Stop by our
Opportunity Space to check out our dream (cardboard) city, and construct your
own buildings and scenery to grow our town! Building materials provided,
bring your own imagination! Open to all ages.
Learn the art of painting with tape. In this introductory class adults will paint a multi-colored
background on heavy paper, and then tape off the area
using masking tape. Next, you'llpaint again with
a single color of paint. Finally, you'll pull off the tape to reveal nice straight edges and a neat abstract painting. No experience necessary, and all supplies will be provided. Come for a fun and relaxing evening creating something unique and lovely! Please register in advance.
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 for adults 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.
Stop in for some lively discussion, snacks, and fun as we discuss the engaging book A Million Little Thingsby Susan Mallery. We will be talking with the author via Skype! Books will be available a month prior to the scheduled discussion. New adult members welcome!
Join us for an enjoyable evening of knitting! All
skill levels are welcome to attend - whether you want to learn new knitting
skills or show off a project you’ve started. It will be an evening filled
with knitting and chatting fun! Please bring your own needles
and yarn. For adults.
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 for adults will focus on practical strategies families can use to incorporate minimalism--the age-old philosophy that less is more--into their modern, busy lives.
Stop in for some lively discussion, snacks, and fun as we discuss the engaging book Commonwealth by Ann Patchett. Books will be available a month prior to the scheduled discussion. New adult members welcome!
Among the 68 American citizens who
spied for Nazi Germany was an unusual father-foster daughter team operating in
New York City. Simon Emil Koedel was a naturalized citizen and U.S. Army
veteran who worked as a movie projectionist. His foster daughter, Marie
Koedel, was an attractive brunette adept at extracting information from defense
workers, merchant mariners, and officers in the armed forces. The elder
Koedel’s exploits included being given a guided tour of the Army’s Edgewood
Arsenal and securing the help of a sitting U.S. Senator. Join historian
Mike Williams as he traces the careers of these bold spies and the bizarre
string of events that led to their eventual prosecution. For adults.
Be focused, clear and brutal in your job search communication. Join Bill Powell as he shares lessons learned from 30+ years of sales/marketing communications and job search consulting. Highlights include:
· Knowing yourself and your brand
· Telling your story compellingly and to differentiate yourself
See our new technology, meet our new Information Services Assistants (Technology Emphasis), and get a quick Tech Tour of our new Vandalia Branch Library.
One of our new ISA-Techs will introduce you to the new technology available, including our Mac station, tablets, and public audio-visual resources. You will also learn what an ISA-Tech can do for you, and have a chance to ask questions.
Please note that the ISA will not be able to give individual assistance that evening, but can schedule appointments for a later date. For adults.