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What's App With That?: Mobile Tech 101

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Miami Township
Opportunity Space
If you are new to mobile technology, or simply need a refresher, this class is for you. We will cover mobile technology, such as tablets and smartphones, how they work, and how to load the apps you'll want to use. 
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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 care giver.
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Preschool Story Time

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
For children 3-5 years old with an adult caregivver.
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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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Pumpkin Carving Demo

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
Up your pumpkin carving game with techniques demonstrated by an artist from the Rosewood Art Center, then paint your own small pumpkin to take home.
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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 care giver.
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Preschool Story Time

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
For children 3-5 years old with an adult caregivver.
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Mask Making

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
Craft a mask for cosplay, Halloween, or just for kicks. All supplies will be provided.
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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 care giver.
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Preschool Story Time

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
For children 3-5 years old with an adult caregivver.
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Time Management for Writers

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
Learn how to make writing and marketing your books a priority to achieve greater success in the indie publishing world.  Colleen Green has written two romance/suspense books in the Amber Milestone Series.  Also, she is working on a young adult paranormal series under the pen name Karen Kasey.  She is a member of the Wright Writers of Dayton.
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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 care giver.
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Preschool Story Time

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
For children 3-5 years old with an adult caregivver.
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Job Seekers- Does research really matter? How much is enough?

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Miami Township
Community Room

Job seekers should research a potential employer before applying and/ or interviewing. But how much research is enough? What is the most important information and where is it found? The Job Seekers team will highlight library resources, and other methods such as human intel, you should check out before you apply or interview.

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Registration begins 10/30/2018 at 8:00 AM

Hiking vs. Backpacking

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
Are you thinking about hiking or backpacking? It is important to know the difference. 

Seasoned hiker, backpacker, and outdoor enthusiast John Riggins will use his experiences backpacking in such places as the Grand Canyon and the Rocky Mountains to compare the differences with his hiking experiences across the country. John will cover the various types of trails, planning processes, and equipment for each journey, as well as offer tips and tricks to help you enjoy a single-day hike or month-long backpacking trip. 
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Chugga-Chugga Choo Choo

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Miami Township
Children's Area
See a working train model and learn about the parts of a train when the Dayton Railway Historical Society visits your Library. Please register in advance.
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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 care giver.
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Preschool Story Time

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
For children 3-5 years old with an adult caregivver.
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Registration begins 11/1/2018 at 8:00 AM

Just Push Play: Streaming, Downloading, and You

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Miami Township
Opportunity Space
Did you know that with just the tap of your finger, you can watch an award-winning film, listen to the hottest new music, or have a bestselling book delivered right to your hands? Join us for a look into this exciting and robust world of streaming and downloaded media and how you can be a part of it thanks to your Dayton Metro Library. 
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Be Your Own Best Critic: Writing About Yourself in Nonfiction

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
A great character makes for a great story, but what do you do when YOU are the main character? In this creative nonfiction workshop, learn how to view yourself from an outsider's perspective, find what's most interesting about you, and put yourself on the page with honesty and humor.
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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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Toddler Story Time

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
For children ages 18-35 months with an adult care giver.
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Preschool Story Time

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Miami Township
Children's Area
For children 3-5 years old with an adult caregivver.
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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 An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. 
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Revision Strategies for Prose

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
Many writers dread the act of revision, particularly after they have just completed a draft.  The mere idea of editing a draft can be daunting, but strong editing is one of the sharpest tools in a writer's toolbox.  At the end of this workshop you'll have strategies to take back to your own drafts from NaNoWriMo and other work.  

Meredith Doench teaches writing at the University of Dayton.  Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in literary journals such as Hayden's Ferry Review, Women's Studies Quarterly, and Gertrude.  Her first crime thriller, Crossed, was published by Bold Strokes Books in 2015, placing second in the Indie Fab Awards for Mystery and earning the Mary Dasher Award from the College English Association of Ohio.  Her third thriller, Deadeye, will be released in 2019.
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