Middleburgh Library Notes for Wednesday, January 22, 2014

On Friday, Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m., get a sitter for the kids, and come to the Middleburgh Library for some good old-fashioned social interaction.  Board gamers Mal Martin and Jeremy Strickland will be hosting a board gaming session for adults. New games that promote cooperative play and healthy competition like Kingdom Builder, Forbidden Island and Carcassonne, are just a few of the games we’ll break out.  Registration is required.

Cooking by the Book

On Monday, Jan 27, at 6:30 p.m., join us for cooking with Nigella Lawson’s cookbook Nigellissima: Easy Italian Inspired Recipes.

We pick the cookbook; you pick and make a recipe. Pick up a book at the circulation desk and read it through and tell us which recipe you would like to make.  Join us on the night of the program for a fantastic meal and some great conversations.  Registration is required.


On Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 1 p.m., join us at the library for a showing of Captain Phillips rated PG-13. Captain Phillips is an examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates.

What we drink

On Thursday, Jan. 30, at 1 p.m., the library presents a program Rethink Your Drink. We often hear about mindful eating, this program will show why it is just as important to be mindful about the calories we drink.  You will get a chance to evaluate what you drink to see if it is time to rethink. This program is presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Eat Smart New York (ESNY) program educator Jan Carter-Ryder.  No registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. at the library the ladies (men are welcome), of the Knitting Circle 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, see our website at www.middleburghlibrary.info.