On Tuesday, Nov. 24, 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 5 and their caregivers. We’ll read books, sing songs, recite fingerplays, dance, and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme. No registration is required.

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 1 p.m. men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience or registration is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun 

Insight Meditation

On Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.

Chair Yoga

On Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 9 a.m. join Vicki DeGroff in the community room for Chair Yoga. There is a $5 donation. 

Doodlebugs

Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 11 a.m. for Discovery Wednesday — Doodlebugs. A fun 45-minute discovery program full of stories, songs, and parachute fun. Appropriate for children ages 2 and older and their caregivers. Registration is required.

Wednesday matinée

On Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 1 p.m. we will be showing the movie "Tomorrowland," rated PG.

Holiday closing

The library will be closed in observance of  Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, Nov. 26.

On Tuesday, Nov. 3 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. there will be Election Day voting in the Middleburgh Library’s community room.

Chair Yoga

On Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 9 a.m., join Vicki DeGroff in the Community Room for Chair Yoga. There is a $5 donation for this program.

Discovery Wednesday

On Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 11 a.m. come to the library for preschool films.  A fun 45-minute discovery program full of stories, songs, and parachute fun. Appropriate for children ages 2 and older and their caregivers.  Registration is required.

Wednesday matinée

On Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 1 p.m., the library will show "Max," rated PG-13. The popcorn is free.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesdays, Nov. 5 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 required. 

Tai Chi

On Thursday, Nov. 5 at 10 a.m. join us for Beginning Tai Chi and then at 11 a.m. we offer Advanced Tai Chi. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Registration is suggested.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Nov. 5, 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. 

Portraiture and life drawing

On Thursdays Nov. 5 and 12 at 7 p.m. join Joel Braemer as he teaches about the art of figure drawing. Please note only a few emergency materials will be provided so look at the list below for what students need to bring:
 Newsprint pad 12 x 18, preferably larger (typically less than $10); charcoal pencils, variety of soft, medium, hard (typically less than $10); art smock or clothes that are acceptable to get dirty. Appropriate for children in grade 5 or older. Registration is required.  For more details, go to www.middleburghlibrary.info and click on “Calendar.”

Board meets

On Monday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. the library’s board of trustees will meet. Our meetings are open to the public, so please join us. The holiday does not affect the board meeting.

Holiday closing

On Wednesday, Nov. 11 the library will be closed in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.

On Tuesdays, Oct. 19, 26 and Nov. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m., join us at the Middleburgh Library for Taking the Mystery Out of Mystery Writing. Bring your ideas or work in progress to this three-session series focused on the basic elements of mystery writing:  character, plot, and setting.  We'll help you move your ideas to writing with a combination of instruction and discussion. Brief pre-session writing exercises will be available before each session. 

This program is facilitated by Frankie Bailey an author of a mystery series, and a professor at the School of Criminal Justice at the University at Albany and the series is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and sponsored by the Mohawk Valley Library System and participating libraries.  Registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 10:45 a.m., join us for drop-in story time. Get ready to move in this interactive story time designed especially for children up to age 5 and their caregivers. We’ll read books, sing songs, recite fingerplays, dance, and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme. No registration is required.

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, 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. 

Insight meditation

On Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.

Book discussion

On Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m., join us for a discussion of "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr.  This is a novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. This book discussion will be facilitated by Mary Cuffe-Perez. This program series is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Sponsored by the Mohawk Valley Library System and participating member libraries. Books are available to check out at the help desk.

Chair Yoga

On Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 9 a.m., join Vicki DeGroff in the Community Room for Chair Yoga. There is a $5 donation for this program.

Discovery Wednesday

On Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m.  come to the library for Parachute Play. A fun 45-minute discovery program full of stories, songs, and parachute fun. Appropriate for children ages 2 and older and their caregivers.  Registration is required.

Wednesday matinée

On Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. the library will show "Far From the Madding Crowd," rated PG-13.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesdays, Oct. 21 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 required. 

Ghost lore

On Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. join Cherry Valley town historian, Susan Murray-Miller, as she takes you into the ghost lore with eyewitness accounts from one of the most haunted towns in New York State, Cherry Valley.  The book "Time Between: The Hauntings of Cherry Valley, NY” will be available for purchase at the event.  Registration is required. 

Tai Chi

On Thursday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. join us for Beginning Tai Chi and then at 11a.m. we offer Advanced Tai Chi. Wear comfortable loose fitting clothing. Registration is suggested.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Oct. 22, 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. 

Crafts

On Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. come to the library and  Make It! @ the Library: Felt Flowers. Fall is the perfect time to get crafty with some felt flowers. Learn to make three different types of flowers that can be put on pins, barrettes or hair clips. You may even be inspired to make something special for Christmas once you get your creative juices flowing. Please bring sharp scissors if you have them. Registration is required.

Zombie Run

On Saturday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. one of this year's biggest fund-raising activities the second annual Zombie Run, is scheduled. This is fun for the whole family. Runners will be enjoying a scenic 5K run along the Long Path with their health belt along with two flags. Zombies will be hiding in and around the course attempting to take runner's flags. All runners need to do is pass the survival line first with at least one health flag.

 There is an entire S'cary County Halloween Festival with vendors, food, and an array of free activities to be enjoyed by runners and families. Over 1,200 people enjoyed this day last year — we welcome you to join the day's festival.  

To register, please go to www.zr5k.com. Proceeds will benefit the Middleburgh Library and The Dr. Best House and Medical Museum. This event is sponsored by the Middleburgh Library.

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

On Monday, Sept. 14 the board of trustees of the Middleburgh Library will meet. This meeting is open to the public. Please join us.

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, Sept. 15, 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 Thursday, Sept. 17, 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, see our website at  HYPERLINK "http://www.middleburghlibrary.info" www.middleburghlibrary.info.

 

 

On Monday, Sept. 7 the Middleburgh Public Library will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, 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. 

Concert

On Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m., join us for Bob Malone. He is Los Angeles based and plays keyboards with rock legend John Fogerty. His sound is a one-of-a-kind hybrid of rock, blues, and New Orleans R & B, delivered with high- energy piano virtuosity and a voice all his own.

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.

Chair Yoga

On Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 9 a.m., join Vicki DeGroff in the Community Room for Chair Yoga. There is a $5 donation for this program.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesdays, Sept. 9 and 23 at 5:30 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 2 blankets or a mat and blanket. A $5 donation is requested. Please use the back entrance when entering the building.  No registration required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Sept. 10, 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 games

 

On Saturday, Sept. 12 from 4 to 10 p.m., it is that time of year again to join us for adult board games. All are welcome.  Please use the back door.

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

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