Book Sale

5/14/19

BOOK SALE  The book sale will continue this week during the library’s regular hours.  There are still plenty of books, DVDs, puzzles, and more available at great deals.  We’ll close out with a $5 bag sale on Saturday.  Come find new reads and support the Friends of the Library.

 

MOVIE NIGHT  Join us this Thursday the 16th at 5:30 PM for a family-friendly film about a dog trying to find her way back to her owner.  We’ll have popcorn and refreshments for all.

 

REGULAR PROGRAMS  Music and Movement for toddlers is Tuesday at 10 AM.  Stories and Songs, for ages 2 – 4, is on Saturdays at 10 AM.  Drop-in computer help will be this Saturday the 18th from 11 AM – 12 PM.  Call the library or check online for all of the details on all of our upcoming events. 

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5/7/19

BOOK SALE  It’s almost here!  Doors open at 5 PM on Thursday the 9th, and the sale will continue through the library’s regular hours until 3 PM Saturday the 18th.  Hardcover books will be $3, paperbacks $1, and children’s books 50 cents.  DVDs will go for $2 each, and CDs for $1, while puzzles with also be $1 and magazines 10 cents each.  Members of the Friends of the Library will receive half off their purchases from the 9th through the 17th (excluding any special-priced items,) and memberships will be available on the spot.  There will be a bag sale on Saturday the 18th, with bags supplied by the library and priced at $5 for as much as they will hold.  Stop in to pick up something new-to-you and help the Friends support library programming throughout the year.  Follow our Facebook pages for updates.

 

SOCIAL HOUR  Join us for coffee, treats, and conversation this Wednesday the 8th at 2 PM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADULT CRAFT  Paint wine glasses to look like tulips and celebrate spring this Thursday the 9th at 2 PM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DISPLAY  Stop in to the library to see part of the Dr. Mary Bryan  collection on display this month.  Dr. Bryan  was a groundbreaking physician in the United States and India in the late 1800s, and her collection includes many objects from her time abroad.  She was born in Lisbon and spent the later years of her life as a general practitioner in Ogdensburg.

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4/30/19

BOOK SALE  The Friends of the Library will be holding their Spring Book Sale beginning next week, from Thursday evening through the following Saturday afternoon, the 18th.  Proceeds fund library programming and other purchases throughout the year.

REGULAR PROGRAMS  Music and Movement for toddlers is Tuesday at 10 AM.  Stories and Songs, for ages 2 – 4, will return on May 18th.  Drop-in computer help will be this Saturday the 4th from 11 AM – 12 PM and next Tuesday the 7th from 6 – 7 PM.  Call the library or check online for all of the details on all of our upcoming events. 

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4/23/19

FAMILY BOOK CLUB  Talk about E. B. White’s beloved children’s classic Charlotte’s Web and learn to crochet this Thursday the 25th at 5 PM.  New families are always welcome.

 

BOOK SALE  Please join the Friends of the Library for their Spring Book Sale from the evening of May 9th through the 18th.  Proceeds fund library programming and other purchases throughout the year.  Further details on the sale will follow.

 

MAY PROGRAMS  Social Hour returns to the second Wednesday of the month at 2 PM, and we’ll be having the Adult Craft – tulip painted glasses – on Thursday the 9th at 2 PM.  Movie Night, featuring a dogged film, will be Thursday the 16th at 5:30 PM.  Children can make and race origami frogs on Thursday the 23rd at 5 PM, and Family Book Club will meet to discuss Roald Dahl’s Matilda on Thursday the 30th at 5 PM.  Computer Help Drop-In hours will be on Saturdays the 4th and 18th from 11 AM – 12 PM and Tuesdays the 7th and 28th from 6 – 7 PM.  The library will be closed on Monday the 27th in honor of Memorial Day.

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10/30/18

WRITER OF THE WEEK John Keats is considered one of England’s greatest poets, even though he only published his works for four years before his death at age 35.

