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The Wilmington-Stroop Branch perennials need new homes! Bring a shovel and bucket to the Wilmington-Stroop branch this week and take a little piece of the library home. On order: new DVDs and CDs. Place your reserves at daytonmetrolibrary.org/collection.

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


Today at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Don't know your Facebook from your date book· Does Twitter have you all-a…


Today at Main (2:00 PM)
This workshop, designed for the novice, will highlight some of the most useful d…


Today at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Come during this special time set aside for ages 9-12, and play the Wii U with y…


Today at Main (3:00 PM)
Fight your boredom and stop by Teen Edge for a do-it-yourself drop-in activity. …


Today at Trotwood (3:00 PM)
Need a little help with your homework· There is homework help available t…


Today at Burkhardt (3:30 PM)
Need a little help with your homework· There is homework help available t…


Today at Miamisburg (3:30 PM)
Need a little help with your homework· There is homework help available t…


Today at Burkhardt (4:00 PM)
Attention, building enthusiasts: Bring the whole family to the Library for an ep…


Today at New Lebanon (4:30 PM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading&…


Today at Madden Hills (5:30 PM)
Come watch blockbuster movies for free!…


Today at Northwest (6:00 PM)
Come enjoy an activity that is some part art, and some part making.  Exampl…


Today at Electra Doren (6:00 PM)
Every other Monday, 6:00 - 8:00 p. m.  Call us for the movie titles, and w…


Today at Kettering (6:00 PM)
Need a little help with your homework· There is homework help available t…


Today at Burkhardt (6:30 PM)
Dig into the information the library has to offer.  Come learn about the da…


Today at Main (6:30 PM)
Allen Johnson and his ten year old grandson hiked and canoed the entire five hun…


Today at Main (6:30 PM)
Your new life's work might be starting your own business. Explore this option in…


Today at Wilmington (6:30 PM)
Human trafficking happens right here in the Miami Valley.  Learn about huma…


Today at Miami Twp. (6:30 PM)
Read,  Eat,  And  Discuss a great book with the book discussion g…


Today at Main (6:30 PM)
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, cas…


Today at Brookville (7:00 PM)
We'll use Scratch Jr to learn some basic programming logic. Let's get creative! …


Tomorrow at Huber Heights (9:30 AM)
Stop by the Library and update your voter registration or complete a new voter r…


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


Tomorrow at East (10:00 AM)
Join us for quality family time with books, songs and activities for parents and…


Tomorrow at Huber Heights (10:00 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…


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


Tomorrow at Main (10:00 AM)
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musica…


Tomorrow at Kettering (10:30 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and STEM based learning activities designed to develo…


Tomorrow at Trotwood (10:30 AM)
Parents and caregivers, bring your little ones to the library for stories, songs…


Tomorrow at New Lebanon (10:30 AM)
Stories, books, music, and crafts for children ages 2-6 years old. No registrati…

           

Black Box Improv Theater

Founder Justin Howard has performed, studied and taught improv in Chicago and New York City. He started The Black Box in 2012 and more than 300 Daytonians have studied at the theater; many currently perform on weekends. The Black Box has teamed with long time Second City musical great Trey Stone to provide shows that push the boundaries of what many couldn’t imagine locally trained comedians can do.

dcdcDayton Contemporary Dance Company

The Bessie Award-winning DCDC is the oldest modern dance company in Ohio. It is one of just a handful of performing arts organizations of international reputation, not based in a major metropolitan area. DCDC serves as a cultural ambassador for Dayton, the Miami Valley and the state of Ohio. Each year the company reaches approximately 30,000 people through performances and education programming.

Radio Basim

Friday nights from 10 to midnight, WYSO 91.3 FM puts Funk music front and center with “Behind the Groove.” Host Basim Blunt turns a mix of retro funk 45s, B-sides and Neo-Funk into two hours of head nodding, booty shaking fun! Basim joined WYSO as a member of the 2012 Community Voices program. His work earned a “New Voices” Scholar award by (AIR) Association of Independents in Radio.

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