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

Social Media Basics
Today at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Don't know your Facebook from your Snapchat? Does Twitter have you all-a-flutter…

Dig Deep: Genealogy Research using Government Records
Today at Northmont (6:30 PM)
Bring your favorite ancestor and we will explore a treasure trove of free online…

The Mothers of Ohio's Presidents
Today at Miami Twp. (6:30 PM)
A mother shapes her child's life in was that we do not know. What is almost cert…

For the Dogs Book Club
Today at Miamisburg (6:30 PM)
Read to dogs! A fun way to work on reading skills!! Currently taking names for F…

Book Discussion
Today at Wilmington (6:30 PM)
Come for books, snacks, and conversation.…

Family Storytime
Today at Northwest (6:30 PM)
Have quality time with books, songs, and activities for parents and children to …

Talk Tables
Today at EC Doren (6:30 PM)
Want to practice your English conversation skills with a friendly face at the Li…

Mother's Day Magic
Today at Brookville (7:00 PM)
Make something nice to give to Mom or Grandma for Mother's Day! Ages 6-12. Pleas…

New Lebanon Branch Book Club
Today at New Lebanon (7:00 PM)
Join us for lively discussions on a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles…

Preschool Storytime
Tomorrow at Northwest (10:30 AM)
Join us for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develo…

Wiggle Worms Storytime
Tomorrow at W. Carrollton (10:30 AM)
Here's a storytime especially for babies and toddlers. We'll read stories, dance…

Preschool Storytime
Tomorrow at Miamisburg (12:30 PM)
Enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts, and puppet shows. Ages 3-5, siblings welcome.&nbs…

Rubber Duck Club Storytime
Tomorrow at W. Carrollton (1:00 PM)
This storytime is geared toward preschoolers and their families. We'll read stor…

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

Hook, Needle + Stitch
Tomorrow at Trotwood (2:00 PM)
If you use a needle to crochet, knit or cross-stitch, we have a group for you! N…

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

The Ribbon
Tomorrow at Main (6:00 PM)
No more toolbars or drop down menus, there's just the Ribbon. Prerequisite for o…

Game Night!
Tomorrow at Northwest (6:00 PM)
Play fun games and enjoy some treats.  Ages 5-12…

Kids + Money
Tomorrow at Miami Twp. (6:30 PM)
Many people agree that we have a financial literacy crisis due to the lack of ba…

Talk Tables
Tomorrow at Belmont (6:30 PM)
Want to practice your English conversation skills with a friendly face at the Li…

Pub-Lit at Brixx
Tomorrow at Main (7:00 PM)
Pub-Lit is a book club hosted by the Dayton Metro Library at the Brixx Ice Compa…

Preschool Storytime
Wednesday at Miamisburg (10:00 AM)
Enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts, and puppet shows. Ages 3-5, siblings welcome.&nbs…

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

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

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

Teen Afterschool Meetup
Wednesday at Vandalia (3:00 PM)
Catch-up and collaborate with friends, play games, make crafts, and get homework…

Anime Club
Wednesday at Huber Heights (3:30 PM)
Calling all otaku! Join other anime fans in grades 7-12 for our monthly anime cl…

Teen Advisory Group
Wednesday at Brookville (3:30 PM)
-          TAG, you're it! Want you…

Captain America: Civil War Party
Wednesday at Burkhardt (4:00 PM)
Celebrate Captain America: Civil War with crafts and games.  Prizes such as…

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Lions, Tigers & Bears, Oh Why?

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Tim Harrison, director of Outreach for Animals, will educate teens and familes about the realities of wild animals and why they belong in their natural habitat. Tim is featured in the award winning documentary film, The Elephant in the Living Room, which reveals the dangers of attempting to raise wild animals as household pets. He is also featured in this month's National Geographic magazine cover story, "Wild Pets." This program will be at the Main library on April 22nd from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the auditoruim.

You can find out more about Tim's new project online here.

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