FAMILY BOOK CLUB  Discuss Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time and build your own model tesseract this Thursday the 31st at 5 PM.  New members are always welcome.


FEBRUARY EVENTS  Children ages 7 and up can make lizards out of pony beads on Friday February 15th at 4 PM.  On Wednesday the 20th at 2 PM some live large birds of prey will be visiting the library courtesy of Adirondack Raptors.  Movie Night on the 21st will feature the sequel to a popular kid’s horror film.  Read and discuss Fairy Tale Comics (edited by Chris Duffy) for February’s Family Book Club, meeting on the 28th.  Social Hour is the afternoon of the 13th, while computer help sessions will be the 2nd, 5th, 16th, and 26th, and the adult crafting session is on the 14th.  Finally, don’t forget the Friends of the Library are hosting a Sweetheart Soirée on Saturday, February 9th from 7 PM to 11 PM in the Rosseel Ballroom at the library.  Tickets are available at the library for $20 per person, with a $5 discount for members of the Friends. 

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 this Saturday the 2nd from 11 AM – 12 PM and next Tuesday the 5th from 6 – 7 PM.  Call the library or check online for all of the details on all of our upcoming events. 

JUST ARRIVED  Three of our new books for young adults feature teens trying to deal with fallout from their parents’ actions.  In The Lying Woods by Ashley Elston, a young man discovers that his family’s wealth came from his now-fugitive father’s embezzlement.  A high school senior struggles to hold her life together when her mother and younger brother fall into a doomsday cult in Katrin van Dam’s Come NovemberAn Assassin’s Guide to Love and Treason by Virginia Boecker features a young woman seeking revenge on Queen Elizabeth I for the death of her rebel father – through the vehicle of one of Shakespeare’s plays.  Romance also features in several of our new selections.  Karen Rivers’s You Are the Everything follows the story of a plane crash and the two teens who survived it, and the cynical main character in This is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender tries to figure out if he can manage a relationship with his oldest friend.  Finally, check out author/illustrator Shaun Tan’s innovative Tales from the Inner City, with stories about the relationships between people and animals.


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!