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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, August 17
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get In the Game Read: Story and Craft Time
Join us for simple stories and a fun craft! Ages 4 and older.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 17
@ 4 p.m.
Read, Make and Take
Listen to picture books, fairytales and more! Afterwards, get creative with a simple art project.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, August 18
@ 10 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Sat, August 20
@ 10 a.m.
Book Swap!
By popular demand, Ottendorfer now hosts a Book Swap every Saturday! Please bring your books, DVDs, CDs and miscellaneous trinkets to trade with others.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Sat, August 20
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Wed, August 24
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get In the Game Read: Story and Craft Time
Join us for simple stories and a fun craft! Ages 4 and older.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 25
@ 10 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Sat, August 27
@ 10 a.m.
Book Swap!
By popular demand, Ottendorfer now hosts a Book Swap every Saturday! Please bring your books, DVDs, CDs and miscellaneous trinkets to trade with others.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Sat, August 27
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Fri, September 2
@ 1:30 p.m.
First Friday Matinee: Hello, My Name Is Doris
Join us for our First Friday Matinee! For September, we will be viewing Hello, My Name is Doris. Sixty-something spinster Doris attempts to woo her much younger co-worker John after she attends a self-help seminar. To her surprise, she is soon welcomed into John's social circle, although her new and exciting life strains her relationship with her longtime best friend. Directed by Michael Showalter. Starring Sally Fields, Max Greenfield, and Tyne Daly.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Sat, September 10
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Tue, September 13
@ 5:30 p.m.
Ottendorfer Book Club: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Our September selection is A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce. Joyce's first novel chronicles the Dublin youth of Stephen Dedalus, an alter ego for the novelist. Exuberantly inventive, critics hailed this novel for its style and technique. Join us for a good conversation and great company. Ottendorfer Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month. Ask for a copy at the circulation desk or reserve your own online.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Sat, September 17
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Sat, September 24
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Fri, October 7
@ 1:30 p.m.
First Friday Matinee: Imitation of Life
Join us for our First Friday Matinee! In October, we will be viewing Imitation of Life (1959). Lana Turner stars in this remake as struggling actress Lora Meredith, who sets up a household with a homeless black widow, Annie Johnson. Annie becomes the primary caretaker for both of their daughters while they each struggle with motherhood. Lora's ambition threatens her relationship with her own daugher while Annie's daughter struggles with her African-American identity. Directed by Douglas Sirk…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Tue, October 11
@ 5:30 p.m.
Ottendorfer Book Club: Between the World and Me
Our October selection is Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. In this memoir, Coates, a journalist for The Atlantic, writes a series of letters to his adolescent son in which he weaves together his own personal history and the history of race in America in order to confront our present. Join us for a good conversation and great company. Ottendorfer Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month. Ask for a copy at the circulation desk or reserve your own online.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
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