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Resume Help

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Madden Hills
Patrons can receive help creating a professional Resume and Cover Letter.  Will will be using the WinWay Resume Builder or Microsoft Word Resume Templates to create your document.  Patrons should bring all information needed to create the resume including a valid email address.  Patrons are encourage to bring a flash drive to save their documents.

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National Road Exhibit-Vandalia Historical Society

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
The Historical Society of Vandalia-Butler will have a display of photographs of National Road from 1838-1959 on display in the Opportunity Space. Any Open hours. 
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Art & Soul

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Main Library
Opportunity Space @ Patterson, 1st Floor
Partners In Community Living and Toward Independence invite you to enjoy a juried art exhibit that celebrates the creativity and talent of Ohio artists with developmental disabilities, one of only a few exhibits of its kind in Ohio.  
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Space Scavenger Hunt

Friday, May 31, 2019
East
Stop by anytime in May to complete the Space Scavenger Hunt and enter to win an alien of your very own (a 5-foot tall inflatable alien, that is).
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Artist-In-Residence Quilts of Valor Foundation

Friday, May 31, 2019
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
The Quilts of Valor Foundation Group will be in the Opportunity Space creating quilts to cover service members and veterans touched by war.  Check the calendar for studio times to watch them work
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Book Walk

Friday, May 17, 2019
Miami Township
Conference Room
Come into the Opportunity Space and explore some awesome book titles to enjoy this summer! Picture books, chapter books, informational books, all kinds of reading! Make your own personalized reading list!
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Telling A People's Story

Thursday, June 06, 2019
Main Library
Opportunity Space @ Patterson, 1st Floor
Discover the role African-American illustrators and authors play in the development and growth of the field of children’s literature.  This traveling panel presentation depicts the content of the first-ever museum exhibit with the focus of African American children's illustrated literature. 

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Space Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, June 30, 2019
Belmont
Stop by anytime in June to complete the Space Scavenger Hunt and enter to win an alien of your very own (a 5-foot tall inflatable alien, that is).
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Storybook Dollhouse

Tuesday, July 02, 2019
Wilmington-Stroop
Dayton Metro Library's beloved Storybook Dollhouse has now come to life!  Use the clues to find 60 references to children's literature in the dollhouse.  Enjoy eight interactive stations for both the young and the young-at-heart. 
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Planet Earth to All Green Thumbs: Prepare to Garden

Tuesday, October 01, 2019
Westwood
Outdoors
Planting time and we've got the seeds and supplies.  Stop by for some digging, planting, watering and weeding.  Tomatoes, sweet potatoes, zucchini and squash; melons and pumpkins and sunflowers, too.  Watch and wait as our garden grows.  
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Telling A People's Story

Saturday, July 06, 2019
Northwest
Opportunity Space A
Discover the role African-American illustrators and authors play in the development and growth of the field of children’s literature.  This traveling panel presentation depicts the content of the first-ever museum exhibit with the focus of African American children's illustrated literature. 
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Telling A People's Story

Saturday, August 03, 2019
Wilmington-Stroop
Discover the role African-American illustrators and authors play in the development and growth of the field of children’s literature.  This traveling panel presentation depicts the content of the first-ever museum exhibit with the focus of African American children's illustrated literature. 
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Grants 101

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room

Are you a Development Professional or a nonprofit staff person charged with writing grants for your organization? Are you finding it difficult to begin, or are you having trouble locating grant funders?

This class demystifies the process and provides you with step-by-step instructions to get you started. Meet with other new grant writers and share your experiences both negative and positive. You'll leave this class with a well-defined plan of action!

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Sensory Playtime for Babies

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Adult accompaniment required; drop-in, no registration.

We will have several sensory stations with things to smell, touch, see, and hear in this interactive program that is designed to encourage sensory exploration for young children and their caregivers. Caregivers visit each sensory station with their children; we will have caregiver prompts at each station to help guide exploration and conversation between child and adult. Sensory play sometimes gets a bit messy – it’s a good idea to wear old clothes to this playtime!
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Wii - Free - For - All

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room
Race, dance, win--Come play Wii with your friends!  We have four remotes, so if there are more than four players, we will take turns.  Everyone gets a turn to play. 
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Willy Wonka's World of Pure Imagination!

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room
Come with me and you'll be in a world of pure imagination! Join us for an after hours, interactive viewing of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. We'll yell, sing, and dance our way through the movie! Of course, no Wonka viewing is complete complete without a smorgasbord of scrumpdiddlyumptious treats, so come prepared to indulge your sweet tooth (we promise nothing will turn you into a blueberry)!  All teens and tweens in 7-12 grade are welcome, but no Wangdoodles, Hornswogglers, Snozzwangers, or rotten, Vermicious Knids allowed.  All attendees under 18 must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian.


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Homework Help

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Huber Heights
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in find the reliable resources to provide the answers. 
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Reading Buddies

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Huber Heights
Children's Area
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Trained volunteers spend time with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 
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Book Club

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room
Join us for a lively discussion on a great work of fiction (and sometimes a non-fiction title)!
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Success Center Foundation

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room
The Success Center Foundation is available to share and provide free financial direction and mentoring for your personal or business based growth.  The Foundation is comprised of several local business members and entrepreneurs that are happy to share their stories of success in a variety of business and managerial settings, while learning about your own financial challenges and dreams.  No appointment or reservation is needed.  Please stop in at your convenience. 
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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 books centered on a theme and enjoy engaging and enriching activities. Registration required.
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LEGO Block Party

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Electra C Doren
Conference Room
Get together with friends and see how creative you can be with LEGOs! Ages 5-12.
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Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Northwest
Community Room B
Join us for this free screening of a documentary more than eight years in the making! Written and directed by Ohio University Professor Frederick Lewis, “Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask” explores the life and the legacy of the first African American to achieve national fame as a writer. 
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Girl Scouts: The Science of Happiness Badge

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room
Learn the ins and outs of the Science of Happiness Girl Scout Cadette badge. This workshop does not include the actual badge. During this hands on workshop, participants will complete all 5 of the badge steps. 
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Spring into Fun!

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Madden Hills
Meeting Room
Bring in the Spring with a fun craft.  
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