There’s still time to reach your goal and claim a prize. Register online or visit the library for a paper tracker. Prizes include kids’ brag tags, free books, lots of gift cards and more!
Beginning in September some library events will return to meeting in person with many still offering an online option. Visit our Events Calendar for times and dates. 
OPL has compiled a list of our top ten most circulated classics from 2004 - 2021. Each one contains themes and storylines that still pack a punch.
Volunteer opportunity
Love reading to kids? Become one of the library’s Roving Readers! Meet experienced volunteers and learn more on Tues., Aug. 10 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Lower Level Meeting Room.
If you like local history, this is for you. Our new Digital Yearbook Collection includes 138 issues of Oshkosh High School’s The Index from 1906-1940. Like a student newspaper, these treasures offer insight into life during that time.
Experience heart-pounding action without leaving your seat!
We’re re-designing the library’s website and need your help. Take the six-question survey and tell us what you think. Your input will be used to make the new site the best it can be. 
As part of the Federal Communications Commission’s new Emergency Broadband Benefit, millions of Americans are now eligible to receive discounts on broadband service and computers.
However you’re soaking up all the good things that summer offers, we hope you’re able to do it with a library book nearby. Here are a few things happening this month.

Adult DIY Kits contain the supplies you need to make a geometric painting. Teen DIY is creating origami animals together on Zoom. Librarian Learns opens the archives to bring you The (not so) Grand 70s on YouTube. Join librarians Michael and Sandy for a discussion of Overhyped Reads during Anytime Online Book Club on Facebook. 
With the new Craftsy collection of videos on Hoopla, you can learn or improve your skills in baking, cake decorating, knitting, quilting, and sewing! 
Build skills to add to your resume with more than 350 free courses and certificates online from Gale Courses. To help you decide where to start, Oshkosh’s top five courses are featured below: 

  1. Speed Spanish
  2. Discover Sign Language 
  3. Creating WordPress Websites
  4. Accounting Fundamentals
  5. Accounting Fundamentals II
We’ve received so much positive feedback about our new book bundle service. Thank you!

If Book Bundles are new to you, this is how it works. Tell us what you like and our staff will select up to ten books that fit your interests. Pick them up at the library or Evergreen after you receive an email notice. Book Bundles for young readers are also available. 
Can dogs talk? How Stella Learned to Talk: The Groundbreaking Story of the World’s First Talking Dog from speech pathologist Christina Hunger is both a touching memoir and a guide to teaching your pup to talk.