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Job Seekers- Alternative Paths to Employment
Today at Miami Twp. (8:30 AM)
Franchise consultant and business expert Bill Powell of FranNet will address con…

Daydreaming on Paper
Today at New Lebanon (9:30 AM)
Participants in this 6 week collage-journaling class for adults 55+, led by teac…

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

Afternoon Book Club
Today at Vandalia (1:30 PM)
Stop in for some lively discussion, snacks and fun!  Books will be availabl…

One on One Computer Classes
Today at Madden Hills (2:00 PM)
? Computer & Mouse Basics? Internet & Email Basics? Getting the most out…

Videogames!!!
Today at Vandalia (3:00 PM)
Choose from Wii games, or go retro with (original!) Nintendo and Super Nintendo …

Teen Anime Club
Today at Brookville (3:30 PM)
Come hang with us otaku-style! Watch an assortment of anime, learn about Japanes…

Crafternoon
Today at Burkhardt (3:30 PM)
Enjoy a unique craft that's different every month. Open to all ages.…

One on One Computer Classes
Today at Madden Hills (3:30 PM)
? Computer & Mouse Basics? Internet & Email Basics? Getting the most out…

Teen Advisory Board
Today at Kettering (3:30 PM)
Get involved and make a difference!  Earn Community Service hours for schoo…

Nerdfighter Nights
Today at Belmont (4:00 PM)
A weekly gathering where teens can openly be nerds. A community of such concentr…

Health & Wellness with Girl Scouts
Today at Burkhardt (5:00 PM)
Get a taste of what being a Girl Scout is all about. Join us for a six week Heal…

Game Night: Unplugged
Today at Miamisburg (6:00 PM)
Get in the game of Catan, or Carcassonne! Whether you're new to tabletop games, …

VMA Women's Self-Defense Seminar
Today at Brookville (6:00 PM)
Self-defense designed specifically for women, and taught by a woman. Learn the f…

Preschool Storytime
Today at Trotwood (6:00 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…

Coloring for Grow-ups
Today at Huber Heights (6:00 PM)
Coloring elicits a relaxing mindset, similar to what you would achieve through m…

Toddler Storytime
Today at Northwest (6:30 PM)
It's never too early to grow your child's love of learning.  Your little on…

Pizza, Pop & Plots
Today at Wilmington (7:00 PM)
Add discussion to your reading life!  And free pizza! And free cold beverag…

Realities of Owning Your Own Business
Tomorrow at Main (9:00 AM)
Starting your own business can be the most rewarding as well as frustrating expe…

SCORE Small Business Counseling
Tomorrow at Main (10:00 AM)
The Dayton Chapter of SCORE, a national network of experienced entrepreneurs and…

Adult GED Classes
Tomorrow at Main (10:00 AM)
Begin your preparation for the GED with FREE Adult GED Classes offered by Miami …

Spring Clean Your Computer
Tomorrow at W. Carrollton (2:00 PM)
Spring is the perfect time to clean up & start fresh, even with your compute…

Open Lab
Tomorrow at Main (2:00 PM)
Designed to allow more time for practice, Open Lab is your opportunity to get ad…

How Does the Seed Lending Library Work?
Saturday at Trotwood (10:00 AM)
The Seed lending Library is a community resource that encourages sharing, collab…

Builder's Club
Saturday at Miamisburg (10:30 AM)
Do you like LEGO? If so, this is the place for you! Build your own LEGO masterpi…

Mother's Day Craft
Saturday at Burkhardt (11:00 AM)
Get ready for Mother's Day by making a present for your marvelous mom (or grandm…

Family Storytime
Saturday at Northwest (11:00 AM)
Have quality time with books, songs, and activities for parents and children to …

Sewing Baby Things
Saturday at Wilmington (1:00 PM)
Is a family member or friend having a baby? Make something special for the baby …

Got Game?
Saturday at Main (2:00 PM)
Why should the kids have all the fun? Bring your friends or make some new ones w…

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

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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.

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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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