Shelf Selected Book Lists

Shelf Selected Book & Movie Lists
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Adults

Shelf Selected for children airs at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays on Facebook Live and Instagram Live. Shelf Selected for adults airs at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays on Facebook Live and Instagram Live.
All programs are archived for convenient viewing.

OCTOBER 2021
October 13, 2021
Topic: Terrifyingly True Crimes

October 6, 2021
Topic: Myster Series Starters

SEPTEMBER 2021
September 29, 2021
Topic: YA Banned Books

September 22, 2021
Topic: Banned Books

September 15, 2021
Topic: Graphic Novels to Start Reading Graphic Novels

September 8, 2021
Topic: Pirate Adventures!


September 1, 2021
Topic: Back to School Romances: Fall-ing for You


AUGUST 2021
August 25, 2021
Topic: Outer Banks Readalikes

August 18, 2021
Topic: Happy Reads :D

August 11, 2021
Topic: Space!

August 4, 2021
Topic: Set in Wisconsin

JULY 2021

July 28, 2021
Topic: YA Shark Week

July 21, 2021
Topic: Food Books


July 14, 2021
Topic: A French Je Ne Sais Quoi

July 7, 2021
Topic: The Great American Novel in 2021

  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald                                  
  • A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan                     
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee                                        
  • The Round House by Louise Erdrich                                         
  • An American Marriage by Tayari Jones                                  
  • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck                                
  • Infinite Country by Patricia Engel
  • Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  • The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett                                          
  • Freedom by Jonathan Franzen                                                 
  • Homeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar


JUNE 2021

June 30, 2021
Topic: YA Fairy Tale Retellings

June 23, 2021
Topic: Quick Reads!

June 16, 2021
Topic: National Dairy Month

June 9, 2021
Topic: LGBTQ Pride

June 2, 2021
Topic: National Outdoors Month

MAY 2021

May 25, 2021
Topic: YA LGBTQ+

May 19, 2021
Topic: Short Stories

May 12, 2021
Topic: Asian Pacific
American Heritage Month


May 5, 2021
Topic: Latinx for Cinco de Mayo


APRIL 2021

April 28, 2021
Topic: YA Survival Stories

Topic: YA "Life After High School"

April 21, 2021
Topic: And the Nominees Are

April 14, 2021
Topic: Novels in Verse

April 7, 2021
Topic: Spring Out of a Reading Slump


MARCH 2021

March 31, 2021
Topic: YA Funny Books

March 17, 2021
Topic: Green Covers

March 10, 2021
Topic: Strong Female Protagonists

March 3, 2021
Topic: Staff Picks

FEBRUARY 2021

February 24, 2021
Topic: YA Books With Little to No Romance

February 17, 2021
Topic: New Black Stories by Black Authors

February 10, 2021
Topic: New YA Black Stories by Black Authors

February 3, 2021
Topic: New Romance

JANUARY 2021

January 24, 2021
Topic: New YA Romance

January 20, 2021
Topic: New NFL Nonfiction Books

January 13, 2021
Topic: Books for New Year's Resolutions

January 6, 2021
Topic: Family Games

DECEMBER 2020

December 30, 2020

Topic: Fitness DVDs

December 23, 2020
Topic: YA Holiday and Winter Books

December 16, 2020
Topic: New Christmas Books

December 9, 2020
Topic: New and Favorite Holiday Movies

NOVEMBER 2020

November 25, 2020
Topic: Best of YA 2020 YA Fantasy & Science Fiction

 

Shelf Selected (Children's Edition)
Mondays at 6:30 p.m. with Librarian Matthew on Facebook Live and Instagram Live

OCTOBER 2021

October 18, 2021
Pirates!

October 11, 2021
Dragons!

SEPTEMBER 2021

September 27, 2021

September 20, 2021
"Fall" into Reading

September 13, 2021
Food and Cooking

AUGUST 2021

August 30, 2021
Back-to-School!

Check out our full list of back-to-school books at Go Oshkosh Kids: https://gooshkoshkids.com/back-to-school-book-list-for-kids/

August 23, 2021

August 9, 2021
Storms and Weather

JULY 2021

July 26, 2021
Aviation

JUNE 2021

June 21, 2021
History and Historical Fiction

June 14, 2021
Curiosity, Exploration, and Discovery

June 7, 2021
Outdoorsy Books

MAY 2021

May 24, 2021
Summer Fun!

May 17, 2021
Slightly Scary Stories

May 10, 2021
Take me out to the ballgame!

May 3, 2021
All about Birds!

APRIL 2021

April 26, 2021

April 19, 2021

April 12, 2021

April 4, 2021

MARCH 2021

March 29, 2021

March 22, 2021

March 15, 2021

March 8, 2021

March 2, 2021
Local 5 Live Morning Show
Recommendations

Librarian Matthew Tessmer dropped by WFRV’s morning show Local 5 Live on March 2, 2021 to share some fresh reading suggestions in celebration of National Read Across America Day.

March 1, 2021

FEBRUARY 2021

February 15, 2021

February 8, 2021

February 1, 2021

JANUARY 2021

January 25, 2021

January 18, 2021

January 11, 2021

January 4, 2021