Join Alex Heckman, Director of Education and Museum Operations at Dayton History, for a discussion of The Wright Brothers by David McCullough. Heckman is a Wright Brothers expert and was a consultant for the book. (Check out the Acknowledgements!) Bring your questions! This free event is open to all and part of the Miami Valley Big Read 2017.
Join Wright Library at TechFest 2017, THE place for fun, hands-on STEM activities. Appropriate for all ages this FREE event showcases some of the Miami Valley's top tech companies, military scientists, and university researchers. Wright Library will be featuring our Makerboxes (mobile makerspaces that you can check out!) This event takes place at Sinclair. See TechFest 2017 for parking and other details.
Join Wright Library on a private tour of the beautiful Mausoleum at Woodland Cemetery, Sunday, February 12 at 2:00 p.m.
Join Maiden Flight author Harry Haskell, the grandson and namesake of the Kansas City newspaperman Harry J. Haskell, who was a friend and late-life husband of Katharine Wright. Based on letters between Harry and Katharine, Maiden Flight tells the real-life story of Wilbur and Orville's devoted sister who played an integral role in the Wright Brothers success. Book Sale and signing to follow. This event is part of the Miami Valley Big Read Celebration. Free and open to the public.