Librarians Michael and Justine weigh in on their top titles for 2020 on our YouTube channel. This program is so much fun for book lovers! Stay tuned for a few surprises at the end of the show. Download and print the handout to browse the full list.
As part of our phased reopening, you can come into the library’s lobby and carryout your items. No appointment is necessary. View our current lineup of services on our website.
Take Home Kits and new virtual programs are featured in our December Events Calendar.
If short or long-term physical limitations prevent you from coming to the library, we will deliver books, movies and music to your doorstep!
What will you read, watch or do this month?
Stay connected anywhere, anytime with a mobile hotspot from the library. Service is provided through Sprint. Five devices can be connected to one hotspot, and data is unlimited. Log into your library account to place a hold on a hotspot.
This month our staff share their favorite reads. Would some of these titles make your best of 2020 list?
With Hoopla, holiday music, movies, audiobooks and ebooks (including kids’ read-a-longs) are available 24/7. Enjoy everything the app has to offer on your device or the big screen. 
Community Events
The Grand Oshkosh is presenting its own streaming Holiday Special featuring friends of The Grand. More information can be found on The Grand’s website.
The Museum’s popular Elf Hunt returns this year with the addition of the Extreme Elfish Expedition. Look for elf mascots, Jingle & Belle on the museum’s social media pages as they make appearances around Oshkosh.
We’ve created a convenient portal to connect you to information related to COVID-19 testing, food, shelter, employment, parenting, utilities, mental health and other services. Please share with friends.
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas read by Community Engagement Librarian Sandy Toland
It is widely believed that Clement Clarke Moore wrote The Night Before Christmas for his family on Christmas Eve 1822. It was published in the Troy (New York) Sentinel on December 23, 1823 and has stood the test of time as one of the most popular Christmas poems in history.
Library closed
Dec. 24 & 25: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Dec. 31: Early Closure at 5 p.m.

Jan. 1, 2021:
New Year's Day