WORD OF THE WEEK  Pettifogging: describes small, unimportant (petty) details, or the people who spend too much attention on such details


MOVIE NIGHT  We’ll be showing a movie about a very bossy infant this Thursday the 17th at 5:30 PM.  As always, popcorn and beverages will be provided.  Bring your friends and join the fun!


ADULT SUMMER READING  Recommend books and earn a chance to win in our summer raffle.  Prizes include gift cards to The Dirty Gringo, Joann Fabrics and Crafts, and Pizza Hut, and the drawing will be a week after Labor Day.  Check out the bulletin board in the library for hints at what your neighbors are reading this summer.

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 sessions will be this Saturday the 19th from 11 AM – 12 PM and next Tuesday the 22nd from 6 – 7 PM.  Family Book Club (which always welcomes new members) is on the 31st at 5 PM.  Call the library or check out our website for all the details on all of our upcoming events. 


JUST ARRIVED  Looking for the latest book in your favorite mystery series?  We might have it on our New shelf.  Margaret Mizushima returns to Timber Creek in Hunting Hour, Gone Gull is Donna Andrews’s latest Meg Langslow mystery, Rhys Bowen brings us back to the 1930s again with On Her Majesty’s Frightfully Secret Service, while Harry Hole returns in Jo Nesbo’s The Thirst and Charles Todd’s Ian Rutledge tracks a series of suspicious deaths in Racing the Devil.  If you’re looking for an even wider range of stories from popular authors, pick up Bibliomysteries, a collection of short puzzlers set among books and bookstores.  For a nonfiction take on a classic character, check out From Holmes to Sherlock, which looks at Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective as he journeyed from page to stage to screens large and small.  We have a selection of general fiction titles, as well.  Local author Ellen Marie Wiseman has just released her latest work, The Life She Was GivenGrace, by Paul Lynch, follows a young girl as she travels across Ireland during the potato famine in search of a place where she can survive.  Paul Kingsnorth, author of the language-twisting The Wake, returns to England’s mysterious moors with Beast.  Finally, go back to Middle-Earth with Christopher Tolkien’s exploration of one of his father’s oldest stories, Beren and Luthien.


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.)


SUMMER HOURS are 9 AM to 8 PM 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!