Featured

Otis Library

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

Advertisements

A book list for kids + 10 Fun Facts About Winnie-the-Pooh!

One of the most beloved children's book characters in recent memory, Winnie-the-Pooh was conceived by A.A. Milne, a British author and playwright. Whether you're celebrating Milne's birthday on January 18, honoring the publication of Winnie-the-Pooh on October 14, or just a Pooh fan year-round, you've got to know these 10 fun facts about Winnie-the-Pooh. Sterling Holloway, who gave … Continue reading A book list for kids + 10 Fun Facts About Winnie-the-Pooh!

8 (Totally Free!) Things You Can Do With Your Library Card

With your library card from the Otis Library, you get access to amazing (and totally free!) resources. Don't have a library card? Anyone who lives in Norwich is eligible. Apply for a card online or in person at 261 Main Street Norwich, CT 06360. Need to renew your card? Visit Otis Library and bring along your … Continue reading 8 (Totally Free!) Things You Can Do With Your Library Card

Check Out Our New Graphic Novels!

Click on titles to view availability, request title, read reviews and book summaries. Deadpool kills the Marvel Universe again / Bun, Cullenn The writer and artist of the original slaughterfest reunite! Prepare for an all-new, all-different tale of death and destruction starring the Merc With A Mouth! You won't believe your eyes when Deadpool kills the … Continue reading Check Out Our New Graphic Novels!

Top Books to Inspire You To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions!

We’re all about positive resolutions. Whether you’re kickstarting 2018 with plans to change the world, learn a new skill or look after yourself better, check out our pick of the best New Year reads. RESOLUTION #1: LOSE WEIGHT Books: Eat fat, get thin : why the fat we eat is the key to sustained weight … Continue reading Top Books to Inspire You To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions!

Remembering the Holocaust: a book list to accompany the “Anne Frank: A History for Today” exhibit.

About the Exhibit - Otis Library will host the traveling exhibit “Anne Frank: A History for Today” from January 3 through January 31, 2018 in the Millie and Martin Shapiro Community Room.  This exhibit presents the history of the Holocaust through the perspective of Anne Frank and her family.  Juxtaposing photographs of the Frank family with … Continue reading Remembering the Holocaust: a book list to accompany the “Anne Frank: A History for Today” exhibit.

“Anne Frank: A History for Today” Exhibit at Otis Library

    Otis Library will host the traveling exhibit “Anne Frank: A History for Today” from January 3 through January 31, 2018 in the Millie and Martin Shapiro Community Room.  This exhibit presents the history of the Holocaust through the perspective of Anne Frank and her family.  Juxtaposing photographs of the Frank family with historical … Continue reading “Anne Frank: A History for Today” Exhibit at Otis Library

The Suspense is Killing Me!

YA books with Small Casts, but Big Suspense Focusing on just a few characters, these YA thrillers and mysteries are packed with subterfuge, subtle clues, and lots of tension. Click on the book title to place your Otis Library holds!   The Girl in the Wall by Daphne Benedis-Grab: Former best friends Ariel and Sera must … Continue reading The Suspense is Killing Me!