The Dayton Metro Library’s construction takes another step at the Main Library when the Genealogy Collection moves to temporary quarters at 359 Maryland Avenue. Library staff will move collections, equipment, and other materials over a three-day period beginning on Saturday, January 24, 2015, requiring temporary suspension of genealogy services.
When it reopens on Tuesday, January 27, the Dayton Metro Library Genealogy Center at Maryland Avenue will offer collections and services during regular Library hours: 9:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (no Sunday hours).
The Main Library’s Local History Room will also close on January 24. Special Collections and other archives will move into temporary storage and will have limited availability throughout the renovation and expansion of the Main Library, which is expected to be complete in summer 2016. Specific items of interest to researchers and patrons can be retrieved with special arrangements by contacting History@DaytonMetroLibrary.org or by calling 937-496-8654.