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Summertime and the Garden is Poppin!

Friday, September 30, 2016
Westwood
It's growing time at Westwood.  Come and join in as we toil in the soil.  We'll plant, water, weed, and, nature willing, harvest tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, squash, sweet potatoes, water melon and more.  So, put on your gloves and take up your hoe.  All supplies and tools provided.  
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Get Caught Reading a Banned Book

Friday, September 30, 2016
Miami Township
All month long in September, vote for your favorite challenged or banned book from the display and take a pic with the backdrop to show your support for diversity of ideas, intellectual freedom, and darn good books. Banned book week is Setember 25- October 1.
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Post-It Note Art Show

Friday, September 30, 2016
Vandalia
Create a work of art on a Post-It Note (or something Post-It Note sized) and display it in our gallery! Bring in your artwork anytime in September.
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Banned/challenge Books (stand up for your right to read)

Sunday, October 02, 2016
Trotwood
Teens will compete in a scavenger hunt to find Banned/ Challenged books in the library. Teens that finish the scavenger hunt will go into a drawing to try to win a Subway gift card.
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Build a Body

Monday, October 31, 2016
Miami Township
Build a mish-mash Frankenstein in Teen Edge this October. Stop in anytime to pick a part from the list of body parts we still need, draw it on the paper provided, then turn it in to staff so we can piece it together. This way you don't know what the other pieces look like until we unveil the creation.
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Paper Lantern - Tween

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Miami Township
Make and decorate pyramid paper lanterns to light (with LED candle lights) as the evenings start getting longer. Visit the Tween space this Tuesday to Thursday after school only, 3:30-4:30.
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It was a dark and stormy night... Collaborative Story

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Miami Township
November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Write a collaborative short story in the teen area all month. The first line will be posted. Stop in and add as much as you like to the story and see where others take it as the weeks go on. Hopefully we'll have a cohesive story by the end!
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Coloring Fun!

All Day
Northwest
Coloring or activity sheets are available daily in the children's room.  We will happily display anything that you choose not to take home!
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Adult GED Classes

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab
Begin your preparation for the GED with FREE Adult GED 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 GED success. Classes will be held at Main Library Computer Lab, 215 E. Third St., Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Preregistration required, contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center ABLE, GED program at 937-584-6287.
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Toddler & Preschool Dance Party

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
This program is for kids who love to move and dance around!  We will read stories with motions and dance to music using scarves, shakers, bubbles, and more! Registration is not required, so just stop by! For ages 2-6.
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Pond Life Storytime at Taylorsville!

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Vandalia
Outdoors

Meet at Taylorsville MetroPark Hilltop/Sledding Hill Shelter (S Brown School Rd) for stories about pond life with the Vandalia Children’s Librarian, then explore the park with a naturalist. This is a Get Outside Book Club program. 

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Internet Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room

This class is for people that have at least a little knowledge of the mouse. Topics include what a browser is and how it works, parts of a web address, and search engines and how to use them. Laptops will be provided to use during this class.

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Tween Gaming Time

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest
Come in after school and play the Wii U with your friends!  A special time set aside for ages 9-12.
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Lego Block Party

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room
Attention, Lego enthusiasts: Bring the whole family to the Library for an epic building bash! We’ll supply the blocks—you supply the imagination.
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Fundamentals of Acting!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Teens will learn the basics of acting including voice, behavior, expressions and how to do voice-overs! Mr.Cortez Jackson will be the instructor.
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Homework Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Tech Lab
Come into the computer lab for help with homework, studying, or school projects. Ages 8-12. 
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop

Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students with various assignments using reliable and up-to date information.

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Monday Movie & Popcorn

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room
Watch a newly released to DVD box office hit movie and enjoy some freshly popped popcorn! 
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Popcorn & A Movie

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
EC Doren
Meeting Room

Every other Monday, 6:00 - 8:00 p. m. 

Call us for the movie titles, and we'll provide the snacks.  


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Talk Tables

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main
Meeting Room
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provides a place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources. 
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R.E.A.D. Book Club

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Miamisburg
Meeting Room
We invite you to join us as we discuss The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin.

The R.E.A.D. Book Club is a joint venture between the Miami Township and Miamisburg Branch Libraries. 
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Scrapbooking and Craft Organization

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
Are your scrapbooking and craft supplies taking over your life?  Tami from Silver Lining Organizers will show you how to organize your craft supplies so you can easily find what you need to create your masterpieces!  LOTS of unique and inexpensive tips and ideas will be presented to help you get INSPIRED!
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Story Slamm

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Come, listen, and participate! 6-8 presenters will each tell a 10 minute story based around a theme of First Jobs. Prize for the best story of the evening! **Please note: All Story Slamm events take place the last Monday in June, July, & August at Brixx Ice Company, 500 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402.
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Wings of Wonder: Native Butterflies of Ohio

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Ohio State Master Gardener, Alicia Kern, has been raising butterflies from eggs since she was a child in her native state of Hawaii.  She will share butterfly basics, inspirational stories, and 47 years of experience and enthusiasm for butterflies. She will have live specimens for observation and offer tips for creating your own butterfly garden/habitat. 
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Coloring Fun!

All Day
Northwest
Coloring or activity sheets are available daily in the children's room.  We will happily display anything that you choose not to take home!
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