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


Today at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Coloring or activity sheets are available daily in the children's room.  We…


Today at Miamisburg (10:00 AM)
Learn how to make an Excel spreadsheet. Understand the basics of cells, formatti…


Today at Main (10:00 AM)
Discover DML's Downloadable Digital Media, find free books, music, videos and mo…


Today at Wilmington (10:00 AM)
Sing songs, read stories and enjoy a craft or activity. Geared toward children …


Today at Huber Heights (10:00 AM)
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills· Talk Table…


Today at Huber Heights (11:00 AM)
Musica, Dayton's Chamber Choir has been performing a wide variety of music throu…


Today at Northwest (11:00 AM)
 Join us for quality family time with books, songs and activities for paren…


Today at Northwest (1:00 PM)
Come make winter cookies at the library! All supplies will be provided.…


Today at New Lebanon (2:00 PM)
Join our Needle & Threads Quilting Group for conversation and show & tel…


Today at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Designed to allow more time for practice, Tech Help! is your opportunity t…


Today at W. Carrollton (2:30 PM)
Come to an afternoon of movie fun, featuring an old holiday cartoon classic! Bef…


Today at Trotwood (3:00 PM)
You've seen them in the sky, or perhaps on a fence post in the country. Now see …


Today at Miamisburg (3:00 PM)
Sweet Reads is a book club for adults hosted by Dayton Metro Library at Bear Cre…


Tomorrow at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Coloring or activity sheets are available daily in the children's room.  We…


Monday at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Coloring or activity sheets are available daily in the children's room.  We…


Monday at Trotwood (12:00 AM)
Bring your Tablets, iPhones or Androids devices in to get help downloading books…


Monday at Miami Twp. (10:00 AM)
The Dayton Chapter of SCORE, a national network of experienced entrepreneurs and…


Monday at W. Carrollton (10:00 AM)
This program is for kids who love to move and dance around!  We will read s…


Monday at Kettering (12:00 PM)
Working with donated materials, we create quilts, wheelchair and walker bags, pe…


Monday at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
This class is for people that have at least a little knowledge of the mouse. To…


Monday at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Come in after school and play the Wii U with your friends!  A special time …


Monday at Northwest (4:00 PM)
Decorate cookies and make a holiday craft. For ages 5-12 …


Monday at New Lebanon (4:00 PM)
Pick up the book of the month, read it, and come talk about it at the monthly me…


Monday at Miamisburg (4:00 PM)
Here's a club with exclusive membership for readers in grades 5-8. Have some sn…


Monday at Huber Heights (5:00 PM)
Have you ever read to a dog· Or a cat· Or a... gecko· Kids …


Monday at Wilmington (6:00 PM)
Learn about the risk factors of heart disease, those you can change and those yo…


Monday at Northwest (6:00 PM)
Come use the watercolor bot to draw using a computer. Regular watercolor paint a…


Monday at Main (6:00 PM)
If you own an iPad, iPod or iPhone this class will help you understand Apples cu…


Monday at Westwood (6:00 PM)
Boot Title: The Snow Child, by Eowyn IveyCopies of the book will be available at…

           

Displaying and Distributing Materials

  1. POLICY
    The Dayton Metro Library may allow materials from community organizations and individuals to be displayed in a designated area for distribution to area residents.  Programs and events publicized through the library’s community-information areas should be compatible with the library’s purpose of providing educational, cultural, recreational, and information services to the community.  The presence of a brochure, flyer, or any other notice in the library does not necessarily indicate that the library either advocates or endorses the viewpoints expressed.
     
  2. REGULATIONS
    The following non-library materials will not be accepted for display or distribution:
    • Posters and flyers designed for wall, board, or sign displays.
       
    • Materials exclusively promoting commercial products or services that have less than 50% informational or educational content. 
       
    • Materials larger than 8.5” x 11”. *Note:  Free newspapers or publications that fall outside these parameters that represent a formal partnership may be approved on a case-by case bases.  Large format materials approved for display must be supplied in self-contained display stands or kits.
       
    • Campaign literature for a political candidate. *Note: Non-partisan political materials that provide information on ballot issues only may be approved for display.
  3. PROCEDURES
    1. Non-library materials requested to be displayed at, or distributed by, the Main Library must be approved by the External Relations Department.
       
    2. Non-library materials requested to be displayed at a branch library, must be approved by the Branch Library Manager.
       
    3. Approval will be given based upon the limitations of display space, the timeliness of the material, and the relevance of the material to the civic, educational, informational, cultural, recreational, or vocational life of the community.  Local organizations and events may be given preference.
       
    4. The Library will designate space for display of approved materials at each location and reserves the right to limit quantities.
       
    5. Library employees are responsible for placing materials for public display or distribution.  Materials are not to be posted by persons not employed by the Dayton Metro Library.
       
    6. Each library location reserves the right to post and remove items based on its own schedule. Materials posted without approval will be removed.
       
    7. No organization or individual may advertise that its materials are available at the Library unless this has been cleared with the Branch Library Manager/External Relations Manager in advance.
       
    8. The External Relations Department may distribute approved non-library materials to each Library Branch through regular library delivery, free of charge.  The Library will not make copies of materials for distribution.
       

Policy Approved, July 1, 2015

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