WORD OF THE WEEK  Dissonance: The tension between two opposing concepts.  Often used in poetry (either in the meaning of words or their rhythm) and in music (with notes that aren’t usually played together.)


SLIME  Children ages 8 and up can come to the library this Thursday the 24th at 11 AM to learn how to make several different kinds of slime from common household ingredients. 


FREE CONCERT  Join us for a night of classic rock this Thursday the 24th at 6 PM.  The last library MOOD concert of the summer takes place at the gazebo in the park and will include a 50/50 raffle to support the library.

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.  A drop-in computer help session will be held tonight the 22nd from 6 – 7 PM.  Call the library or check out our website for all the details on all of our upcoming events. 


JUST ARRIVED  Check out some more of our popular author and series this week.  We have the latest by Daniel Silva (House of Spies,) Debbie Macomber (Any Dream Will Do,) Karin Slaughter (The Good Daughter,) Stuart Woods (Barely Legal,) Linda Castillo (Down a Dark Road,) Brad Thor (Use of Force,) James Patterson (The Store,) Lisa Scottoline (Exposed,) Tess Gerritsen (I Know a Secret,)  and Philippa Gregory (The Last Tudor.)  Susan Elia MacNeal has released a new Maggie Hope mystery (The Paris Spy,) Cuyler Overholt presents the second in the Dr. Genevieve Summerford series (A Promise of Ruin,) and Philip Gulley returns to his small town in A Gathering in Hope.  Our new nonfiction covers a wide swath of topics.  Echoes of Valhalla looks at the history of Norse myths, in interpretation and allusion.  The Great Quake looks at an Alaskan natural disaster in the 1960s and what we learned from it.  For a different kind of American strife, check out The Kelloggs for a look at the family who changed breakfast and much more.  Two new books take up the war in the Middle East from different perspectives: Rescued from ISIS tells the story of a Belgian man trying to save his radicalized son, while The Raqqa Diaries exposes the life innocent civilians are forced to live in an occupied city.  Finally, if your home garden has an abundance of flowers this year, check out Handpicked for creative ideas on how to arrange them.


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!