Adult Craft

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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4/9/19

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK  Please join us to celebrate all things library-related this week.  As a thank-you to our patrons we’ll have coffee and treats available every day, and children can search for our special Sophie rock to win prizes.  There are no prizes for finding the real Sophie, but she would like it if you said “Hello” to her.

 

ADULT CRAFT  Stop in to make a mixed-media cherry tree artwork this Thursday the 11th at 2 PM.

 

REGULAR PROGRAMS  Music and Movement for toddlers is Tuesday at 10 AM.  Stories and Songs, for ages 2 – 4, is on Saturdays at 10:30 AM.  Please note that this Saturday the 13th will be the last Stories and Songs for the month; look for it to return in May, and join us for an Egg Hunt on the 20th.  Call the library or check online for all of the details on all of our upcoming events. 

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3/12/19

SCAVENGER HUNT  Children can help us track down a misbehaving leprechaun this Saturday the 16th at 1 PM.  We’ll have games and green eats for the lucky detectives.

 

SOCIAL HOUR  Join us for coffee, treats, and conversation this Wednesday the 13th at 2 PM.

 

ADULT CRAFT  In honor of the approaching Spring we’ll be making a floral craft this Thursday the 14th at 2 PM.

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1/8/19

SOCIAL HOUR  Join us for coffee, cookies and conversation this Wednesday the 9th at 2 PM.

 

ADULT CRAFT  Get started on a paper-rose bouquet for yourself or someone else this Thursday the 10th at 2 PM.

 

JANUARY EVENTS  Welcome to the new year!  In addition to the events happening this week, check out our calendar for this month.  Movie Night is on Thursday the 17th at 5:30 PM – we’ll be watching a new film about a Yeti on a quest to find the mythical “human being.”  On Thursday the 24th at 4 PM children ages 7 and over can make a bookmark topped with pompoms.  Family Book Club is on the 31st at 5 PM.  We’ll be discussing A Wrinkle in Time and making our own model tesseracts.  New families are always welcome.  If you have computer questions, bring them in for one-on-one help on Saturday the 19th from 11 AM – 12 PM or Tuesday the 22nd from 6 – 7 PM.  The library will be closed on Monday the 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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10/9/18

WRITER OF THE WEEK  Although he began his career writing humor, R. L. Stine is best known for his horror stories for children and teens, including the various and very successful Fear Street and Goosebumps series.

 

SOCIAL HOUR  Join us for coffee, cookies, and conversation this Wednesday the 10th at 2 PM.

 

ADULT CRAFT  We’ll be making candleholders out of wineglasses this Thursday the 11th at 2 PM.  You can make it spooky or seasonal; the Friends of the Library provide the materials, and the choice of result is yours.

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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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6/12/18

WRITER OF THE WEEK  Award-winning children’s author and illustrator Maurice Sendak was born June 10, 1928.  His most popular works include Where the Wild Things Are and In the Night Kitchen.

 

SOCIAL HOUR  Join us for special coffee, treats, and conversation this Wednesday the 13th at 2 PM.

 

ADULT CRAFT  This month we’re making roses out of old book pages to tide you over until the real flowers bloom.  All materials are provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library, so stop in this Thursday the 14th at 2 PM.

 

TEEN CRAFT  Teens can create and string colorful paper beads at the library this Thursday at 4 PM.

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4/10/18

WRITER OF THE WEEK  David Halberstam was a Pulitzer-Prize-winning Vietnam War correspondent, a reporter who covered the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, and an author who wrote several acclaimed books on a variety of historical, political, and athletic topics.

 

BOOK SALE  The sale will continue through Friday this week during the library’s regular hours.  Pricing will be the same as last Saturday – $1 for hardcover books and DVDs, 50 cents for CDs, and 25 cents for paperbacks.  A bag sale will follow on Saturday the 14th at $4 per bag.  We still have plenty of great deals left, so stop by the auditorium whenever you have time.

 

SOCIAL HOUR  In honor of National Library Week we’re combining our monthly social hour with an open house for the public and staff from other local libraries.  Join us this Wednesday the 11th at 2 PM for special treats and conversations.

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2/27/18

WRITER OF THE WEEK  Born on Leap Day in 1920, Howard Nemerov was twice Poet Laureate of the United States, in the 1960s and the 1980s, and in 1977 both a National Book Award winner and a Pulitzer Prize winner.  You can read some of his collected poems at the library, and also check out his son Alexander’s introduction to Frederic Remington: The Color of Night.

 

MARCH EVENTS  Our adult craft this month will feature art on small canvases.  Join us on Thursday the 8th at 2 PM.  The following Thursday at the same time will be our relaxing coloring circle.  Movie Night will be that same day, the 15th, at 5:30 PM.  We’ll be watching a movie about a boy struggling to adjust to middle school.  March will feature two of our most popular children’s events.  Join us on Saturday the 17th at 11 AM for a St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt, and come back on the 31st for our Ninja Easter Egg Hunt.  In between, you can prepare for April Fool’s Day by reading Mac Barnett’s The Terrible Two for the Family Book Club.  It will meet on Thursday the 22nd at 5 PM, when we’ll dream up some good pranks to use on friends and family.  Finally, Social Hour will be on the 14th at 2 PM and computer help sessions will take place on the 3rd, 6th, 17th, and 27th.

 

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.  Individualized drop-in computer help will be tonight February 27th and next Tuesday March 6th from 6 – 7 PM and this Saturday the 3rd from 11 AM – 12 PM.  Call the library or check out our website for all the details on all of our upcoming events. 

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