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Today at Vandalia (12:30 PM)
Watch an exciting holiday hand puppet show and then enjoy making a beautiful cra…


Today at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Watch a 3D printer in action, learn the basics, and learn how to design & pr…


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 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 Northmont (3:00 PM)
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for e…


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 Miamisburg (4:30 PM)
Talk about books you choose and enjoy snacks, with a game, craft, or activity ea…


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


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


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


Today at Main (6:00 PM)
Get a quick introduction to six valuable databases that are available free throu…


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 Miamisburg (6:30 PM)
Read,  Eat,  And  Discuss a great book with the book discussion g…


Today at New Lebanon (6:30 PM)
You've seen them in the sky, or perhaps on a fence post in the country.  No…


Today at Main (6:30 PM)
Explore the haunted Buckeye State with paranormal author, Sherri Brake. See phot…


Today at Wilmington (6:30 PM)
The Miami Valley has its hauntings just like anywhere else. On that odd occasi…


Today at Vandalia (6:30 PM)
Learn more about the different printing processes, types of printers, and see ex…


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)
Bring your little ghouls and goblins to the library for some Halloween fun! We'l…


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


Tomorrow at Main (10:00 AM)
Just as important as the mouse, the keyboard is a vital part of most computers. …


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…

           

Artist Leesa Haapapuro Sets Up Residency

at Vandalia Branch Library | January 3 - 31, 2017

haapapuroOne of the assets of the new Vandalia Branch Library is the Opportunity Space – a flexible area intended for exhibits and creative partnerships between community organizations and the Library.

Artist Leesa Haapapuro will be Artist-in-Residence in the Vandalia Branch Library’s Opportunity Space for the month of January. During her tenure, she’ll have studio hours and offer free classes to the public. Haapapuro will be working on a permanent art installation for the Vandalia Branch Library’s Quiet Reading Room, and she welcomes participants of all ages to contribute and collaborate on the project.

“I'm thrilled that an artist as talented as Leesa Haapapuro is coming to the Vandalia Library! Her creative energy will inspire everyone who visits,” said Nancy Madden, Vandalia Branch Manager. “I can't wait to see the amazing art that she and our talented patrons will create for our beautiful Quiet Reading Room.”

Free Classes, January 3-31, 2017:
MONDAYS | 2 - 4 PM
TUESDAYS | 5 - 7 PM
SATURDAYS | 3:30 - 5:30 PM

Artist Studio Hours:
FRIDAYS | 1 - 3 PM (plus one hour before and after each class)

In addition to collaborating on the Library’s permanent art installation, participants age five through adult are invited to design and create their own mosaic piece for temporary display on the Library’s windows. They can take their art home after the display comes down.

The Vandalia Branch Library is located at 330 S. Dixie Drive. For more information visit the Events Calendar or call 937.463.BOOK.

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