Events & Programs

Featured Events

Featured events and series

Check the event Calendar for a full list of upcoming library events.

Upcoming Events 

Hand underneath a firefly
Summer programs for eco- and firefly-friendly gardens.
Mandy Shannon with newspaper background
June 25 | Learn to identify bias and misinformation to be a better news consumer.
Author Nicole Eustace with her book "Covered with night: a story of murder and indigenous justice in early America"
July 18 | A remarkable series of criminal investigations and cross-cultural negotiations in Pennsylvania's Haudenosaunee.
Three clay "ghoulies"
Adults can tap into their inner artist by attending a clay workshop or summer craft program.
Senior man and woman point at their "volunteer" t-shirts
Upcoming programs on Advance Directives, Retirement Planning, and Senior Mentoring.
Teddy Roosevelt and daughter Alice
June 6 | Virtual talk on President Teddy Roosevelt and Alice: An Intimate Portrait of a Father and Daughter.

On-going Program Series 

Book Covers  Book Clubs - In-person and online book discussions for all ages and interests.

Local authors present at Wright Library  Author Talks - Visit with authors at Wright Library or virtually through Zoom.

Wright Brothers with early plane are an essential part of Dayton's history.  History Enthusiasts - Programs about local and Ohio history including the Far Hills Speaker Series.

Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly  Ecology & Nature - Programs and resources to support native plants and pollinators.

Two older adults happily living well  Living Well - Programs that guide us towards better health, finances, and sustainability.

Open sign for a small business  Business & Finance - Learn the tricks of the trade on how to succeed in business and finance.

Robotic hand meets human hand as we explore Artificial Intelligence and technology of the future.  Technology & Science - Explore how science and the technology of the future impacts us today.

"Let's Talk" logo for library programs that promote open conversation.Let's Talk - "Let's Talk" programs promote open conversation - join the conversation!

Hands holding pencils  Writing, Crafts, & Creative Opportunities - Poetry, crafts for all ages, and more.

Youth Services Events

Child reads in the arms of her mother
Weekly storytimes and activities for all ages
Magician Cody Clark with children and care giver and train.
Conductor Cody Magic Show
July 27 | A magic show adventure with Conductor Cody, a magician with autism who invites us to join him as disability advocates.
Young boy reads to a therapy dog
Paws to Read
Monthly | Children can sign up to read to therapy dogs on "Woof Wednesdays."
A collection of fluffy stuffed animals
Storytimes and activities for young learners ages 0-5.
Youth smiling by LEGO display.
Programs and activities to enhance learning and socialization for grades 1-6.
Four teens having fun
Programs and activities for teens grades 7-12 to socialize and have fun.
Sled dogs racing with text "Mush!"
June 8 | Meet Noggin and learn about her life as an Alaskan sled dog at this exciting, interactive presentation.
Silhouette of Lewis & Clark
June 23 | Take an imaginary trip and choose your own adventure to explore the Louisiana Purchase. Geared towards grades 2-8.
A fossil of a stegosaurus and brontosaurus skull
July 18 | A junior paleontologist’s dream! Uncover fossils on a mock dinosaur dig and touch fossils from real dinosaurs. Geared towards grades 1-4.