Article 5/30/17

WORD OF THE WEEK  Orrery: a clockwork-powered model of the Solar System, or a clockwork model of the Sun, Moon, and Earth


JUNE PROGRAMS  Next Thursday the 8th at 2 PM we’ll be holding a simple and quick “bubble painting” class for adults.  Social Hour will be the following Wednesday (the 14th,) also at 2 PM.  Computer help hours will be held on Saturdays the 3rd and 17th from 11 AM – 12 PM and Tuesdays the 6th and 27th from 6 – 7 PM.  This month’s Family Book Club selection is Kate DiCamillo’s Flora and Ulysses.  Join us for a discussion and squirrelly activity based on the book on June 29th at 5:30 PM


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 this Saturday the 3rd from 11 AM – 12 PM and next Tuesday the 6th from 6 – 7 PM.  Call the library or check out our website for all the details on all of our upcoming events. 


EBOOKS  Don’t forget that we have electronic books and audiobooks available for free download with your library card.  New titles arrive every Tuesday, so keep checking for the latest releases from your favorite authors.  As with our physical collections, you can put yourself on a notification list if the book you want is checked out.  Library staff will be happy to answer your questions about using your online account.

JUST ARRIVED  Many of our new Young Adult books deal with romance in all its varied forms and complications.  For tales of love and just trying to figure out relationships, check out Ramona Blue, It’s Not Like It’s a Secret, and Always and Forever Lara Jean.  Several others have romantic elements while the main plots deal with other issues.  The Pearl Thief is Elizabeth Wein’s prequel to her World War II spy thriller Code Name VerityThat Thing We Call a Heart features a Pakistani-American girl finding her place in the world, while The Lines We Cross has an Afghani-Australian girl and her boyfriend facing prejudice, and Between Two Skies follows two teenaged refugees from Hurricane Katrina as they try to return home.  North of Happy features a relationship between a Mexican-American aspiring chef and his boss’s daughter.  Finally, Looking For Group takes a boy and a girl from the virtual realms of World of Warcraft to reality.  For those who prefer more fantastic settings, check out some of our other selections.  Waer features a family of werewolves, A Face Like Glass explores an underground city where masks and deception are the norm, and Spill Zone explores a Poughkeepsie existing in the aftermath of a disaster of uncertain origin.


We welcome your QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, CONCERNS, PURCHASE REQUESTS, AND PROGRAMMING IDEAS.  Contact us at 312 Washington Street,, 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,


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!