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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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Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy and social skills your preschooler needs for school success. Geared toward ages 3 through 5.
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Mother Goose on the Loose

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Join us for 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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Teen Hangout

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
Teens are invited to drop-in to our community room each week for games, gaming, and general socializing.  Grades 7-12
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Introduction to 3D Printing

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room

Learn about the basics and how to get started with 3D printing.  We will cover the 3D printer itself, 3D file formats and modeling software, and more.  Includes live 3D Printer demo.


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Get Outside Book Club Forest of Leaves Storytime at Cox Arboretum

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Miamisburg

Meet in the Edible Garden at Cox Arboretum for a leafy good time. We will share stories and songs about leaves and then we will go on a leaf hunt lead by MetroParks naturalists and volunteers. Registration requested, walk-ins welcome. Weather dependent. Ages 3-6

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Tech Training at Your Pace

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Miamisburg
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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Mellow Monday

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
A quiet, relaxed environment for studying, reading, creating, and calm contemplation.  Grades 7-12
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Mother Goose on the Loose

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Join us for 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

11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Join us for 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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Preschool Storytime

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy and social skills your preschooler needs for school success. Geared toward ages 3 through 5.
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Tween Tuesday

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
Play games, make crafts, explore science activities, or just hang out. Snacks provided. For ages 8-12.
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Reading Buddies

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Miamisburg
Children's Areas
Reading Buddies are trained Dayton Metro Library volunteers who spend time with any child (preschool through 3rd grade) who needs a little extra reading practice.  Reading Buddies will read aloud to your child, listen to your child read--or both!
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Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy and social skills your preschooler needs for school success. Geared toward ages 3 through 5.
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Mother Goose on the Loose

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Join us for 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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Teen Hangout

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
Teens are invited to drop-in to our community room each week for games, gaming, and general socializing.  Grades 7-12
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Registration is open

ACT Practice Test

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
Want a chance for a free practice shot at the ACT? This is your chance.  Space is limited, so register early to ensure you have a spot.  The test will be proctored by Library staff.  Please bring pencils and a calculator.  The test will begin promptly at 10:00. You may bring a drink if you'd like.
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SAT Practice Test

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
Want a chance for a free practice shot at the SAT? This is your chance.  Space is limited, so register early to ensure you have a spot.  The test will be proctored by Library staff.  Please bring pencils and a calculator.  The test will begin promptly at 10:00. You may bring a drink if you'd like.
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Tech Training at Your Pace

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Miamisburg
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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The Write Stuff

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
With a focus on short form to keep creativity flowing, each session offers a selection of writing prompts and a quiet space for creative writing to occur, with opportunities to share work for creative feedback if desired.  For grades 7-12.  
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3D Printing: Model Design

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room


Design in 3D using TinkerCad, a free and easy browser-based 3D design and modeling tool for beginners to experts. Receive hands-on instruction on basic techniques so you can create awesome models.

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Mother Goose on the Loose

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Join us for 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. 
View More

Mother Goose on the Loose

11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Join us for 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. 
View More

Preschool Storytime

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy and social skills your preschooler needs for school success. Geared toward ages 3 through 5.
View More