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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.

Learn about the Friends of the Dayton Metro Library Book Sale and the Main Library Community Open House in this month's issue of Volunteer FOCUS. http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1111662308375&ca=0d19b5d5-93c7-4191-afb5-e06a544adbda "Sometimes the embers are better than the campfire."

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Today at Burkhardt (9:45 AM)
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musica…


Today at Miami Twp. (9:45 AM)
Stories, songs, nursery rhymes and finger plays for children 18-35 months with a…


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


Today at Huber Heights (10:00 AM)
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, pup…


Today at Miamisburg (10:00 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Today at Brookville (10:00 AM)
It's never too early to grow children's love of learning. This is an early liter…


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


Today at East (10:00 AM)
Drop in with your device or use one of ours to get your computer-related questio…


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


Today at W. Carrollton (10:30 AM)
Do you have a  simple  question that is technology based·  …


Today at Burkhardt (10:45 AM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Today at Miami Twp. (10:45 AM)
Stories and songs for children ages 3-5 years with an adult caregiver.…


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


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


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


Today at W. Carrollton (3:00 PM)
Come play GAGA Ball outside at the library. Have fun and make friends. Wear comf…


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


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


Today at Huber Heights (3:30 PM)
Celebrate your favorite fandoms with other superfans! Whether you like Supernatu…


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


Today at Kettering (4:00 PM)
Did you know dogs love stories· They do - and they don't mind if you make…


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


Tomorrow at Burkhardt (10:00 AM)
This 8 week drawing workshop for adults 55+, taught by local teaching artist Ter…


Tomorrow at Northwest (10:00 AM)
Free blood pressure and blood glucose screenings performed by Public Health Dayt…


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


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


Tomorrow at Brookville (12:00 PM)
Bring your lunch and join us for some fun and educational activities. We'll have…


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


Tomorrow at Vandalia (3:00 PM)
We'll be doing a different, FUN science experiment or project each time.  N…


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

           

Board of Trustees

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES OF THE DAYTON METRO LIBRARY


The Board of Trustees of the Dayton Metro Library will hold a special meeting on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. at the Miamisburg Branch Library, 545 E. Linden Avenue, Miamisburg, Ohio.

The purpose of the special meeting is to discuss strategic and financial planning; no board action will be taken.

Questions may be directed to the Executive Director, Tim Kambitsch, 937.496.8502.

The Dayton Metro Library Board of Trustees holds monthly meetings. These meetings are generally held on the third Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. Due to reconstruction of the Main Library, Board meeting will be held at alternate locations throughout the system. Locations will be posted on the website and announced at each meeting. Special meetings of the Board may be called and notice of the date, time, location and purpose of any special meetings will be published in the Dayton Daily News and as a part of the Library's web site. Any changes to the date, time and location of a regular meeting will also be on our website.

The general public is welcome to attend all meetings of the Board. Comments by visitors or by the general public are also welcome. If you wish to be added to the agenda, please contact the library at 937.463.2665 at least twenty-four hours in advance.

Meet Our Leadership

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Executive Director
Tim Kambitsch
dan mdFiscal Officer & Finance Office Manager
Dave Hess

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Meet our Board (click the photos for biographies): Jeanne Holihan, Glenn Bower, Arlinda Vaughn, Carl Kennebrew, Barbara Hayde, Marguerite (Margot) LeBreton Merz, Elaine Zimmers Johnson

 

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Board Meeting Minutes and Upcoming Meeting Dates

Board Meetings 2017

  • January 25, 2017
    at New Lebanon
  • February 15, 2017
    at Kettering Moraine
  • March 15, 2017 at Brookville
  • April 19, 2017 at Northwest
  • May 17, 2017 at Vandalia
  • June 21, 2017 at Main
  • July 19, 2017 at Main
  • August – no regular meeting
  • September 20, 2017 at Main
  • October 18, 2017 at Main
  • November 15, 2017 at Main
  • December 20, 2017 at Main

Board Minutes 2016

Past Minutes by Year

Dayton Metro Library Records Commission Meeting
The Dayton Metro Library Records Commission is required by law to meet annually. The annual meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. at the Trotwood Branch Library, 651 E. Main St, Trotwood, Ohio.
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