The new Library service, Zinio, provides full digital copies of many popular magazines, which can be read on a computer or mobile device. Newly available only digitally, Newsweek is included in the Library's emagazine collection along with Consumer Reports, Esquire, House & Garden, Mental Floss, Rolling Stone, US Weekly, Zamoof, and more. Click on the Zinio image to get started.
The Wright Library Device Users' Group will meet the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room. Users of any electronic media device are welcome, whether you have a tablet (e.g. iPad, Nexus), an ereader (e.g. Kindle, Nook), mp3 player (e.g. iPod, Sansa Clip), or even a smartphone (so many). Bring your device and any passwords you will need to access content sources (i.e. Kindle users - Amazon account information).
Wright Library has recently acquired access to several new, exciting, and useful online resources for our patrons. The most recent acquisition is full access to ConsumerReports.org. This popular and authoritative source for consumer product reviews is now available from any Internet-connected computer with your Wright Library card number. Just click on the image on the Library's homepage.
Other new resources include
- Chilton Auto Repair - find manuals, specifications, and diagrams for your vehicle
- Legal Forms Library - obtain forms for nearly any legal situation
- Morningstar Investment Research Center, which is only available in the Library
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The Wright Memorial Public Library has introduced “Doorway to Dayton”, a museum pass program. Thanks to the Friends of Wright Library and local museum partners, family passes to various museums and historical attractions have been made available for loan from Wright Library. The participating museums and cultural centers which have generously donated free admission are Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton History and Learning Tree Farm. Dayton History includes Carillon Historical Park, Patterson Homestead and the Paul Laurence Dunbar House.