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Game Day at Wilson Park Pool

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
West Carrollton
Did you know that you could have fun and cool off at the pool and visit your library at the same time? Avoid the summer slide by playing an engaging game of giant Scrabble or giant Word Winder. Don't forget to visit the book mobile and check out a book for a pool side read!
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Build Your Own Adventure Party!

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Have you ever read a choose your own adventure book?  Come to this party where you can build your own adventure as you go around the library!  We will have special guests to meet, crafts that promote Build a Better World, and exciting games around every corner!  All supplies provided.
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Game Day

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Come to the library to cool off with some cool games! Spend time with friends and have a snack. 
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Tie Dye Day at Wilson Park Pool

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
West Carrollton
Bring a t-shirt to the pool for fun with Tie Dye! The bookmobile will also be there so you can check out a good book!
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Monthly Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Come for books, snacks, and fun! Copies of each book will be available in advance at the library.

May, 2017           The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

June, 2017           The One-In-A-Million Boy by Monica Wood

July, 2017             Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk  by Kathleen Rooney

August, 2017      Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War by Susan Southard

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Poetry Workshop with T.J. McGuire

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
T. J. McGuire is the author of Mid-life Chrysler (Aldrich Press, 2017) He was the winner of the Paul Laurence Dunbar Memorial Poetry Prize in 2005, and was recently nominated for the Slippery Elm Prize in 2016. He is also a proud member of the Antioch Writers’ Workshop alumni for scholarships awarded to him by Mock Turtle Zine. Multiple works of his have appeared or are forthcoming in Mock Turtle Zine, Slippery Elm, Red Fez, The AWW Collection and Flights.

He will be offering this workshop for teens where he will help them make poetry and explore their creativity.
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Can You Karaoke

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Can you Karaoke? You Can! We make it easy and fun. Come to the library for music and have a good time singing with friends. Snacks will be provided.
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Proud Reads Book Club and Panel Event

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
A YA book club hosted by the West Carrollton library that is open to anyone in grades 9-12 wishing to read and discuss LGBTQ books. 

In addition to Proud Reads, we will be having an LGBTQ+ guest Panel. Panel participants will be there to answer questions about LGBTQ+ topics.

May: The Great American Whatever
by Tim Federle 

June: Cut Both Ways
by Carrie Mesrobian
 
 
JULY : Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit
by Jaye Robin Brown 
 

AUGUST: When The Moon Was Ours
by Jenny Downham
 
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Monthly Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Come for books, snacks, friendly conversation and fun! 
Copies of the next book will be provided to group members at the meetings, or contact Karen at KFindlay@DaytonMetroLibrary.org to arrange to get a copy.
The book group will continue to meet in the Civic Center meeting room during our West Carrollton library renovation.
September, 2017   The Longest Road by Philip Caputo
October, 2017        Delicious Foods by James Hannaham
November, 2017    Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
December, 2017     The Sympathizer by Viet Than Nguyen


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