Kids in grades 6 – 12 have a convenient new way to get a stack of books and a few surprises. Teen Lit Loot is a free, three-month subscription box that contains bookish treats, goodies, and a curated selection of library books. The first edition drops Sept. 15. Supplies are limited.
Are you a fan of Young Adult books (think Harry Potter, The Fault in Our Stars, The Book Thief)? Would you like to discover new authors or titles? Tell us your interests, and library staff will choose a personalized book bundle just for you! 
Children from the Oshkosh YMCA’s Summer Program recently stopped by for a tour, storytime and craft session. Their smiles made for a merry morning in the Story Garden! If you’d like to schedule a group library visit, please let us know.
The library’s Community Resources website page lists current information that can help you access food, shelter, healthcare, employment information and other services. 
Thanks Summer Challenge Readers!
A few of our raffle winners recently stopped by the library to claim their prizes.
We had a strong community response to our Summer Reading Challenge. Here’s how the numbers stacked up:
Adults - 349
Teens - 237
Children’s Chapter Book Challenge - 311
Children - 1027

We hope you had some remarkable book adventures this summer. Stay tuned for another chance to challenge yourself during our Wild Winter Read Off.
Our librarians have mined the collection for some graphic novel treasures. 
The library will be closed on Mon., Sept. 6 in observance of Labor Day. Library hours change on Tues., Sept. 7. New hours are:

Mon. - Thurs.
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

1 - 5 p.m.
September often feels like a good time for a fresh start. Cooler days and a return to routine can motivate us to try something new or pick up a neglected hobby.

This month, the library expands its hours to include Sundays. And we’re resuming in-person programs. We hope these shifts offer you more time to relax, learn and visit the library. Here are a few things happening this month.

Photography contest and online exhibit FStop Resilience asks Oshkosh area residents to share their interpretation of resilience through imagery. Adult DIY features a painted wineglass candleholder. If you like talking books with other readers, save the date for Not Your Classic Book Club.

Kids can attend Storytime, High Hopes Early Literacy Storytime, Wonderlab, and Stories and Stretches. Our trained therapy dogs are back and are ready for individual reading sessions.

Check out our Fall Events Calendar for a complete list of things to do.
Have you heard? The website Go Oshkosh Kids, in partnership with the Women’s Fund of Oshkosh, is now live! Discover local resources, events and places of interest. There’s even a Back to School Book List and information about the library!
In this episode of Librarian Learns, Mike explores the colorful history of The Grand Oshkosh
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum website offers information and educational resources about 9/11 and how the events of that day continue to shape our world.