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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books. 
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Dayton Underwater: The Great Flood of 1913

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room

And then the rains came...one of the most devastating disasters in America occurred right here in Dayton, Ohio.  Nancy Horlacher, Local History Specialist at the library, will share some of the vintage photographs, posters, maps and more from the 1913 Flood Collection.

 

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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Dayton, Ohio: The Quintessential Home Front During the "Great War"

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room

World War One war was a pivotal time in the military use of technology and we’ll review how Dayton, with its aviation base and strong industrial and innovation heritage, was ideally suited to contribute to our nation’s war efforts. We’ll also explore the Dayton area as it recovered from the 1913 Flood and how Dayton citizens mobilized to help produce the soldiers, weapons, supplies, and money necessary to win the war.

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Adult Book Discussion

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
We read a new book every month and get together to discuss it.  Come join the fun of reading books you may never have picked up unless you have someone to discuss it with.
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Ereader Assistance

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Bottoms Up! Early Brewers in Dayton

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Northmont
Council Chambers

Dayton was well established by the 1850s and its industry included railroad car, farm equipment and tobacco manufacturing; flour mills, paper mills, spice mills and distilleries. Brewing beer and other spirits were big business that lasted well into the new century.

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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Minimalism for Families

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Council Chambers
Do you feel overwhelmed by your family’s possessions and unsure how to get them under control? Do you desire a simpler home environment with room for everyone to relax and breathe? Led by Rose Lounsbury, professional organizer and mother of three, this presentation will focus on practical strategies families can use to incorporate minimalism--the age-old philosophy that less is more--into their modern, busy lives.
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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The Atacama: The Driest Desert in the World

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Council Chambers
There are areas in the Atacama Desert where zero rainfall has been recorded in the past 500 years. Allen Johnson traveled to the desert to visit its unique environment and make astronomical observations at the Atacama Lodge, the home of the space center and telescopes, and visited the Salar de Atacama, El Tatio Geysers, and Aldea de Tulor.
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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The Two Lincoln Trains

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Council Chambers

This as you know is the story of Lincoln's journey to Washington in 1861 and his funeral train of 1865.  Both trains having traversed different routes through the Miami Valley region.

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Adult Book Discussion

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
We read a new book every month and get together to discuss it.  Come join the fun of reading books you may never have picked up unless you have someone to discuss it with.
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Ereader Assistance

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Historic Homes of Montgomery County

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
 Focusing on the interesting homes of some of our local business leaders and notable citizens who owned property out in the townships around Dayton, we're sure not to miss the stories of these fascinating citizens and their beautiful residences.
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Walter Kidder and the Hayner Distillery’s Mail Order Alcohol

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
During the years leading up to national prohibition Dayton was home to the nation’s largest and most profitable mail order alcohol operation. This legal business, the brain child of Walter Kidder, aggressively marketed the products of Troy, Ohio’s Hayner’s Distillery on a nationwide basis. Each time a county or state voted itself dry, Kidder’s operation added to its customer base. This presentation by teacher and local historian Mike Williams will track the rise and fall of this innovative business that thrived on the contradictions within America’s attitudes toward alcohol.
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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