LIBRARY CLOSED  The library will be closed next Monday the 21st in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.


MOVIE NIGHT  Join us this Thursday the 17th at 5:30 PM for a snowy animated movie about a quest for a mythical beast – which may not be what you expect.  Popcorn and drinks will be provided.


DROP-IN COMPUTER HELP  Do you have questions about the new tablet you got over the holidays?  Want to figure out how to use the internet or write a letter in Microsoft Word?  Come to the library this Saturday the 19th from 11 AM – 12 PM or next Tuesday the 22nd from 6 – 7 PM for some personalized one-on-one help.  The service is first-come, first-served, but you can call ahead to reserve an appointment.

REGULAR PROGRAMS  Music and Movement for toddlers is Tuesday at 10 AM.  Stories and Songs, for ages 2 – 4, is on Saturdays at 10:30 AM.  Call the library or check online for all of the details on all of our upcoming events. 

JUST ARRIVED  We have several new nonfiction sets in our children’s department.  Help them learn about computers with the “Coding is Everywhere” series, including Coding in Your Home, Coding in Computers, and Coding in Video Games.  If their older siblings have been playing Minecraft and they want to join in, recommend our Starter Guide to Minecraft, Mining and Farming in Minecraft, and Building in Minecraft.  For animal lovers, try the “How to Care for Your New Pet” series (whether or not you have a new pet,) including guides on puppies, kittens, gerbils, hamsters, rabbits, and goldfish.  Older children might enjoy One Iguana Two Iguana, about the natural history of the Galapagos Islands.  We also have a book about money (Spending and Saving) and, from America’s Test Kitchen, The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs.  Lego enthusiasts can check out Build It! Farm Animals.  Children with an interest in the paranormal can try the “Haunted or Hoax” series: Haunted at Sea, Haunted Churches and Graveyards, Haunted Castles and Forts, and Haunted Towns and VillagesIt’s Up to You, Abe Lincoln looks at the 16th president through the decisions that shaped his life.  Finally, children can learn about Congresswoman Barbara Jordan of Texas in What Do You Do With a Voice Like That?.  In fiction, we have two books featuring refugees: A Story Like the Wind features a group telling stories to one another as they hope for a better life, and The Fox Girl and the White Gazelle follows two girls bonding over their struggles.


We welcome your QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, CONCERNS, PURCHASE REQUESTS, AND PROGRAMMING IDEAS.  Contact us at 312 Washington Street, ogdlib@ncls.org, 315-393-4325, or through any of our social media sites (you can do a search for Ogdensburg Public Library or find the links on our website, ogdlib.org.)


REGULAR HOURS are 9 AM to 8 PM on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 9 AM to 5 PM on Wednesday and Friday, and 9 AM to 3 PM on Saturday.  We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at your library!