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What a Hoot! Cartoons and Comics by Mike Peters

Sunday, May 13, 2018
Main Library
Opportunity Space @ Patterson, 1st Floor
Celebrate the talent, humor and political perspectives of Pulitzer-prize winning cartoonist Mike Peters.  This retrospective celebrating Mike's 50-year association with the Dayton Daily News includes editorial cartoons, Mother Goose and Grimm comic strips, and sketches.  
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Earth Day "Recycle Town"

Saturday, April 28, 2018
Northwest
Opportunity Space A
Welcome to Recycle Town, Ohio where everything and everyone is made of recyclable materials!  This green-friendly arts and crafts project made entirely from recyclable materials was created by Girl Scout Cadet Troop 30712.  
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iOS

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
iOS:

If you own an iPad, iPod or iPhone this class will help you understand Apples current Mobile Operating system iOS. This introductory session will cover the basics of Apple's iOS and provide information to help you better use your Apple mobile devices. We will introduce you to the options available for setting up and keeping things in sync as well as basic user functions. Advance registration is required. 

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Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's, friends and family have many questions.  What does the diagnosis mean?  What kinds of plans need to be made?  What resources are available to help?  As the disease progresses, new questions reflect the growing need for skills, programs and services.  This program will provide answers to the questions that arise in early, middle, and late stages of the disease. 
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Reading Buddies

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Huber Heights

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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Talk Tables

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Huber Heights

Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too. 

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Talk Tables

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main Library

 Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too. 

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Job Readiness Workshop

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Community Room
Are you a teenager about to enter the workforce for the first time?  Come learn the skills you need to to land your first job.  Each session in this five part series will focus on a different topic relevant to first-time job hunters, including resume building, cover letter writing, and interview preparation.  

**Note: A DML Library Card is required. Library Cards are free.  If you need to get a new card or update an existing one, please arrive 10-15 minutes before the workshop. 

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LEGO Block Party

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Electra C Doren
Community Room
Build and play with LEGOs at the Library! For ages 5-12.
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Saturday at the Movies

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room A
Join us for a family-friendly movie with popcorn and a drink!
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Stop Motion Animation Workshop

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Northmont
Community Room
In this interactive workshop, learn the basics of Stop Motion Animation and work in groups to create your own short film. 
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Homework Help

2:30 PM - 4:00 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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Spring Craft

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Madden Hills
Community Room

Spring into a craft at Madden Hills.   

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LEGO littleBits Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Build with LEGOs and littleBits electronic modules. Bring a baseplate if you have one. Fun for the whole family!
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Schedule Tech One-On-One

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Belmont
Schedule an informal session to address your personal technology needs. Sessions are scheduled in 20-60 minute increments. *Times available all week. Call to make an appointment and verify trainer availability. 

Appropriate session topics include:
  1. Basic computer skills. 
  2. Downloading and using library materials (Overdrive, RBDigital (formerly Zinio), Hoopla & databases).
  3. Creating email or social media accounts. 

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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays and Wednesdays, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Google Drive Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Community Room
Google Drive, formerly Google Docs, is a file storage and synchronization service created by Google. It allows users to store files in the cloud, share files, and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations with collaborators. In this class you will get basic instructions for how to use the various aspects of Google Drive. 
CLASS PREREQUISITE: Established Google Account and password and basic computer experience.
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Rock Your Homework

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest
Got homework? Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direction.. It's FREE! Impress your teacher and improve your grades. You'll get a ROCK YOUR HOMEWORK! folder.
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Homework Help

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Trotwood

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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Tween Gaming Time

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest
Children's Area
Come during this special time set aside for ages 9-12, and play the Wii U with your friends! 
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Homework Help

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Burkhardt

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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LEGO and Snap Circuit Buildathon

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Burkhardt
Community Room
Attention, building enthusiasts: Bring the whole family to the Library for an epic building bash! We’ll supply the LEGOs and the Snap Circuits—you supply the imagination.
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Reading Buddies

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New Lebanon
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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Spring Fun

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Westwood
Celebrate the season with a mix of poetry, flowers and a special spring craft.  Supplies and treats provided.
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Reading Buddies

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northmont

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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