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Concert: Rock the Renaissance

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Join your teen librarian and her friends in the Wind in the Woods Early Music Ensemble for a program of the ultimate golden oldies!  These are the lively dance tunes and popular songs Shakespeare may have hummed as he penned Romeo and Juliet.
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History Mystery - Junior

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Madden Hills
Community Room
Do you love history? Are you eager to learn more about this vital subject in a fun, interactive setting? Come join the AmeriCorps team as we explore what made your world the way it is. Get involved with interactive lessons, and be sure to bring your curiosity. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.
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History Mystery - Junior

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Northwest
Opportunity Space B
Do you love history? Are you eager to learn more about this vital subject in a fun, interactive setting? Come join the AmeriCorps team as we explore what made your world the way it is. Get involved with interactive lessons, and be sure to bring your curiosity. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.
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History Mystery

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Madden Hills
Community Room

Do you love history? Are you eager to learn more about this vital subject in a fun, interactive setting? Come join the AmeriCorps team as we explore what made your world the way it is. Get involved with interactive lessons, and be sure to bring your curiosity. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.

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History Mystery

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Northwest
Opportunity Space B

Do you love history? Are you eager to learn more about this vital subject in a fun, interactive setting? Come join the AmeriCorps team as we explore what made your world the way it is. Get involved with interactive lessons, and be sure to bring your curiosity. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.

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History Mystery - Junior

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Madden Hills
Community Room
Do you love history? Are you eager to learn more about this vital subject in a fun, interactive setting? Come join the AmeriCorps team as we explore what made your world the way it is. Get involved with interactive lessons, and be sure to bring your curiosity. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.
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History Mystery - Junior

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Northwest
Opportunity Space B
Do you love history? Are you eager to learn more about this vital subject in a fun, interactive setting? Come join the AmeriCorps team as we explore what made your world the way it is. Get involved with interactive lessons, and be sure to bring your curiosity. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.
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Lost Dayton, OH: About the Book with Andrew Walsh

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd Floor
Local writer and academic librarian Andrew Walsh visits the Library to talk about his new book Lost Dayton, OH. Walsh will share stories and photos of a few of the sites mentioned in the book. Walsh will have his book available for purchase and autographing after the program.
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Boulders, Bedrock & Brewing Water

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room

The presentation addresses the bedrock geology of this area and its use in Oakwood, local quarrying history and its link to the DL&C Railroad, Rubicon Creek, the 1913 Flood, the glacial geology of this area, the significance of local ground and surface water, and how these geologic topics relate to some of the people, places, and things that are part of Oakwood's history.                                                                  


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Genealogy 101

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Conference Room 3A, 3rd Floor

What do I do first?  This introduction covers using family group sheets, using pedigree charts, setting goals, information gathering, citing sources, and reporting findings.

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The Dayton Art Institute’s First Century

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
A group of Dayton women spearheaded the effort that led to the creation of an art museum and school in 1919.  The generosity and vision of one of them, Julia Shaw Patterson Carnell, built the beautiful Italian Renaissance villa that now houses the Dayton Art Institute.  Carnell continued to sustain the Institute and add to its collection throughout the Great Depression while an innovative young director named Siegfried Weng transformed the museum on the hill into the city’s “living room,” an integral part of the Dayton community.  Join historian Mike Williams for a look at the colorful history of one of the Miami Valley’s cultural icons.
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History Mystery

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Madden Hills
Community Room

Do you love history? Are you eager to learn more about this vital subject in a fun, interactive setting? Come join the AmeriCorps team as we explore what made your world the way it is. Get involved with interactive lessons, and be sure to bring your curiosity. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.

