6/12/18

WRITER OF THE WEEK  Award-winning children’s author and illustrator Maurice Sendak was born June 10, 1928.  His most popular works include Where the Wild Things Are and In the Night Kitchen.

 

SOCIAL HOUR  Join us for special coffee, treats, and conversation this Wednesday the 13th at 2 PM.

 

ADULT CRAFT  This month we’re making roses out of old book pages to tide you over until the real flowers bloom.  All materials are provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library, so stop in this Thursday the 14th at 2 PM.

 

TEEN CRAFT  Teens can create and string colorful paper beads at the library this Thursday at 4 PM.

REGULAR PROGRAMS  Music and Movement for toddlers is Tuesday at 10 AM.  Stories and Songs, for ages 2 – 4, is Saturday at 10:30 AM.  Bring your computer-related questions this Saturday the 16th from 11 AM – 12 PM and we’ll help you find the answers.  Call the library or check online for all of the details on all of our upcoming events. 

 

JUST ARRIVED  We have many new books for teens on our shelves this week.  In historical fiction, My Name is Victoria by Lucy Worsley looks at the childhood of a young princess through the eyes of her companion, while Justina Ireland’s Dread Nation takes post-Civil War politics and adds zombies.  Dawn Ius reimagines the mystery of Lizzie Borden for the modern age in Lizzie.  For more of the fantastic, try The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw, where a town suffers under a curse for two hundred summers until two friends seek to break it; join four friends setting out on the ultimate road trip in a futuristic car in Andy Marino’s Autonomous; or follow a young colonist as she tries to figure out what – or who – is killing her crewmates on a supposedly deserted region in Tangled Planet by Kate Blair.  For a look at modern life, try one of the following titles: The Summer of Jordi Perez by Amy Spalding features a romance between two interns at a California fashion boutique; Love & Other Carnivorous Plants by Florence Gonsalves is a story of coping with mental illness; in Moonrise by Sarah Crossan the family of a young man on death row faces his impending execution; What I Leave Behind by Alison McGhee features a sixteen year old boy coping with tragedy in his life by doing invisible good deeds for others; and in My So-Called Bollywood Life by Nisha Sharma a young woman finds out her life can’t be predicted by her beloved movies.

 

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 – 3 PM on Saturday.  We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at your library!

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