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?

Are people who are wearing the masks scary or bad people? 

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: 

Using Hoopla Without a Library Card: Discontinued

In response to pandemic-related library closures in March 2020, Hoopla temporarily offered libraries the option to provide community-wide access to its online digital service on a limited basis. Even without a library card, users could enjoy 2 free check outs of any title - movies, tv shows, music, comics, ebooks, and audiobooks.

Hoopla access without a library card has since been discontinued.

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