Oshkosh Public Library
August 2014
In This Issue
Monday Movie Matinees
Sept. 15; 1 p.m.
Lower level meeting room

Mighty Castle Chess Club
Starts Sept. 19
Open to grades 1-12

Holiday closing
The library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1, for the Labor Day holiday. 

Starts Sept. 23
Open to grades 4-7

Quick Links
New books, movies & music

High Hopes sessions resume Sept. 9
Sept. 9-Nov. 26
Tuesdays & Wednesdays
Help your child learn the early literacy skills that lead to reading. High Hopes is an early literacy program that offers your baby or toddler all the enjoyment of our regular storytimes, while teaching you easy ways to practice important early literacy skills at home.

No registration is necessary, but plan to attend all six sessions to the greatest benefit for your child. Learn more and see examples of High Hopes activities.

Secrets revealed: Screenplays & novels
Secrets of Successful Storytelling: Structuring Screenplays & Novels
Thursday, Sept. 4
Lower level meeting room

Learn what Hollywood and book publishers expect before they will invest their time and money in your project. Dr. Roger Bullis shares how to develop story, character and dramatic structure necessary for creating fiction that sells. Learn more.
Fall Farm & Furry Animals Storytime
Ages 3-5
Sept. 8-Nov. 25
Lower level meeting room

Mondays - 9:30 or 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays - 6:30 p.m. (Family Storytime)
Thursdays - 9:30 a.m.
No registration required. Call 236-5208 with questions.

Friends make generous gift to library
The Friends of the Library voted to allocate more than $27,000 to be used for library programs and services, including the summer reading program, events and activities for teens, holiday decorations and programs, a Dr. Seuss celebration and other children's events, author visits, the Lakefly Writer's Conference and National Novel Writing Month activities. This generous allocation comes primarily from the Friends' Used Book Sales. Many thanks to the Friends for their ongoing support!

Sept. 30
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Oshkosh Public Library
Lower level Book Cellar

Oshkosh Saturday Farmer's Market
Visit the Friends and learn more about the great things they do for the library on Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Farmer's Market. Stop by the booth and enter to win a free Kindle!

My Library Story:
Peter Allington 

If anyone knows how to get the most out of his local public library, it's Peter Allington.
Learn more about how this avid reader and lifelong learner uses the library to enrich his life. 

See downtown Oshkosh transformed for the first-ever Downtown Oshkosh Chalk Walk. Watch artists work throughout the day and cast your vote for the People's Choice Award! Kids - visit the special children's area, sponsored by the Oshkosh Public Library. Find out more!

Each day, all across the country, one of our most basic freedoms - the right to read - is threatened by attempts at censorship. Without our constant support, these First Amendment freedoms - the right to read, explore ideas and express ourselves - are at risk. Join the Oshkosh Public Library and celebrate the freedom to read. Stop in and check out a banned book Sept. 21-27. Watch our web site to learn more.
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Oshkosh Public Library
106 Washington Ave.
Oshkosh, WI  54901
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