SOCIAL HOUR Join us this Wednesday the 13th at 2 PM for coffee, holiday treats, and conversation.
ADULT CRAFT We’ll be making heart-shaped coasters out of metal nuts and felt this Thursday the 14th at 2 PM.
BEAD LIZARDS Children ages 7 and up can come make their own lizard friends out of pony beads this Friday the 15th at 4 PM.
LIBRARY CLOSED The library will be closed next Monday the 18th in honor of Presidents Day. Saturday and Tuesday hours will be as normal.


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 this Saturday the 16th from 11 AM – 12 PM. (You bring your questions about computer use, and we’ll help you find answers.) Call the library or check online for all of the details on all of our upcoming events.
ADIRONDACK RAPTORS We’ll be having some special feathered guests next Wednesday the 20th at 2 PM. Take a break from your school break and come see them.
JUST ARRIVED James Polk is not one of America’s better-known presidents; his wife, Sarah, even less so. However, she was a powerful influence in the government of the time. You can learn more about her in Amy S. Greenberg’s Lady First. Tom Clavin looks at a figure far removed from Washington’s ballrooms, Wild Bill Hickok, in Wild Bill. We have two new books about World War II: Drawing Fire is the autobiography of Brummett Echohawk, a Pawnee soldier and artist who served in Italy, while John Strausbaugh’s Victory City looks at life in the New York City homefront. In Antarctica’s Lost Aviator, Jeff Maynard tells the story of polar explorer (and coal baron’s son) Lincoln Ellsworth. Milk of Paradise, by Lucy Inglis, spans thousands of years to tell the story of opium and its effects, past and present, on the world. Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen takes a look at the thread that run through uniquely American philosophies in The Ideas That Made America. Have an interest in science fiction? Try Alec Nevala-Lee’s Astounding for a look at the “Golden Age” and four of the men who helped shape it, or Michael Benson’s Space Odyssey for an investigation of Stanley Kurick and Arthur C. Clarke’s 2001. Finally, if every conversation or newscast lately feels like a minefield, pick up I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening) by Sarah Steward Holland and Bethe Silvers, two ladies with different political views who nevertheless maintain their friendship.
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 to 3 PM on Saturday. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at your library!