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Today at Trotwood (5:00 PM)
Join us for an hour of knitting and weaving. All skill levels are welcome to att…


Today at Vandalia (6:00 PM)
Learn the basics of playing the uke in this three week series with your ukulele-…


Today at Miami Twp. (6:00 PM)
  Would you like to practice your English conversational skills· T…


Today at Vandalia (6:00 PM)
Jennie Dranschak is a local Basket Artisan who has been weaving for over 34 year…


Today at Kettering (6:30 PM)
Google is much more than a search engine! Learn about Google Gmail, Docs, Drive,…


Today at Northwest (6:30 PM)
Spend time playing and chatting with Ms. Becky in the Story Corner.  We'll …


Today at Trotwood (6:30 PM)
Join us for quality family time with books, songs, and activities for parents an…


Today at Wilmington (6:30 PM)
Give your gaming skills and your thumbs a workout at the library!  Free sna…


Today at Electra Doren (6:30 PM)
Every other Thursday, 6:30 - 7:30 p. m. Spend time with friends and play ch…


Today at Brookville (7:00 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Tomorrow at Kettering (10:00 AM)
Designed for individuals living with early stage dementia, this program is open …


Tomorrow at Main (10:00 AM)
Begin your preparation for the GED with FREE Adult GED Classes offered by Miami …


Tomorrow at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Come in after school and play the Wii U with your friends!  A special time …


Tomorrow at W. Carrollton (4:00 PM)
A YA book club shared by the Miamisburg and West Carrollton locations that is op…


Tomorrow at Burkhardt (4:00 PM)
Race, dance, win--Come play Wii with your friends!  We have four remotes, s…


Saturday at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Have some fun on your own making  the craft of the week!  All material…


Saturday at Vandalia (9:30 AM)
Bring a magazine or paperback book!  Take a magazine or paperback book! &nb…


Saturday at W. Carrollton (10:00 AM)
Did you know the Wright brothers built kites and gliders in the years leading up…


Saturday at Northwest (10:30 AM)
Building a team that is game readyAs an entrepreneur you often feel like you are…


Saturday at New Lebanon (11:00 AM)
Presenter Karen D. Brame, an Adjunct Professor of Education and History, highlig…


Saturday at Trotwood (1:00 PM)
Read your favorite book to a Miami Valley Pet Therapy Association animal. Each c…


Saturday at Northwest (2:00 PM)


Saturday at New Lebanon (2:00 PM)
Can't find the time to work on your favorite craft project·  Join th…


Saturday at Wilmington (3:00 PM)
Lego Mindstorms are sophisticated sets of Lego Technic bricks, beams, axles and …


Saturday at Kettering (4:00 PM)
Come to the library for an afternoon of building with LEGOs and littleBits elect…


Saturday at Electra Doren (4:00 PM)
Bring your creativity to the Library and play with LEGOs! Build with blocks…


Saturday at Kettering (7:00 PM)
Do you "Geek Out" over a fandom·  So do we!  We're celebrating …


Monday at W. Carrollton (10:00 AM)
This program is for kids who love to move and dance around!  We will read s…


Monday at Main (10:00 AM)
Begin your preparation for the GED with FREE Adult GED Classes offered by Miami …


Monday at Vandalia (12:30 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…

           

bobThe Bob Gray Orchestra

The 10-member Bob Gray Orchestra was formed in 1973 and has been playing frequently in the Tri-State area ever since.  Gray is in his 54th year as a member of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. He grew up in Dayton and attended Longfellow Elementary, Colonel White H.S., and graduated with two Bachelor's degrees from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and a Master's from Wright State University.

 


 sierraSierra Leone


Sierra Leone is President of Tripple Croxx Entertainment and Artistic Lead of Signature Educational Solutions. She is the Artistic Designer of the theatrical revue, The Signature: A Poetic Medley Show and Nina Portrait of a Movement. She is a College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Alumnae of Wright State University. She was a TEDx Dayton presenter and featured on The Art Show.
sierra.leone@sbcglobal.net

 



son del caribe

Son Del Caribe

The Cincinnati-based Latin music ensemble Son Del Caribe is widely acknowledged by dancers and listeners alike as the top salsa band in Ohio. The band's exciting, energetic, eclectic sound includes salsa and other styles of Latin dance music. Led by versatile trombonist Jaime Morales, a top salsa musician from Puerto Rico who has played alongside such Latin music legends as Eddie Santiago and Gilberto Santa Rosa, Son Del Caribe performs regularly throughout the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana tri-state area.

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