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Take our brief customer service survey and get entered to win a $50 Visa gift card. Thanks in advance for helping us continue to improve the Library experience for our patrons! Have a few more moments? Tell us more about what the Library means to you by Sharing Your Story!

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Jewish Cultural Arts & Book Fest

The Library is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2014 Dayton Jewish Cultural Arts & Book Fest, which kicks off October 20. See this year’s schedule or contact the local Jewish Federation to buy tickets!

Woodbourne Library Expansion Public Forum

Attend this public session with architect, LWC Inc, on November 1 at 8:45 AM at Woodbourne Library to provide input about Library trends, programs, services and goals for the master plan. Public input will influence the direction of concept plans for the Woodbourne Library expansion.

Honoring our Veterans

Walk through an annual exhibit honoring our veterans November 9-11 at Centerville Library. The exhibit features books, artifacts, military uniforms and more. Children can make thank you cards to send to the troops in Afghanistan just in time for the holidays. A special open house, with refreshments, will occur at 11 AM on November 11. Presented in partnership with the Centerville-Washington Historical Society.

Race to the Library

Register now for the Friends of Washington-Centerville Public Library Race to the Library 5K Run/Walk and Fitness Walk slated for November 2 at 2 PM at Centerville Library. Early bird registration pricing ends October 15! Proceeds benefit Friends of WCPL.

Read the Rosie Project!

Be a part of the 10th Big Read, a community-wide reading initiative that encourages Miami Valley residents to read and discuss the same book. Place your copy of The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion on hold today. Kick off events, discussions and more begin March 1, 2015.

Prize Winning Reads

Looking for your next good read? Why not check out one of the books selected for this year’s Dayton Literary Peace Prize. First place prize for fiction goes to The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob Shacochis and nonfiction to Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism by Karima Bennoune. Louise Erdrich was selected to receive this years Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award.