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Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
The Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Club is a book club hosted by the Dayton Metro Library at a local restaurant each month.  February's title is Rising Out of Hatred by Eli Saslow, the 2019 Non-Fiction Winner. Discussion will take place at Lily's Bistro.   Lily's Bistro is located at 329 E. Fifth St., Dayton, OH 45402, a few blocks from the Main Library.  

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize is the first and only annual U.S. literary award recognizing the power of the written word to promote peace. Please join our discussion of the winners and runner-up titles from 2019: 

January  21 Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke Lifetime Achievement Award N. Scott Momaday - House Made of Dawn at Wheat Penny
February 25 Non- Fiction Winner: Rising Out of Hatred by Eli Saslow at Lily’s Bistro
March 24   Fiction Winner:  What We Owe by Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde at Wheat Penny
April 28  Non-Fiction Runner-up: Tigerland by Wil Haygood  at Carillon Tavern
May 26 Fiction Runner-Up: The Overstory by Richard S. Powers at Wheat Penny

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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.

March's book will be Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.

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

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Main Library
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd Floor
A book discussion group open to adults 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, 7:00-8:30 pm at the Main Library in the Bassani Theater on the Third Floor.

Mar 9th - Jonny Appleseed
Apr 13th - 57 Bus
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The Great Book Trivia Battle: Tournament of Champions

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
The awesome 4th, 5th and 6th grade readers who won our Branch Battles in February will gather for the Championship! Who will take home the Grand Prize?
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Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
The Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Club is a book club hosted by the Dayton Metro Library at a local restaurant each month.  March's title is What We Owe by Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde, 2019 Fiction Winner. Discussion will take place at Wheat Penny restaurant. Wheat Penny is located at 515 Wayne Ave., Dayton, OH 45410, a few blocks from the Main Library.

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize is the first and only annual U.S. literary award recognizing the power of the written word to promote peace. Please join our discussion of the winners and runner-up titles from 2019: 

January  21 Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke Lifetime Achievement Award N. Scott Momaday - House Made of Dawn at Wheat Penny
February 25 Non- Fiction Winner: Rising Out of Hatred by Eli Saslow at Lily’s Bistro
March 24   Fiction Winner:  What We Owe by Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde at Wheat Penny
April 28  Non-Fiction Runner-up: Tigerland by Wil Haygood  at Carillon Tavern
May 26 Fiction Runner-Up: The Overstory by Richard S. Powers at Wheat Penny

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Test Event - Peace

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Books and Brew

7:00 PM - 8:00 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 great books of 2019 and bring a recommendation of your own to share.
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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 An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole.

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

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Main Library
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd Floor
A book discussion group open to adults 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, 7:00-8:30 pm at the Main Library in the Bassani Theater on the Third Floor.

Apr 13th - 57 Bus
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Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
The Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Club is a book club hosted by the Dayton Metro Library at a local restaurant each month.  April's title is Tigerland by Wil Haygood, 2019 Non-Fiction Runner Up. Discussion will take place at Carillon Brewing Company. Carillon Brewing Co. is located at 1000 Carillon Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45409.

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize is the first and only annual U.S. literary award recognizing the power of the written word to promote peace. Please join our discussion of the winners and runner-up titles from 2019: 

January  21 Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke Lifetime Achievement Award N. Scott Momaday - House Made of Dawn at Wheat Penny
February 25 Non- Fiction Winner: Rising Out of Hatred by Eli Saslow at Lily’s Bistro
March 24   Fiction Winner:  What We Owe by Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde at Wheat Penny
April 28  Non-Fiction Runner-up:  Tigerland by Wil Haygood at Carillon Tavern
May 26 Fiction Runner-Up: The Overstory by Richard S. Powers at Wheat Penny

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Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
The Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Club is a book club hosted by the Dayton Metro Library at a local restaurant each month.  May's title is The Overstory by Richard S. Powers, 2019 Fiction Runner Up . Discussion will take place at Wheat Penny restaurant. Wheat Penny is located at 515 Wayne Ave., Dayton, OH 45410, a few blocks from the Main Library.

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize is the first and only annual U.S. literary award recognizing the power of the written word to promote peace. Please join our discussion of the winners and runner-up titles from 2019: 

January  21 Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke Lifetime Achievement Award N. Scott Momaday - House Made of Dawn at Wheat Penny
February 25 Non- Fiction Winner: Rising Out of Hatred by Eli Saslow at Lily’s Bistro
March 24   Fiction Winner:  What We Owe by Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde at Wheat Penny
April 28  Non-Fiction Runner-up: Tigerland by Wil Haygood  at Carillon Tavern
May 26 Fiction Runner-Up: The Overstory by Richard S. Powers at Wheat Penny

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