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Teen Fiction Writing Contest

Friday, February 17, 2017
All Locations
Teens residing in Montgomery County are invited to stretch their creativity in our annual Teen Fiction Writing Contest.  Entries will be accepted January 3-February 17, 2016 via email to smoser@daytonmetrolibrary.org or in person at each branch location.  Winners will be announced and prizes awarded at an awards ceremony on March 18th at the Northwest Branch.   Entries will be accepted in the following categories: 
  • Grades 7-9 Flash Fiction (Up to 500 words)
  • Grades 7-9 General Fiction (500-2000 words)
  • Grades 7-9 Fan Fiction (up to 2000 words)
  • Grades 10-12 Flash Fiction (Up to 500 words)
  • Grades 10-12 General Fiction (500-2000 words)
  • Grades 10-12 Fan Fiction (up to 2000 words)
Prizes in each category will be $100 for first place, $75 for second place, and $50 for third place.  The Dayton Metro Library Friends are generously sponsoring this contest.

See www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/teens for more details.
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R.E.A.D. - Read, Eat, And Discuss Book Club

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
We invite you to join us as we discuss The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.
 
The R.E.A.D. Book Club is a joint venture between the Miami Township and Miamisburg Branch Libraries. 
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Toddler Story Time

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Stories, songs, nursery rhymes and finger plays for children 18-35 months with an adult caregiver.
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Preschool Story Time

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Stories and songs for children ages 3-5 years with an adult caregiver.
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Doodle & Craft

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Miami Township
Teen Edge Area
A no-talent-required art hour to doodle or craft something different each month using our supplies and prompts to get started.


Jan 25th: Agenda/Planner/Notebook Making
Feb 22nd: Altered Images
March 22nd: Morse Code Crafting
April 19th: Sharpie Art
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Talk Tables

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Miami Township
Quad Room A

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

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Toddler Story Time

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Stories, songs, nursery rhymes and finger plays for children 18-35 months with an adult caregiver.
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Preschool Story Time

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Stories and songs for children ages 3-5 years with an adult caregiver.
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Job Seekers- Today's Dress for Success

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Miami Township
Community Room
If it has been a while since you were interviewing and meeting potential employers, your wardrobe and your professional communication skills might need an update. Join Teresa Napier of Lee Hecht Harrison as she shares details on today's professional dress rules. Participants will also discuss first impressions and office etiquette. Newcomers should arrive at 8:30 a.m. for registration and orientation.
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LEGOs at the Library

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Children and parents can join us to build some LEGO creations! LEGOs will be provided.
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Registration is open

Digital DML

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Miami Township
Group Study
Did you know that Dayton Metro Library offers more digital content than just ebooks? Learn the tips and tricks to maximize your digital lifestyle with books, movies, music, and more! 
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Toddler Story Time

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Stories, songs, nursery rhymes and finger plays for children 18-35 months with an adult caregiver.
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Preschool Story Time

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Stories and songs for children ages 3-5 years with an adult caregiver.
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Countdown

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Miami Township
Teen Edge Area
Race against the clock in a different game each month. 
Learn strategic card games one month and try out computer coding games the next.

Feb 8th: Countdown, Escape the Room! Cooperative board game in which you and a team race against the clock, uncovering clues as you go, to find a way out of the manor before it is too late. 
March 8th: Countdown, CodeCombat. Pick a character and see how far you can get while learning computer code that progresses you through the online dungeon.
April 5th: Countdown, Forbidden Island. Cooperative mobile game in which you and a team discover hidden treasures on a mysterious island, but can you get to them all before the island sinks?
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Talk Tables

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Miami Township
Group Study

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

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Your Career Plan: Choice, Not Chance

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
If you are currently employed, you have a choice about career and job.  If you do not make the choice to actively work on your career plan, you are leaving it up to chance that your employer will keep you around. The odds are not in your favor. Career and life coach Dean Waggenspack will lead participants through the importance of having a career plan; the steps involved in creating a plan and building career/ life/ self balance within that plan.  This program will run in three sessions on Feb 9, 16 and 23. Each session will build on the previous session but participants can choose to attend one, two or all three sessions.

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SCORE Small Business Counseling

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Miami Township
Quad Room B
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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Toddler Story Time

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Stories, songs, nursery rhymes and finger plays for children 18-35 months with an adult caregiver.
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Preschool Story Time

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Stories and songs for children ages 3-5 years with an adult caregiver.
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Family Movie Night

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Join us for a family friendly movie, complete with free popcorn and a drink!
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Your Career Plan: Choice, Not Chance

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
If you are currently employed, you have a choice about career and job.  If you do not make the choice to actively work on your career plan, you are leaving it up to chance that your employer will keep you around. The odds are not in your favor. Career and life coach Dean Waggenspack will lead participants through the importance of having a career plan; the steps involved in creating a plan and building career/ life/ self balance within that plan.  This program will run in three sessions on Feb 9, 16 and 23. Each session will build on the previous session but participants can choose to attend one, two or all three sessions.

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Dear Mr. President

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
What does President Trump most need to know about our region? WYSO Public Radio wants to hear from you, your family, your friends and your neighbors. Write a letter to the President (no more than 300 words) and record it at the Library today! No appointment is necessary. Your letter will be recorded by a WYSO producer. 

WYSO is collecting the letters for a special story series to be broadcast later this year. Your recording may be featured on the air! 

Questions? Email wyso@wyso.org or call (937) 769-1379.

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Toddler Story Time

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Stories, songs, nursery rhymes and finger plays for children 18-35 months with an adult caregiver.
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Preschool Story Time

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Stories and songs for children ages 3-5 years with an adult caregiver.
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Registration is open

Nonprofit Law 101: Foundational Basics

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room

“Nonprofit Law 101: Foundational Basics” seminar

 

Legal advice for 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, like other corporations, is needed to understand the complex web of overlapping state and federal regulations by which they are governed. This presentation will give nonprofit leaders an overview of the most common legal issues and questions our nonprofit clients face, including governance, compliance, employment, intellectual property, and using volunteers.

 

Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio (“PBPO”) is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides free business and legal services to qualifying nonprofit social service organizations serving the disadvantaged or enhancing the quality of life in neighborhoods in the Cincinnati and now Dayton areas. For more information on this new resource for Miami Valley nonprofits visit www.pbpohio.org.

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