WORD OF THE WEEK  Ignescent: capable of or actually producing sparks, like a flint used for fire-starting; can also refer to a person in a “fiery” mood


MOVIE NIGHT  Be our guest this Thursday the 22nd at 5:30 PM for popcorn, drinks, and a live-action Disney movie on the screen in our auditorium.


MUSIC  The MOOD (Music on the Oswegatchie Delta) Concert series will have performances in Library Park this summer.  The shows will be June 22, July 6, July 19, and August 24 at 6 PM at the gazebo.  Please bring your own chairs or blankets to sit on.  The Friends of the Library will be holding a 50/50 raffle during each concert.


BOOK SALE  The Friends of the Library will be holding their summer book sale from 5 PM on July 20th (a Thursday) to 5 PM July 28th (a Friday.)  We are no longer accepting donations for the sale due to a lack of space.  If you have items you wish to donate, please hang on to them until the Fall.  Contact library director Penny Kerfien with any questions.

REGULAR PROGRAMS  Music and Movement for toddlers is Tuesday at 10 AM.  Story Time for ages 3 – 6, with picture books and crafts, is on Wednesday and Saturday at 10:30 AM.  Family book club is next Thursday the 27th at 5 PM.  Drop-in computer help hour will be held next Tuesday the 27th from 6 – 7 PM, so bring in your computer questions for some one-on-one help.  Call the library or check out our website for all the details on all of our upcoming events. 


JUST ARRIVED  Pick up personal works by actors, singers, and writers from our “new” shelf this week.  Dolly on Dolly collects interviews from throughout Dolly Parton’s career to showcase her life, stories, and opinions.  Actor Alan Alda reflects on the essentials of good communication in If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My FaceIn Their Lives is a collection of essays from a variety of artists – from Jane Smiley to Rosanne Cash to David Duchovny – on how a particular Beatles song became significant to each of them.  Finally, encourage your own creative endeavors with Star Branch Spiral Fan, which draws inspiration from these four universal shapes for a number of unique projects.


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.)


WEEKLY HOURS are 9 AM to 8 PM Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, and 9 AM to 5 PM on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.  In the months of July and August, the library will be closing at 3 PM on Saturdays.  The library will be closed in celebration of Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4th.  We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at your library!