11/1/16

WEEKLY QUOTE  "The leaves fall patiently/ Nothing remembers or grieves/ The river takes to the sea/ The yellow drift of leaves." – Sara Teasdale, American poet

 

BOOK SALE  The Friends of the Library are holding their Fall book sale this week, starting at 5 PM on Thursday November 3rd and continuing through Saturday the 5th.  Join the Friends for a 50% discount on Thursday night only, and enjoy low prices on books, DVDs, CDs, and more on all three days.  You can also stop in next week during library hours to make your purchases.  (Please note we will be closed on Friday the 11th and open on Saturday the 12th.)

 

LOCAL BOTTLES  Stop by the library to take a look at a collection of glass bottles used by local companies in the 19th and early 20th centuries.  They are in the long and circular display cases.

REGULAR PROGRAMS  Music and Movement for toddlers is Tuesday at 10 AM.  Story Time for ages 3 – 6, with picture books and crafts, is Wednesday at 10:30 AM.  Drop-in computer help will be tonight the 1st from 6 PM – 7 PM and next Saturday November 5th from 11 AM – 12 PM.  Social Hour will be next Wednesday the 9th from 2 – 3 PM.  Call the library or check out our website for the details on all of our upcoming events. 

 

JUST ARRIVED  Check out some of our new graphic novels: Jughead Volume One takes a fresh look at a familiar character from the long-running Archie comics; How to Talk To Girls At Parties follows a teen who has an encounter with some otherworldly characters; The Singing Bones shows off artist Shaun Tan’s reinterpretations of classic fairy tales; and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: The Crucible is pure horror focused around a sixteen-year-old witch.  We have plenty of new young adult fantasy as well, including some in traditional medieval-like settings (Three Dark Crowns, Crooked Kingdom,) some in modern milieux (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Swarm,) and others in dystopias (Replica, The Catalyst.)  If you enjoyed the movie or book Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, check out the companion work Tales of the Peculiar.  For younger children, explore new ways of looking at familiar creatures in They All Saw a Cat or new ways of thinking (about rocket ships) in Also an Octopus.  If big animals are just a little too scary, let them travel through a picture book with a brave mouse in Little Mouse’s Big Book of Beasts.  Finally, from the author of the very popular I Want My Hat Back and This Is Not My Hat comes We Found a Hat, which features two tortoise friends with a puzzling problem.

 

We welcome your QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, CONCERNS, PURCHASE REQUESTS, AND PROGRAMMING IDEAS.  Contact us at 312 Washington Street, ogdlib@ncls.org, 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.)

 

WEEKLY 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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