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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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Talk Tables

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northwest
Conference Room A
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too.  
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Teen Art and Making: Will it Waffle?

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room A
Join us as we use the Scientific Method to test if Cinnamon Rolls can become Cinnamon Waffles! Will they waffle or will they turn to goo? Bring your friends as we explore kitchen science. Snacks provided, Grades 7-12.
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Stop, Watch, and Listen

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room B
The audience will watch and listen to curated YouTube videos highlighting music genres such as Doo Wops, Jazz, Classical and others. Followed by a discussion facilitated by the Presenter.  
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Northwest
Community Room B

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.  This program is limited to 20 participants.
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LEGO Tuesday

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Northwest
Conference Room A
Create your masterpiece with LEGO bricks, or do a LEGO Challenge with your friends.  Ages 6-9. This program is limited to 10 participants.
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Publisher Introduction

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab
In this session, we'll explore desktop publishing commands of Microsoft Publisher. Continuing the outline provided by GCF LearnFree.Org, we go beyond the basics and explore features and functions that every Publisher user should know to produce a publication.
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Tween Game Night

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Northwest
Conference Room A
Play fun games and enjoy some treats. (Kids ages 8-12)  This program is limited to 10 participants.
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Legal and Financial Planning

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Northwest
Community Room B
f you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease is a workshop presented by the Alzheimer’s Association for anyone who would like to know more about what legal and financial issues to consider and how to put a plan in place.
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3D Printing: Model Design

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab

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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Word Basic for Older Adults

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab

This session introduces you to the basics of Microsoft Office Word.  We will explore features and functions that every Word user should know.  Advance registration is required.

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Tween Art and Making: Fun with Electricity!

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwest
Conference Room A
Join us as we make electrical currents and light up light-bulbs using fruits and vegetables. Ages 9-12
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Talk Tables

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northwest
Conference Room A
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too.  
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Soul Line Dancing

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room B
Have you ever been to a wedding or party and had to sit out because you didn't know the dances? This class will help you get out of your chair and onto the dance floor! Instructor Crystal Echols teaches the both the newest and the classic line dances step by step, for beginners and experts alike, all set to R&B, jazz, and hip-hop music. 
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Teen Art and Making: Nerdy Paint Along

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room A
Follow along with our painting instructor to make a one of a kind fandom painting with acrylic paint. Snacks provided, Grades 7-12. 

*Pieces made in this class can be entered into the Northwest Teen Art Showcase on December 9th, 2019. For more information please contact the Northwest Teen Librarian or the Northwest Teen Information Services Assistant. 
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Northwest
Community Room B

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.  This program is limited to 20 participants.
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LEGO Tuesday

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Northwest
Conference Room A
Create your masterpiece with LEGO bricks, or do a LEGO Challenge with your friends.  Ages 6-9. This program is limited to 10 participants.
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Tween Game Night

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Northwest
Conference Room A
Play fun games and enjoy some treats. (Kids ages 8-12)  This program is limited to 10 participants.
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Drop in Coding

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest
Conference Room A
Use robots to learn coding.  All experience levels welcome, grades 7th-12th.
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Teen Gaming

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room B
Come play games of all kinds. Board games, card games and video games.
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Talk Tables

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northwest
Conference Room A
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too.  
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Homework Help

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Conference Room B
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in find the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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Anime Club

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room A
The Anime Club welcomes all members who are interested in Anime (Japanese Animation). Students will watch films and TV shows from relevant decades and discuss the differences in retro and modern Anime. Snacks provided. Grades 7-12
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Northwest
Community Room B

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.  This program is limited to 20 participants.
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Homework Help

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Conference Room B
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in find the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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