10/31/17

WORD OF THE WEEK  Eldritch: refers to something very eerie – most literally, other-worldly

 

BOOK SALE  The bargains continue this week during regular library hours – from books to magazines to puzzles to CDs and DVDs.  Don’t miss the bag sale this Saturday the 4th – for $5 you’ll be given a bag to stuff as full as you can.  (Of course, you can purchase more than one bag.)  All profits go the Friends of the Ogdensburg Public Library, which funds programming and other purchases for the library throughout the year.

 

CANDLE HOLDER  Children ages 5 and up can come make a fall-themed candle holder this Thursday November 2nd at 5 PM.

 

NOVEMBER EVENTS  For adults, our monthly crafting session involves making a twine-wrapped centerpiece.  Join us at 2 PM on Thursday the 9th.  Social Hour falls at 2 PM on Wednesday the 8th this month, while Movie Night is Thursday the 16th at 5:30 PM.  Survivalist and author Gene LaLonde returns to answer your survival-skills questions on Tuesday the 15th at 6 PM.  Drop-in computer help sessions will be Saturdays the 4th and 18th from 11 AM – 12 PM and Tuesdays the 7th and 28th from 6 PM – 7 PM.  Our last November event is Family Book Club, meeting on Thursday the 30th at 5 PM.  We’ll be reading The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin and trying traditional Taiwanese foods.

REGULAR PROGRAMS  Music and Movement for toddlers is Tuesday at 10 AM.  Story Time for ages 3 – 6, with picture books and crafts, is on Wednesday and Saturday at 10:30 AM.  Call the library or check out our website for all the details on all of our upcoming events. 

 

JUST ARRIVED  After the incident recounted in nursery rhyme, Humpty Dumpty developed a fear of heights.  How did he overcome it?  Read the new picture book After the Fall to find out.  The Bad Mood and the Stick, by Lemony Snicket, also deals with managing your feelings, while Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Edna the Very First Chicken might also help you face your fears.  Our newest chapter books feature themes of friendship and belonging.  In Frazzled #2: Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes a middle-schooler makes a new friend vie a locker mix-up, while in Paper Chains two girls worry that their private problems (and their inability to confide in each other) are driving them apart.  Finally, in Katherine Applegate’s Wishtree a two hundred and sixteen year old oak, bearing two centuries’ worth of hopes and dreams in its branches, tries to heal a rift in the town surrounding it.

 

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

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