6/6/17

WORD OF THE WEEK  Quire: originally four sheets of paper folded in half twice, making sixteen pages; now refers to a stack of 24 or 25 sheets (which is one-twentieth of a ream of paper, or 500 sheets)

 

CRAFTS  We’ll be hosting a class for adults introducing a very simple painting technique this Thursday the 8th at 2 PM.  Next Thursday the 15th at 5 PM will be a family craft featuring salt dough.

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.  Drop-in computer help hours will be held tonight the 6th from 6 – 7 PM and next Saturday the 17th from 11 AM – 12 PM.  Social Hour is next Wednesday the 14th at 2 PM.  Movie night, featuring a love-action version of an animated Disney classic, will be on Thursday the 22nd at 5:30 PM.  Call the library or check out our website for all the details on all of our upcoming events. 

 

SUMMER READING  Our children’s summer reading program will be starting soon.  As in previous years, children can read books, enter an end-of-summer raffle, and earn weekly prizes.  Stop in to the library to pick up your reading record and learn more about what this year has in store.

 

JUST ARRIVED  Many new novels by popular authors have arrived on our shelves in the past few weeks.  First up is an early manuscript by the late Michael Crichton, published for the first time as Dragon Teeth.  While it involves dinosaurs in its own way, it is very different from Jurassic Park.  Paula Hawkins, author of 2015’s The Girl on the Train, returns with the suspenseful Into the WaterSince We Fell is the latest novel from Dennis Lehane, while Joshua Ferris has published a collection of short stories in The Dinner Party and Richard Paul Evans kicks off a new series in The Broken Road.  In continuing series, check out Sara Paretsky’s Fallout, James Patterson’s 16th Seduction, and the complete Jack Reacher short stories by Lee Child in No Middle Name.  Finally, travel back to the past with Alison Weir’s latest Tudor novel, Anne Boleyn, A King’s Obsession, or kick off your shoes and enjoy the summer in Dorothea Benton Frank’s Same Beach Next Year.

 

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.  We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at your library! 

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