2/5/19

SWEETHEART SOIREE This is your last chance to purchase tickets to the Friends of the Library’s romantic bash this Saturday the 9th from 7 PM to 11 PM in the Rosseel Ballroom. There will be music and dancing, a dessert buffet and cash bar, a silent auction, door prizes, and a photo booth. Come solo or as a couple; tickets are $15 for members of the Friends and $20 for members of the general public. If you want dinner before the party, the Blind Pig Bistro on Ford Street will offer a discounted meal, including soup, salad, and entrée, for all ticket holders. Simply bring your ticket to their location this Saturday and enjoy. Please join us for an evening of fun to benefit the Friends and the library.

 

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 5th from 6 – 7 PM. Call the library or check online for all of the details on all of our upcoming events.

JUST ARRIVED Looking for the latest novel by your favorite author? We have Louise Penny’s newest Chief Inspector Gamache novel, Kingdom of the Blind, Clive Cussler's Sea of Greed, Stuart Woods's A Delicate Touch, James Patterson's Liar Liar, and John Lescroart's The Rule of Law. You might also want to try David R. Gillham's Annelies, which imagines what might have happened if Anne Frank had lived, or Jerome Charyn's The Perilous Adventures of the Cowboy King, which tells about Teddy Roosevelt's life in the finest pulp tradition. In nonfiction, check out film star Jackie Chan's new autobiography, Never Grow Up, or Katherine Smyth's meditation on Virginia Woolf, All the Lives We Ever Lived. Joshua D. Mezrich reflects on his life as a transplant surgeon in When Death Becomes Life, while Pam Houston tells about her life and land in the Colorado Rockies with Deep Creek, and Dorothy Butler Gilliam shares her work as the first black woman reporter at the Washington Post in Trailblazer. Learn about a world you never see in natural caves and man-made tunnels alike with Will Hunt's Underground and travel to Afghanistan for the story of a conservation program you might never have heard of in Alex Dehgan's The Snow Leopard Project. Finally, learn to ditch your perfectionist instincts and accept yourself just as you are with Haemin Sunim's Love for Imperfect Things.

 

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.

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