Main menu

The Wilmington-Stroop Branch will close to the public starting on Saturday, December 16 ... Learn More

Catalog Search 

Welcome to Your Dayton Metro Library

Enjoy a vast collection of materials, services and programs for all ages and stages of life. Explore our online resources including digital collections, databases, searchable events calendar and reference assistance. Learn, imagine and discover at the Dayton Metro Library – your story begins here.

There's Star Wars in our #BookfaceFriday. Like, share, or comment at the link to vote for our Whimsical Window! #WhimsicalWindows17

Facebook Logo DaytonMetroLibrary

Launch Point
Works
ReImagining Works Featured on ThinkTV

itemitemitemitemitemitem

ItemItemItemItemItemItem

ItemItemItemItemItemItem

ItemItemItemItemItemItem

ItemItemItemItemItemItem

ItemItemItemItemItemItem

ItemItemItemItemItemItem

ItemItemItemItemItemItem

ItemItemItemItemItemItem

ItemItemItemItemItemItem

ItemItemItemItemItemItem

Adult

Adult Adult Adult Teen Teen Children

           

Movies + Music (view all)

ItemItemItemItemItemItem

ItemItemItemItemItemItem

ItemItemItemItemItemItem

itemitemitemitemitemitem

Audio

Audio Video Audio Video Audio Video

           

Events (view all)


Today at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Have some fun on your own making  the craft of the week!  All material…


Today at Main (10:00 AM)
If you own an iPad, iPod or iPhone this class will help you understand Apples cu…


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


Today at Main (2:00 PM)
Build with the library's Legos and attempt a mystery Lego building challenge.…


Today at Electra Doren (2:00 PM)
Enjoy hand puppet plays to celebrate the season and then decorate a gingerbread …


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


Today at Trotwood (3:30 PM)
Cook with us! We'll be experimenting with holiday favorites such as eggnog, frui…


Tomorrow at Main (2:00 PM)
The DC Ensemble presents "Soulful Sounds of Christmas".  There is no greate…


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


Monday at Main (10:00 AM)
Are you tired of surfing the net only to keep ending up at subscription genealog…


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


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


Monday at Main (2:00 PM)
Third class of the Computer series "What every computer user should know". Add t…


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


Monday at Burkhardt (5:30 PM)
Eat popcorn and enjoy this month's movie, Nightmare Before Christmas!…


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


Monday at Miamisburg (6:00 PM)
There is a world of board games beyond Clue and Sorry! Please join us to play ol…


Monday at Northmont (6:30 PM)
Meditation for Beginners is a guided 12-17 minute meditative practice created by…


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


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


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


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


Tuesday at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Bring your mobile device (smartphone, tablet or e-reader) and get assistance ins…


Tuesday at Main (2:00 PM)
Sharing pictures, submitting resume or turning in homework online, at some point…


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

           

Hikers: Dream and Plan


Free Programs at Brookville, New Lebanon, Northmont and Miamisburg Branch Libraries

It may be winter, but a hiker can always dream. Get tips and inspiration for your spring hikes with free programs at the Dayton Metro Library.

Hiking and nature expert Tammy York shares her insider tips and field knowledge about hiking at four Branch Libraries. Learn what you can do to get the most out of the journey and what to pack for your time outside.  A trained and seasoned naturalist, York is the author of 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati, which has sold more than 10,000 copies. She has worked with the Indiana and Ohio Departments of Natural Resources.

FREE Get Outside Programs:

BROOKVILLE Branch - Saturday, February 27, 10:00-12:00 p.m.
            425 Rona Parkway Drive, Brookville

NEW LEBANON Branch - Tuesday, March 1, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
            715 W. Main Street, New Lebanon

MIAMISBURG Branch -Tuesday, March 29, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
            333 W. National Road, Englewood Government Center

MIAMISBURG Branch - Tuesday, April 5, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
            35 S. Fifth Street, Miamisburg


For more information on these or other Library programs, visit the online Events Calendar or call (937) 463-BOOK.

© 2014 - 2017 Dayton Metro Library. All Rights Reserved - Privacy Policy
(Large DesktopTabletPhone Layout)