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106 Washington Ave. Oshkosh, WI  54901
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October 2012
In This Issue
Download Audio Books!
Roaring 100th
Fun for kids & families: Turkey Tales
Featured Article
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Download free audio books from the library!

Heard any good books lately? Check out our collections of downloadable audio books from your favorite authors and narrators. 

 Collection Spotlight

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Holiday resources

Get a jump on your holiday plans with books from the library. Visit our holiday collection on 2nd floor for cooking, decorating and craft ideas to make your holidays sparkle! 

Monday Movie Matinees
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Nov. 19, 1 p.m.
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Tues., Oct. 30
6:30 p.m.
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Local author Larry Spanbauer visits the library to talk about his new book on neighborhood taverns. You'll also see his amazing collection of tavern tokens and other memorabilia.

Tim-roaring 100th Hundreds of people joined in our 100th birthday celebration for Harris & Sawyer, the library lions. You sent birthday cards and video greetings, entered our Lion's Pride Contest, decorated lion masks for the 100 Cubs Challenge and partied at our Roaring 100th Celebration. Check out photos from the events and thanks for helping to make the celebration special!  Lion's pride winner 
Thanksgiving stories, activities and a festive craft. All ages are welcome - no registration necessary. Bring in a food donation for the Stone Soup pot. 


Book Clubs @ OPL
If reading is your passion and you love to talk about books with others who feel the same way, join one of the book clubs that meet at the library. New members are always welcome.    

Morning Book Club (10 a.m.)
Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month

Afternoon Book Club (1:30 p.m.)
Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month

Check out what both clubs will be reading! 
Friends of the Library  
Final 2012 Used Book Sale 
Tues., Nov. 27
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friends Gift Shop
Did you know the Friends have a gift shop in the library? Shop for book bags, glassware, used books and our handcrafted bookshelves. Learn more about the gift shop and the Friends of the Oshkosh Public Library. 


Evergreen book drop

Your library, made easy

  • Search for books, music and movies; renew items and place items on hold on our web site.    
  • E-mail notices let you know when library items are due or holds are ready for pickup. 
  • A new book drop unit at Evergreen retirement community, 1130 N. Westfield St., makes it easier for you to return library materials.
  • Resources for homework, consumer information, computer and job skills, genealogy and more available 24/7 on our web site

For more information visit our web site or call 236-5203. 


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Oshkosh Public Library
106 Washington Ave
Wisconsin 54901