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DML Digital Library

Friday, December 07, 2018
Madden Hills
Bring in your devices to learn how to download books, movies & music using our digital library.  Call to schedule an appointment.
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Resume Help

Friday, December 07, 2018
Madden Hills
Patrons can receive help in creating a professional Resume and cover letter.  We will be using The Winway Resume builder or Microsoft Word Templates to create your resume. Call to schedule an appointment,  
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Tech ONE-ON-ONE

Friday, December 07, 2018
Madden Hills
Patrons can receive help in computer/mouse basics, basic internet searching, basic Microsoft word and creating email accounts.  Call to schedule an appointment.
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Holiday Guessing Game

Monday, December 10, 2018
Madden Hills
Guess how many candies I have in my jar and win the jar of candy and a gift card! The person who guesses the closest without going over will win.  In case of a tie the names will be put into a hat and a winner will be drawn.  Grades 7th thru 12th.
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The Mitten Story Walk

Saturday, December 29, 2018
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
Stroll a “forest path” and read The Mitten, a Ukrainian folk tale with illustrations by Jan Brett. There will be mitten-themed activities.  Donations of new mittens and gloves for children in need are welcome. 
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Schedule Tech One-On-One

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Belmont
Schedule an informal session to address your personal technology needs. Sessions are scheduled in 20-60 minute increments. *Times available all week. Call to make an appointment and verify trainer availability. 

Appropriate session topics include:
  1. Basic computer skills needed to use library computers. 
  2. Downloading and using library materials (Overdrive, RBDigital (formerly Zinio), Hoopla & databases).
  3. Creating email or social media accounts. 

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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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The Cloud

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
The Cloud:

Why is everyone talking about it? Are you that person that just looks up whenever you're told to save it to the Cloud? Then this class is for you. Attendees will learn about computer file storage option called "The Cloud". Requires advance registration. Basic computer knowledge recommended.

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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.  
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Rock Your Homework

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest
Opportunity Space B

Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers and Education Corps service members can assist students in find the reliable resources to provide the answers.

Sponsored by: AmeriCorps 

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Rock Your Homework

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Madden Hills

Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers and Education Corps service members can assist students in find the reliable resources to provide the answers.

Sponsored by: AmeriCorps 

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Homework Help

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Trotwood

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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One on One Computer Training

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Study Pod 2
A computer class all to yourself! A technology specialist will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions and develop your skills on one of multiple topic choices. Topics include:  Computer Basics, Tablet Basics, Email Basics, Social Media Basics, E-readers, and Using Library Digital Resources on Smartphones and Tablets. Advanced sign-up is preferred for these courses. 
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Bat Chat

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Belmont
Children's Reading Room

Come face-to-face with a live bat and learn more about bats in your own backyard! From pollinating crops to eating thousands of mosquitoes every night, these amazing mammals help keep our local system in balance.

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Coding Club @ Your Library

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Miamisburg
Conference Room
Join a free weekly coding club at your library to learn computer science concepts in a safe and supportive environment through lessons in programming language, and interest in art, game design and storytelling.
 
Learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals, and functions that form the basis for all programming languages –– whether you want to build a website, an app, or a robot. We will work in teams to design and build a Computer Science “CS” Impact Project that solves real world problems you care about through code.  Please register in advance.
 
Curriculum provided by Girls Who Code, a national non-profit working to close the gender gap in technology.  Our coding club is for both boys and girls grades 6-12.
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Reading Buddies

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Electra C Doren
Children's Area

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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LEGO and Snap Circuit Buildathon

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Burkhardt
Community Room
Attention, building enthusiasts: Bring the whole family to the Library for an epic building bash! We’ll supply the LEGOs and the Snap Circuits—you supply the imagination.
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Reading Buddies

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northwest
Children's Area

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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Reading Buddies

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Library
Story Corner, 1st Floor

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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Eat Smart Be Active

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Eat Smart Be Active is free workshop presented by Central State University Extension that provides interactive discussion and hands-on activities aimed at helping to improve you and your family's nutritional well-being. 
Please register in advance by calling Central State Extension, (937)376-6658.
Registration can also be also be submitted in person or by phone to the Trotwood Library. 

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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
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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Rock on Ice Pumpkin Carving Demo

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Huber Heights
Community Room
A Master Pumpkin Carver from Rock on Ice-Columbus will demonstrate amazing techniques during a 2 hour pumpkin carving demo which will include activities for children and a raffle for a Rock on Ice carved pumpkin!
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Teen Art and Making

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Northwest
Community Room A
Come enjoy an activity that is some part art, and some part making.  Activities include crafts, science, culinary skills, and visual art projects. Grades 7th-12th. Limited to 15 people, first come first serve.
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DML Databases: Learning and Exploring

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
DML Databases: Learning and Exploring

Get a quick introduction to six valuable databases that are available free through the Dayton Metro Library website. Learn how to find contact information for businesses, find auto repair information, find a good novel to read, learn a language,  access legal forms, and more. Advance registration recommended.

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Flyers in the Finals: Dayton in the 1967 NCAA Tournament

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room B
All American Don May leads the Cinderella Flyers to four heart-pounding victories, including upsets of three top 10 teams, to reach the NCAA finals. There Dayton encounters Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul Jabbar) and John Wooden’s UCLA Bruins, a team at the dawn of one of the most amazing dynasties in sports history.  Join historian Mike Williams to relive the Dayton Flyer’s greatest run in the Big Dance.
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