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Today at Main Library (10:00 AM)
This workshop, designed for the novice, will highlight some of the most useful d…


Today at Main Library (10:00 AM)
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musica…


Today at Vandalia (10:00 AM)
Stop in and watch the Quilts of Valor Foundation volunteers create amazing quilt…


Today at Huber Heights (10:00 AM)
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, cas…


Today at Northwest (10:30 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Today at Kettering (10:30 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and STEM based learning activities designed to develo…


Today at W. Carrollton (10:30 AM)
Parents and caregivers, bring your little ones to the library for stories, songs…


Today at Main Library (11:00 AM)
Children ages 0-3 and caregivers can enjoy unstructured playtime with a variety …


Today at Vandalia (12:00 PM)
Hang out in our community room for a quiet spot to study for exams alone or with…


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


Today at Kettering (1:30 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and STEM based learning activities designed to develo…


Today at Main Library (2:00 PM)
Internet Searching This program completes the learning track for the Intern…


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


Today at Brookville (2:45 PM)
Stop by the library every month and participate in a range of crafts and activit…


Today at Northwest (3:30 PM)
Teens - Test out your driving skills on a computerized simulator that let's you …


Today at New Lebanon (3:30 PM)
Join us as we play Superfight! Hone your arguing skills to win the day!…


Today at Huber Heights (3:30 PM)
Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading&…


Today at Burkhardt (4:00 PM)
Calling all Girl Scout Cadettes--Fill the requirements to earn your Comic Artist…


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


Today at Main Library (4:00 PM)
Reward yourself for working hard at school all year with a board game party.&nbs…


Today at Miamisburg (4:00 PM)
Play games, make crafts, explore science activities, or just hang out. Snacks pr…


Today at Main Library (4:00 PM)
This 5-week drawing workshop for adults, also taught by local teaching artist Te…


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


Today at Northwest (5:30 PM)
Email Applied Now that you have an Email account, let's review its commonly…


Today at Miami Twp. (6:00 PM)
Do you seek proposal advice· Are you new to writing proposals· Bri…


Today at Main Library (6:00 PM)
Word: Document IntroductionSecond of our three part series, concluding the outli…


Today at Northmont (6:00 PM)
Join us for a fun Camping themed Storytime. We will read books, play games, and …


Today at Miami Twp. (6:00 PM)
Dayton Metro Library is welcoming The Collaboratory, Dayton's civic innovation l…


Today at Northwest (6:00 PM)
Play fun games and enjoy some treats. (Kids ages 8-12)…


Today at Kettering (6:30 PM)
The older we get, the more we find ourselves buried in decades worth of papers,…

           

Unattended and Disruptive Youth

POLICY

Children age 8 and under may not be left unattended in the Library. Parents and/or responsible persons (age 15 or older) are accountable for their children’s behavior while in the Library.  Parents and/or responsible persons must be within sight of their children at all times.  Children 14 and under who are left at the Library at closing time may be turned over to police custody.

All patrons, regardless of age, are expected to follow the Library Code of Conduct as approved by the Board.  Disruptive patrons, including those age 8 and under, will be asked to leave using established procedures.

Established Library procedures will be used to implement these policies.

(PS 316) Last Reviewed / Revised 10/01/2017

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