• New Books

    October is National Bullying Prevention Month

    A 2016- 2017 CDC survey showed New Hampshire had the 8th highest rate of cyber bullying in the country for High School aged students. An April 2018 study found that 59% of students admitted to experiencing cyber bullying in the last year. Check out some of the library’s offerings on bullying and let’s work to reduce these numbers. At LeakyCon, a young lady asked me how I dealt with bullying. I wasn’t able to give her a very good answer, which troubles me. Well, there were lots of shouts of “It gets better” and “Stay strong” and “We love you”. But when I put myself back in time to when…

  • Library News,  Library Programs

    Summer Reading Challenge 2017

    Today marks the launch of Ohrstrom Library’s Summer Reading Challenge. Stop by the library this week to pick up your official Summer Reading Challenge bookmark for ideas and suggestions on how to select different and interesting books to read over the summer vacation. This reading challenge is for EVERYONE! Students, faculty, staff and families are all invited to participate. Also attached to the bookmarks are two miniature heart-shaped seed papers, one to plant in the library garden and one to take home to enjoy. The theme of this summer’s reading program revolves around community, and we have acquired a plot in the SPS community garden for library patrons to plant…

  • Library News

    New Book Display: Immigration in America

    A new book display is up in the Baker Reading Room - a gathering of books dealing with immigration in America. The poem 'Home' by Warsaw Shire accompanies the display and begins with: "No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark." Stop by to read the poems and check out a book today. #ohrstromlibrary #bookdisplay #books #immigration #immigrants #home #warsanshire #poem #poetry #refugees #librariesofinstagram #bakerreadingroom

  • Library News,  Literature,  New Books

    Best Books of 2016

    Some of the best books of 2016 are on display in the lower level lobby - stop by for a browse and check them out! #ohrstromlibrary #books #bookdisplay #fiction #nonfiction #bestof2016 #checkitout #goodreading #booksofinstagram #librariesofinstagram

  • Library News

    Return of the Book Snowman

    These cold days bring the return of the book snowman at Ohrstrom Library - visit him at the front desk next time you stop by! #ohrstromlibrary #snowman #booksnowman #books #bookdisplay #librarydisplay #librariesofinstagram #frosty #coldday #iamsps