We have added a Keurig Beverage machine to the library in the recent months. It will make a cup of coffee in many flavors, tea or hot chocolate. It is usually downstairs next to the Opac computer (where you can look up books and materials) sometimes you will find it upstairs in the Reference department.
It costs only a dollar per cup (much less expensive than getting a coffee anywhere else). You are free to enjoy a cup while you sit and read in our comfy chairs or use the library tables. We prohibit use at the public computer stations.
Please welcome Dominique Sanders tonight as our entertainer for America’s Music. Tonight, Wed. April 16th, from 6-8pm is our last program in the series that teaches us how music changed our history. This program will be held at Ottawa University in the Fredrickson Chapel, we will view a short film, have live entertainment and be led in discussion by OU Jazz Director, Todd Wilkinson.
By becoming a member of the Friends of Ottawa Library, your business will be promoted as a supporter of our many programs and events we offer here at the Library. We will devote a page to our Business Members on this website that lists the Business and a description of their services. Business Members will appear in updates on our Facebook page, be mentioned in our newsletter, appear on our TV screen downstairs and on signs at FOL events. You will receive our “Among Friends Newsletter”, get invitations to Special Events and be able to serve in unique volunteer opportunities if you wish.
A Business Membership is $50, donations are fully tax- deductible as Friends are a 501(c)(3) organization. Your support goes a long way in helping the Library fulfill it’s mission to link everyone to educational and informational resources and support lifelong learning.
Look for a newsletter to arrive at your business that has a donation envelope inside. If you don’t receive an envelope you may become a member by sending a check for $50 to 105 S Hickory St. Ottawa, KS, 66067, or just stop by the Library and become a Business Member. We will contact you for a description of your business to start promoting you.
Please become a Business Member today! Congratulations to Porter-Spears and Bundy Insurance - our first Business Members!
We had a great night with America’s Music, Todd Wilkinson led discussion on a short piece of film we watched ” High Lonesome Sound”. If you are in interested in checking out any of the DVDs that these short films are from please visit the Ottawa University Myers Library on campus. You can get a library card and enjoy the same films we are teaching from in the series.
Larry Lintner and Jim Rood entertained us with their talents on several bluegrass instruments including guitar, banjo, fiddle and mandolin. Nana’s Fudge n Stuff provided amazing iced cookies in the shape of music notes.
When it comes to making those gift lists it pays to do some research first, we have the Consumer Reports Buying Guide for 2013 as well as the latest magazines that highlight electronics, appliances, etc.
Doing some holiday baking and meal planning? We have the brand new Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookbook, among other great choices.
Christmas movies are fun on the weekends, find your favorite classic or see our New DVD section for ones like, Christmas Angel.
Need some music to get you in the spirit of all of this? We have a whole Christmas Music section ion our CD area, check it out!
As always are winter and holiday books are a great retreat at the end of the day, some good ones include:The Christmas Shipby Dean Morrissey, Simply Christmas by Noel Pax, Stories behind the best loved songs of Christmas by Ace Collins.
And, we can also pull in lots of titles from our 40+ libraries that we share with, just ask and we will find what you need.