Oops!
Start Date is not before End Date

Filter Events by



Empowering People Exhibit

Friday, August 31, 2018
Vandalia
Opportunity Space

 Produced by the Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services. 

·          LEARN how people with intellectual and developmental disabilities contribute to our community through       employment, volunteerism, and their talents

           SEE amazing works created by artists with DD

           HEAR the stories of people with disabilities who live and work in the Miami Valley 

           UNDERSTAND how the use of language affects how people with disabilities are perceive

           FAMILIARIZE yourself with the services offered by the County Board and other organizations that help people with  developmental disabilities live productive and rewarding lives right here in Montgomery County

           TAP INTO the Library’s collection of materials created by—and about—people with disabilities.

 

· 

 


 


 

·       

 

·

 

· 

View More

Preschool Storytime

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
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
Registration is open

Microsoft Word Tips and Tricks

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Technology Lab
Learn formatting tips and tricks in Microsoft Word 2013. Hanging indents? Bibliography? Table of contents? Headers and footers?

Library staff will give you information about how to format documents in Word. Attendees should have some basic familiarity with Word: opening and creating documents, saving documents, and the ribbon.
View More

Lea Craine Magic

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Join us for a hilarious magic show with Lea Craine and her live turtle Picasso! Families welcome.
View More

Build A Better Community

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Vandalia
Dayton Metro Library is welcoming The Collaboratory, Dayton's civic innovation lab, to engage residents around the county and listen to their ideas for building a better community.  From May through July, Peter and James from The Collaboratory will be visiting Library Branches to talk to patrons about their personal passions and ideas for their neighborhoods, communities, or the region.  Look for their mobile white board to brainstorm with them or work through a concept for a specific initiative.  The ideas with the biggest impact will be shared at a community workshop in late summer at the Main Library. The workshop will be open to anyone who participated at one of the branches. 
View More

Family Storytime

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Join us for quality family time with books, songs, and activities for parents and children to enjoy together.  Great fun for the whole family!
View More

Toddler Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Vandalia
Community Room
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage early literacy skills in your children. For children 18 to 36 months with a caregiver. 
View More

Make It: Buttons and Guitar Picks

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Use our button makers and guitar pick press to make buttons and guitar picks to keep! Use the guitar picks yourself, make as gifts for musical friends, or make them into jewelry!
For teens grades 7-12.
View More

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Vandalia
Community Room
     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
Registration is closed

Ukulele Basics for Teens

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Vandalia
Group Study
Learn the basics of playing the uke in this three week series with your ukulele-playing teen librarian! Registration is required; some ukuleles are be available to use - please let us know if you will use ours or if you are able to bring your own.
For teens grades 7-12.
View More

Knitting & Crochet Circle

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Bring your needles, hooks, and yarn to the library to learn from each other. Novices through experts welcome!
View More

Puppet Show

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Enjoy a Hand Puppet Show!
View More
Registration is open

Tuesday Tech at 10: Library Databases

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Vandalia
Technology Lab
Quick overview of library databases available, including Mango Languages, Lynda.com, Consumer Reports, Ancestry.com, and Novelist.

Individual reference questions will be addressed at the end of the program and only as time permits.
View More

Rock Painting

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Rocks and Paint will be provided. 
View More

Puppet Show

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Enjoy a Hand Puppet Show!
View More

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Vandalia
Community Room
 Enjoy a Hand Puppet Show!
View More

Afternoon Book Club

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Stop in for some lively discussion, snacks, and fun as we discuss A Piece of the World: a Novel by Christina Baker Kline.  Books will be available a month prior to the scheduled discussion. New adult members welcome! 
View More

Mix It: Competitive Music Making

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Have you played DropMix yet? Compete against your friends in this easy-to-learn game while mixing up your favorite songs to create something totally new! No musical experience needed.
For teens grades 7-12.
View More
Registration is open

Music and Me

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room

Play musical games focused on pitch, rhythm, and movement while learning basics of music notation and history. For ages 3-5. Presented by Manuel Creative Arts Academy. *Please register in advance. 

View More

Creative Catapults

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Help make catapults to defeat a variety of villains! For grades 3 - 6.
View More

Rock N Race

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Construct a race track out of swim noodles and cardboard tubes.  Compete with your friends for the fastest time, as you race your car to music. Cars will be provided.  Ages 5-12. 
View More

Family Storytime

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Join us for quality family time with books, songs, and activities for parents and children to enjoy together.  Great fun for the whole family!
View More

Toddler Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Vandalia
Community Room
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage early literacy skills in your children. For children 18 to 36 months with a caregiver. 
View More
Registration is open

Escape Room: The Continuing Escape

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Sign up for this super popular program: this time, your escape will be music-themed! Put your problem solving skills to the test and break out of the library - can you get out in time? Register to reserve a spot; please let us know if you are not able to attend.
For teens grades 7-12.
View More

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Vandalia
Community Room
     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