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Fancy, New Gadget! Now What?

Have a new electronic gadget?  Have questions about it?  Others do too, so join them in figuring out some answers at Wright Library's Device Users' Group.  On the theory that two or more brains are better than one and that if you are experiencing a problem, someone else is too, we wanted to provide a forum for users to gather and exchange information, helping each other find solutions.  In addition, a librarian experienced with numerous devices will be present to offer assistance and provide access to users' guides and other helpful resources.

Date: 
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

100th Anniversary of the Great Dayton Flood

100th Anniversary of the Great Dayton Flood

The Great Flood of 1913 adversely affected communities all along the Great Miami River from Piqua to Dayton to Hamilton and beyond.  It garnered world-wide attention as one of the most photographed and documented disasters of the early 20th century.  Join Oakwood Historical Society past-president and current board member, Mark Risley Saturday, March 16th at 2 p.m. for a presentation following the story of the flood and beyond.

Date: 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 2:00pm

The Art of Exposition and Dialogue - Writers' Workshop

Writers' Workshop - Fiction Writing Techniques
Students and adults are invited to join creative writing instructor Ed Davis for a Writing Workshop Saturday, March 2nd from 2-4 p.m.  Mr. Davis will discuss the art of exposition  - how to convey information and explain ideas to the reader without interrupting your story; then in the second half, participants can begin watching for dialogue that's overladen with exposition as they learn other tips about writing dialogue that SINGS(and stings)!
 

Date: 
Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Trolleys and Buses: A History of Transit in Oakwood

Trolleys and Buses: A History of Transit in Oakwood
Plan to join Tom Morrow, Oakwood resident and Oakwood Historical Society member, as he makes a presentation on early trolleys and buses in Oakwood Saturday, February 9th at 2 p.m.  Mr. Morrow has an extensive collection of photos of early streetcars and buses, maps of their routes and terminals he will have on display.
 

Date: 
Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 2:00pm
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