BOOK SALE It’s almost here! Doors open at 5 PM on Thursday the 9th, and the sale will continue through the library’s regular hours until 3 PM Saturday the 18th. Hardcover books will be $3, paperbacks $1, and children’s books 50 cents. DVDs will go for $2 each, and CDs for $1, while puzzles with also be $1 and magazines 10 cents each. Members of the Friends of the Library will receive half off their purchases from the 9th through the 17th (excluding any special-priced items,) and memberships will be available on the spot. There will be a bag sale on Saturday the 18th, with bags supplied by the library and priced at $5 for as much as they will hold. Stop in to pick up something new-to-you and help the Friends support library programming throughout the year. Follow our Facebook pages for updates.
SOCIAL HOUR Join us for coffee, treats, and conversation this Wednesday the 8th at 2 PM.
ADULT CRAFT Paint wine glasses to look like tulips and celebrate spring this Thursday the 9th at 2 PM.
DISPLAY Stop in to the library to see part of the Dr. Mary Bryan collection on display this month. Dr. Bryan was a groundbreaking physician in the United States and India in the late 1800s, and her collection includes many objects from her time abroad. She was born in Lisbon and spent the later years of her life as a general practitioner in Ogdensburg.
REGULAR PROGRAMS Music and Movement for toddlers is Tuesday at 10 AM. Stories and Songs, for ages 2 – 4, will return on May 18th. Drop-in computer help will be tonight the 7th from 6 – 7 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 newest chapter books for young readers. Two cousins find themselves in a time warp on the day before school starts in Lamar Giles’s The Last Last-Day-of-Summer, while a girl reeling from the death of her mother accidentally travels back in time to the court of Henry VII in the start of Kathryn Lasky’s new series Tangled in Time, The Portal, and an orphan and a witch fight fate in Temre Beltz’s The Tragical Tale of Birdie Bloom. Dav Pilkey’s popular Dog Man series continues with Brawl of the Wild, and Jeff Kinney continues the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series with Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid.
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!