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Adult Programming

We are continuing to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation and county health recommendations in order to serve the best interests of our communities.

Below you'll find the latest information on upcoming programming—you can also follow us on our Facebook page and subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date.

Hot Reads for Cold Nights

Hot Reads for Cold Nights

There's "Snow Place Like Home" in the winter months, so cozy up with a good book and earn a prize just for reading. Our annual reading program, Hot Reads for Cold Nights, began January 18th and is open to ages 16 and up.

To participate:

  • Ask for a reading log from the Circulation Desk
  • Read or listen to three books between now and February 28, 2022
  • Turn in your completed reading log and pick out a prize from our gift basket
  • Get entered to win a $25 gift card to a local business (two winners per library location)

Gift card winners will be announced March 1, 2022.


Senior Moments


Learning and entertainment for older adults

Onalaska Public Library

Select Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

February 2 - May 25, 2022

Current recommended COVID-19 guidelines will be followed; limited refreshments. Dates subject to change.

Upcoming programs:

February 2 - Bob Bovee, musician

February 9 - "Talking Trash" with Jadd Stilwell

February 16 - "Love Songs" with Hans Mayer and Sue Hauser

February 23 - "Green Burial" with Sister Sharon Berger, FSPA

Full Schedule [PDF]

Winter Movies

Join us for free movies on the big screen! Movies will be shown at our Bangor, Holmen, and West Salem locations. Movies will also be coming soon to Onalaska and Campbell. 


Join us in the new Arlan Schmidt Community Room at the John Bosshard Memorial Library for a 70's & 80's Music-Themed Movie Series!




West Salem

About a Boy

Swank Movie Licensing USA Seal of Compliance

Book Clubs

Book clubs are a great way to appreciate books and socialize at the same time. Four of our locations have book clubs that meet monthly, and we also offer a virtual option to discuss books on Goodreads!