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Have you visited the new Main Library yet? We showed Living Dayton around last month. Our patrons made it back safe. The books? Not so much.

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


Today at Main (11:00 AM)
Children ages 0-3 and caregivers can enjoy unstructured playtime with a variety …


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


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


Today at Kettering (1:30 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and STEM based learning activities designed to develo…


Today at Northmont (1:30 PM)
Come and join us as a fitness instructor from the YMCA leads a month long sessio…


Today at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Looking for something new to use in your classroom· Come to the library …


Today at Main (2:00 PM)
Before you begin to use a computer, there is the "mouse." For beginners learn th…


Today at Brookville (2:45 PM)
Stop by the library every month and participate in a range of crafts and activit…


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


Today at Miamisburg (4:00 PM)
Play games, make crafts, explore science activities, or just hang out. Snacks pr…


Today at Kettering (4:00 PM)
Plan cool activities for the library, create displays, share good books, and mor…


Today at Northwest (4:00 PM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading…


Today at Burkhardt (4:30 PM)
Calling all Girl Scout Cadettes! Join other Girl Scouts in the community and ear…


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


Today at Northwest (5:30 PM)
Now that you have mastered the mouse, let's learn the basics of how the compute…


Today at Wilmington (5:30 PM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pu…


Today at Main (6:00 PM)
First, of our revised Microsoft Office Series, this session introduces you to th…


Today at Huber Heights (6:00 PM)
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia, the …


Today at Main (6:00 PM)
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, ca…


Today at Brookville (6:30 PM)
Explore the variety of mysteries being published at our monthly book discussion!…


Today at Electra Doren (6:30 PM)
Quality family time with books, songs and activities for parents and children to…


Today at Main (7:00 PM)
Poet Aimee Noel can find inspiration takeout menus, parking tickets, postcards. …


Today at Vandalia (7:00 PM)
Join  us for quality family time with books, songs, and activities for pare…


Today at Wilmington (7:00 PM)
Join us for quality family time with books, songs and activities for parents an…


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


Tomorrow at Miami Twp. (9:45 AM)
Join us for stories, nursery rhymes and songs! For children 18-35 months old wit…


Tomorrow at Vandalia (10:00 AM)
Taylorsville MetroPark - Shelter: Hilltop/Sledding Hill/Parking Lot, 1200…


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

           

What is a Panerian?

What is a Panerian? The Panerians were started in 2008 and is probably the longest running self help, job seeking, networking group in the Miami Valley. More than 500 have attended these outreach sessions with the goal of helping the job seeker find their next career step. The Panerians meet every other Monday morning from 7 am – 8 am at Panera in the heart of Centerville. Anyone is welcome to join in with the open discussions. Usually about 30 attend. The group starts with a prayer, elevator speeches/introductions and then there is always a stimulating discussion topic about the many opportunities facing the job seeker. These topics range from how to network, how to interview, how to keep your resume from the dreaded black hole and occasional work team breakout sessions. Many of the bi-weekly attendees hang around after the meeting to strategize, network and share many potentials. Just Google Panerians and you will find the website and directory and learn that we are serious about coaching and helping each other find support, direction and encouragement. This group can assist you in developing your strategy and plan for future success. The next meetings will be January 9 and 23, 2107.

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