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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.

What's your favorite eResource from DML? Overdrive ebooks? music and more on Hoopla? Magazines on Zinio? Or maybe there's a database you love. Let us know for a chance to win Your Weekend Read - a preview copy of a recently released book.

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Events (view all)

Preschool Storytime
Today at Wilmington (1:00 PM)
Join us for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develo…

Reading Buddies
Today at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Do you feel that your child needs a little more practice reading? Stop by the Re…

Word Basics
Today at Northwest (2:00 PM)
This session introduces you to the basics of Microsoft Office Word.  We wil…

GaGa Ball!
Today at Northwest (3:00 PM)
We have a GaGa Pit! Join us to play GaGa Ball, an easy, fun, fast moving, energe…

Teen Chaos: Armstrong Air + Space Museum
Today at W. Carrollton (3:00 PM)
It takes more than a love for space to become an astronaut.  You have to be…

Talk Tables
Today at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Want to practice your English conversation skills with a friendly face at the Li…

Teen Gaming
Today at Huber Heights (3:30 PM)
Come to the library for video games on the big screen, snacks, and your favorite…

Little Champs Five Senses Olympics
Today at East (3:30 PM)
There will be five activities (one for each sense) for each child and caregiver …

Video games + Football Ice cream Sandwiches at the Hoover Street Cafe
Today at Westwood (3:45 PM)
Teens its Ice Cream sandwiches and football fun!!! Create football Ice cream san…

T-Shirt Decorating
Today at Burkhardt (4:00 PM)
You provide a pre-washed (no softener) white t-shirt (or pillow case) and we'll …

Teen Book Club
Today at Northmont (4:00 PM)
We're reading great stuff - something different every month! Come in a few …

Morning Story Time!
Tomorrow at Vandalia (10:00 AM)
Ages 3 - 8. Join us for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities d…

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

Toddler Storytime
Tomorrow at Kettering (10:00 AM)
It's never too early to grow your child's love of learning. Your little ones wil…

Mother Goose on the Loose
Tomorrow at Wilmington (10:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pup…

Toddler Storytime
Tomorrow at Northwest (11:00 AM)
It's never too early to grow your child's love of learning. Your little ones wil…

Toddler Storytime
Tomorrow at Kettering (11:00 AM)
It's never too early to grow your child's love of learning. Your little ones wil…

Preschool Storytime
Tomorrow at Wilmington (11:00 AM)
Join us for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develo…

Babies & Books
Tomorrow at Northmont (11:30 AM)
Parents or caregivers, bring your little ones for stories, songs, nursery rhymes…

Summer Lunch Program
Tomorrow at Northwest (12:30 PM)
Kids are invited to eat lunch at the library. Meal provided by Dayton Public Sch…

Grab a Meal
Tomorrow at Madden Hills (12:30 PM)
Enjoy a nutritious meal each day at Madden Hills and enjoy a story being read al…

Tied in Knots
Tomorrow at Brookville (1:00 PM)
Learn how to tie different types of knots that are great for camping, wrapping…

Astronaut Training
Tomorrow at Trotwood (1:00 PM)
See if you are fit enough to be an astronaut. Participate in some fun fitness ac…

T-Shirt Decorating
Tomorrow at Northmont (1:00 PM)
Decorate a t-shirt for the Summer Challenge theme "On Your Mark, Get Set!"  …

You Are What You Eat!
Tomorrow at Northwest (1:00 PM)
Have fun with food and stuff: games, crafts, experiments, and more.  Grades…

Leapfrogs Storytime
Tomorrow at Huber Heights (1:00 PM)
Stories, music and more! Groups please register in advance. For children ages 4-…

Turnabout Thursday
Tomorrow at Madden Hills (1:30 PM)
Join Ms. Winnie for a summer time cooling with games and crafts.  …

Thursday Fun
Tomorrow at Miamisburg (2:00 PM)
Get ready for an action-packed Thursday afternoon with games, crafts, and more c…

Challenge Club
Tomorrow at EC Doren (2:00 PM)
Calling all elementary students to join Challenge Club! Sign up for the Summer C…

Craft Cool Down
Tomorrow at Miami Twp. (2:00 PM)
Cool down in the Library with crafts from 2-3 pm on Thursdays during the Summer …

           

Zinio - Getting Started

zinio splashZinio allows you to check out the most current copies of many popular magazines such as Newsweek, Consumer Reports, and many others. These are viewable - - cover to cover with full-color pages (just like the print versions in your doctor’s office waiting room).

Register & Create Account  |  User Guide 
How-to Video  |   Login

Library users now have access to 255 of the most popular magazines using a Windows or Mac computer, as well as a wide variety of Apple iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows phones, tablets, and mobile devices – including the Kindle Fire (not HD).

Tip: The Zinio app cannot be used to browse the Library's free Zinio magazine collection. Library users must view and subscribe to magazines using the browser on a computer or smart device!

Get the app for:

PC  |  Mac  |  iPhone  |  iPad  |  Android  |  Kindle Fire  |  Blackberry Playbook


The Basics

You will have to create 2 accounts – 1) one for the DML Zinio page that gives you access to the titles the library subscribes to and 2) another for your own personal account in Zinio. The Zinio.com account/login is for subscribing to and reading magazines online or delivering those magazines to a Zinio Reader app on your computer or mobile device.

Tip: New users must follow all the steps in "The Basics", in the order presented, to ensure access to the Library's free Zinio magazine collection!

 


How to get Started!

Follow these steps to create your Dayton Metro Library-Zinio account login.

  1. Click or tap the following link to Register & Create Account.
  2. If prompted, enter your Library Card Number or Username and PIN and click or tap Submit.
  3. Click or tap the Create Account! button, enter the required information, and Create Account. An activation link will be sent to your email account.
  4. Click on the Activation Link in your email account to Confirm your account status.
  5. Click on the Login link on the account confirmation screen or come back to this page to login and begin browsing the collection.

 

Returning User? Follow these steps to browse using your Dayton Metro Library-Zinio login and subscribe by creating a free Zinio.com account/login.

Tip: You can directly bookmark the login link for future access! Do NOT use a Zinio app or the Zinio website to browse and subscribe to magazines in the Library's free Zinio magazine collection.

  1. Login with your Dayton Metro Library-Zinio login
  2. Use the available navigation tools to search for and subscribe to the magazine(s) of your choice.
  3. After you select your first magazine in the Dayton Metro Library-Zinio Collection, a second browser window will open to Zinio.com.
              - First-time users: Follow the link to create a free Zinio.com account/login.
              - Returning users: Select the Login link and login using your Zinio.com account info.
  4. After subscribing to a magazine, read it online or deliver it to a Zinio Reader app.

Tip: Use your Zinio.com login to register the app on your device!

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