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Tabletop Time

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Play a mix of tabletop board games every Wednesday in the Teen Edge. Grades 7-12.
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Pub-Lit at Brixx

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Main
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.

August's book will be The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware.

Brixx Ice Company is located at 500 E. 1st St., Dayton OH 45402, a few blocks from the Main Library.
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Tabletop Time

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Play a mix of tabletop board games every Wednesday in the Teen Edge. Grades 7-12.
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Talk Tables

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Main
Conference Room 1A, 1st Floor, Rm 144
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a safe place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too.
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Tabletop Time

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Play a mix of tabletop board games every Wednesday in the Teen Edge. Grades 7-12.
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Talk Tables

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Conference Room 1A, 1st Floor, Rm 144
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a safe place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too.
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LGBTQIA+ Book Club at Wheat Penny

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Main
A book club for adults hosted by Dayton Metro Library at Wheat Penny Oven & Bar. Open to all who are interested in reading and discussing a diverse range of fiction and nonfiction books featuring Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual characters and/or themes. Join us for our discussion with dinner or a drink on the second Monday of each month, 7:00-9:00 pm. Wheat Penny is located at 515 Wayne Ave, Dayton, 45410.

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Teen Tuesday

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
A place for teens to hang out and enjoy a variety of fun activities that vary each week.
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Talk Tables

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Main
Conference Room 1A, 1st Floor, Rm 144
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a safe place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too.
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Tabletop Time

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Play a mix of tabletop board games every Wednesday in the Teen Edge. Grades 7-12.
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Teen Tuesday

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
A place for teens to hang out and enjoy a variety of fun activities that vary each week.
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Talk Tables

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Main
Conference Room 1A, 1st Floor, Rm 144
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a safe place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too.
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Tabletop Time

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Play a mix of tabletop board games every Wednesday in the Teen Edge. Grades 7-12.
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Community Conversations: Books of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor, Rm 103
Awad Halabi, PH.D. Associate Professor and Coordinator of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Wright State University, leads the discussion about Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here by Karima Bennoune, the 2014 Nonfiction Winner.

This fall, join area scholars and community readers at the Dayton Metro Library for wide ranging conversations about books written by authors honored by the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Engaging teachers from area universities will be joined by eminent Daytonians to talk about these works’ impact and artistry, essential themes, and connections to the authors’ other work, and the power of the written word to promote peace. If you’ve already read these authors, or are just thinking about doing so, these conversations will enrich your appreciation and understanding of these authors and their works.
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Talk Tables

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Conference Room 1A, 1st Floor, Rm 144
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a safe place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too.
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About the Book with Kimberla Lawson Roby

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor, Rm 103
New York Times bestselling author Kimberla Lawson Roby visits the Library to talk about her latest book Sin of a Woman, part of the Reverend Curtis Black series. Bring your questions! Books will be available for purchase and autographing, courtesy of Books & Co.  Please register in advance.

Kimberla Lawson Roby has published 25 novels since her debut title Behind Closed Doors, many of which appeared on bestseller lists including The New York Times, USA Today, and Essence Magazine. Her novels are known for dealing with real issues such as corruption within the church, addiction, infidelity, domestic violence, racial and gender discrimination.

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Teen Tuesday

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
A place for teens to hang out and enjoy a variety of fun activities that vary each week.
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Talk Tables

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Main
Conference Room 1A, 1st Floor, Rm 144
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a safe place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too.
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Tabletop Time

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Play a mix of tabletop board games every Wednesday in the Teen Edge. Grades 7-12.
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SCORE Small Business Counseling

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main
Launch Point Blue, 2nd Floor
The Dayton Chapter of SCORE, a national network of experienced entrepreneurs and corporate managers, offer free one-on-one counseling sessions. These are for anyone who is considering starting their own business or needs assistance with an existing business. Call 937-496-8631 to schedule an appointment with a SCORE counselor.
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Registration begins 8/1/2017 at 9:00 AM

Downloadable

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab 1A, 1st Floor, Rm 140
All things Downloadable through your Dayton Metro Library: Discover DML’s Downloadable Digital Media, find free books, music, videos and more. Instructors will demonstrate how to download sound files and EPUB files from the library website and transfer them to an mp3 player and eBook reader. Tablet users will discover the Library Apps that are available for accessing library materials. Attendees are welcomed to bring in their E-Readers, Tablets, Laptops or Digital devices to practice or get help with searching, downloading and more! Advance registration is required.
 
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Registration begins 8/1/2017 at 9:00 AM

Discovering the Code

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab 1A, 1st Floor, Rm 140
Are you ready to take your computer skills to the next level? Have you ever wondered how websites are created? We may not always see it, but computer code is everywhere now, in every aspect of modern life. A good working knowledge of coding is more necessary than ever. This course explores the unusual and interesting evolution of computers and computer languages. Learn some of the "hows" and "whys" of coding. 

Basic computer knowledge is recommended. Advance registration required.

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Pub-Lit at Brixx

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Main
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.

September's book will be Lock In by John Scalzi.

Brixx Ice Company is located at 500 E. 1st St., Dayton OH 45402, a few blocks from the Main Library.
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Market Research That Won't Break the Bank

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Main
Knowing as much as possible about the customers and market your business serves is critical to your small business success! Join Dayton Metro Library’s Business Services Librarian who will demonstrate how you can use free library resources to: Identify potential customers; Find information on consumer demographics; Access reliable information on market size and critical trends; Identify and research your competition; Analyze potential business locations. This event is sponsored by the SBDC at The Entrepreneurs Center and will be held at 714 East Monument Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45402. You must call 937-281-0118 to register.
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Registration begins 8/1/2017 at 9:00 AM

Code-Curious: html

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab 1A, 1st Floor, Rm 140
If you're wondering if you can code, the answer is YES you can!!! Our absolute-beginner-level Coding class is for the Code-Curious. We will introduce html coding concepts and take you from a blank page to a web page within one session. Targeted for adult learners, young adults may find this session helpful.

Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer. Advance registration required.



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