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Who's wishing they could add a stop here to their summer vacation? Our Youth Services Director Mandie Burns spoke with FOX 45's Clancy Burke about Dayton Metro Library's Summer Challenge.

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Today at Northwest (11:00 AM)


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)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…


Today at Main Library (1:30 PM)
Miss Beth will demonstrate and teach a different dance to rock and roll music fr…


Today at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Now that you have mastered the mouse and conquered the computer, let's go online…


Today at Main Library (2:00 PM)
Cut, Copy & PasteLearn about an essential tool to aid in becoming an efficie…


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


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


Today at Brookville (3:03 PM)
It's a battle of the Oreo s! Come sample and vote for your favorite of Oreo's s…


Today at Belmont (4:00 PM)
Design and create pin-on buttons. Snack provided. …


Today at Miamisburg (4:00 PM)
Being a DJ has to be one of the most enjoyable professions around. There is noth…


Today at Kettering (4:00 PM)
Celebrate "the greatest spectacle in racing," the Indianapolis 500, with a Wii r…


Today at Northwest (4:00 PM)
Come enjoy an activity that is some part art and some part making. …


Today at Northwest (4:00 PM)
Come enjoy video and board games! Snacks will be provided. For teens going into …


Today at Burkhardt (4:30 PM)
Want to make something cool but don't know how· Join us in the community …


Today at Main Library (6:00 PM)
Dennis Turner, local author of "What Did You Do in the War, Sister: How Catholic…


Today at New Lebanon (6:00 PM)
Join us for a fast paced, 10 hour journey through time with our forefathers and …


Today at Kettering (6:00 PM)
Join us for quality family time with books, songs and activities for parents and…


Today at Trotwood (6:30 PM)
Join us for quality family time with books, songs, and activities for parents an…


Today at Vandalia (6:30 PM)
Bring your needles, hooks, and yarn to the library to learn from each other. Nov…


Today at Kettering (6:30 PM)
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, cas…


Tomorrow at Main Library (10:00 AM)
Open LabNeed more practice after your class or need additional computer help&mid…


Tomorrow at Kettering (10:00 AM)
Designed for individuals living with early stage dementia, Memory Cafe is o…


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


Tomorrow at New Lebanon (7:00 PM)
Join us as we kick off the Summer Challenge! Solve the riddles and do the challe…


Saturday at Electra Doren (11:00 AM)
Tweens, teens, and families are welcome to join the Library and Old North Dayton…


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


Saturday at Main Library (1:00 PM)
Meet a live African penguin and learn about the amazing lives, history, and habi…


Saturday at Main Library (1:00 PM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading&…


Saturday at Electra Doren (1:00 PM)
Adult video gamers can take it to the next level (or try to make it to the next …

           

2014 Teen Photography Contest Winners

More than 100 of the submitted photos will be on display in the Main Library’s auditorium and an awards reception will be held Thursday, April 24 from 6:30 – 8pm.  Prizes were awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category.  Winners will receive $100 for first place, $75 for second place, and $50 for third.  Amy Kollar Anderson, Artist and Gallery Coordinator for the Rosewood Gallery, selected the winners.

voteA popular choice award will also be offered in each category.  All viable entries into the contest are featured on Pinterest and votes can be cast by liking a picture (with a Pinterest login) now through April 22.

http://www.pinterest.com/dmlmainteen/

The winners of the Popular Choice Award in each category will win a $25 gift card to Dodd Camera.

All prizes for the 2014 Teen Photography Contest are funded by the Friends of the Library.

Congratulations to all the winners!

Phone Photography
1st – EyeDea (Marissa Enright, Stivers School for the Arts)
2nd – Easy Going Summertime (Laura Húlsemann, Northmont High School)
3rd – With Light Comes Beauty (Ciara Tanksley, Kettering Fairmont High School)


Black and White
Photography
1st – Let Her Go (Roxana Olt, Stivers School for the Arts)
2nd – End of the Wind (Ciara Lewis, Stivers School for the Arts)
3rd – Nostalgia (Maya Irene Gronquist-Pierce, Dayton Regional STEM School)


Color
Photography
1st – Hope (Gabrielle Davis, Springboro High School)
2nd – Innocent? (Kristen Eikenberry, Springboro High School)
3rd – Chilled (Sarah Stier, Archbishop Alter High School)


Digital
Photography
1st – Conquer your weaker self (Laura Húlsemann, Northmont High School)
2nd – Sleeping Beauty (Abigail Coyle, Oakwood High School)
3rd – Light meets Dark (Alyssa Folck, homeschool)

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