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.
Some magic at Storytime this week, Tuesday, February 18th @ 10am and 7pm and Friday, February 21st @ 10am, meet The ToothFairy and learn all about keeping those pearly whites healthy!
Storytime is geared for children 3 and older and an accompanying adult.
America’s Music, session 4, Bluegrass and Country Wed. Feb. 19th, 2014 6 -8 pm at Ottawa Library, commission room.
Learn how music shaped our history, we will review a short film, have discussion and our live entertainment will be Larry Lintner. We will also offer yummy refreshments. See you there!
We have had a blast at the first 3 America’s Music sessions, don’t miss this one, we will learn of the emergence of bluegrass from Appalachian descendants of Scots-Irish settlers into a popular subgenre of country music. This is 4th in a series of 6. A program brought to you by a partnership between Ottawa University and Ottawa Library with a grant from Tribeca Film Institute.
Waterlily, by Ella Cara Deloria 230 pgs. Everyday and extraordinary events of a Sioux woman’s life. Books available to pick up now.
“Out of the woods and into the clear they came, but when they looked toward their camp, it was not there. Everything was in ruins. How could it have happened so quickly, so quietly? It was unbelievable that in the short time since Blue Bird and her grandmother had left it, that any enemy war party had raided their camp. Yet that was the case.”
Discussion is Thursday, Feb. 27th at 2 pm, Deborah Peterson will be our scholar. Click for poster : TALK books 2014