5/24/16

WEEKLY QUOTE "Prithee, smite the poet in the eye when he would sing to you praises of the month of May.  It is a month presided over by the spirits of mischief and madness. . .  In May, nature holds up at us a chiding finger, bidding us remember that we are not gods, but overconceited members of her own great family." – O. Henry

 

LIBRARY CLOSED  The library will be closed next Monday May 30th for Memorial Day. 

 

TIE DYE  We’ll be holding another tie-dying session this Saturday, the 28th, at 1 PM outside in the park (weather permitting.)  Bring your own shirt or bandana to decorate.

 

JUNE PROGRAMS  In June we’ll be making beaded napkin holders on the 13th and mixed-media art on the 25th.  Movie night, featuring a recent animated film about animals, will be on the 16th.  Social hour is the 8th, and drop-in computer help will be on the 4th, 7th, 18th, and 28th.  Wrap up the month with Humans vs Zombies on the 29th.

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 tonight the 24th from 6 – 7 PM.  Call the library or check out our website for details on all of our events.

 

BOOK SALE  We are temporarily no longer accepting donations of books, as we are out of storage space.  Thank you for your generosity.  The next book sale will be July 21st – 30th.

 

JUST ARRIVED  We’ve expanded our children’s nonfiction collection once again.  If you have a budding scientist, we may have just the thing for them.  Check out Robotics in the Real World, two books about computer programming using popular games Minecraft and Lego Mindstorms, or our newest book on the solar system, Planets.  Biologists might opt for At Home in a Coral Reef, Flying Frogs and Walking Fish, or our additions on bald eagles and gardening.  (Children interested in both robots and nature might also enjoy the new fiction offering The Wild Robot.)  All of these and more are just to the left of the door when you enter the Children’s Room.  Take a look!  Meanwhile, the adult fiction section includes new works by Sharyn McCrumb, Guy Gavriel Kay, and Mark Haddon, author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.  Take a look back at history with The Mechanical Horse (concerning the bicycle in America) and All the Presidents’ Gardens, or mingle past and present with Hamilton: The Revolution, all about the Pulitzer-Prize-winning Broadway musical.  Finally, interact with the return of Spring and Summer with The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling to pick up some tips on introspection and art.

 

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.)

 

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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