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Celebrate Dr. Martin L. King Jr

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Madden Hills
Learn fascinating historical facts about Dr. Martin L. King Jr.  Take a quiz to see how much you know about him and receive a treat!
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Winter Reads

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Miami Township
Teen Edge Area
Take home a book from one of our best of book lists to get a sweet treat from the ask me desk, because hibernating with a good book and snacks is just what you do in January. 
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Super Bowl 2018

Friday, February 02, 2018
Madden Hills
Football fans: How much do you know about the biggest game of the year? Test your knowledge by completing the Super Bowl Trivia Game.  The person with the most correct answers will win a prize!  In case of a tie there will be an "Overtime Question" and the person who answers correctly will be declared the official winner.  Open to grades 7 thru 12.  One entry per person will be counted.
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Teen Fiction Contest

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
All Locations
Enter today in our annual Teen Fiction Contest.  See any branch location or visit www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/teens for more information.
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Count the Hearts Guessing game

Monday, February 12, 2018
Madden Hills
Guess how much candy is in the jar & complete the lovers quiz to win the jar of candy.  The patron who guesses the closest without going over will win the jar of candy and a gift card.
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The Art of Paper Folding

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
Create Origami, Newspaper Hats, and Paper Airplane projects.   Directions ans supplies will be provided. Finished projects may be displayed in the Opportunity Space or taken home. Any Open Hours. All Ages. 
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BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Madden Hills
Learn fascinating and little known facts about African Americans who contributed to the American Dream.  See how many of the trivia questions you can answer to receive a prize!
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Express Yourself Writing Contest

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Northwest
Take advantage of this platform to express your thoughts, concerns, and accomplishments. Submission should be 250 words, typed or handwritten (legible). Entry form available at the Northwest Branch. First place - $75.00, Second place - $50.00, Third place - $25.00
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Heart-Breaker Candy Count

Saturday, February 17, 2018
Miami Township
Teen Edge Area
How much candy is in the jar? Nearest guess wins a prize from the loot box. Must be in grades 7-12/ages 12-18 to win.
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The heART of Homeschool

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Vandalia
Opportunity Space

·     Homeschoolers of all ages will showcase their artistic talents and abilities during open hours in the Opportunity Space. This an ideal occasion for the community to enjoy and support the artistic endeavors of the community’s young people.  

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Meme Madness

Saturday, March 31, 2018
Miami Township
Teen Edge Area
You know all the things. Now test that knowledge of some favorite shows, movies, books, memes, etc. in our pop culture quiz for a chance to win something from the loot box. Must be age 12-18/grades 7-12 to win.
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Teen Photo Contest

Saturday, March 31, 2018
All Locations
Enter today in our 2018 Teen Photo Contest.  You may enter one time per category: color, black and white, digitally enhanced, and selfie.  Visit any library location or www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/teens for more information.
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Find the Book Character

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Huber Heights
Children's Area
Celebrate National Library Week by searching for a new children's book character each day. 
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Email Basics

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Email Basics

Whether applying for a job online or just keeping in touch with family, having an Email account has become an essential way to communicate. This class is your introduction to electronic mail. You will have the opportunity sign up for your own e-mail account as we learn the basics of electronic mail. Advance registration is required.

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Family Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
East
Community Room
Join us for quality family time with books, songs and activities for parents and children to enjoy together. For the whole family. 
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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
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 Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets and musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver. (Please register in advance).*
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Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Brookville
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. 
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Toddler Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Huber Heights
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.
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Tuesday Tech at Ten: Email Basics

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Vandalia
Technology Lab
Email basics! Learn how to set up an email account, log into it from different computers, and attach it to your smart device if you have one. Also, get tips on how to send an email, how to attach documents, and how to open attachments (and learn what attachments should NEVER be opened!).

Spam and phishing emails will also be covered.
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Baby & Toddler Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
West Carrollton
Community Room
Parents and caregivers, bring your little ones to the library for stories, songs, nursery rhymes and fingerplays. For children up to 36 months. 
The storytime group will continue to meet in the Civic Center meeting room during our West Carrollton library renovation.
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Preschool STEM Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Join us for stories, songs and STEM based learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy and social skills your preschooler needs for school success. Geared toward ages 3 through 5 year olds.
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Northwest
Children's Area
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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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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Together Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Huber Heights
Community Room
Our meeting room is converted to an indoor playground for children under 3 years. Come socialize while your child learns through play! Drop-in event for ages 0-36 months.
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