NOVEMBER EVENTS Next Thursday from 5:30 – 6:30 PM children ages 11 and up can make necklaces out of ordinary washers and various decorative items. There is no adult craft this month. Social Hour will be at two on Wednesday the 14th, with the Adult Coloring Circle and Movie Night (featuring an animated superhero family) on the following day, at 2 PM and 5:30 PM respectively. Family Book Club with Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl will be Thursday the 29th at 5 PM. Drop-In Computer Help will be the 2nd (this Saturday) and Saturday the 17th from 11 AM – 12 PM and Tuesdays the 6th and 27th from 6 PM – 7 PM. The library will be closed on Thursday the 22nd and Friday the 23rd so staff can celebrate Thanksgiving.

BOOK SALE Thank you to everyone who worked or browsed to help make the Friends Book Sale a success. Look for our next sale in the Spring.

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10/23/18

WRITER OF THE WEEK  Ursula K. Le Guin wrote books, short stories, poetry, and essays for all ages, mainly in the genres of science fiction and fantasy.  Many of her works were influenced by her parents’ expertise in anthropology and psychology and their friendships with other scientists.

 

HALLOWEEN PARTY  Ready to get spooky?  Our Halloween Party is this Saturday the 27th from 1 – 2:30 PM.  We’ll have plenty of games and activities for children to earn their candy and prizes, so get their costumes on and come join the fun.

 

FAMILY BOOK CLUB  This month we’re discussing Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.  Come learn some simple magic tricks this Thursday the 25th at 5 PM.  New families are always welcome, even if you haven’t read the entire book yet.

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10/02/18

WRITER OF THE WEEK  Edward Stratemeyer created the Stratemeyer Literary Syndicate, which produced thousands of novels for young readers by creating a system where several authors wrote for a single series and published under the same pseudonym.  Among his creations were Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys, the Bobbsey Twins, and Tom Swift.

 

HOLIDAY  The library will be closed next Monday the 8th for Columbus Day.  Saturday and Tuesday hours will be as normal.

 

BOOK SALE  Please make plans to join us for the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale from Thursday the 18th through Saturday the 27th.

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7/24/18

WRITER OF THE WEEK  Alexandre Dumas père was the author of The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo, among many many other novels, plays, and nonfiction works.

 

BOOK SALE  The Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale continues Monday – Friday this week.  Prices will be $1 for a hardcover, 25 cents for a paperback, 50 cents per CD, and $1 for DVDs.  We also have puzzles, games, and magazines.  The last day (Friday the 27th) is the bag sale: $4 for as many books as you can fit into the bag we provide (and you can buy multiple bags.)  Proceeds from the sale fund programming and other purchases throughout the year, so come out to support the library and pick up some great deals. 

 

LIBRARY CLOSED  The library will be closed this Saturday the 28th.  Enjoy the parade and other Seaway Festival activities!

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7/17/18

WRITER OF THE WEEK  Erle Stanley Gardner – who in fact studied and practiced law – created not only the well-known Perry Mason series but also a number of other characters, spanning private detectives, thieves, and district attorneys, under various pseudonyms while writing for the pulp magazines of the 1920s through the 1950s.

 

BOOK SALE  Doors open on the Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale this Thursday the 19th at 5 PM.  Friends of the Library (including those who join on the spot) receive a 50% discount for the first night, but the sale continues through Thursday the 26th – including Sunday the 22nd during the fun festival.  Prices start at $3 for hardcover books and $0.75 for paperbacks and decrease the following days, with a bag sale on Friday the 27th.  Proceeds from the sale fund programming and other purchases throughout the year, so come out to support the library and pick up some great deals.  We have books, CDs, DVDs, and more.

 

VISIT AUSTRALIA  Join us for Didgeridoo Down Under today the 17th at 4 PM to learn about Australian music and culture.

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7/10/18

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.

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