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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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Play and Learn

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Northmont
Community Room
Children ages 0-3 and caregivers can enjoy unstructured playtime with a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate toys that encourage literacy and learning. This program provides a great opportunity for socializing your child as well as making connections with other parents. 
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Rock Your Homework

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Madden Hills
Got homework? Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direction.. It's FREE! Impress your teacher and improve your grades. You'll get a ROCK YOUR HOMEWORK! folder.
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Rock Your Homework

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest
Got homework? Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direction.. It's FREE! Impress your teacher and improve your grades. You'll get a ROCK YOUR HOMEWORK! folder.
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Rainbow Snowflakes

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Belmont
Community Room
Create pretty snowflakes to brighten your winter, using pipecleaners, beads, and your imagination. All ages welcome. 
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Tween Gaming Time

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest
Children's Area
Come during this special time set aside for ages 9-12, and play the Wii U with your friends! 
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Sensory Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
Sing songs, read stories, and enjoy a craft or activity. Geared toward children ages 3 through 8 with ASD. A parent or caregiver must attend with each child.
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Excel Basics

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
Learn how to make an Excel spreadsheet. Understand the basics of cells, formatting, rows and columns, formulas, and more. Knowledge of Word basics and pre-registration is required.
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Reading Buddies

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Huber Heights

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 both. 

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Talk Tables

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Huber Heights

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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Talk Tables

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main

 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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Crafts and Games

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Northwest
Children's Area
Join us to make a creative craft, have a snack and then play board games.
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Registration is closed

Magic Show

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
The famous Cindini will perform amazing magic tricks. Please register.
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