Children's Summer Reading


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



EVIL LEAGUE TRYOUTS  Calling all villains!  Come to the library this Saturday, August 22nd, prove yourself worthy, and join your fellow evil-doers in a plot to take over Ogdensburg.  The super-secret meeting starts at 11 AM.


ADULT READING CONTEST  This is the last week to enter our “Escape the Ordinary” drawing.  To enter, just write the name of a book you’ve read this summer on a balloon and give it to a staff member.  You could win a New York Mets backpack-cooler, a folding camp chair, or a $20 gift certificate to The Sandwich Warehouse on Canton Street.  Don’t delay – balloons must be submitted by Saturday the 22nd at 3 PM!


CHILDREN’S READING RAFFLE  Have your children been keeping track of their reading online or on paper?  Remind them that Summer Reading ends on the last day of August.  If they want a chance to win one of our five big prizes (or if they just want something small from the prize barrel) they need to come in by Monday the 31st.


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