By Anne LaMont

On Saturday, Sept. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon join us at the Middleburgh Library for an opportunity to clean out your gardens and sell your extra bounty. Space is $15. Table rental is $5 or you can bring your own. This is a great opportunity for kids to learn about Farm to Fork, local commerce, and building a sense of community. Sign up for your table at the library or call 827-5142 to reserve a table.

Birthday Carnival Bash

On Saturday, Sept. 6, from 4 to 7 p.m., the community will be celebrating the Middleburgh Library's 82nd birthday, and you’re invited. There will be a small petting zoo, hot dogs, cotton candy, snow cones, popcorn, Mr. Ding-a-Ling's ice cream truck, Sparky the dog, a dunking booth, games and music!

This is a low-cost family-friendly event.  The library is located at 323 Main St., Middleburgh. Check us out on Facebook!

Board meets

On Monday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m., the board of trustees meet. Our meetings are open to the public.  Please join us.

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 1 p.m., Men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary; just a willingness to learn and have fun.  No registration is necessary.

Doodlebugs

On Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m., join us for preschool art exploration. Doodlebugs is preschool art exploration for little ones and their caregivers.  Appropriate for ages two and up.  Registration is required. 

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies knit and crochet, embroider and quilt, and more. You can learn a new skill here or share your own special talents with others or just craft in the company of friends. Drop in anytime. No registration is required.  

Concert

On Thursday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m., our concert series features Martyn Joseph, with Shades of Springsteen, John Mayer, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Matthews.

Fly tying

On Saturday, Sept. 13, at 11 a.m., we will have Introduction to Fly Tying with Creekside Sports. Young people who enjoy the outdoors and especially fishing will want to register for this introduction to the art of fly tying taught by the experts from Creekside Sports. For kids age eight and up.  Registration is required. 

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

 

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

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 5 p.m., join us for Kundalini Yoga. Kundalini Yoga 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, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies knit and crochet, embroider and quilt, and more. You can learn a new skill here or share your own special talents with others or just craft in the company of friends. Drop in anytime. No registration is required.   

Farmer’s market

On Saturday, Sept. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon join us for an opportunity to clean out your gardens and sell your extra bounty. Space is $15. Table rental is $5 or you can bring your own. This is a great opportunity for kids to learn about Farm to Fork, local commerce, and building a sense of community. Sign up for your table at the library or call 827-5142 to reserve a table.

Birthday Carnival Bash

On Saturday, Sept. 6, from 4 to 7 p.m., the community will be celebrating the Middleburgh Library’s 82nd birthday, and you’re invited. There will be a small petting zoo, hot dogs, cotton candy, snow cones, popcorn, Mr. Ding-a-Ling’s ice cream truck, Sparky the dog, a dunking booth, games and music! 

This is a low-cost family-friendly event.  The library is located at 323 Main St., Middleburgh. Check us out on Facebook!

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

On Monday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m. join us at the Middleburgh Library for Hannah & Liz. The Atlantic is once more bridged with the pairing of Norfolk-born singer, guitarist and dulcimer player Hannah Sanders and Boston, New England-based Liz Simmons, who between them find common ground in their symbiotic love of English music and American old time music.  Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

Mahjong Mania

On Aug. 26, at 1 p.m., men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary; just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is necessary.

Knitting Circle

On Aug. 28, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies knit and crochet, embroider and quilt, and more. You can learn a new skill here or 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.

 

 On Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 1 p.m., the Middleburgh Library invites men and women to come learn the game of Mahjong. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun.  No registration is necessary. 

Book discussion

On Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. the book group will discuss Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver. Books are available for check out at the circulation desk. No registration is required.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, Aug. 20, 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. Use the back entrance when entering the building. No registration is required.

Spark a Reaction

On Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m., the library will have a After Hours Mad Scientist Scavenger Hunt. The library will be closed, and you'll have the run of the place. Conduct experiments and find the clues to win the prize. This program is for kids going into grades six and up.   Registration is required.

Knitting Circle

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

Filing for Social Security

On Saturday, Aug. 23, at 10:30 a.m., the library will offer Filing for Social Security: Flexibility and Choices for Your Retirement Income. Michael Canavan, a financial advisor with Waddell & Reed, Inc., invites you to attend this educational presentation about Social Security filing options includes ample opportunity for questions. There is no charge for this event, and you are welcome to bring guests. Registration is required.

Concert

On Monday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m. join us at the library for Hannah & Liz. The Atlantic is once more bridged with the pairing of Norfolk-born singer, guitarist, and dulcimer player Hannah Sanders, and Boston, New England-based Liz Simmons, who between them find common ground in their symbiotic love of English music and American old time music.  Tickets are available at the door. A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

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

On Aug. 11 and 12 from 1 to 2:30 p.m., the Middleburgh Library’s summer program Fizz, Boom, Read will present “Mysterious Shadow Puppets with Morgan Kelly”. In this class, we will learn about the history of this art form and also design and build our very own shadow puppets.  Students will put together a short puppet presentation to share with family and friends the final day. This is a multi-day program. This program is appropriate for children going into grades two through five. Registration is required.

Board meets

On Aug. 11 at 6:30 p.m., the board of trustees will meet. These meetings are open to the public.  Please join us.

Summer reading

On Aug. 12 at 10:45 a.m., join us for Fizz, Boom, Read - "Winnie the Pooh Party”. This is a special end of summer reading Winnie the Pooh Party.  We'll have snacks, craft stations, games, and more. No registration is required.

Mahjong Mania

On Aug. 12, at 1 p.m., men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary; just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is necessary.

Computer help

On Aug. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., come to the library for computer help. Do you need help with simple tasks on the computer?  Do you need help filling out an online job application or setting up an e-mail?  Make an appointment for semi - private instruction with a computer help specialist.  You'll have an hour to ask questions and have hands on instruction.  Call now for an appointment at 827-5142.  Registration is required.

Design and build

On Aug. 13, at 1 p.m., join us for Fizz, Boom, Read: “Engineering Mission”. Design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two marshmallow astronauts when they land. Test, evaluate, and redesign. This program is adapted from NASA’s design squad. The program is appropriate for children going into grades three to five. Registration is required.

Optical illusions

Aug. 13, at 2 p.m., join us for Spark a Reaction: “Optical Illusions & Brain Games”. Trick your eyes with a number of optical illusions and then discover scientifically what is happening with your eye and brain for this to occur. Learn about the parts of your eye and how it produces images for your brain to see.  This program is appropriate for kids going into grades six and up.  Registration is required.

Medicine program

On Aug. 14, at 1 p.m., the library’s Fizz, Boom, Read presents  “Ewe! Gross! Medicine in 1777”. Get ready to get gross. Join educators from the Bennington Museum as they tell us about some of the strange, outrageous and unbelievable medical and dental practices of the 18th Century.  This hands-on program will be held at the Dr. Best House and Medical Exhibit and will include a short tour of the good doctor's strange and unique medical equipment from the 19th and early 20th centuries. This program is appropriate for kids going into grades three through five.  Registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Aug. 14, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies knit and crochet, embroider and quilt, and more. You can learn a new skill here or share your own special talents with others or just craft in the company of friends. Drop in anytime. No registration is required.  

Puppet show

On Aug. 15, at 7 p.m., Fizz, Boom, Read the summer reading program presents “Jack and the Beanstalk” with the Puppet People. Explore the classic Jack and the Beanstalk and the science behind it. Find out what you get when you mix:  1 cow, 3 magic beans, and one giant beanstalk — we're sure the answer is a lot of fun! This program is appropriate for all ages. No registration is required.
For more information, see our website at www.middleburghlibrary.info. 

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