POMPOM BOOMMARKS  Children ages 7 and up can stop in to make a fun bookmark with pompoms this Thursday the 24th at 4 PM.


SWEETHEART SOIREE  The Friends of the Ogdensburg Public Library cordially invite you to a Sweetheart Soirée on Saturday, February 9th from 7 PM to 11 PM in the Rosseel Ballroom at the library.  Come as a couple or come alone; there will be live music and dancing, a dessert buffet, silent auction, raffle, cash bar, and more.  Tickets are available at the library for $20 per person – or $15 if you are a member of the Friends.  On the night of the soirée The Blind Pig will also give all ticket holders a special three-course meal for $20, including soup, salad, and entrée, at their location on Ford Street.  Tickets are limited, so stop in to purchase yours today.

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.  Drop-in computer help will be tonight the 22nd from 6 – 7 PM.  Call the library or check online for all of the details on all of our upcoming events. 

JUST ARRIVED  Journey to the Pyrenees Mountains between France and Spain in Matthew Carr’s The Savage Frontier, or visit nations you may never have heard of in Joshua Keating’s Invisible Countries.  Cast a wide net for knowledge in Seriously Curious, which offers charts and graphs to explain some very odd but very true facts of life on Earth.  Take a survey of books and their portrayal in paintings through the years with The Art of Reading by Jamie Camplin, or learn about the lives of ballet dancers in 19th century Paris through Little Dancer Aged FourteenThe American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking will help you on your next period-costume sewing project.  Making Music American looks at the culture and arts of 1917 to understand how music – particularly jazz – changed with the times.  Finally, take a look at the history and state of journalism with two new books.  In My Mind’s Eye is a collection of diary entries from soldier, journalist, and travel writer Jan Morris as she looks back over her 90 years.  Editor Alan Rusbridger takes an inside-out look at the transformation of news from print to screen: how it happened, how it’s changed, and what that means for the future, in Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now.


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!