7/4/17

WORD OF THE WEEK Touchpaper: The niter-infused strip of paper used as a fuse for fireworks (can also be used metaphorically, as an action that ignites anger or a fight)

 

LIBRARY HOLIDAY The library is closed in celebration of Independence Day today, Tuesday July 4th.

 

LEGO CHALLENGE Can Lego blocks solve every problem? Probably not. But children ages 6 and up are invited to try building a solution to a puzzle we’ll pose. Join us this Thursday the 6th at 2 PM.

 

FREE CONCERT MOOD will present their second summer concert in the park this Thursday the 6th at 6 PM. We recommend bringing blankets or chairs to better enjoy the music in comfort. The Friends of the Library will be running a 50/50 raffle during the show.

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6/27/17

WORD OF THE WEEK  Burgeon: to grow rapidly, like a budding flower

 

RAFFLE  The Friends of the Library are raffling off a twin-sized quilt featuring the characters of Angry Birds Star Wars.  Tickets are $2 each or $3 for $5, and the drawing will be on July 23rd.  The quilt is hanging up in the library foyer.

 

FAMILY BOOK CLUB  Join us this Thursday the 29th at 5:30 PM to discuss Flora and Ulysses.  We’ll be writing squirrelly poetry on classic typewriters.

 

LIBRARY HOLIDAY  The library will be closed in celebration of Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4th

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6/20/17

WORD OF THE WEEK  Ignescent: capable of or actually producing sparks, like a flint used for fire-starting; can also refer to a person in a “fiery” mood

 

MOVIE NIGHT  Be our guest this Thursday the 22nd at 5:30 PM for popcorn, drinks, and a live-action Disney movie on the screen in our auditorium.

 

MUSIC  The MOOD (Music on the Oswegatchie Delta) Concert series will have performances in Library Park this summer.  The shows will be June 22, July 6, July 19, and August 24 at 6 PM at the gazebo.  Please bring your own chairs or blankets to sit on.  The Friends of the Library will be holding a 50/50 raffle during each concert.

 

BOOK SALE  The Friends of the Library will be holding their summer book sale from 5 PM on July 20th (a Thursday) to 5 PM July 28th (a Friday.)  We are no longer accepting donations for the sale due to a lack of space.  If you have items you wish to donate, please hang on to them until the Fall.  Contact library director Penny Kerfien with any questions.

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Sophie the turtle a reptile success story at Ogdensburg Library

 

PUBLISHED: THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016 AT 12:30 AM

Jason Hunter/Watertown Daily Times
 
Penny Kerfien, executive director of the Ogdensburg Public Library, holds Sophie Gertrude, a red-eared slider turtle, Wednesday at the library. The turtle has been living in the library for the past few months.

 

OGDENSBURG — She’s not a teenager, or a mask-wearing ninja, but the turtle wandering the aisles of the Ogdensburg Library these days has become a huge hit with the public.

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AmazonSmile with Us!

Did you know that the Friends of the Ogdensburg Public Library has an AmazonSmile account?  It does.

 

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 5% of everything you order that is AmazonSmile eligable to the Friends Of The Ogdensburg Public Library Corp.  So next time you go to Amazon to place an order remember type it in like this smile.amazon.com and support your library by buying stuff you'd purchase anyway!

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