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LGBTQIA+ Book Club @ Home

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

Our May book is: "Empress of Salt & Fortune" by Nghi Vo.


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.
 
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 May book:
Dayton Metro Library Books (4 copies): https://bit.ly/2Mnj4L1

On Hoopla in eaudio: http://bit.ly/3tohuZH

On Overdrive in ebook format: http://bit.ly/3aucz0M  

On Overdrive in eaudio: http://bit.ly/2MWnyYY   


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:

June 14: How We Fight For Our Lives by Saeed Jones

July 12: Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl by Andrea Lawlor

August 9: Juliet Takes A Breath by Gabby Rivera

 

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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BRIDGES Artist-in-Residency

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Library
Opportunity Space @ St. Clair, 1st Floor
Leesa Haapapuro, artist in residence, will hold studio hours for BRIDGES, a collaborative, community art installation.    Materials will be provided for participants to design and color rectangular cutouts that will be strung together to create a visual representation of unity. Patrons can also request a free project kit at their nearest branch, then return their completed work to be included. If the public health advisory is at orange or higher, workshops will take place online.  See the work in progress through the windows at the corner of Third Street and St. Clair Avenue.
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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
Huber Heights
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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BRIDGES Artist-in-Residency

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Library
Opportunity Space @ St. Clair, 1st Floor
Leesa Haapapuro, artist in residence, will hold studio hours for BRIDGES, a collaborative, community art installation.    Materials will be provided for participants to design and color rectangular cutouts that will be strung together to create a visual representation of unity. Patrons can also request a free project kit at their nearest branch, then return their completed work to be included. If the public health advisory is at orange or higher, workshops will take place online.  See the work in progress through the windows at the corner of Third Street and St. Clair Avenue.
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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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BRIDGES Artist-in-Residency

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Library
Opportunity Space @ St. Clair, 1st Floor
Leesa Haapapuro, artist in residence, will hold studio hours for BRIDGES, a collaborative, community art installation.    Materials will be provided for participants to design and color rectangular cutouts that will be strung together to create a visual representation of unity. Patrons can also request a free project kit at their nearest branch, then return their completed work to be included. If the public health advisory is at orange or higher, workshops will take place online.  See the work in progress through the windows at the corner of Third Street and St. Clair Avenue.
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Registration is open

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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BRIDGES Artist-in-Residency

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Library
Opportunity Space @ St. Clair, 1st Floor
Leesa Haapapuro, artist in residence, will hold studio hours for BRIDGES, a collaborative, community art installation.    Materials will be provided for participants to design and color rectangular cutouts that will be strung together to create a visual representation of unity. Patrons can also request a free project kit at their nearest branch, then return their completed work to be included. If the public health advisory is at orange or higher, workshops will take place online.  See the work in progress through the windows at the corner of Third Street and St. Clair Avenue.
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Registration is open

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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Registration is open

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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Registration is open

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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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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BRIDGES Artist-in-Residency

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Library
Opportunity Space @ St. Clair, 1st Floor
Leesa Haapapuro, artist in residence, will hold studio hours for BRIDGES, a collaborative, community art installation.    Materials will be provided for participants to design and color rectangular cutouts that will be strung together to create a visual representation of unity. Patrons can also request a free project kit at their nearest branch, then return their completed work to be included. If the public health advisory is at orange or higher, workshops will take place online.  See the work in progress through the windows at the corner of Third Street and St. Clair Avenue.
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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. May's title is The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides.

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.
 

Read the Book:
The Book: 
https://bit.ly/3vxwzJz
OverDrive: 
https://bit.ly/3cNoiJc
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Teen Library Clue - Virtual Edition

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

Someone has been murdered in the Library! It’s up to you to narrow down the suspects, figure out the weapon, & locate where the murder took place.  Will you be able to use your time wisely, work as a team, & find the culprit?  Was it the Teen Librarian with a book cart in the Children’s Area?  Only YOU can solve this mystery!

 

This program takes place online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection, a microphone and if desired, a webcam.

 

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BRIDGES Artist-in-Residency

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Library
Opportunity Space @ St. Clair, 1st Floor
Leesa Haapapuro, artist in residence, will hold studio hours for BRIDGES, a collaborative, community art installation.    Materials will be provided for participants to design and color rectangular cutouts that will be strung together to create a visual representation of unity. Patrons can also request a free project kit at their nearest branch, then return their completed work to be included. If the public health advisory is at orange or higher, workshops will take place online.  See the work in progress through the windows at the corner of Third Street and St. Clair Avenue.
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Registration is open

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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BRIDGES Artist-in-Residency

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Library
Opportunity Space @ St. Clair, 1st Floor
Leesa Haapapuro, artist in residence, will hold studio hours for BRIDGES, a collaborative, community art installation.    Materials will be provided for participants to design and color rectangular cutouts that will be strung together to create a visual representation of unity. Patrons can also request a free project kit at their nearest branch, then return their completed work to be included. If the public health advisory is at orange or higher, workshops will take place online.  See the work in progress through the windows at the corner of Third Street and St. Clair Avenue.
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Virtual RiverMobile Tour

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
A Virtual Program
Learn about our watershed, history, aquifer, rivers, and our global responsibility with a virtual tour of the University of Dayton River Institute’s RiverMobile.  Learn about concepts and local geography that connect to the Dayton Metro Library's May Take & Make kit. For Grades 1 - 6.  Please register in advance.  

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This program 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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