2/26/19

FAMILY BOOK CLUB  Our selection this month is Fairy Tale Comics, edited by Chris Duffy.  We’ll be discussing the book and fracturing some fairy tales of our own this Thursday the 28th at 5 PM.  New members are always welcome.

 

MARCH EVENTS  Children ages 7 and up can make braided leather bracelets next Thursday the 7th at 4 PM.  Social Hour will be Wednesday the 13th and the adult craft on Thursday the 14th, both at 2 PM.  Our St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt will be Saturday the 16th at 1 PM.  Movie Night, featuring a recent Dr. Seuss film, will be Thursday the 21st at 5:30 PM.  March’s Family Book Club selection is Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones.  We’ll be discussing it and designing our own chickens on Thursday the 28th at 5 PM.  Drop-in computer help sessions (you bring your questions about computer use, and we’ll help you find answers) will be on Saturdays the 2nd and 16th from 11 AM – 12 PM and Tuesdays the 5th and 26th from 6 – 7 PM. 

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 tonight the 26th and next Tuesday the 5th from 6 – 7 PM and this Saturday the 2nd from 11 AM – 12 PM.  Call the library or check online for all of the details on all of our upcoming events. 

JUST ARRIVED  Check out some of our new fiction for adults.  A journalist investigates a church shooting in Chris Hammer’s Scrublands.  Two parents deal with the disappearance of one of their twin boys in Claire Adam’s Golden Child, while a woman looks for meaning in her son’s suicide in Where Reasons End by Yiyun Li, and Han Kang meditates on grief in The White Book.  Yuko Tsushima examines the life of a recently divorced woman in Territory of Light.  Michael Downing looks at the life of a creative writing teacher and his relationship with his class in Still in Love, and Yangsze Choo explores mythology and life in 1930s Malaya in The Night Tiger.  Louis Comfort Tiffany makes an appearance in Lisa Gornick’s The Peacock Feast, and the search for the last play written by Tennessee Williams drives the plot of Leading Men by Christopher Castellani.  Ausma Zehanat Khan has a new Toronto-based mystery in A Deadly Divide, and Murders and Metaphors is the latest in Amanda Flower’s Magical Bookshop series.

 

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!

 

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