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Samantha Dew: Free Woman of Color

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
A Virtual Program
Samantha Dew is a migrant from Georgia and a descendant of “masters” who becomes a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Written and performed by Omope Carter Daboiku, this 20-minute program is intended for grades 6 – 12, and is presented by Muse Machine and Dayton Metro Library as part of Muse Machine's Virtual Classroom Performances.

How to watch: This virtual program is available as part of Muse Machine's Virtual Classroom Performance. Visit http://musemachine.com/virtualperformances/ and scrolling down the webpage to find this performance.  This virtual performance is free for parents, students, teachers, and educators by clicking "I'd Like to Share Samantha Dew with My Students."  After completing a request form, you will be redirected to the video link, and the link will also be emailed to you.
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Baby & Toddler Storytime @ Home

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
A Virtual Program
It’s never too early to grow a child’s love of learning. Join us online for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories that encourage early literacy skills in your child. For babies and toddlers up to 3 years, with a caregiver. 

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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LGBTQIA+ Book Club at Home

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
A Virtual Program

Our March book is: "I Wish You All The Best" by Mason Deaver.


A book discussion group open to adults who are interested in reading and discussing a diverse range of fiction and nonfiction books featuring LGBTQIA+ characters and/or themes. Join us online for our discussion on the second Monday of each month, 7 - 8:30 pm. All titles available as ebooks and audiobooks on Hoopla.
 
Want to join the conversation? Please register online on this page. Remember you need to register for each event coming up, so watch Facebook for updates.
 
What to expect and what you will need to participate: This book club will be held online through Webex. You and other registered participants will discuss the book online together. You will need a stable internet connection, a microphone enabled device or headset and, if desired, a webcam. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you have registered for the event online you will receive details on how to join the meeting on the day of the event.
 
Need help? Visit: https://help.webex.com/en-us/nrbgeodb/Join-a-Webex-Meeting
 

Reading the March book:
Dayton Metro Library Books (8 copies): https://bit.ly/3iShBaw
On Hoopla in eaudio format: https://bit.ly/368JPKC

On Overdrive in ebook and eaudio format: https://bit.ly/3cvydlP


Want to keep in touch with the latest announcements and stay in touch between meetings? Join the Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DaytonMetroLibraryLGBTQIA

Upcoming Books:

April 12: You Exist Too Much by Zaina Arafat

 

All titles available as ebooks and audiobooks on Hoopla and/or Overdrive

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Preschool Storytime @ Home

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
A Virtual Program
Join us online for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy, and social skills your preschooler needs for school success.  For children ages 3-5.

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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Talk Tables @ Home

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A Virtual Program
Practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere - online! Dayton Metro Library’s Talk Tables connect English language learners with volunteers who can help you become more comfortable speaking English.

What to expect and how to participate:
This program takes place online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection, a microphone and if desired, a webcam. If you do not have those items, you may participate by phone. Registered participants will receive details on how to join the meeting on the day of the event.
 
Need help? Visit: https://help.webex.com/en-us/nrbgeodb/Join-a-Webex-Meeting
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Family Storytime @ Home

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
A Virtual Program
Join us online for quality family time with books, songs, and fun activities for children of all ages and caregivers to enjoy together. 

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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Clerk of Courts Help Center

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library

Have legal questions? The Montgomery County Clerk of Courts Help Center staff has answers. Clerk of Courts outreach staff will be available with information and resources to help residents navigate issues such as debt reduction, bankruptcy, housing, divorce, protection orders, sealing/expunging records, and more. Their goal is to provide needed education, information, and access to services.

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Baby & Toddler Storytime @ Home

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
A Virtual Program
It’s never too early to grow a child’s love of learning. Join us online for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories that encourage early literacy skills in your child. For babies and toddlers up to 3 years, with a caregiver. 

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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Homeschool Club @ Home

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
A Virtual Program
Join us for fun and educational activities.  Topics will include science, social studies, creative writing and more.  Activities are best suited for kids ages 6-12.  Please register in order to receive the information to join this online only meeting. 

What to expect and what you will need to participate: This club will be held online through Webex. You and other registered participants will participate in discussion and activities online together. You will need a stable internet connection, a microphone enabled device or headset and, if desired, a webcam. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you have registered for the event online you will receive details on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. 
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Preschool Storytime @ Home

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
A Virtual Program
Join us online for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy, and social skills your preschooler needs for school success.  For children ages 3-5.

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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Preschool Storytime @ Home

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
A Virtual Program
Join us online for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy, and social skills your preschooler needs for school success.  For children ages 3-5.

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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Talk Tables @ Home

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A Virtual Program
Practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere - online! Dayton Metro Library’s Talk Tables connect English language learners with volunteers who can help you become more comfortable speaking English.

What to expect and how to participate:
This program takes place online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection, a microphone and if desired, a webcam. If you do not have those items, you may participate by phone. Registered participants will receive details on how to join the meeting on the day of the event.
 
