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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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Tech Time

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Designed to allow more time for practice, Tech Time is your opportunity to get additional computer help.  A library trainer will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Please note:  a trainer is available for assistance only and cannot provide technical assistance for fixing computer problems, assist in the creation of content, or provide guidance in personal decisions.
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
New Lebanon

Stories, books, music, and crafts for children ages 2-6 years old. No registration necessary.

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Tween Hangout

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Come hang out with your friends and do the monthly activity. For kids in grades 4-6. 
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Geek Craft

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us for a geeky crafting time!
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New Lebanon Branch Stitchers

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Can't find the time to work on your favorite craft project?  Join the New Lebanon Branch Stitchers for an hour on the fourth Saturday of every month.  Work on your project and socialize with other crafters. 
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
New Lebanon

Stories, books, music, and crafts for children ages 2-6 years old. No registration necessary.

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Book Squad

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
New Lebanon
What interests you? What kind of programs would you like to see the library do? Have your voice heard at Book Squad!
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Write Club

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
New Lebanon
Tired of solo writerly pursuits? Join the fun with this creative group!
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Harmonica Neil Duo

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
New Lebanon
Neil Florek's music is full of the history, passion and joy of American roots music.
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Afterschool Book Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room

Pick up the book of the month, read it, and come talk about it at the monthly meeting. We’ll discuss the book and enjoy snacks! For kids ages 9-12. 

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New Lebanon Branch Library Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New Lebanon
Group Study A
Join us on the first Monday of every month for lively book discussions that will include a variety of Fiction and Non-Fiction titles. 
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
New Lebanon

Stories, books, music, and crafts for children ages 2-6 years old. No registration necessary.

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Photos of Pluto from the New Horizons Probe

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Fascinating images of Pluto taken from the New Horizons probe, presented by Cheri Adams, director of astronomy at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. NASA's New Horizons is taking a journey so that we can better understand the worlds at the edge of our solar system. On July 14, 2015, it successfully flew past Pluto and its moons. Examine New Horizon's path there and some spectacularly detailed images of Pluto and its main moon, Charon. Survey some of the spacecraft's instruments and learn what comes next for New Horizons.
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Looking Sharp

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Try your hand at Sharpie tie-die on canvas!
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Family Movie Night

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us for a fun evening of movie entertainment! We'll play a kid-friendly movie and provide light snacks for the whole family. Kids can wear their pajamas and bring their pillows to get cozy on the floor. 
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Pieceful Patrons Quilting Group

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join our Pieceful Patrons Quilting Group for conversation and show & tell.  Anyone who loves the art of quilting is welcome.  Projects and charity quilt-ins are scheduled throughout the year. 
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
New Lebanon

Stories, books, music, and crafts for children ages 2-6 years old. No registration necessary.

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Navigating the Crazy World of Online Dating

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Navigating the Crazy World of Online Dating
 
Are you tired of the dating scene? Are you looking for Prince Charming?  Are you searching for the One?  This program will teach you how to create an online dating profile that POPS! We will explore such sites as Match.com, EHarmony, OkCupid, and more.  This will be a positive, fun experience for attendees ready to make some great changes in their lives!
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Tween Advisory Group

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room

Help your library plan things that interest YOU! Join the New Lebanon Tween Advisory Group and speak up about what kinds of programs you want to have at the library. We’ll talk about programs, try out new program ideas, have fun, and eat snacks! For kids in grades 4 through 6. 

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Edge Gold

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
New Lebanon
Play with your friends on the Xbox One! Explore different games each month!
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Saturday Morning Cartoons

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Enjoy a time of watching cartoons with us! You can even come in your pajamas.
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
New Lebanon

Stories, books, music, and crafts for children ages 2-6 years old. No registration necessary.

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Tween Hangout

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Come hang out with your friends and do the monthly activity. For kids in grades 4-6. 
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Tech Time

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Designed to allow more time for practice, Tech Time is your opportunity to get additional computer help.  A library trainer will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Please note:  a trainer is available for assistance only and cannot provide technical assistance for fixing computer problems, assist in the creation of content, or provide guidance in personal decisions.
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