WRITER OF THE WEEK  Oliver Sacks was a neurologist whose narrative-based books exploring various aspects of medicine, particularly the workings of the brain, won popular and academic acclaim.


SOCIAL HOUR  Join us for cookies, coffee, and conversation this Wednesday the 11th at 2 PM.


ADULT CRAFT  This month we’ll be making decorative stamped cocktail napkins.  All materials are provided courtesy of the Friends, so just bring yourself and a friend this Thursday the 12th at 2 PM.


BOOK SALE  Mark your calendar – the next Friends of the Library book sale starts next Thursday the 19th at 5 PM and will go through Seaway Festival until Friday the 27th.


KIDS’ FESTIVAL  Next Sunday the 22nd the Friends will be partnering with the Remington Museum to bring you three hours of family fun.

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.  Movie Night and the Adult Coloring Circle are both next Thursday the 19th.  Call the library or check online for all of the details on all of our upcoming events. 


JUST ARRIVED  Heartseeker by Melinda Beatty sees a girl with the ability to detect lies trying to navigate an unfamiliar world of politics.  In Amy Makechnie’s The Unforgettable Guinevere St. Clair the title character investigates a number of mysteries in her Iowa town, including the disappearance of her best friend and her mother’s memory loss.  Lou Bulosan-Nelson just wants a small place of her own in Mae Respicio’s The House That Lou Built, and Mia Tang is trying to help her family get ahead in Kelly Yang’s Front Desk.  Meanwhile, in Lions and Liars by Kate Beasley, a meek fifth-grader is just trying to survive the jungle world of his campmates.  Children can follow an adorable canine into the world of King Arthur in The Wizard’s Dog Fetches the Grail by Eric Kahn Gale, or reimagine an old story with Grump: The (Fairly) True Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves by Liesl Shurtliff.  Younger readers have a wide choice of picture books this week.  Jim Averbeck’s Two Problems for Sophia, a sequel to One Word from Sophia, features the young girl’s pet giraffe causing trouble.  Pretty Kitty by Karen Beaumont sees an ever-growing number of cats slowly charming an old man into adopting them.  In book whose plot reflects recent reality, a boy and his grandfather try to find a peaceful place to have a picnic despite the summer heat in Sam Usher’s Sun.  Finally, Counting on Katherine by Helaine Becker tells the real-life story of Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who worked on NASA’s moon missions.


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!