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The Dayton Metro Library system serves communities across Montgomery County. Find a location here. You can search for events such as story times here.

Washington-Centerville Public Library offers story times and a variety of other early literacy services for you and your child, including a website just for kids.

Germantown Public Library offers story times twice per week, and other programs for children of all ages.  For more information view our online calendar or call 937-855-4001.

Wright Memorial Public Library offers toddler, preschool, and family story times based on “Every Child Ready to Read” and early childhood education principles.  There are also special preschool educational programs such as “Music and Movement” and “Young Scientist.” Visit the online calendar for more information, or call the children’s librarians at 937-294-7171.


Summer Reading Club is a great way for families to read over the summer break. Research shows us that reading is one great way to develop young minds. Check out the club at your local library:

Dayton Metro Library

Washington-Centerville Public Library

Germantown Public Library

Wright Memorial Public Library

Book Lists

Finding a good book can be hard. Check out the list below to start your search:

Top Ten (Pre-K – 3rd Grade)

icon-magnifying-glass Reading Rockets is a great website to learn all about reading for families. Find tips on how to grow readers to making reading fun. Click here to learn more.

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