On Tuesday, June 2, at 1 p.m., at the Middleburgh Library, adults are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is required. 

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, June 4, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies knit and crochet, embroider and quilt, and more. You can learn a new skill here, share your own special talents with others or just craft in the company of friends. Drop in anytime. No registration is required.

Tai Chi moves

As of today, Tai Chi program is moving to the Covered Bridge by the Old Stone Fort in Schoharie until Labor Day. 

The schedule for this program is Thursdays from 10 to 11 a.m., for beginners; 11 to noon for intermediate; noon to 1 p.m., for advanced; and 6 to 7 p.m., for all levels.

Board meets

On Monday, June 8, at 6:30 p.m., the library’s board of trustees will meet. This meeting is open to the public. Please join us.

Concert series

On Thursday, June 11, at 7 p.m. join us for “Horowitz & Malkine.” Stand-up poet Mikhail Horowitz and unapologetically French guitarist Gilles Malkine have been performing together in the Hudson Valley and beyond since 1989. They perpetrate increasingly unlawful acts of political satire and recycle literary classics, adapting them to rap, blues, bop, hip-hop, high-tech hillbilly, and other, even scruffier musical idioms.

This event is made possible, in part, with public funds from the Decentralization Program and the New York State Council on the Arts, administered through the Community Arts Grants Program by the Greene County Council on the Arts.  Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested. 

Summer reading program

On Monday, June 15, at 1:30 p.m., registration for the summer reading program begins.  This year’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.”

 For more information on events, see our website at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

 

 

 

On Tuesday, May 19, at 10:45 a.m., join us at the Middleburgh Library for drop in story time. Get ready to move in this interactive story time designed especially for children up to age five and their caregivers.  We’ll read books, sing songs, recite fingerplays, dance, and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme.

Mahjong

On Tuesday, May 19, at 1 p.m., at the library, adults are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is required 

Book discussion

On Tuesday, May 19, at 7 p.m., we will discuss “Marcelo in the Real World” by Francisco X. Stork. Marcelo Sandoval, a 17-year-old with an Asperger's-like condition, has arranged a job caring for ponies at his special school's therapeutic-riding stables. But he is forced to exit his comfort zone when his high-powered father steers Marcelo to work in his law firm's mailroom, in return, Marcelo can decide whether to stay in special Ed, as he prefers, or be mainstreamed for his senior year.

Wednesday matinee

On Wednesday, May 21 at 1 p.m., join us for a showing on “Into the Woods.” This movie is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales in a musical format that follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel-all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them.  No registration necessary and the popcorn is free.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, May 21, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies knit and crochet, embroider and quilt, and more. You can learn a new skill here, share your own special talents with others or just craft in the company of friends. Drop in anytime. No registration is required.

Concert

On Friday, May 22, at 7 p.m., join us for Dom Flemons. A multi-instrumentalist, Dom plays banjo, guitar, harmonica, fife, bones, bass drum, snare drum and quills, in addition to singing.  This event is made possible (in part) with public funds from the Decentralization Program and the New York State Council on the Arts, administered through the Community Arts Grants Program by the Greene County Council on the Arts. Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

Holiday hours

On Monday, May 25, the library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

 For more information, see our website at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

On Sunday, May 3, from 2 to 4 p.m., there will be a Solar Works Schoharie.org.  Community outreach meeting to help bring forth the installation of Solar Energy in Schoharie County at the Middleburgh Library. Neighbors helping neighbors. Please use rear entrance.  Refreshments will be served.

Story time

On Tuesday, May 5, at 10:45 a.m., join us at the library for drop in story time. Get ready to move in this interactive story time designed especially for children up to age five and their caregivers.  We’ll read books, sing songs, recite fingerplays, dance, and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme.

Mahjong

On Tuesday, May 5, at 1 p.m., at the library, adults are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, May 7, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies knit and crochet, embroider and quilt, and more. You can learn a new skill here, share your own special talents with others or just craft in the company of friends. Drop in anytime. No registration is required.

Board meets

On Monday, May 11, the library’s board of trustees will meet. This meeting is open to the public. Please join us.

Colonial Beer Fest

On Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., join us for the Colonial Beer Fest — 1870 Beer Challenge & Revolutionary War Festival. Activities include a Revolutionary War encampment, colonial brewing and cooking demonstrations, 18th Century toys and games for kids, talks on the history of beer and hops in upstate N.Y. and the Schoharie Valley. There will be Schoharie Valley hops displayed at the library, beer samples from Green Wolf Brewing Co. and MacKinnon Brothers, of Ontario, Canada.

