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Coloring Fun!

Sunday, April 30, 2017
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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Guess, Guess, Guess. Yes, Yes, Yes!

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Westwood
Sharpen those guessing skills. Estimate the number of items in the candy jar. Drop your guess in the box. We'll do a grand count, winner takes the prize.
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A Walk Through Time: Historical Society Of Vandalia-Butler Exhibit

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Vandalia
The Vandalia Branch Library may be brand new, but during the month of February, visitors can explore the past with an exhibit of photos from the Historical Society of Vandalia-Butler. A dozen vintage prints will be on display in the Library’s Opportunity Space, February 1-27, 2017. The exhibit is free and open during regular Library hours.
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It's Maple Syrup Season again at Westwood!

Monday, March 20, 2017
Westwood
Outdoors
It's that time of year-cold nights, warmer days.  If the sap starts running, the maple syrup's coming.  Join us as we hang our bucket, collect the sap and turn it into maple syrup. The season usually runs early to mid-February through March. We'll keep our fingers crossed- Old Sugar is showing signs of wear and Mother Nature can be unpredictable.
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Artist-in-Residence Jennie Dranschak

Friday, March 31, 2017
Vandalia
Artist-in-Residence Jennie Dranschak will have her Baskets and Cane Chairs on display in the Opportunity Space.  Check the calendar for studio times to watch her work!

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The Little Read

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Huber Heights

Why should the grown-ups have all the fun? Stop by the library anytime to pick up a copy of our Little Read book. Answer a few questions about the book and you’ll win a prize! 

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Baby and Toddler Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Miamisburg
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. 
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Family Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
East
Meeting 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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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. Please register in advance.
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SCORE Small Business Counseling for Veterans

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Huber Heights
Study Pod 1
The Dayton Chapter of SCORE, a national network of experienced entrepreneurs and corporate managers, offer free one-on-one counseling sessions. For counseling sessions held at Huber Heights branch library, first priority will be given to VETERANS interested in starting a business or in growing an existing business.  Call 937-496-8631 to schedule an appointment with a SCORE counselor.
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Toddler Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Huber Heights
Meeting 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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Baby & Toddler Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Parents and caregivers, bring your little ones to the library for stories, songs, nursery rhymes and fingerplays. For children up to 36 months. 
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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
New Lebanon

Stories, books, music, and crafts for children ages 2-6 years old. No registration necessary.

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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Northwest
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

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Miamisburg
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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Preschool Storytime

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting 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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Spring Recess Minecraft Lab

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room
Love Minecraft? So do we! Join us during Spring Recess to play Minecraft at the library! We will provide the computers and access to the game. This program is geared toward tweens ages 8-14. Space is limited, so please register in advance. 
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Preschool STEM Storytime

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
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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Advice for Your Device

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights

Bring your device and get assistance installing the library's apps for e-books, downloadable audiobooks, e-magazines, music and movies. You will need your library card and PIN, and you may need the password for your App Store on your device. Class size is limited so we can give one-on-one attention.

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Internet Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Know how to use the Mouse? Learn the Internet Basics-how to identify different parts of the website address and to conduct simple searches. Learn to surf the Internet with confidence.  Advance registration is required.
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Tech Help!

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab

Designed to allow more time for practice, Tech Help! is your opportunity to get additional computer help. Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Please note: Trainers are available for assistance only and cannot provide technical assistance for fixing computer problems, assist in the creation of content, or provide guidance in personal decisions. 

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Coding with Sphero

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Brookville
Community Room
It's a robot invasion! Take our Sphero 'bots for a spin and teach them tricks. Ages 9-12. Please register in advance.
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Open Lab

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab Temp Main
Need more practice after your class or need additional computer help?  Open Lab sessions are available to practice what you have learned.  Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Registration is not required and is on a first come first served basis.
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Talk Tables

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest
Quad A

 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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