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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.

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Summer Challenge
Launch - Connecting you to job skills & resources

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Events (view all)


Today at Burkhardt (2:30 PM)
Create a fun, unique craft each month!June: Summer Slippers; kid's craft: Sun Ca…


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


Today at Wilmington (3:30 PM)
Learn the different ways animals interact with each other. We'll dissect an owl …


Today at Wilmington (4:00 PM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading…


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


Tomorrow at Northwest (12:00 AM)


Tomorrow at Wilmington (11:00 AM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading…


Tomorrow at Burkhardt (1:00 PM)
Looking to diversify your reading interests· Join our book club! Enjoy a …


Tomorrow at Trotwood (1:00 PM)
Read your favorite book to a Miami Valley Pet Therapy Association animal. Each c…


Tomorrow at Wilmington (2:00 PM)
Electrify your afternoon by learning about electricity and having fun. Using our…


Tomorrow at Kettering (2:00 PM)
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, ca…


Tomorrow at New Lebanon (2:00 PM)
Can't find the time to work on your favorite craft project·  Join th…


Tomorrow at Burkhardt (2:30 PM)
Create a fun, unique craft.  All skill levels welcome!June:  Summer Sl…


Monday at Northwest (12:00 AM)


Monday at Kettering (10:00 AM)
Working with donated materials, we create quilts, wheelchair and walker bags, pe…


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


Monday at Huber Heights (10:00 AM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading…


Monday at Northmont (11:00 AM)
Read to dogs from the Miami Pet Therapy Association.  …


Monday at Huber Heights (11:00 AM)
Love LEGO· Join the club! Drop by the library and dream up a new LEGO cr…


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


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


Monday at Northwest (1:00 PM)
Join the Junior League of Dayton and partner organizations as they hos…


Monday at Westwood (1:15 PM)
A puppet show, story, and snack.  Fun at Westwood.  …


Monday at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Google Drive, formerly Google Docs, is a file storage and synchronization servic…


Monday at W. Carrollton (3:00 PM)
Build your own DIY wood craft at the Library! This program is made possible by t…


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


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


Monday at Huber Heights (4:30 PM)
Test your Minecraft survival skills at the library! Please sign up for only one…


Monday at Burkhardt (5:30 PM)
Enjoy this month's movie in the Burkhardt meeting room! Popcorn provided.…

           

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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