Springing to Life

Springing to Life

Join us as we look forward to Spring with our Springing to Life programs this month.  Learn about the history of the Timber Rattlers & get an early start on garden plans.

Batter Up with the Timber Rattlers
Mon., March 6 at 5:30 p.m.

Under the Dome.
Chris Mehring, the voice of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, talks about the history of area baseball and shares a sneak peek at what’s on deck for the T-Rats’ 2017 season.

Creative Landscape Design
Tues., March 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Lower level meeting room.
Beginners learn a simple way to wrap your minds around landscape design.
Presenter: Sheila Glaske of the Paine Art Center & Gardens. In partnership with the Winnebago Master Gardener Association of the University of Wisconsin Extension.

Growing OshkoshGrowing Food, Changing Lives
Tues., March 14 at 6 p.m.

Under the Dome.
Growing your own food can change your life and help transform your community. Learn to grow food, flowers and herbs, even in small spaces.
Presenter: Dani Stolley, Founder & Executive Director of Growing Oshkosh.

Growing OshkoshA Fresh Approach: School Gardens
Tues., March 21 at 6 p.m.

Under the Dome.
Growing Oshkosh has school gardens at 11 Oshkosh schools. Learn about the program, its future and how families can get involved in building a healthier, more sustainable Oshkosh.
Presenter: Jenni Sattler, Youth Program Manager.

Home Composting
Tues., March 28 at 6 p.m.

Under the Dome.
Don Stolley, master composter and Growing Oshkosh’s designated “Worm King,” shows how cheap and easy it is to enrich your soil while cutting down on waste. He’ll share simple options from small to large.

Tennyson wrote: "In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love." So we've enlisted some wonderful young men from the UW-Oshkosh Titans football team to share some love poems with you for Springing to Life month at the library.  Thanks to Jon Kallas, Brett Kasper, and Greg Rand.