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Toddler Fun
Today at Trotwood (11:00 AM)
Bring your toddler for some fun activities made especially for them! We will hav…

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

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

Preschool STEM Storytime
Today at Kettering (1:30 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…

3D Printing @ Your Library
Today at Huber Heights (2:00 PM)
Watch a 3D printer in action, learn the basics, and learn how to design & pr…

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

SICSA: Exercise With Pets!
Today at Burkhardt (3:00 PM)
Learn the basics of clicker training with hands-on learning! Practice fun and po…

Reading Buddies
Today at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Do you feel that your child needs a little more practice reading? Stop by the Re…

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

Learn to Code
Today at Trotwood (4:30 PM)
Come learn the basics of coding in a fun way! Registration is required due to li…

Internet Basics
Today at Northwest (5:30 PM)
Now that you have mastered the mouse and conquered the computer, let's go online…

Mother Goose on the Loose
Today at Wilmington (5:30 PM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pup…

Teen Art Studio
Today at Miami Twp. (6:00 PM)
Drop in and Draw! All materials will be provided. Whether you like to draw comic…

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

Tech Art
Today at Brookville (6:30 PM)
Art + technology = lots of fun. Come check out our new 3Doodlers and watercolor …

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

Family Storytime
Today at Wilmington (7:00 PM)
Have quality family time at the library with books, songs and activities for par…

Kids READ
Today at Belmont (7:00 PM)
First to Third Graders -- book some time with the children's librarian! Stop by …

Baby + Toddler Playtime
Tomorrow at Belmont (9:30 AM)
Wednesdays, 5/18 - 7/27, 9:35 - 10:00 a.m. Songs, a story and other activities j…

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime
Tomorrow at Burkhardt (9:45 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, finger plays, and stories, all to encourage e…

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

Mother Goose on the Loose Bilingual Babytime
Tomorrow at Kettering (10:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program in Spanish and English that …

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

Toddler Tales I
Tomorrow at Brookville (10:00 AM)
This early literacy program is geared toward very young children and their paren…

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

Mother Goose on the Loose
Tomorrow at EC Doren (10:00 AM)
Little Champs and their caregivers are invited to enjoy songs, rhymes, fingerpla…

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

Preschool Storytime
Tomorrow at Burkhardt (10:30 AM)
Support your child's early literacy development at this interactive family story…

Storytime
Tomorrow at Belmont (10:30 AM)
Every Wednesday, 6/1 - 7/27, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Tailored for ages 3-6, including…

Preschool Storytimes
Tomorrow at Madden Hills (10:30 AM)
Wednesdays:  6/1-7/27 a.m.  IT'S STORY TIME!  Bring your preschoo…

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Menu Planning & Cooking Shortcuts

mealplanningEffective meal planning can save both time and money.  Discover tips and tactics for both at a free program offered at several Dayton Metro Library locations this spring and summer.  "Menu Planning & Cooking Shortcuts" is presented by Andrea Deckard, a former HR professional who now devotes her career to family budgeting education services.

Her free library program focuses on:

  • The Importance of Meal Planning: Learn why and how meal planning can transform your grocery budget, but also your daily routines and the dreaded "witching hour."

  • Beginner and Advanced Meal Planning Tactics: The program will walk you through the different phases of meal planning and teach you the ins and outs of two different "schools of thought," so that you can come up with a meal planning plan that works for you!

  • Time-Saving Cooking Strategies and Shortcuts: Get practical help with how to make the most of the time you spend in the kitchen, making healthy and delicious meals in a fraction of the time!

The program takes place at the following libraries:

 Tues., June 4, 6:30-8:00 p.m. - Miami Twp. Branch Library, 496-8944

Mon., June 17, 6:30-8:00 p.m. - Huber Heights Branch Library, 496-8934

Thurs., July 11, 6:30-8:00 p.m. - Northmont Branch Library, 496-8950

Sat., Aug. 31, 2:00-3:30 p.m. - Miamisburg Branch Library, 496-8946

Deckard regularly appears on WDTN, the Dayton NBC affiliate as well as a featured blogger in the Cincinnati Enquirer blog network, Cincinnati.com. Andrea can be heard weekly on the WGRR morning show sharing savings tips and great deals.

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