With thousands of items, and hundreds of events, services and exhibitions spread through the library each year, we are faced with the near impossible task of shedding light on the many hidden treasures and resources on offer here at Otis Library. In a sense, the library is like an enormous iceberg: the section peaking above… Continue reading Otis Library
CHRISTIE, AGATHA: BIRTH ANNIVERSARY Sept 15, 1890 Nicknamed the "Duchess of Death," Christie is regarded as the creator of the modern detection fiction genre and the world's most popular mystery writer. She is famous for her detective stories, notably those featuring Hercule Poirot (Murder on the Orient Express) and Miss Marple (Murder at the Vicarage), and… Continue reading Agatha Christie and Other Mysteries: An Otis Library Book List
Did you know that Otis Library used to be a subscription library? Below are photos of the front and back of a subscription card (not sure of the date). Subscription Card Front Subscription Card Back Get a Free Library card It couldn’t be easier to get your free Otis library card and take advantage of… Continue reading September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!
The First Day of School is right around the corner. Like most children, your child is probably feeling many emotions about school right now. Maybe they're feeling nervous, excited, anxious, worried, or thrilled! The books in this list may help calm your little one’s fears and worries about school. This book collection contains some of… Continue reading Best Back to School Books for Kids
Check out these awesome new books recently added to our collection!
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Did you know that we have an extensive collection of large print books? We do, and we are adding more all the time. Here are some of the newest large print books to hit our shelves, thanks to a generous contribution from the Friends of Otis Library! They are always most generous and supportive. Chances… Continue reading New Large Print
Friday Reads to Celebrate Beatrix Potter's Birthday
We love capes and tights, we love graphic memoirs, we love comic literature– we love it all! Check out this list of all the Newest Graphic Novels to hit the Otis Library's shelves! Click on book titles to view items in the Otis Library catalog, check availability, place holds and read book summaries and reviews. … Continue reading Graphic Novels at Otis Library
Otis celebrates Pride Month with a special speaker. To mark the 50th anniversary of the June 1969 Stonewall riots that launched the modern LGBTQ equality movement, Otis Library will host a program with author John-Manuel Andriote on Wednesday, June 12, at 6:30pm in the Community Room. He will discuss his critically acclaimed book, Stonewall Strong:… Continue reading Author John-Manuel Andriote to Speak at Otis Library
Otis celebrates GLBT Pride Month! The Rainbow Book List is a bibliography of books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning content, which are aimed at youth, birth through age 18. The list is intended to aid youth in selecting high-quality books that were published between July 2015 and December 2016. The list […]