Thursday, April 29, 2010

Meeting Reminder

The next meeting of the Oshkosh Area Writers Club is 10 a.m. Saturday, May 1, in the lower level of the Oshkosh Public Library. There is no Spotlight Author.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Create-A-Book Reception

Those who judged the Create-a-Book Contest (and those who didn't) are welcome to attend the Create-a-Book reception 2-3 p.m. Sunday, April 22 at the Oshkosh Public Library. The program, to be held under the dome, will include Oshkosh area community leaders reading the winning stories. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please call the Children's Department at 236-5208.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Meeting Reminder

The Oshkosh Area Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 16, in the lower level meeting room of the Oshkosh Public Library. The prompt is to write about losing something valuable - use it in a story, poem, essay or sketch. Enjoy!

Guest Author - Nancy Wall

Meet author Nancy Wall, author of "Pulled by the Heart: A Woman's Real-life Story of Living and Escaping the Middle East." Lower level meeting room. 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, at the Oshkosh Public Library. Phone 236-5205 for more information.

Nancy T. Wall lived in the Middle East for 10 years, starting in Beirut, Lebanon, and later moving to Sharjah and Abu Dhabi on the Arabian (Persian) Gulf. She became a Muslim in marriage to her Syrian husband and embraced the culture and traditions of the local people, quickly learning to speak the language.

Visit Nancy Wall's website for excerpts, reviews & more information about this Neenah native author.

Food for Fines

On Thursday, April 15, the Oshkosh Public Library will hold a Food for Fines program; pay off $1 in fines with each non-perishable food item you bring in to the library. You may bring in up to 3 items. Damaged or expired items cannot be accepted. All items donated to the Oshkosh Area Community Food Pantry.