WRITER OF THE WEEK  This week’s featured writer is Emily Dickinson, better known in the last years of her life for being a recluse than for being a poet but today regarded among America’s best literary artists.


MEET THE GRINCH  It’s a Whobilation!  Bring your children in to tour Whoville and have their picture taken with the Grinch this Saturday the 15th at 1 PM.  We’ll have treats and a special storytime for all.


FISHBOWL ORNAMENTS  Children ages 7 and up can make an ornament with their very own (fake) finny friend inside.  Stop by this Wednesday the 12th at 4 PM to find out how.

SOCIAL HOUR  Join us for treats, coffee, and conversation this Wednesday the 12th at 2 PM.


ADULT CRAFT  We’ll be painting seasonal trinket bags for stocking stuffers this Wednesday the 12th at 2 PM.


MOVIE NIGHT  This month’s film features Pooh Bear and friends.  Showtime is 5:30 PM on Thursday the 13th.  Drinks and snacks will be provided.


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.  Call the library or check online for all of the details on all of our upcoming events. 


JUST ARRIVED  We’re continuing our look at new Young Adult fiction this week with a wide variety of titles.  The House of One Thousand Eyes by Michelle Barker is set in Russian-occupied East Germany, with a girl searching for her disappeared uncle, while in the United States Amy Brashear’s The Incredible True Story of the Making of the Eve of Destruction features a small town dealing with both the threats of the Cold War and a film crew making a post-apocalyptic film in their backyard.  Your Own Worst Enemy by Gordon Jack, meanwhile, is a satirical look at a three-way campaign for school president, where everything and nothing matters.  Kwame Alexander’s Swing sees two best friends facing down a season of baseball, jazz, and romance.  In Pulp by Robin Talley a girl tries to track down the elusive author of her favorite novel.  Finally, in the more fantastical realm, Hannah Moskowitz’s Salt follows three siblings hunting down sea monsters after the disappearance of their parents.  For adults, we have new novels by Adriana Trigiani (Tony’s Wife,) James Patterson (Target: Alex Cross,) Joyce Carol Oates (Hazards of Time Travel,) Danielle Steel (Beauchamp Hall,) and even Louis L’Amour, via the “Lost Treasures” series completed and published by his son (No Traveller Returns.)


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!