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New CDs on order, available to be requested. Thursday, June 21st from 4:00 – 5:00 pm, join the Kettering-Moraine teen librarian and her friends in the Wind in the Woods Early Music Ensemble for a program of the ultimate golden oldies! These are the lively dance tunes and popular songs Shakespeare may have hummed as he penned Romeo and Juliet. All ages are welcome to attend.

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


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


Today at Vandalia (10:00 AM)
Open Device Lab. Bring in your device and the technical staff can assist you wit…


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


Today at Huber Heights (10:00 AM)
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, cas…


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


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


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


Today at Northwest (10:30 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


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


Today at Huber Heights (10:30 AM)
Children ages 18 months - 3 years and caregivers can enjoy unstructured playtime…


Today at W. Carrollton (10:30 AM)
Parents and caregivers, bring your little ones to the library for stories, songs…


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


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 Northmont (12:00 PM)
Bring your lunch, listen to stories, and participate in a mystery activity. Dess…


Today at Northmont (12:00 PM)
Bring your lunch, join the book discussion, and participate in a mystery activit…


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


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)
Join us for an action packed time of health and wellness activities for grades K…


Today at Madden Hills (1:30 PM)
Tuesday: June 19, 1:30-2:30 p.m.   Learn historical facts and enjoy fu…


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


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


Today at Miami Twp. (2:00 PM)
Did you know that astronauts play instruments in space· Learn about the i…


Today at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Miss Beth will demonstrate and teach a different dance to rock and roll music fr…


Today at Vandalia (2:00 PM)
Bring a white T-Shirt, pillowcase, shoe strings, canvas bag, canvas shoes, canva…


Today at Main Library (2:00 PM)
Open LabNeed more practice after your class or need additional computer help&mid…


Today at Northmont (2:00 PM)
Designed to allow more time for practice, Tech Drop In is your opportunity to ge…


Today at Trotwood (2:30 PM)
Learn about amber fossils and create your own amber fossil magnet.…


Today at Northwest (2:30 PM)
Do you love history· Are you eager to learn more about this vital subjec…

           

Grand Opening: New Miamisburg Branch Library

On Monday, February 20, patrons are invited to walk through the doors of the brand new Miamisburg Branch Library, located at 545 E. Linden Avenue, for the first time. A Grand Opening Celebration, 1:00-4:00 p.m., gives the community a chance to see the new Library that has been under construction since March, 2016. Regular hours will resume at the new facility on Tuesday, February 21.

The former Miamisburg Branch building has been closed since January 28 for the move. Returns will to be accepted at the old Library through February 20.

miamisburg“We are so excited to welcome the Miamisburg community into a larger, more open, better equipped space,” said Brielle Maynor, Miamisburg Branch Library Manager. “We have a fantastic new theater dedicated to our popular puppet show performances; our popular historical collection will be readily available; we have more computers with flexible seating arrangements and we have beautiful new amenities to make our patrons feel inspired,” she said.

The Grand Opening Ceremony takes place from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Following the ceremony, everyone is encouraged to explore the new Library. The afternoon includes:

  • Marionette Shows by Mr. Puppet in the new STAR Theater
  • Library mascots Cosmo and Pip
  • PS4 Gaming in TeenEDGE
  • Refreshments

The Miamisburg Branch is the eighth completed project in the Libraries for a Smarter Future system-wide improvement plan, made possible by Montgomery County voters in 2012. The new Library is 15,000 square feet, at a cost of $6.5 million.

Features of the new Library include:

  • Flexible Community Room, accessible before and after Library hours
  • Two 4-person Quads, two 6-person Group Study Rooms and a 10-person Conference Room
  • A Quiet Reading Room with cozy fireplace
  • In-Library laptop and Macintosh lending
  • Numerous public computers with industrial-grade WiFi
  • Four original art installations
  • An outdoor patio
  • Treasured local artifacts and historical collection
  • Nearly double the space of the current Miamisburg Branch

Regular Library hours begin Tuesday, February 21:
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

For more information contact us online or call (937) 463-BOOK.

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