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Teen Fiction Contest

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
All Locations
Enter today in our annual Teen Fiction Contest.  See any branch location or visit www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/teens for more information.
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Teen Photo Contest

Saturday, March 31, 2018
All Locations
Enter today in our 2018 Teen Photo Contest.  You may enter one time per category: color, black and white, digitally enhanced, and selfie.  Visit any library location or www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/teens for more information.
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Internet Applied

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Internet Applied 

Let’s learn how to navigate the World Wide Web. Internet Applied, second of a three-part series, will provide instruction on navigating the web. This program focuses on the Browser. The hands-on techniques taught in this class will help you understand the many features of the Browser. Advance registration is required. 
 
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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main
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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Excel: Just the Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
This session introduces you to the basics of the modern version of Microsoft Office Excel. Following the GCFLearnFree.org Microsoft Office Series for Excel 2013, participants will review the fundamentals features of a Workbook. Advance registration required.  

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Project DAWN Narcan Training

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Main
Community Room 2A. 2nd Floor
Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone) will offer a free one hour NARCAN training. Participants will be issued a Project Dawn Kit, which will include 2 doses of Naloxone, a medication that can reverse an overdose that is caused by an opioid drug.  Please register in advance.
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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver. 
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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver.
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Open Lab

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

Need more practice after your class or need additional computer help?  Lab sessions are available to practice what you’ve learned.  Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Registration is not required and is on a first come first served basis. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Lab Sessions.

Available software:

 
Internet Explorer 11
Google Chrome 
Microsoft Word 2013
Microsoft Publisher 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Microsoft Excel 2013
Winway Resume Deluxe
Adobe Digital Editions
Overdrive Media Console 
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Play and Learn

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Main
Story Corner, 1st Floor
Children ages 0-3 and caregivers can enjoy unstructured playtime with a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate toys that encourage literacy and learning. This program provides a great opportunity for socializing your child as well as making connections with other parents.
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Excel: Workbook Introduction

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Excel: Workbook Introduction

Learn how to work with data within a Workbook. Following the GCF LearnFree.org Microsoft Office Series for Excel 2013, participants will review use of formulas, functions and data features. Advance registration required.

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A Family of Voices: Trotwood Madison Middle School Choir

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Main
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
The Trotwood Madison Middle School Choir also called “A Family of Voices,” is comprised of 70 talented students who value the ideas centered around family. We all have differences however, when we come together we become as one; singing, fellow-shipping, and having fun. “A Family of Voices” has performed around the Trotwood Madison Community spreading the gift of music. We have great pride and a desire to share the message of hope and unity with our voices. Under the direction of Mr. Herbert Jackson we present to you, “A Family of Voices.” 
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Baby Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
It’s never too early to grow a child’s love of learning. This is an early literacy-based program using music, rhymes, stories and more. For children up to 24 months with a caregiver.

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Email Applied

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Email Applied 

Now that you have an Email account, let’s review its commonly used features. This class will provide instruction on using electronic mail. You will have the opportunity to learn how to send and receive messages, manage your Inbox and more… Advance registration is required.  
 
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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main
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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Excel: Workbook Creation

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Excel: Workbook Introduction

Learn how to work with data within a Workbook. Following the GCF LearnFree.org Microsoft Office Series for Excel 2013, participants will review use of formulas, functions and data features. Advance registration required.

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K-Pop Dance Party

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd Floor
Listen and dance to Korean pop music and learn all about the musical craze that originated in South Korea.  Grades 7-12 only.
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Email In Action

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Email In Action 

Now that you are familiar with the basic features of your email account, let’s review sending and receiving attachments. This class will guide you through the process of attaching files, including a safety security overview of this process. Advance registration is required.   

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Family Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An opportunity for quality family time with books, songs and activities that parents and their children can enjoy together.


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Random Fandom

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Celebrate your favorite fandoms with a different activity each week.  Grades 7-12 only.
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Snowy Science

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
Calling all mad scientists for snowy science experiments.
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Homework Help

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Main
Quad Children's, 1st Floor

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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lynda.com: Learn it Online

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Need a resource for a new skill, personal or professional goal? Try Lynda.com, access over 3,000 virtual courses that include over 130,000 videos free through the Dayton Metro Library. This session offers account profile creation with an overview of Lynda.com. Basic computer skills (mouse, keyboard) are helpful but not required. Access to Lynda.com requires an active library card. Advance registration required.

Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer. Class size of eight, with a maximum of twelve. Sessions will start promptly at listed start time with consideration for parking and weather conditions. Laptops available for hands-on training.

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Green Screen Lab

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Green Screen Room, 2nd Floor
Interested in learning Green Screen Room basics? This open lab will show you how to record, edit, and share or save your production and will provide basic trouble-shooting tips. Registration is not required and patrons will be helped on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Lab Sessions.
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Talk Tables

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main

 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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