Arts programs featured at Vandalia library

Staff report

VANDALIA — The Dayton Metro Library is bursting with creativity this fall! With 30 artists and arts organizations conducting more than 120 interactive visual and performing arts programs throughout the Dayton Metro Library system, there’s something everyone in the family can enjoy.

The Vandalia Branch Library at 500 S. Dixie Drive is offering a variety of programs for all ages, with presenters including the Dayton Art Institute, The Black Box Theater and the Dayton Theatre Guild. All programs are free.

For more information, visit the online events calendar at or call (937) 463-BOOK.

For Teens:

Relief Printing Workshop

Monday, 10/5, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Learn about printing techniques and create your very own carved-Styrofoam relief print with a real printing press. Presented by the Dayton Art Institute. All materials provided.

Are These Your People?

Monday, 10/26, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Amy Poehler, Key & Peele, Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper and countless others all trained in improvisation. Learn improv comedy from professionals at the Black Box Theater!

For Children:

Stories with Strings

Saturday, 10/10, 10:30-11:00 a.m. Stories are better with live music! DPO String Bass player Steve Ullery accompanies your Librarian reading Berlioz the Bear. Berlioz plays double bass in the bear orchestra, but his instrument is making an awfully strange noise.

Motion with Emotion

Thursday, 11/12, 10:00-11:00 a.m. Ms Beth helps preschoolers explore emotions with a story, then express them through dance. Ages 3-6.

K12 Arts Storytime

Thursday, 12/3, 10:00-11:00 a.m. Join K12 Gallery for a hands-on, themed art project and stories. For preschoolers.

Fun for the Family

Tuesday, 12/15, 7:00 p.m. Join K12 Gallery and TEJAS for an interactive family art project that will be fun for all!

For Adults:

Christmas in the Trenches

Monday, 11/2, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kathy Mola, director of the Dayton Theatre Guild’s historical musical, “All is Calm, The Christmas Truce of 1914,” discusses the true story of enemies who laid down their arms for one extraordinary night of music and peace.

Staff report

Reach the Dayton Metro Library at or call (937) 463-BOOK.

Reach the Dayton Metro Library at or call (937) 463-BOOK.