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Enjoy a vast collection of materials, services and programs for all ages and stages of life. Explore our online resources including digital collections, databases, searchable events calendar and reference assistance. Learn, imagine and discover at the Dayton Metro Library – your story begins here.

Meet Julie Buchanan! Julie is our new Programming Manager, but not new to us… she’s been at DML for over 15 years! As Programming Manager, Julie plans to bring creative, educational, and innovative programs like the Local Author Event to showcase our writing talent, The Big Read for our avid readers, and the Summer Challenge to keep kids reading all summer long! Outside of work, Julie enjoys traveling and knitting. https://facebook.com/DaytonMetroLibr… Every DML location will have both League of Women Voters of Dayton OH volunteers and staff on hand to verify registration status and update voter registrations today. #VoterRegistrationDay https://facebook.com/DaytonMetroLibr…

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

Baby & Toddler Storytime
Today at Northmont (11:00 AM)
Parents and caregivers, bring your little ones to the library for stories, songs…

Toddler Storytime
Today at Wilmington (11:00 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime
Today at Kettering (11:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pup…

Toddler Storytime
Today at Vandalia (11:00 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…

Toddler Storytime
Today at Brookville (11:15 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…

Preschool Storytime
Today at Wilmington (1:00 PM)
 Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to d…

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

Reading Buddies
Today at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Does your child need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! T…

Teen Chaos: Giant Jenga
Today at W. Carrollton (3:00 PM)
Do you like games? Come show us your skills and play a game of Giant Jenga. Have…

Chess Club
Today at Miamisburg (3:00 PM)
Students at Miamisburg Middle School can join in for some friendly competition a…

Tween Gaming Time
Today at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Come in after school and play the Wii U with your friends!  A special time …

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

Pizzafest 2016
Today at Huber Heights (3:30 PM)
Pizza: possibly the best food ever invented! Celebrate your love for pizza at ou…

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

Teen Book Club
Today at Northmont (4:00 PM)
We're reading great stuff - something different every month! Come in a few …

Coloring Fun!
Tomorrow at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Coloring or activity sheets are available daily in the children's room.  We…

Preschool Storytime
Tomorrow at Northmont (9:45 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…

Mother Goose on the Loose
Tomorrow at Wilmington (10:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pup…

Mother Goose on the Loose
Tomorrow at Miamisburg (10:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pup…

Toddler Storytime
Tomorrow at Kettering (10:00 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…

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

Baby & Toddler Storytime
Tomorrow at Northmont (11:00 AM)
Parents and caregivers, bring your little ones to the library for stories, songs…

Preschool Storytime
Tomorrow at Wilmington (11:00 AM)
 Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to d…

Toddler Storytime
Tomorrow at Northwest (11:00 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…

Toddler Storytime
Tomorrow at Kettering (11:00 AM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…

Preschool Storytime
Tomorrow at Huber Heights (1:00 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…

Internet Basics for Senior Citizens
Tomorrow at Northwest (2:00 PM)
Now that you have mastered the mouse and conquered the computer, let's go online…

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

Preschool Storytime
Tomorrow at EC Doren (2:00 PM)
Stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develop the langua…

           

Access to the Internet on Library Computers

Introduction

All branches of the Dayton Metro Library offer public access to the Internet through a project called OPLIN. Through OPLIN we are able to offer free access to a number of premium database and information services including the full text of magazine and newspaper articles, encyclopedias, atlases and other reference materials. Due to licensing restrictions access to some of these premium resources is only available from computers located in the library.

Access to the Internet from machines located in the library is free although there will be a charge for printing. Time limits may also be imposed if demand warrants.

Before using library computers to access the Internet, please read the following documents. Printed copies are available in the help packets we have prepared for you. Parents of children and young adults are particularly encouraged to read documents we have prepared for you.

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