The Literature of Mad Men

The Literature of Mad MenDrew Strombeck PhD
Wright State University professor Andrew Strombeck, Ph. D., will discuss the literature of Mad Men, November 23 at 2:00 p.m. Strombeck, who teaches a course on the subject at Wright State University, uses the show as a framework to help students better understand ‘60s culture. Says Strombeck, “The show offers audiences a view of historical events from the perspective of ordinary people. The books people read form part of this history.” Using Mad Men as a framework, the lecture will touch on how the literature of 1960-70 reflected the historical events of the decade. Fans of both the show and the time period will enjoy this program. A curated selection of the literature will be available for checkout.

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Wright Library Poets

Wright Library Poets at Starbucks

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, January 20, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Think Inside the Box: Organizing Your Home

Lori FirsdonJumpstart January for an Organized Year, Organized Home

Your home is the hub of your life! Learn how to organize it for maximum efficiency and minimum stress. Professional Organizer, Lori Firsdon, will present a seminar entitled, “Think Inside the Box, Organizing Your Home”, at the Library on Saturday, January 24 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. Learn how to organize your home for efficiency, keep your kitchen functional, perfect time saving routines, and more.

Firsdon is the owner of Forte Organizers, and is a regular Dayton Daily News columnist. She has been featured on national television shows focused on organizing, including A&E Television’s popular show, Hoarders. Besides being an entrepreneur, she is the mother of five children, which gives her valuable insight on what organizational challenges most people face in trying to balance home and work life.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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