Learn to speak some Spanish before that trip to Cancun this summer, brush up on your German before you head out to see the castles.
Use Mango languages, it available through our website and Kansas State Library. To use Outside of Ottawa Library: Get a Kansas Library Card, fast and easy through our library, select mango from Kansas State Library page and start learning a new language.
If you are in the Library: Simply look to the right column of www.ottawalibrary.org website, scroll under Resources to Online Databases, on the Kansas State Library page, in the center select Mango. Set up an email pass and begin learning a new language.
You can learn many languages and even learn English if you are Spanish speaking, French speaking etc. using Mango.
Ask us if you have a question, we have many travel guides and books about countries and cities and sights to see, let us help you plan your vacation.
Edwin didn’t know where she was. Her sister didn’t know either. She had disappeared into a part of Europe that no one’s finger would be drawn to on a map. She felt a sense of relief. It was as if Mamah Chaney, the troubled woman in the headlines, head ceased to exist. For the first time in many days, she didn’t cry before she slept.
From Loving Frank, by Nancy Horan, available at the library for checkout now, come discuss the book Monday May 20th at 7 pm.
Loving Frank, by Nancy Horan
WARNING: based on true story, please do not look up the facts, read the book first to allow yourself to be surprised.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Click the picture to open a Quiz on Jane Austin’s characters, let’s test how much you know? This is a quiz from goodreads.com, a sight in which to track what you read and what you want to read.
Click on the old books to watch this interesting video that explains that particular smell of old books.
Watch for more videos concerning collecting old books.
We have bunches and bunches of onions! You may come in to the Library, leave a donation for the Leonard Family and get bunches of onions.
We now have a Facebook Page for Teen Programs at https://www.facebook.com/OttawaLibraryTeenPrograms
Stay in the know with what’s happening for Teens at the Ottawa Library!
You must have a library card from the Kansas State Library to check out eBooks from the Kansas State Library. Come into the Ottawa Library and we will set you up with a Kansas Library Card, it’s a quick process. You may access the eBook from our website, on the right hand side, click the Kansas EZ Library button, it will get you to the ebook site and explain how to download 3M cloud.
Bring in your eReader device or laptop to the library and we will help you download the 3M software to your computer.
A creative writing group has been meeting at the library for a number of weeks now and they have formed The Ottawa Writer’s Guild, a group of locals interested in writing and learning from each other. You can visit their site and read their blog at www.theottawawritersguild.wordpress.com
If you are interested in finding out more, join them on the first and third Saturday of each month from 9-11 am, here at the Ottawa Library. New members are welcome and encouraged, come be a part of something fun and exciting.
For more information, call the library 242-3080 and ask for Lisa for more details.
Don’t forget to sign up for Adult Summer Reading, prizes are given away weekly and fun programs are coming your way.
Stormtroopers @the Library… in honor of Asher
Check this website to learn about scholarships available in Franklin County: http://franklincountygiving.org/