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Today at Belmont (9:30 AM)
Schedule an informal session to address your personal technology needs. Sessions…


Today at Main Library (10:00 AM)
Email BasicsWhether applying for a job online or just keeping in touch with fami…


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


Today at Huber Heights (11:00 AM)
Love LEGO· Join the club! Build a new LEGO creation each week. The libra…


Today at Northwest (11:30 AM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading&…


Today at Madden Hills (11:30 AM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading&…


Today at Wilmington (11:30 AM)
Foster an early love of art with storytime at Rosewood Gallery!  A libraria…


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


Today at Northwest (12:30 PM)
Kids are invited to eat lunch at the library. Meal provided by Dayton Public Sch…


Today at Northwest (1:00 PM)
Each week we'll have a different way to use our creativity and make something.&n…


Today at Madden Hills (1:30 PM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading&…


Today at Belmont (2:00 PM)
Learn about sounds on Earth and in space. Explore music with Boomwhackers - diff…


Today at Trotwood (2:30 PM)
Learn the fundamentals of dance through hip-hop and other various dance styles. …


Today at Northwest (2:30 PM)
Let your voice be heard! Join your peers in producing an original podcast. Parti…


Today at Madden Hills (2:30 PM)
Math is fun! Come and experience new and innovate ways to learn about Math and …


Today at Northwest (2:30 PM)
Math is fun! Come and experience new and innovate ways to learn about Math and …


Today at Northwest (2:30 PM)


Today at Madden Hills (2:30 PM)
Math really can be fun! Experience new and innovate ways to learn about Math and…


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


Today at Burkhardt (5:30 PM)
Eat popcorn and enjoy this month's movie!…


Today at Main Library (5:30 PM)
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musica…


Today at Miamisburg (6:00 PM)
Learn how to make an Excel spreadsheet. Understand the basics of cells, formatti…


Today at Main Library (6:00 PM)
DML Databases: Learning and ExploringGet a quick introduction to six valuable da…


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


Today at Huber Heights (6:00 PM)
Watch movies newly released to DVD at the Library!! Bring pillows and/or blanket…


Today at New Lebanon (6:30 PM)
Designed to allow more time for practice, Tech Time is your opportunity to get a…


Today at Vandalia (6:30 PM)
Think the library is just books· Think again - the library has a wealth o…


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


Today at Brookville (7:00 PM)
Dads! Bring your daughters, a brush, a comb, and an assortment of hair ties and …


Today at Trotwood (7:00 PM)
Presenter: Sheena Duncan, Youth Program Coordinator, Montgomery County ADAMHS …

           

Resilience

Note about this week’s author: I am sharing the words of Dean Waggenspack, Career and Life Coach with New Horizon Coaching, this week. Dean is a valued member of DML’s Job Seekers team. He has great thoughts to share on resilience (an important trait for job seekers AND entrepreneurs) below. You can visit Dean’s full website here.

Resilience – “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness”. 3/27/17

Resilience is that quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to rise from the ashes. Psychologists have identified some of the factors that make someone resilient, among them a positive attitude, optimism, the ability to regulate emotions, and the ability to see failure as a form of helpful feedback. Even after misfortune, resilient people are blessed with such an outlook that they are able to change course and soldier on.

“Success hardly ever comes overnight – it comes from having the resilience to pull yourself up, reboot your resolve, turn failure into opportunity, and give it another go.”  Richard Branson

We all can become more resilient. Read on to find out how…

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