Need help? Visit: https://help.webex.com/en-us/nrbgeodb/Join-a-Webex-Meeting
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Family Storytime @ Home

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
A Virtual Program
Join us online for quality family time with books, songs, and fun activities for children of all ages and caregivers to enjoy together. 

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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Baby & Toddler Storytime @ Home

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
A Virtual Program
It’s never too early to grow a child’s love of learning. Join us online for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories that encourage early literacy skills in your child. For babies and toddlers up to 3 years, with a caregiver. 

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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Tea & Mystery @ Home

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
A Virtual Program
Dig into a different, compelling mystery novel each month, then join us online to talk about it! Were you surprised, or did you have it all figured out? Join us the third Thursday each month via WebEx for books, friendship and good conversation. March’s title is Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman.

What to expect and what you will need to participate: This discussion group will be held online through Webex. You and other registered participants will discuss the book online together. You will need a stable internet connection, a microphone enabled device or headset and, if desired, a webcam. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you have registered for the event online you will receive details on how to join the meeting on the day of the event.
 
Need help? Visit: https://help.webex.com/en-us/nrbgeodb/Join-a-Webex-Meeting 
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Cinematic Conversations @ Home

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
A Virtual Program
If you love movies, you will want to join us for Cinematic Conversations @ Home! Each month we’ll choose a movie you can watch FREE at your leisure with DML's Kanopy subscription. We’ll gather via WebEx on the fourth Monday each month to talk about the film and select the next month’s title. 

What to expect and what you will need to participate: This discussion group will be held online through Webex. You and other registered participants will discuss the movie online together. You will need a stable internet connection, a microphone enabled device or headset and, if desired, a webcam. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you have registered for the event online you will receive details on how to join the meeting on the day of the event.
 

What is Kanopy? Kanopy is a streaming service our card holders can use for free in a web browser or on your favorite streaming devices. All you need to get started is your Dayton Metro Library card or ecard number to use the product.

No card? You can get an ecard online for free. Dayton Metro Library ecards grant you instant access to our database collections and digital items on Kanopy, OverDrive/Libby and Hoopla. You can apply for an ecard here.

If you already have a Dayton Metro Library card and need help resetting your PIN or finding your card number you can call our Ask Me Line at 937.463.2665 during open hours for help.

 

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Preschool Storytime @ Home

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
A Virtual Program
Join us online for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy, and social skills your preschooler needs for school success.  For children ages 3-5.

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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Preschool Storytime @ Home

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
A Virtual Program
Join us online for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy, and social skills your preschooler needs for school success.  For children ages 3-5.

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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Talk Tables @ Home

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A Virtual Program
Practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere - online! Dayton Metro Library’s Talk Tables connect English language learners with volunteers who can help you become more comfortable speaking English.

What to expect and how to participate:
This program takes place online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection, a microphone and if desired, a webcam. If you do not have those items, you may participate by phone. Registered participants will receive details on how to join the meeting on the day of the event.
 
Need help? Visit: https://help.webex.com/en-us/nrbgeodb/Join-a-Webex-Meeting
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Family Storytime @ Home

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
A Virtual Program
Join us online for quality family time with books, songs, and fun activities for children of all ages and caregivers to enjoy together. 

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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Clerk of Courts Help Center

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Burkhardt

Clerk of Courts Help Center

Have legal questions? The Montgomery County Clerk of Courts Help Center staff has answers. Clerk of Courts outreach staff will be available with information and resources to help residents navigate issues such as debt reduction, bankruptcy, housing, divorce, protection orders, sealing/expunging records, and more. Their goal is to provide needed education, information, and access to services.

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Registration is open

Baby & Toddler Storytime @ Home

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
A Virtual Program
It’s never too early to grow a child’s love of learning. Join us online for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories that encourage early literacy skills in your child. For babies and toddlers up to 3 years, with a caregiver. 

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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Preschool Storytime @ Home

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
A Virtual Program
Join us online for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy, and social skills your preschooler needs for school success.  For children ages 3-5.

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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Protect Yourself from Consumer Scams

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A Virtual Program
National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is an annual event striving to help people understand their consumer rights, how to avoid scams and to make well-informed decisions about money. To commemorate NCPW 2021, the Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel, the Office of Ohio Attorney General, the United States Postal Inspection Service, and the Social Security Administration will discuss current scams and how to avoid fraud in this virtual program.  

What to expect and what you will need to participate: This discussion will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection, a microphone enabled device or headset and, if desired, a webcam. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you have registered for the event online you will receive details on how to join the meeting on the day of the event.
 
Need help? Visit: https://help.webex.com/en-us/nrbgeodb/Join-a-Webex-Meeting
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Preschool Storytime @ Home

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
A Virtual Program
Join us online for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy, and social skills your preschooler needs for school success.  For children ages 3-5.

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This storytime will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org
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