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Art & Soul

Saturday, May 01, 2021
Main Library
Third Street Bridge, 2nd Floor
Art & Soul Ohio is an annual art gallery celebrating artists with disabilities. Come enjoy this year's beautiful work and help us recognize these amazing artists!
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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. April’s title is Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson.

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: Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson
 
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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Successful Workplace Communication: How to Be Heard on the Job

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
A Virtual Program

Clear and effective communication in the workplace is a critical skill yet can be hard to master. Improve your communication IQ by exploring communication personalities, the communication process, conversation key ingredients, and how all these affect your success on the job. Presented by Clothes That Work.

 

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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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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Teen AniMangaCon: Virtual Edition

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
A Virtual Program
Otaku in grades 7-12 assemble! Celebrate anime, manga, and all things Japanese.  Please register in advance to get a link to join the virtual program.

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. 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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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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Unwritten Rules: Navigating Things They Don't Tell You in the Handbook

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
A Virtual Program
Ever have a coworker who was hard to work with? Wonder why that person behaves that way? We show you how to function as a part of a team, handle conflict, and how to gain the respect of your coworkers and managers. Presented by Clothes That Work.

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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Virtual Community Campfire

8:00 PM - 8:25 PM
A Virtual Program
Listen to the crackling of the campfire and the chirps of the frogs as you virtually join Five Rivers MetroParks and other families around the campfire for a fun filled evening! We will debunk common nature myths, share campfire stories, and discuss how your family can either create or enhance your very own backyard habitat using the resources included in the Dayton Metro Library Take & Make kit. Before you know it, your family will be ready to host their very own campfire gathering in your new backyard habitat!  For Preschool and Kindergarten. 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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Virtual Community Campfire

8:30 PM - 8:55 PM
A Virtual Program
Listen to the crackling of the campfire and the chirps of the frogs as you virtually join Five Rivers MetroParks and other families around the campfire for a fun filled evening! We will debunk common nature myths, share campfire stories, and discuss how your family can either create or enhance your very own backyard habitat using the resources included in the Dayton Metro Library Take & Make kit. Before you know it, your family will be ready to host their very own campfire gathering in your new backyard habitat! 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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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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Amazing Amphibians

8:00 PM - 8:25 PM
A Virtual Program
Many amazing creatures call ponds home, including amphibians! Virtually join Five Rivers MetroParks and other families as we explore these amazing creatures! Some of our local amphibians will even join us as special guests! Like all animals, amphibians have specific needs from the food that they eat to the quality of the water they swim in. You can encourage a variety of different animals, not just amphibians, to visit your backyard by making even small changes to help meet some of these needs. 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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Amazing Amphibians

8:30 PM - 8:55 PM
A Virtual Program
Many amazing creatures call ponds home, including amphibians! Virtually join Five Rivers MetroParks and other families as we explore these amazing creatures! Some of our local amphibians will even join us as special guests! Like all animals, amphibians have specific needs from the food that they eat to the quality of the water they swim in. You can encourage a variety of different animals, not just amphibians, to visit your backyard by making even small changes to help meet some of these needs.  For Teens. 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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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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