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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.

The dedication of the William McKinley monument in Cooper Park, September 17, 1910. https://facebook.com/DaytonMetroLibr… 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…

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Today at Vandalia (3:00 PM)
Check out the tiny artwork and enjoy some light refreshments!…


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


Today at Brookville (3:30 PM)
Join us for an afternoon of Minecraft.  If you have never played before, co…


Today at Kettering (3:30 PM)
We are traveling back in time to play our favorite role playing games from the p…


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


Today at Belmont (4:00 PM)
Place for teens to have fun while developing into people who will…


Today at Northwest (4:00 PM)
Come and game at the new Northwest library. Video games, card games, and board g…


Today at Westwood (4:00 PM)
Pick and play your favorite board game, cards or puzzle; make and take a craft; …


Today at Huber Heights (4:00 PM)
Love Minecraft? So do we! Join us every week to play Minecraft at the library! W…


Today at Miamisburg (4:30 PM)
Our meeting room is reserved every Thursday as a place for teens to hangout.Tabl…


Today at Burkhardt (6:00 PM)
Professional trainers from Tenbears Martial Arts Academy will instruct female pa…


Today at Miamisburg (6:00 PM)
After taking Word Basics, or if you already have a working knowledge of Word Bas…


Today at Northmont (6:00 PM)
Fabulous Dramatic Tables for the HolidaysCreate spectacular center focus for you…


Today at Electra Doren (6:00 PM)
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to stude…


Today at Trotwood (6:00 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Today at Vandalia (6:00 PM)
Learn the basics of playing the uke in this three week series with your ukulele-…


Today at W. Carrollton (6:30 PM)
This class offers an introduction to Skype, a popular application that allows yo…


Today at Electra Doren (6:30 PM)
In 1905 Dayton's largest employer, the Barney & Smith Car Company, turned to…


Today at Northwest (6:30 PM)
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories, all to encourage ea…


Today at Brookville (7:00 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


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


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


Tomorrow at Main (3:00 PM)
Sharing pictures, submitting resume or turning in homework online, at some point…


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


Tomorrow at W. Carrollton (4:00 PM)
This party is all about Pokemon!  We will go on a Pokemon safari using the …


Tomorrow at Belmont (4:00 PM)
Would you like to practice your English conversational skills? Talk Tables at th…


Tomorrow at Belmont (5:00 PM)
Does your child need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! T…


Saturday at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Have some fun on your own making  the craft of the week!  All material…


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


Saturday at Miamisburg (10:00 AM)
Learn how to make an Excel spreadsheet. Understand the basics of cells, formatti…

           

Board of Trustees

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, Carl Kennebrew, Barbara Hayde, Margot Merz and Elaine Zimmers Johnson

 

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Board Meeting Minutes and Upcoming Meeting Dates

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 21, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at the East Branch Library, 2008 Wyoming St. Dayton, Ohio.
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