Far Hills Speaker Series: The Classic Architecture of Oakwood

THe Oakwood Historical SocietyConstuction of Park Hills Neighborhood
The Oakwood Historical Society in partnership with the Library is pleased to present another edition of the Far Hills Speaker Series- The Classic Architecture of Oakwood. This program is designed to raise awareness and appreciation of Oakwood’s architecture. We will look at some of Oakwood’s well-preserved homes and public buildings representing the best of 20th Century architecture in America and a brief history behind a few of those residences. 

The Classic Architecture of Oakwood is presented by President of the Oakwood Historical Society, Mark W. Risley. Risley has been on the board of The Oakwood Historical Society since 2006. He is past co-chair of the former Oakwood Preservation Trust and has also served on the steering committee for events commemorating the centennial of Dayton’s Great Flood of 1913. He is a retired airline flight operations coordinator, a history advocate and is involved in local independent film production.

Sunday, March 15, 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. 

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 or 294-7171.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Wright Library Book Club

Book Club
Join 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.
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

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 7:00pm
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