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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, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Warm Comforts - Quilt Group

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Working with donated materials, we create quilts, wheelchair and walker bags, pet beds, etc. for donation to those in need.
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Registration is open

Internet Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Community Room

This class is for people that have at least a little knowledge of the mouse. Topics include what a browser is and how it works, parts of a web address, and search engines and how to use them. Laptops will be provided to use during this class.

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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 Exit West by Mohsin Hamid.
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Social Media Marketing Software Tools

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Presenting insights, info, and research that can help you sort through all the online options and offerings for optimizing social media marketing efforts.  Learn how to determine the best software that could provide the best ROI for your business needs. This class is the third offered in the Social Media Marketing series.  Prior attendance is not required.  
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Voices of the Immigrant Experience

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Main Library
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd Floor
Presented in cooperation with the Dayton Literary Peace Prize book club, Welcome Dayton’s “Voices of the Immigrant Experience” brings together diverse community members whose lives may not typically intersect. Through Voices, a panel of immigrants shares their personal stories.  This month's Dayton Literary Peace Prize book club pick is Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.  In recognition of the book, African immigrants will be celebrated in this cooperative program. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists.

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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, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Tech Help

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Brookville
Quad B
Tech Help is an open, informal training session for those seeking personalized help. Stop in to learn about your new device or app, practice computer basics, or learn all about DML's digital library materials. 1-on-1 appointments are available if a different time slot is needed. 

Please note: This program is for training purposes only. Staff is unable to modify, delete, or repair computer software or hardware. 
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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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Registration is open

Internet Applied

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Community Room

Have you had our Beginning Internet class?  Would you like to know more?  Attendees will gain a deeper knowledge of website evaluation, security, and further instruction on searching.  Laptops will be provided to use during this class.

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Collage Journaling

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Main Library
Conference Room 1B, 1st Floor
Participants in this 5-week collage-journaling class for teens and adults, led by teaching artist Teresa Olavarria, will explore relevant themes with a combination of found, altered, and created images. Cut and torn images will be adhered to journal pages and embellished with paint and ink as desired.  All necessary supplies are provided at no cost to registrants, through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. While the classes are free, advance registration is required.
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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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Color Yourself Happy! Adult Coloring Program

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Although coloring has been known to reduce anxiety and create focus, it is also fun, relaxing and not just for kids.  Come join us for an evening of coloring, stress relief & relaxation @ the Library!  We'll supply coloring sheets and colored pencils. 

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Tech Help

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Brookville
Quad B
Tech Help is an open, informal training session for those seeking personalized help. Stop in to learn about your new device or app, practice computer basics, or learn all about DML's digital library materials. 1-on-1 appointments are available if a different time slot is needed. 

Please note: This program is for training purposes only. Staff is unable to modify, delete, or repair computer software or hardware. 
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Michael & Sandy Bashaw

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Main Library
Michael and Sandy Bashaw play a varied song list including jazz, folk, blues and Celtic music as well as songs written by the Beatles, Bob Dylan and themselves.  With Michael on flute and harmonica and Sandy on guitar, these native Daytonians are an important part of Dayton's music scene.
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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. 

View More

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, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Warm Comforts - Quilt Group

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Working with donated materials, we create quilts, wheelchair and walker bags, pet beds, etc. for donation to those in need.
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Registration begins 6/25/2018 at 8:00 AM

Now What?: Navigating Developmental Disabilities

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
Receiving a diagnosis of a developmental disability can be difficult. Thankfully, help is available for individuals and families through the Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services. Andrea Harker will be on hand to explain how best to navigate the various stages of life with the resources that MCBDDS provides. 

Andrea Harker holds a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in education. She has worked for MCBDDS for sixteen years and currently serves as a School to Work Employment Specialist. She resides in Centerville with her husband and children. 
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Monthly Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
West Carrollton
Community Room
Come for books, snacks, friendly conversation and fun!
Copies of the next book will be provided to group members at the meetings, or contact Karen at KFindlay@DaytonMetroLibrary.org to arrange to get a copy.
The book group will meet in the Civic Center meeting room during our West Carrollton Library rennovation.
May, 2018    A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
June, 2018   The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
July, 2018     The Life She Was Given by Amanda Leitch
August, 2018  A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towels
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Christmas in July - Papermaking

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Using scraps of paper, napkins and junk mail, we will create beautiful pieces of paper to use for your holiday card making and designing.  
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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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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, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Tech Help

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Brookville
Quad B
Tech Help is an open, informal training session for those seeking personalized help. Stop in to learn about your new device or app, practice computer basics, or learn all about DML's digital library materials. 1-on-1 appointments are available if a different time slot is needed. 

Please note: This program is for training purposes only. Staff is unable to modify, delete, or repair computer software or hardware. 
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