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The Dayton Art Institute’s First Century

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
A group of Dayton women spearheaded the effort that led to the creation of an art museum and school in 1919.  The generosity and vision of one of them, Julia Shaw Patterson Carnell, built the beautiful Italian Renaissance villa that now houses the Dayton Art Institute.  Carnell continued to sustain the Institute and add to its collection throughout the Great Depression while an innovative young director named Siegfried Weng transformed the museum on the hill into the city’s “living room,” an integral part of the Dayton community.  Join historian Mike Williams for a look at the colorful history of one of the Miami Valley’s cultural icons.
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History Mystery

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Northwest
Opportunity Space B

Do you love history? Are you eager to learn more about this vital subject in a fun, interactive setting? Come join the AmeriCorps team as we explore what made your world the way it is. Get involved with interactive lessons, and be sure to bring your curiosity. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.

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British Isles Genealogy

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Conference Room 3A, 3rd Floor
Learn about your immigrant ancestors from Ireland, Scotland, England, and Wales.  Civil, church, and census records are some of the resources that will be presented.  
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The Dayton Art Institute’s First Century

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room A
A group of Dayton women spearheaded the effort that led to the creation of an art museum and school in 1919.  The generosity and vision of one of them, Julia Shaw Patterson Carnell, built the beautiful Italian Renaissance villa that now houses the Dayton Art Institute.  Carnell continued to sustain the Institute and add to its collection throughout the Great Depression while an innovative young director named Siegfried Weng transformed the museum on the hill into the city’s “living room,” an integral part of the Dayton community.  Join historian Mike Williams for a look at the colorful history of one of the Miami Valley’s cultural icons.
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History Mystery

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Madden Hills
Community Room

Do you love history? Are you eager to learn more about this vital subject in a fun, interactive setting? Come join the AmeriCorps team as we explore what made your world the way it is. Get involved with interactive lessons, and be sure to bring your curiosity. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.

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History Mystery - Junior

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Northwest
Opportunity Space B
Do you love history? Are you eager to learn more about this vital subject in a fun, interactive setting? Come join the AmeriCorps team as we explore what made your world the way it is. Get involved with interactive lessons, and be sure to bring your curiosity. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.
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History Mystery - Junior

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Madden Hills
Community Room
Do you love history? Are you eager to learn more about this vital subject in a fun, interactive setting? Come join the AmeriCorps team as we explore what made your world the way it is. Get involved with interactive lessons, and be sure to bring your curiosity. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.
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History Mystery

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Northwest
Opportunity Space B

Do you love history? Are you eager to learn more about this vital subject in a fun, interactive setting? Come join the AmeriCorps team as we explore what made your world the way it is. Get involved with interactive lessons, and be sure to bring your curiosity. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.

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Masterpiece Makers: the Barney & Smith Car Works

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room

This nationally-known maker of some of the world’s most exquisitely beautiful railroad cars has a unique story that begins and ends right here in Dayton, Ohio. We will share with you their story vintage images highlighting the rail car manufacturer.


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History Mystery

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Madden Hills
Community Room

Do you love history? Are you eager to learn more about this vital subject in a fun, interactive setting? Come join the AmeriCorps team as we explore what made your world the way it is. Get involved with interactive lessons, and be sure to bring your curiosity. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.

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The Dayton Art Institute’s First Century

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Belmont
Community Room
A group of Dayton women spearheaded the effort that led to the creation of an art museum and school in 1919.  The generosity and vision of one of them, Julia Shaw Patterson Carnell, built the beautiful Italian Renaissance villa that now houses the Dayton Art Institute.  Carnell continued to sustain the Institute and add to its collection throughout the Great Depression while an innovative young director named Siegfried Weng transformed the museum on the hill into the city’s “living room,” an integral part of the Dayton community.  Join historian Mike Williams for a look at the colorful history of one of the Miami Valley’s cultural icons.
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Free Genealogy Websites

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Are you tired of surfing the net only to keep ending up at subscription genealogy databases?  I'll show you what you can get for FREE, with an emphasis on Ohio research. 
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Miami Valley on the Move: Transportation and History

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room

Ever since this territory was first settled along the Ohio River, Dayton has been on the move with its transportation and progress. In the Miami Valley's last two hundred plus years, we have seen many changes in how we get around. We will share vintage photos from the library’s historic photo collections during the program.

 


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