FAMILY BOOK CLUB This Thursday the 30th at 5 PM we’ll be discussing Roald Dahl’s Matilda and, since we can’t move things with our minds, trying to move things with magnets instead. Curious new families are always welcome.
JUNE EVENTS Children ages 7 and up can make a pinwheel on Wednesday the 12th at 4 PM, and children ages 5 and up can bring their own item of clothing to tie-dye on Saturday the 22nd at 1 PM (in the park, weather permitting.) Movie Night, featuring everyone’s favorite plastic building blocks, will be Thursday the 20th at 5:30 PM. Our Family Book Club selection for June is Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson. We’ll be making t-shirts and inventing our own roller derby names on Thursday the 27th at 5 PM – new families are always welcome. For adults, we’re making book-page roses on Thursday the 13th at 2 PM and holding Social Hour on the preceding Wednesday the 12th also at 2 PM. Drop-in computer help will be on Saturdays the 1st and 15th from 11 AM – 12 PM and Tuesday the 25th at 6 PM.
SUMMER READING Sign-ups start this week. Drop into the library to pick up a reading log and check out the awesome prizes we have for toddlers through teenagers. This year’s theme is A Universe of Stories, so look for fun space-themed programming in July and August.
REGULAR PROGRAMS Music and Movement for toddlers is Tuesday at 10 AM. Stories and Songs, for ages 2 – 4, is on Saturdays at 10 AM. Drop-in computer help will be tonight the 28th from 6 – 7 PM and this Saturday the 1st 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 biographies and memoirs. Former Supreme Court jurist John Paul Stevens looks back on his life and career in The Making of a Justice, and Admiral William H. McRaven does the same in Sea Stories. Wizard of Oz dancer Ray Bolger get a look in Holly Van Leuven’s More Than a Scarecrow, as does Major Taylor, who broke racial barriers as a cyclist, in The World’s Fastest Man by Michael Kranish. Fisherman conservationist Bren Smith tells his story in Eat Like a Fish, and football great Joe Namath reflects in All the Way. Hana Ali talks about her father in At Home With Muhammad Ali. Finally, Mythbuster and special effects artist Adam Savage has written Every Tool’s a Hammer about the creative process.
We welcome your QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, CONCERNS, PURCHASE REQUESTS, AND PROGRAMMING IDEAS. Contact us at 312 Washington Street, firstname.lastname@example.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!