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Pub-Lit is a book club hosted by the Dayton Metro Library at the Brixx Ice Company American Grill. Join us on the first Tuesday of every month and have a drink or dinner while discussing an offbeat book.

February's book will be I'm Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid.

You can request the book from the library here:

http://bit.ly/2rQrVWC

You can also check out or request the ebook here:

http://bit.ly/2FJuL6k

The downloadable audiobook is here:

http://bit.ly/2D7CwRR

Brixx Ice Company is located at 500 E. 1st St., Dayton OH 45402, a few blocks from the Main Library.

Want to keep up with Pub-Lit between meetings? Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DMLPubLit/
Did you know we offer free access to Lynda.com with your library card number and 4-digit PIN? Learn something new: http://lynda.com/portal/sip?org=daytonmetrolibrary.org

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Today at Main (9:00 AM)
Knowing as much as possible about the customers and market your business serves …


Today at Miami Twp. (9:45 AM)
Nursery rhymes, songs and books! For children ages 18 - 35 months with an adult …


Today at Northmont (9:45 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Today at Kettering (10:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program in Spanish and English that …


Today at Huber Heights (10:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pup…


Today at Main (10:00 AM)
It's never too early to grow a child's love of learning. This is an early litera…


Today at Wilmington (10:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pu…


Today at Brookville (10:00 AM)
It's never too early to grow children's love of learning. This is an early liter…


Today at Main (10:00 AM)
Open LabNeed more practice after your class or need additional computer help&mid…


Today at Miamisburg (10:00 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Today at Main (10:00 AM)
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro LibraryBegin your preparation for the H…


Today at Madden Hills (10:30 AM)
Listen and learn with fun stories, songs and crafts on special Wednesdays. …


Today at Belmont (10:30 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Today at Electra Doren (10:30 AM)
Stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop the languag…


Today at Miami Twp. (10:45 AM)
Stories, songs and a craft, for 3-5 year olds with an adult care giver.…


Today at Kettering (11:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pup…


Today at Vandalia (11:00 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…


Today at Northwest (11:00 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Today at Wilmington (11:00 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage e…


Today at Northmont (11:00 AM)
Parents and caregivers, bring your little ones to the library for stories, songs…


Today at Brookville (11:15 AM)
J oin us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories, all to encourage ea…


Today at Wilmington (1:00 PM)
 Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to …


Today at Huber Heights (1:00 PM)
Create a special art project each month geared toward kids ages 2-5. …


Today at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Dayton Metro Library staff and Job Seeker volunteers will be on hand to help wit…


Today at Main (2:00 PM)
Word: Document IntroductionSecond of our three part series, concluding the outli…


Today at Madden Hills (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…


Today at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…


Today at Madden Hills (2:30 PM)
Hang out with friends, play the Wii and PS2 Game systems and enjoy snacks!…


Today at New Lebanon (2:30 PM)
Calling all 3rd through 6th graders! Join us for Wii games, board games, crafts,…


Today at Vandalia (3:00 PM)
Catch-up and collaborate with friends, play games, make crafts, and get homework…

           

keigoKeigo Hirakawa Trio

The Keigo Hirakawa Trio, led by pianist Keigo Hirakawa, was formed in 2010 as a result of collaboration with veteran bassist Eddie Brookshire and in-demand drummer Fenton Sparks. Known for its adventurous sounds, the Trio released its 2015 album And Then There Were Three, which has been enthusiastically received by jazz critics and enjoys radio play on more than 100 radio stations in the U.S.

KEIGO HIRAKAWA (piano) has worked alongside Joe Lovano, Donald Byrd, JD Allen, Carla Cook, Duane Eubanks, and Noah Preminger. A graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Hirakawa was a student of Danilo Perez, Stephen Scott, Harold Danko, Alan Pasqua, Cecil McBee, Ralph Peterson, Jerry Bergonzi, Donald Byrd, and Walt Weiskopf. He is a passionate clinician and educator, on faculty at the University of Dayton. keigohirakawa.com

EDDIE BROOKSHIRE (bass) is a veteran bassist who has recorded and/or performed with many world renowned jazz artists including James Newton, Elvin Jones, Sandra Reeves, Woody Shaw, Gerri Allen, Roy Ayers, David “Fathead” Newman, Rusty Bryant, Johnny Lytle, Jimmy Scott, Bob Curnow, Maria Schneider, Claude Williams, Snookie Young, and Von Freeman. Brookshire earned a Master’s degree from Northern Illinois University, and is on faculty at Sinclair Community College and the University of Dayton. eddiebrookshiremusic.com

FENTON SPARKS (drums) is no stranger to Midwest jazz scene. Originally from Chicago, Sparks performed with the likes of Cyrus Chestnut, Delfeayo Marsalis, Bill Cunliffe, Sonny Stitt, and Roy Meriwether.  Sparks also appeared on Don Cheadle’s movie Miles Ahead, playing the role of Jimmy Cobb. Sparks is a graduate of Central State University.

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