It is easy being green - with a little help from the Oshkosh Public Library's Green Living Featured Collection. Visit the library's 2nd floor to find books on renewable energy, natural landscaping, locally-produced food and organic gardening, green homes and building and more. We pull together the latest resources on environmentally sound practices into one convenient collection. Learn even more using the Green Living resources on our web site.
Oshkosh was once one of the important regional brewing centers of Wisconsin. Lee Reiherzer talks about the book he recently wrote with Ron Akin and the rich history of beer and brewing in Oshkosh. See pieces from Akin's amazing breweriana collection. Books will be available for sale and signing following the event.
Monday, March 25
This isn't a teen texting tutorial - it's a local pastor's humorous take on laughter as common ground between people of different faiths. We've chuckled at the Rev. Tom Willadsen's clever newspaper columns and witty repartee for years - join us for an evening that's sure to leave you laughing.
Join our winter reading program for adults and teens. Read any three books, submit an entry form online or pick one up at the library. Visit the Reference Desk on 2nd floor and claim a free book! Any questions? Call 236-5205.
Storytimes warm up winter
Drop in for winter storytimes on Mondays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Stories, songs and activities for all ages.
High Hopes is more than a traditional storytime. Parents and caregivers will learn how to start preparing children to read from the day they're born. Learn fun and easy ways that sharing books, singing, talking and playing can help to get a child ready to read. It's never too soon to start! Earn rewards for participating. Register for High Hopes (newborn to
The Friends of the Library congratulate Emily Borchardt of Oshkosh and Aaron Raschke of Clintonville, recipients of the John V. Nichols Public Library Professional Scholarship. Click here for full story.
Next Used Book Sale: Tues., Jan. 29 Special promotion: Bring in a non-perishable food donation and receive a free book! (regularly priced books)
The library now has a set of special resources for military families.OPL received $500 to purchase books, DVDs and other resources designed to help families with preschool children face the challenges of deployment and stay connected with loved ones who serve. It is part of the cooperative project, Wisconsin Public Television Supports Military Kids. Stop by the library's lower level or click here to learn more.