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Coloring Fun!

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
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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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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Discover Virtual Reality

Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Miami Township
Opportunity Space
Discovery Lab Global, a national program providing technology-based experiential learning, will be onsite to share information about internship and opportunities for late high school teens and early undergraduate college students that benefit companies and communities.   They will also be offering two series workshops for teens to explore the wonders of Virtual Reality.
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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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Colossal Gaming - Tweens

Thursday, September 08, 2016
Miami Township
Giant Jenga and Colossal Connect Four in the Tween space Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday after school, 3:30 - 4:30. Challenge friends and family to supersized fun.
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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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Cut, Copy & Paste

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab
Learn about an essential tool to aid in becoming an efficient computer user. Cut, Copy and Paste is a combination of computer functions designed to help you complete most computer task quickly. Learn why you need to know about them and how use them properly. Basic computer knowledge is recommended.

Class size is limited to twelve participants with a maximum capacity of sixteen. Sessions will start promptly at listed start time with consideration for parking and weather conditions. Each attendee will be assigned to a laptop for use for hands on training.
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Paws to Read

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room

Come meet a Miami Valley Pet Therapy Association animal and share your favorite book with these furry friends! Each child will have a 15-minute time slot to spend with the pet, so please register in advance.

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LEGO Club

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

New Lebanon Branch Stitchers

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Work on a project and socialize with other crafters. We welcome all crafters.
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Open Computer Lab

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest
Tech Lab
Designed to allow more time for practice, Open Lab 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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Reading Buddies

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northwest
Do you feel that your child needs a little more practice reading? Stop by the Reading Buddies program to have a trained volunteer read to your child or have the child read to the volunteer. 
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Adult GED Classes

10:00 AM - 1:00 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 Technology Lab, 120 S. Patterson Blvd., Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Preregistration required, contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center ABLE, GED program at 937-854-6287.
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Computer Applied

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room
“What every computer user should know”. We will explore the anatomy of the computer, how to create files and folders, and the difference between computer “types” and “brands”. Students will apply skills learned from Computer Basics to build their comprehension of computer fundamentals.
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Make It Yourself Monday

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Come to the library for arts, crafts, and maker kit fun!
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Teens Make Stuff and Things: Paint + Draw

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest
Artists of all levels and abilities wanted. Come draw and/ or paint at the library. Supplies will be provided as well as snacks.
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Talk Tables

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab
Want to practice your English conversation skills with a friendly face at the Library? Talk Tables provide a safe place for individuals to engage in various conversations and to learn about some helpful resources.
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Talk Tables

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main
Meeting Room
Want to practice your conversation skills with a friendly face at the Library? Talk Tables provide a safe place for individuals to engage in various conversations and to learn about some helpful resources. 
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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 Wanderlust. 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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Wiggle Worms Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room

Here's a storytime especially for babies and toddlers. We'll read stories, dance, sing songs, and finish with a craft. Registration is not required, so just stop by! For ages 3 and younger.

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Preschool Storytime

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Miamisburg
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts, and puppet shows. Ages 3-5, siblings welcome. 
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Craft Activism Community Drop-In

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest
"Sticks and Stones" - Decorate sticks and stones for public art, your garden, or gifts.  Make Talking Sticks.  Led by the Jafagirls, artists from Yellow Springs whose public art has been featured in 7 books and hundreds of articles.
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