A Safe Library

Wright Memorial Public Library is openupdated July 28,2021

Beginning Friday, June 30, Wright Library visitors are asked to wear a mask inside the building regardless of vaccination status. The policy change is in response to new CDC guidelines and a continuing effort to to create a safe experience for  unvaccinated children and other vulnerable populations.  

The following safety precautions remain in place:

Voters approve Wright Library levy

Voters approved a 1.5 mill levy for Wright Memorial Public Library with 67.8 percent voting in favor of the tax levy.


"We are very pleased to have the support of the Oakwood community," said Library Director Kristi Hale. "We did not take this issue lightly; we know Oakwood taxes are high, and taxpayers deserve and expect a high return on investment. Now, amidst this unprecedented health crisis, we will need this local tax support more than ever as we face a new round of decreases in state funding."


Storytime: Helping Kids Understand Why People are Wearing Masks

During the April 7 edition of Terrific Tales, Wright Library's Karen Mills talks directly to children ages 3, 4, and 5 years old about why they may see neighbors, family members, and others in their community wearing masks. 

In the video, Mrs. Mills begins talking about masks at the 53 second mark, answering questions children may have such as:

Is this mask a costume?

Can a person still talk when they have a mask on?

Update April 4, 2020

Dear Friends and Patrons,

In accordance with Gov. Mike DeWine's extended stay at home order, Wright Memorial Public Library will remain closed until local and state officials let us know it is safe to reopen.

While the building is closed, library staff are continuing to provide many services to the community: 

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