community connections by creating cards for various service organizations.
Cards made in June will be given to Heartland of Kettering residents. Cards
created in July will be given to the Children’s Medical Center in Dayton. You
will receive 30 minutes of reading time for each card you make (up to one
Guess how many school supplies that are in the Book bag. The teen/tween who guesses the closets without going over will win the book bag and school supplies. The contest is open to all students grades 7-12. Only students in Middle school and High School may enter.
Stop by our
Opportunity Space to check out our dream (cardboard) city, and construct your
own buildings and scenery to grow our town! Building materials provided,
bring your own imagination! Open to all ages.
The Wilmington Stroop Branch Library will close for
construction soon, and our perennials need new homes. Stop by this week, bring
a shovel and bucket,
and choose from a variety of cone flowers, day lilies, hostas, butterfly bush
and lilies of the valley. (You’ll
need to do your own digging.) Enjoy these beauties in your own yard next
Teens residing in Montgomery County are invited to show their creativity in a fan art contest celebrating our upcoming visit from YA superstar author Maggie Stiefvater (The Scorpio Races, The Shiver Trilogy, and The Raven Cycle).
Entries will be accepted October 1-October 31, 2016 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at each branch location. Winners will be announced and prizes awarded before About the Book with Maggie Stiefvater. Because the contest is in celebration of Ms Stiefvater's visit, entries should incorporate a subject from her work. We suggest ravens, wolves, tarot art, cool cars, magical forests, or character art but will accept any connected art. Entries will be accepted in the following categories:
Learn about resource conservation, water reduction, and environmental sustainability at this interactive exhibit presented by the Montgomery County Environmental Services. Interactive elements offer tips to improve recycling, reduce waste, and conserve water and energy.
Fall's coming, winter's around the corner, but Westwood's staying green! All Fall we'll plant a variety of seedlings indoors-sunflower, dandelion and baby beet greens, to name a few. Then we'll watch them grow and munch on those tasty, nutritious microgreens.
Does your child (preschool
through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help!
Trained volunteers spend time with any child who needs a little extra reading
practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or
Looking to diversify your reading interests? Join our book club! Enjoy a lively discussion with a community of readers about titles you might not have picked for yourself. We will select, read, and discuss a different book every month.
Electrify your afternoon by learning about electricity and having fun. Using our Circuits Makerkit, we will turn bananas into a piano, make circuits our of homemade dough and create endless circuit combinations using Snap Circuits.
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.
Would you like to practice
your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk
Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a safe place for individuals to
engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too.