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Teen Playwright Contest

Thursday, October 31, 2019
All Locations
If you're an aspiring playwright, this is your chance to shine!  Submit an 8-15 minute full scene written in English and saved as a PDF by emailing contest@daytonmetrolibrary.org. Please number the pages of your script and include on your title page only: a cast list, your name, email, phone, school, and grade.  No musicals or children's plays will be accepted.  Your work must be your own original work, not be previously published or performed, and Dayton Metro Library reserves the right to not select a winner.  Winners in each category (Grades 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12) will be featured as a stage reading at the awards ceremony on December 14th.  Writers must be available for workshops and rehearsals.  Winners will be announced 11-16-19 at the StoryCon: Teen program at the Main Library.


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Teen Fiction Contest

Saturday, November 30, 2019
All Locations
Are you a teen author? Have you always wanted to be a teen author? This is your chance.  Submit your entry via email to contest@daytonmetrolibrary.org during the month of November.  Entries will be accepted in four categories: Grades 7-9  Flash Fiction (500 words or less), Grades 10-12 Flash Fiction (500 words or less), Grades 7-9 General Fiction (500-2000 words), and Grades 10-12 General Fiction (500-2000 words).  Winners will be awarded Amazon Gift Cards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category.  
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Toddler Story Time

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
For children ages 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
For children ages 3-5 years with an adult caregiver.
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Halloween Story Time

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Join us for some not-too-scary books and fun! Costumes welcome!
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Sensory Playtime for Babies

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Adult accompaniment required; drop-in, no registration.

We will have several sensory stations with things to smell, touch, see, and hear in this interactive program that is designed to encourage sensory exploration for young children and their caregivers. Caregivers visit each sensory station with their children; we will have caregiver prompts at each station to help guide exploration and conversation between child and adult. Sensory play sometimes gets a bit messy – it’s a good idea to wear old clothes to this playtime!
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Anime Saturday Movie

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
What’s better than a Saturday afternoon movie? Getting out of the house for a Saturday afternoon anime movie with free snacks. This month we're playing Spirited Away from director Hayao Miyazaki. Rated PG; More information can be found at Rotten Tomatoes
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R.E.A.D. Book Discussion

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Miami Township
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 The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. 
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Toddler Story Time

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
For children ages 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
For children ages 3-5 years with an adult caregiver.
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About the Book with Teri Clark Linden, Audio Book Narrator

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
Presenter cancelled due to conflict. 10/14/19
Ever wondered what it takes to narrate an audio book, or what’s changed in the audio book industry from books on tape days to today? Audio book narrator (nearly 200 titles on Audible) and professional stage, screen and voice-over actress Teri Clark Linden will talk about her journey into audio book narrating, working from her home studio and how she’s seen the world of audio books expand over the last decade.

Teri Clark Linden, American Actress & Narrator represented by Stewart Talent, NY, & narrates on site, or from her state of the art Whisper Room studio. Her performances from Shakespeare to new plays at Jeff Daniels Purple Rose Theatre, in films (JACK REACHER, SUPER 8) & voicing hundreds of commercials make it easy creating just the right tone, character & dialect for author's works. Teri's narrated nearly 200 titles.
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Toddler Story Time

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
For children ages 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
For children ages 3-5 years with an adult caregiver.
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Tech Training At Your Pace

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Miami Township
Conference Room
Need help with your device or more practice after your computer class? Library tech staff will informally assist you with various technology-related subjects. You are welcome to bring in your own device for assistance. Registration is not required and assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Tech Training group sessions.
 
Please note: Library staff cannot provide technical assistance for fixing computer problems, assist in the creation of content, or provide guidance in personal decisions.
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Switch Saturday

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Miami Township
Teen Edge Area
Nintendo Switch takes over gaming for a Saturday Teen Time. Games include Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers, and others. 
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Business English for New Americans

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
Are you a new American struggling to feel comfortable in your work world? Unsure of how to build a network, strengthen your language skills for better communication, or give your resume and cover letter some much needed attention? 

Join us on the second Monday of the month, beginning September 9, from 6 to 7:30 PM for Business English For New Americans, sponsored by MVCTC Aspire in partnership with Dayton Metro Library. Each month will feature a different topic and guest speaker. Seats are limited so please register in advance. 
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Anime Club

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
Are you Otaku? Share your total obsession with all things Japanese, anime, and manga. Watch anime episodes and geek out with extra activities each week. Snacks provided. 

Ages 10-18 welcome for this anime fandom event.
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Toddler Story Time

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
For children ages 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
For children ages 3-5 years with an adult caregiver.
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Toddler Story Time

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
For children ages 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
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
Free family-friendly movie, with a drink and snack provided!
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Sensory Playtime for Babies

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
Adult accompaniment required; drop-in, no registration.

We will have several sensory stations with things to smell, touch, see, and hear in this interactive program that is designed to encourage sensory exploration for young children and their caregivers. Caregivers visit each sensory station with their children; we will have caregiver prompts at each station to help guide exploration and conversation between child and adult. Sensory play sometimes gets a bit messy – it’s a good idea to wear old clothes to this playtime!
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Anime Saturday Movie

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
What’s better than a Saturday afternoon movie? Getting out of the house for a Saturday afternoon anime movie with free snacks. This month we're playing My Hero Academia: Two Heroes. Rated PG-13; More information can be found at Rotten Tomatoes
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Toddler Story Time

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
For children ages 18-35 months with an adult caregiver
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