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E-Newsletter

December 4, 2023

We're so excited about our new building!

WE ARE MOVING! Our new address will be 200 N Alpine Parkway.


The library will be closed from Monday, December 11, 2023 to Thursday, January 4, 2024 and most services will be unavailable.


Information about the Grand Opening Celebration will be shared soon!



Returning Materials

  • The book return will be closed from Saturday, December 9 at 3 pm to Wednesday, December 20.
  • Items can be returned to any other library in Dane County or when the book return opens on Wednesday, December 20 at our new address.

Holds Shelf

  • Holds can be picked up through Saturday, December 9 and will resume once we re-open.
  • If you pick up holds at Oregon, please suspend your holds or ask staff to change the pick up location.

What YOU need to know about holds!

Your Active Holds

  • Active holds not suspended by Tuesday, December 5 will be suspended by library staff and will resume in early January.
  • Saturday, December 9 is the last day to pick up holds at our current location. 
  • Holds not picked up by Saturday, December 9 will be requested again for pick up in early January at our new location.

Placing New Holds

If you place new holds while we are closed (from December 11 to January 4), please:


  • Choose a different pick-up library OR
  • Suspend the hold with a resume date of January 5
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Online Resources Available 24/7

In addition to physical items, your library card gets you access to online resources that are available 24/7.


Explore all our online resources on our website under Research & Discovery. 

If you have a card but are having trouble using it, please email orelib@oregonlibrary.org.

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Resource Highlights

While the library is closed you will still have access to our online resources!

OverDrive Go away I'm reading

OverDrive has downloadable ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines.


Provided by the Wisconsin Public Library Consortium

Find your next read!
Transparent Language Kidspeak

Transparent Language Online is for kids too! With sound effects, animation, and fun activities, kids can learn Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish!


Paid for by Oregon Public Library

Start learning another language!

Events for Kids & Families

No registration is required for children events and storytime. Questions? Please contact Youth Services at oreyouth@oregonlibrary.org. Join our email list for Storytime News and Updates!

Weekly Storytimes

We have finished our Fall Session of storytimes.


Check back with us in the New Year at the new library for our winter session!

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Events for Adults

Book Clubs

New members welcome! Email bookclub@oregonlibrary.org for more information.


Pick up the book using Curbside Pick-Up or in person.

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Great Beginnings

On Monday, December 4 at 6:00pm (online) and Wednesday, December 6 at 10:30am (in-person at the Senior Center) and we will discuss Women Rowing North by Mary Pipher.

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Things I wish I told my mother

Brown Bag

Brown Bag Book Club will not meet in December.


On Wednesday, January 17 at 11:30am (in-person at the NEW LIBRARY!) we will discuss Things I Wish I Told My Mother by Susan Patterson.

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The Oregon Public Library is a welcoming and safe gathering place that meets the information, leisure, civic, and cultural needs of a diverse community.


If you need special accommodations to attend a program, contact library staff at orelib@oregonlibrary.org or (608)835-3656.

Library Schedule

M T W Th 9 am - 8 pm

F 9 am - 6 pm

Saturday 9 am - 3 pm


Curbside pick-up available upon request 


Questions?

Email: orelib@orelib@oregonlibrary.org

Phone: (608) 835-3656

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