Effective meal planning can save both time and money. Discover tips and tactics for both at a free program offered at several Dayton Metro Library locations this spring and summer. "Menu Planning & Cooking Shortcuts" is presented by Andrea Deckard, a former HR professional who now devotes her career to family budgeting education services.
Her free library program focuses on:
The program takes place at the following libraries:Read more: Menu Planning & Cooking Shortcuts
In March, we shared with you the exciting news that we would be able to replace more of our aging facilities with new construction. In this update, we'd like to share some highlights of the new Main Library and some details of how we were able to strengthen our entire facilities plan.
The Dayton Metro Main Library is our library district's centerpiece. We are committed to building a downtown destination that will be an architectural showcase with first-class amenities that exceed our patrons' highest expectations. We will offer expanded services and programming that will include:
The library is home to the works of countless authors, artists, poets, musicians, actors and performers. On our shelves you’ll find the results of their creativity - books, movies and music that inspire, entertain and inform you.
Crystal Hoblit’s first novel, Catching Raindrops, tells the story of 12-year-old Maggie who visits Dayton in 1913 when the great flood strikes. She endures heart-wrenching tragedy and harrowing danger as she attempts to escape the devastation.
“I’ve always been intrigued by this event in Ohio history and I wanted to teach a new generation about what happened through this piece of historical fiction,” says Hoblit.
She’ll visit to our Brookville Branch Library on Saturday, June 1, at 2:00 p.m. to talk about the book and her five-year quest to complete it. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and autographing.