Have you always wanted to write a novel? Join others world-wide for National Novel Writing Month and set the goal of writing 50,000 words between November 1st and November 30th. Sign up at and start writing November 1st. Wright Memorial Public Library in partnership with Saxbys Coffee Oakwood / UD will host writers every Friday night in November at the library from 6:00-8:30 for a NaNoWriMo Write in. From 6-6:30 enjoy light snacks and Saxbys Coffee and mingle with other writers. 6:30-8:30 will be dedicated writing time with a weekly Prize drawing at the end of the evening. Bring your own laptop, use a library computer or the pen and notebook of your choice. However you write, this is a great chance to work on your novel and meet other writers.

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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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