Libraries, library services

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

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New Print Books at Otis Library

Thank you to the Friends of Otis Library for their generous donation that allowed us to expand our print collection! Check out the  newest titles in our print collection below.  Want to place a hold or read a review?  Click on the book title to enter our catalog.  Want to know about the author or… Continue reading New Print Books at Otis Library

Children's books, fiction, Young Adult

Remembering C.S. Lewis

C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British writer and lay theologian. He held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University (Magdalen College, 1925–1954) and Cambridge University (Magdalene College, 1954–1963). He is best known for his works of fiction, especially ''The Screwtape Letters'', ''The… Continue reading Remembering C.S. Lewis


10 Books You Should Read In November During Native American Heritage Month

What is Native American heritage Month? Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly refered to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Native American Heritage Month | NCAI 1.… Continue reading 10 Books You Should Read In November During Native American Heritage Month


Agatha Christie and Other Mysteries: An Otis Library Book List

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

Children's books, Libraries

Best Back to School Books for Kids

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

Libraries, Nonfiction

12 New Non-Fiction to Hit the Otis Shelves

Check out these awesome new books recently added to our collection!


You shop. Amazon gives.

About AmazonSmile What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will… Continue reading You shop. Amazon gives.

large print, Large Print Fiction, Libraries

New Large Print

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

Children's books

Books to Celebrate Beatrix Potter’s Birthday

Friday Reads to Celebrate Beatrix Potter's Birthday