Adults

Far Hills Speaker Series: Boulders, Bedrock, & Brewing Water

The Oakwood Historical SocietyThe Oakwood Historical Society in partnership with the Library is pleased to present another edition of the Far Hills Speaker Series- Boulders, Bedrock, and Brewing Water: How Local Geology has Influenced the History of Oakwood and the Surrounding Area. This presentation addresses the bedrock geology of this area and its use in Oakwood, local quarrying history and its link to the DL&C Railroad, Rubicon Creek, the 1913 Flood, the glacial geology of this area, the significance of local ground and surface water, and how these geologic topics relate to some of the people, places, and things that are part of Oakwood's history.Patterson Stone Mill

Dr. David Schmidt will present this interesting history. Schmidt is the Director of Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Wright State University. 

Date: 
Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 2:00pm
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Brown-Bag Lunch & Learn Linkedin

Brown-Bag Lunch & Learn featured topic LinkedINYou’ve heard about Linkedin, the world’s largest professional networking site, but you’re not sure how it might help you personally.  Whether you’re a professional, student, or retiree bring your questions (and your lunch) to this session and learn how to use Linkedin to find a new job, connect with potential clients, and discover new opportunities.  Presented by Melanie A. Blau-McDonald, Executive Director of SWON Libraries Consortium. 

Date: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
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Wright Library Poets

Wright LIbrary Poets
Wright Library Poets is a library sponsored open writing group for adults. We meet monthly in the library meeting room to share our work and hone our craft. Join us to improve your writing, meet new friends and enjoy some poetry. Beginners welcome. For more information contact Elizabeth Schmidt schmidt@wrightlibrary.org or 294-7171.

 
Date: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Wright Library Book Club

Book ClubJoin in the discussion each month on the second Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. The Book Club meets in the library meeting room.  Reservations are not required.
January 13th -
Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
February 10th -
The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
​March 10th  - The Big Read - 
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
​April 4th - Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
May12th - Love and Summer by William Trevor
June 9th - Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
July 14th - Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore  by Robin Sloan

Date: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 7:00pm
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