10/30/18

WRITER OF THE WEEK John Keats is considered one of England’s greatest poets, even though he only published his works for four years before his death at age 35.

NOVEMBER EVENTS Next Thursday from 5:30 – 6:30 PM children ages 11 and up can make necklaces out of ordinary washers and various decorative items. There is no adult craft this month. Social Hour will be at two on Wednesday the 14th, with the Adult Coloring Circle and Movie Night (featuring an animated superhero family) on the following day, at 2 PM and 5:30 PM respectively. Family Book Club with Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl will be Thursday the 29th at 5 PM. Drop-In Computer Help will be the 2nd (this Saturday) and Saturday the 17th from 11 AM – 12 PM and Tuesdays the 6th and 27th from 6 PM – 7 PM. The library will be closed on Thursday the 22nd and Friday the 23rd so staff can celebrate Thanksgiving.

BOOK SALE Thank you to everyone who worked or browsed to help make the Friends Book Sale a success. Look for our next sale in the Spring.

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 available this Saturday November 3rd from 11 AM – 12 PM and next Tuesday the 6th from 6 – 7 PM. Call the library or check online for all of the details on all of our upcoming events.

JUST ARRIVED This week we’re looking at books for our younger patrons. Pearl, written and illustrated by Molly Idle, tells a story about a mermaid and the importance of seemingly small tasks. Qin Leng’s I Am Small features the pitfalls and benefits of being the tiniest person in your family. Storm is the latest in author Sam Usher’s series where a young boy‘s grandfather helps him see the fun in all kinds of weather. (The other titles include Snow, Rain, and Sun.) Children who like vehicles of all types might want to try Kate McMullan’s I’m Tough, about a pickup truck, while dinosaur fans might try I Am A Tyrannosaurus by Tatsuya Miyanshi. Mo Willems is back with a new series, this one featuring squirrels. The first book is I Lost My Tooth – and, it appears, squirrels don’t know much about teeth. For children ready to read on their own, Dan Pilkey has an addition to his Dog Man series, this one titled Lord of the Fleas.

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 – 3 PM on Saturday. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at your library!

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