Events & Programs

Featured Events

Featured events and series

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

Upcoming Events 

Looking up into a tree
April 20 & 21 | Earth Day programs for families, Quilt Lawns & Ancestor Trees, and Aullwood Audubon's Rich History
Author and presenter Dr. Martha Jo Atkins
May 4 | Wright Library welcomes nationally renowned author and speaker Dr. Martha Jo Atkins for a special workshop on death and dying.
Book cover for The Ledge and The Abyss: Near Death, Rescue, & the Search for Meaning
May 2 | Authors Dean and Rose Waggenspack reflect on his near-death experience and miracle rescue.
J.D. Rockefeller
April 15 | Virtual history of J.D. Rockefeller, American business magnate and philanthropist.
President James Garfield
April 25 | Book discussion on "Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President."
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
Teen exploring books at the library's Amazing Race after-hours
April 27 | Explore the library after-hours to solve puzzles and have fun. Sign up now!
Young child reads to a therapy dog
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.

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