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Holiday Happenings at Your Dayton Metro Library

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ON STAGE @ THE EICHELBERGER FORUM

The Main Library resumes its tradition of hosting live musical performances each Friday between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Bring your lunch, a book, or a friend and enjoy a free musical interlude in your day, Fridays, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. in the Eichelberger Forum. Adults & all ages welcome.

November 29: Dayton Salsa Project
December 6: Harmony of Japan
December 13: Miami Valley Klezmer Ensemble
December 20: Bright Moments

STORY WALKS

What if you could step right into the pages of a favorite picture book? A Story Walk is the next best thing! Story Walk displays feature enlarged pages of classic picture books and activities for children that fit the story’s themes. Stroll through the exhibit, read the story along the way, and have fun with the activities too. Open during regular Library hours.

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The Snowy Day: Snow Much Fun!
November 29 - January 5
Main Library Opportunity Space @ St. Clair

Polar Express Story Walk
December 2 - December 28
Vandalia Branch Library Opportunity Space

The Mitten Story Walk
December 2 - December 28
Wilmington-Stroop Branch Library Opportunity Space

BALLET STORYTIME: THE NUTCRACKER

Talented dancers from Dayton Ballet II bring the Nutcracker to life with music, a dance performance, and audience participation, for children ages 2 and up.
Tue, December 3, 5:30 - 6:30pm | Main Library Bassani Theater

KETTERING SENIOR SHOW CHOIR

Ring in the season with Christmas music in four-part harmony. Adults & all ages welcome.
Wed, December 4, 2 - 3pm | Kettering-Moraine Branch Library

WUMP MUCKET PUPPETS: FROZEN FOLLIES

Cheerful holiday-themed stories: The Many Names of Santa Claus, Winter Safety Tips, and The Great Marshmallow Harvest, plus a “Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer” sing-a-long and more cheerful silliness! For ages 3-10 and their families.
Sat, December 7, 2- 3pm | Main Library Bassani Theater

videoSTORYTIME WITH AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR WILL HILLENBRAND… and SANTA CLAUS!

Will Hillenbrand shares his new book, Santa's Story, and Santa himself joins us for photo ops! (We’re using a green screen app, so please don’t wear green.) Books will be available for purchase and autographing. For children & their families.
Thur, December 12, 6:30 - 8:30pmTrotwood Branch Library

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