The following is the event schedule:

— 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the hops history display in the library;

— Noon to 1 p.m., the Green Wolf Tap Room is open; and

— 1 to 5 p.m., the Revolutionary war encampment, located behind the library, with the Burning of the Valleys Military Association (US) and the King’s Royal Yorkers living historians (Can.), plus talks on beer and hops.

Admission is $15 for adults 21 years of age and older, includes beer sampling, $10 for non-drinkers or those 20 years or younger.  Children under 10 are free.

For more information on events, see our website at  www.middleburghlibrary.info.

 

On Monday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m., join us at the Middleburgh Library for an evening of creativity as you learn how to make your own jewelry by stringing beads. Create a necklace, earrings, bracelet, or all three. No experience necessary, and all materials will be provided. Children over the age of 10 are welcome with a parent.   Registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, April 28, at 10:45 a.m., join us at the library for drop in story time. Get ready to move in this interactive story time designed especially for children up to age five and their caregivers.  We’ll read books, sing songs, recite fingerplays, dance, and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme.

Mahjong

On Tuesday, April 28, at 1 p.m., at the library, adults are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is required.

Book discussion

On Tuesday, April 28, at 7 p.m., join us to discuss “The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander. This book challenges the civil rights community, and all of us, to place mass incarceration at the forefront of a new movement for racial justice in America. This discussion will be facilitated by local folk performer and educator, Kim Harris. No registration is required. Books may be picked up at the information desk.

Voting held

 On Tuesday, April 28, from noon to 8 p.m., voting on the proposed library budget and trustee will be held. The vote is open to qualified voters in the Middleburgh Central School District. Voters will decide on a proposed public library budget of $122,500, which represents an increase of $7,000 or 6 percent from last year. Under New York State Education Law, public library funding is collected by the school district in which the library is located and then forwarded to the library. Public libraries are totally independent of the school district in which they are located.

Wednesday movie

On Wednesday, April 29, at 1 p.m., the library will show the movie “The Imitation Game” This movie is based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing. The film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II. 

Please note that this film is rated PG-13. No registration is required and the popcorn is free.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, April 29, at 5 p.m., join us for Kundalini Yoga. This program involves repetitive movements with the breath, building strength, toning the nerves, and clearing the adrenal glands. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring two blankets or a mat and blanket. A $5 donation is requested. Please use the back entrance when entering the building.  No registration is required

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies knit and crochet, embroider and quilt, and more. You can learn a new skill here, share your own special talents with others or just craft in the company of friends. Drop in anytime. No registration is required.

For more information on events, see our website at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

On Tuesday, April 7, at 10:45 a.m., join us at the Middleburgh Library for drop in story time. Get ready to move in this interactive story time designed especially for children up to age five and their caregivers.  We’ll read books, sing songs, recite fingerplays, dance, and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme. 

Mahjong

On Tuesday, April 7, at 1 p.m., at the library, adults are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is required.

Budget hearing

On Tuesday, April 7 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. there will be a public hearing on the 2015 proposed library budget.

Doodlebugs

On Wednesday, April 8, at 11 a.m., and every second Wednesday of the month, the library will offer Doodlebugs a preschool art exploration for little ones and their caregivers. This program is appropriate for ages two and up.  Registration is required.

Movie

On Wednesday, April 8, at 1 p.m., join us at the library for the Wednesday Matinee showing of “Interstellar” rated PG-13.  In the near future, Earth has been devastated by drought and famine, causing a scarcity in food and extreme changes in climate. When humanity is facing extinction, a mysterious rip in the space-time continuum is discovered, giving mankind the opportunity to widen its lifespan.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, April 9, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies knit and crochet, embroider and quilt, and more. You can learn a new skill here, share your own special talents with others or just craft in the company of friends. Drop in anytime. No registration is required.

Board meets

On Monday, April 13, at 6:30 p.m., the library’s board of trustees will meet. This meeting is open to the public. Please join us.

Public hearing

On Tuesday, April 14, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., there will be a public hearing on the 2015 proposed library budget.

 

Concert

On Tuesday, April 14, at 7 p.m., join us for a Rod MacDonald concert. From the moment he begins to sing he grabs his audiences and doesn't let go.

Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

For more information on events, see our website at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

 

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