11/8/16

WEEKLY QUOTE  “Fear not November's challenge bold— We've books and friends, And hearths that never can grow cold: These make amends!” – Alexander Louis Fraser, Canadian writer

 

LIBRARY CLOSED  The library will be closed this Friday, November 11th, in honor of Veterans Day.  We will be open on Saturday as usual.

 

BOOK SALE  The Friends of the Library Fall book sale continues this week during the library’s open hours from today the 8th through Thursday the 10th.  The concluding $4 bag sale will be from 9 AM – 5 PM on Saturday the 12th.  Drop by at your convenience for great deals on books, DVDs, CDs, and more. 

 

SOCIAL HOUR  Our monthly social hour will be tomorrow the 9th from 2 PM to 3 PM.  Stop in for coffee, treats, and chats.

FAMILY BOOK CLUB  We invite all interested parents and children to join us to discuss The Guardians of Ga’hoole: The Capture by Katherine Lasky.  We’ll be discussing the book and dissecting owl pellets this month.  Join us for the first meeting this Thursday the 10th at 5 PM.

 

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 next week on Saturday the 19th from 11 AM – 12 PM.  Call the library or check out our website for the details on all of our upcoming events. 

 

AUTHOR BIRTHDAYS  Celebrate this month with Bram Stoker, Louisa May Alcott, C. S. Lewis, Robert Louis Stevenson, Neil Gaiman, Carl Sagan, and Madeleine L’Engle.  Their books, audiobooks, and DVDs inspired by their works are on display between Sophie’s tank and the new books.

 

JUST ARRIVED  New this week we have Wilbur Smith’s latest Ancient-Egypt novel Pharaoh, John Sandford’s newest work Escape Clause, the comedic Mister Monkey and the Sherlockian mystery IQ.  John Grisham also continues his line of legal thrillers with The Whistler.  We also have numerous new nonfiction.  Take in autobiographies with A Life Well Played by the late golfer Arnold Palmer or learn from celebrated author Ursula K. LeGuin in her treatise/memoir Words Are My Matter. Have a hard time figuring out why your house cat acts so strangely?  Find out why with CatWise.  Not happy in your current job but can’t find a new one?  Try Making Work Work for tips on regaining a positive outlook no matter your situation.  Finally, journey to the past and view the American Revolution through the eyes of contemporaneous painters in Of Arms and Artists,  

 

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, ogdlib.org.)

 

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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