the WSU Department of History and prominent military historian will lead the discussion of What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars, by David Wood.

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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Book Discussion

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Rosewood Arts Center
Book Club
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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.

September's book is Beloved by Toni Morrison.

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 I'll Be Your Blue Sky by Marisa de Los Santos.  Books will be available a month prior to the scheduled discussion. New adult members welcome! 
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Let's Talk: Book Discussions

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Westwood
Adults join in with some interesting reads and lively discussions the 2nd Monday of every month. Have a suggestion of a good read; come and join us.
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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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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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New Lebanon 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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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! 
An amazing and inspirational true story, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly was the basis for the 2016 movie.  
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Community Conversations: Books of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
Ms. Furaha Henry-Jones, poet and professor of English at Sinclair Community College will lead the discussion of Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi.

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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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.

September 13 - The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
October 11 - The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson
November 8 - My Journey with Maya by Tavis Smiley
December 13 - Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan


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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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Read Between the Wines at Ray's

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Please join us as we have moved to the third Tuesday of each month to continue our book discussion for adults at Ray's Wine Spirits Grill.
This month we read Us Against You by Fredrik Backman, the sequel to his bestseller Beartown.  Beartown's junior ice hockey team is back, and Amat, Benji, Bobo, and some newcomers will learn more about life and relationships as they prepare for the big game against the team from Hed, where their former teammates now play.

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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 September is Coffin Road by Peter May.  

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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 A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner. 
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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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Registration is open

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 the book of the month and enjoy engaging and enriching activities. Registration Required.
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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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New Lebanon 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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Uplifting Lit

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

Need some inspiration? Join us for a new 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, and Mysteries. 

In October we’re talking about The Lady of Tarpon Springs by Judith Miller.

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. Upcoming meeting dates are November 5 and December 3.


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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.

October's book will be Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger.

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