Holiday Events and Winter Break Fun

Holiday Events

Join in the fun at the library this holiday season.  Enjoy music, storytimes, Christmas karaoke & the Wild Winter Read-Off!

Grinchmas Celebration
Saturday, Nov. 18; 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Celebrate the Grinch with reading, games and crafts.  Part of the Whoville Holiday in Downtown Oshkosh.

Oshkosh Youth Choir Holiday Concert
Saturday, Dec. 9 at Noon.  Under the Dome

The Aria singers of the Oshkosh Youth Choir perform holiday music and invite the audience to sing along with some of their favorites.  Refreshments provided.
Oshkosh West Madrigal Singers
Monday, December 11 at 5:30 p.m.

Enjoy festive music starting under the Dome before Santa Storytime, then throughout the library as the group shares some holiday cheer.

Santa Storytime
Monday, Dec. 11; 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.*
Under the Dome

A special visit from Santa himself with stories, sing-a-longs and some special Christmas magic. 
No registration necessary.

*Come early to hear the Oshkosh West Madrigal Singers perform at 5:30 p.m.

DIY OrnamentsDIY: Ornaments for Kids
Dec. 6 (9:30 to 11:30 a.m.)
Dec. 16 (10 a.m. to noon)
Dec. 18 (5 to 7 p.m.)

Stop in and make an ornament or two to enjoy during your holiday celebrations.  For children 3 years and up.

Teen DIY: Decorate a Snowman
Friday, December 15 at 4:30 p.m.

Make a decorative paper snowman from an old book. Open to teens in grades 6-12.  Supplies provided.

Christmas Karaoke
Saturday, Dec. 16
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Feel the holiday cheer as you belt out your favorite carols under the Dome. All ages welcome.

A David Sedaris Christmas
Tues., Dec. 19
6 to 7 p.m.

Our adult storytime features holiday stories from the wickedly funny author of SantaLand Diaries and Holidays on Ice.
1st floor Reading Room

Give the Gift of Reading
Nov. 29-Dec. 18
Share the joy of reading by donating a new book for a child in need. Books will be distributed by the Salvation Army to children of all ages. Drop books in the gift box at the library and make a child smile this holiday season!

Winter Break Fun
Winter Break at the Library
Fun for kids and families!

Brick by Brick
Dec. 27 at 10 a.m.
A fun time reading & building with friends.

Happy Feet

Sensory Friendly Movie & More
Dec. 28 at 10 a.m.
Join us for Happy Feet and a fun activity. Popcorn provided. 
Everyone is welcome to enjoy this showing of Happy Feet. We will be viewing it with quieter sound and some light to make it more sensory friendly.

Noon Year's Eve Party
Noon Year’s Eve Party
Dec. 30 at 11:15 a.m.
Celebrate the new year at our Noon Years Eve party!

Wild Winter Read-Off!
December 21 - January 31
Register at the Children's Service Desk.
Check out all the wonderful new books, audiobooks and movies at the library and get a head start on our Wild Winter Read-Off!