Sunday, September 15, 2013

Local Author Visit - Jack Kile

Oshkosh author Jack Kile will talk about his book, Hospice, Humor, Music and More: A Volunteer's Prospective  at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in the lower level meeting room of the Oshkosh Public Library.

Jack E. Kile, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. For 35 years, he was a teacher and clinical audiologist serving hearing-impaired individuals. Dr. Kile received a number of professional awards for his teaching and clinical work, including the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Distinguished Teaching Award, Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), ASHA's Outstanding Clinical Achievement Award for Wisconsin and the Honors of the the Wisconsin Speech-Language-Hearing Association. For the past six years, Dr. Kile has been a hospice volunteer with the role of providing emotional support for patients and their families. In addition to professional experience serving people with illness and disability, he brings a sense of humor and love of music and song to his hospice work. He frequently gives presentations to church, health care, retirement, service and volunteer groups.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Library at 236-5205.

Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Meeting Reminder

The Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, in the lower level of the Oshkosh Public Library, 106 Washington Ave. 

There is no Author Spotlight.

Meetings are free and open to anyone age 17 and older. For more information, email