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Live music at Main on Fridays! Next up is The Dianne Coble Ensemble on 11/24. Learn how singing builds literacy skills and setting screen-free time in this issue of Early Childhood Literacy FOCUS.

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Today at Huber Heights (11:00 AM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading&…

Today at Kettering (11:00 AM)
Yoga for Success is a guided presentation of foundational Isha yoga practices de…

Today at Huber Heights (12:00 PM)
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, cas…

Today at Burkhardt (1:00 PM)
This program is focused on being a living fossil. We will discuss what it means …

Today at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Join us for a family-friendly movie with popcorn!…

Today at Main (2:00 PM)
Why should kids have all the fun· Bring your friends or make some new one…

Today at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Join us for science experiments using dry ice!…

Today at Main (2:00 PM)
Play games and enjoy snacks with your loved ones.  …

Today at Madden Hills (3:30 PM)
This program is focused on being a living fossil. We will discuss what it means …

Today at Kettering (4:00 PM)
Come to the library for an afternoon of building with LEGOs and littleBits elect…

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

Monday at Madden Hills (10:00 AM)
This class will cover the fundamentals of the computer and operating system. &nb…

Monday at Main (10:00 AM)
This workshop, designed for the novice, will highlight some of the most useful d…

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

Monday at Wilmington (12:00 PM)
This class is designed for homeschooled Teens--age 13-18--who are interested in …

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

Monday at Huber Heights (12:30 PM)
Are you a Mahjong player or interested in learning· Mahjong (pronounced m…

Monday at Main (2:00 PM)
Are you ready to take your computer skills to the next level· Have you ev…

Monday at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
This class is for people with little to no computer experience. Learn the mouse…

Monday at Madden Hills (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…

Monday at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Got homework· Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direct…

Monday at Kettering (2:00 PM)
Come join us for a family movie on the big screen. Fresh popcorn and juice will …

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

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

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

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

Monday at Wilmington (3:30 PM)
Learning to code has never been so much fun! All it takes is color to control th…

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

Monday at Westwood (4:00 PM)
Come for some fun as we learn all about these big, spectacular birds:  thei…

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


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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