On Sunday, March 15, at 2 p.m., join us at the Middleburgh Public Library for the Reel Talk Film Festival. The film will be a viewer’s choice.

Story time

On Tuesday, March 17, 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 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, March 17, 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, March 17, at 7 p.m., this group will discuss “My Antonia” by Willa Cather.  The book chronicles the life of Ántonia, a Bohemian immigrant woman, as seen through the eyes of Jim, the man unable to forget her. No registration is required.  Books are available at the help desk.

Movie

On Wednesday, March 18, at 1 p.m., join us for the Wednesday Matinee showing of “Rosewater rated PG 13. The popcorn is free.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, March 18, 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

Beginning Tai Chi

On Thursday, March 19, at 10 a.m., join us for Beginning Tai Chi. Basic Sun style Tai Chi will be taught in a six-week session.  Please wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing. A $5 donation per class is required and registration is required.

Advanced Tai Chi

On Thursday, March 19, at 11 a.m., join us for Advanced Tai Chi for Health & Fitness. Advanced Sun style Tai Chi will be taught in this six-week session.  You must have completed the beginner class to register for this class.  Please wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing.  A $5 donation per class is required and registration is required. 

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, 19, 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.

Crockpot cookoff

On Saturday, March 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the library will have their Sixth Annual Crock Pot Cook-Off. We are looking for cooks to enter their creations in the categories of chili, desserts, or other. It is free to enter your crock pot in the competition, but you must pre-register at the library or online. All crock pots should be to the library by 10:30 a.m. and should arrive already hot — please bring a serving utensil with you. Prizes will be given in each category and will be drawn at 2 p.m.

 If you just would like to come and eat, sampling of crock pot fare and voting begins at 11a.m. and goes until 2 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and children over five. Children under five are free. Beverages will be available for an additional $1 each. Tickets are available at the door. All proceeds benefit the library

Dinner

and a movie

On Friday, March 27, at 5:30 p.m., the library will show the movie “Unbroken” This is about the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete who joined the armed forces during World War II, only to be captured by the Japanese navy after a plane crash in the Pacific.

The library will provide pizza, salad, and drinks and you bring a dessert or snack to share.  Please note that this film is rated PG-13 and is unsuitable for young children.  Please use back entrance.  Registration is required.

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

 

On Monday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m., the Middleburgh Library’s board of trustees will meet. Our meetings are open to the public. Please join us.

Story time

On Tuesday, March 10, 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 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, March 10, 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.

Doodlebugs

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

Wednesday matinee

On Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m. the library will have a showing of  “Into the Woods”. This movie is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales in a musical format.   The popcorn is free and no registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, March 12, 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.

Film festival

On Sunday, March 15, at 2 p.m., join us for the Reel Talk Film Festival. The program is yet to be announced; it’s a viewers choice.

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

Book discussion

On Tuesday, March 17, at 7 p.m., this group will discuss “My Antonia” by Willa Cather.  The book chronicles the life of Ántonia, a Bohemian immigrant woman, as seen through the eyes of Jim, the man unable to forget her. No registration is required.  Books are available at the help desk

Crockpot cookoff

On Saturday, March 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the library will have the  Sixth Annual Crock Pot Cook-Off and we are looking for cooks to enter their creations in the categories of chili, desserts or other. It is free to enter your crockpot in the competition but you must pre-register at the library or online. All crock pots should be to the library by 10:30 a.m. and should arrive already hot — please bring a serving utensil with you. Prizes will be given in each category and will be drawn at 2 p.m.

 If you just would like to come and eat, sampling of crockpot fare and voting begins at 11a.m. and goes until 2 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and children over five. Children under five are free. Beverages will be available for an additional $1 each. Tickets are available at the door. All proceeds benefit the library

The Middleburgh Library has partnered with SCCAP, New York State Department of Tax and Finance, and My Free Taxes.com to help you file both your state and federal taxes. For further information and appointment times, go to our web site at www.middleburghlibrary.info or call the library at 827-5142.

Story time

On Tuesday, March 3, 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 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, March 3, 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.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, March 4, 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 Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, and 26, 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.

Board meets

On Monday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m., the library’s board of trustees will meet. Our meetings are open to the public. Please join us.

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

On Sunday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. join us at the Middleburgh Library for the Reel Talk Film Festival’s showing of The Anatomy of a Great Deception. In the film, businessman-turned filmmaker, David Hooper takes the audience down the rabbit hole to get a deeper look at the evidence.  He presents a compelling case for why, even after a decade, the story of 9/11 remains relevant. 

You are welcome to join our new documentary film and discussion series, Reel Talk. Our next movie will be announced soon. Refreshments will be served, and registration is required. 

Board meets

On Monday, Feb. 23, at 6:30 p.m., the library’s board of trustees will meet. Our meetings are open to the public. Please join us. The snow date is Feb. 24.  Note this meeting was postponed from Feb. 9 due to the snowstorm.

Story time

On Tuesday, Feb. 24, 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 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, Feb. 24, 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, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m., join our book discussion of The Boy on the Bus by Deborah Schupak. Imagine that you’ve sent your son off to school, the boy you’ve always known, only to have him return as someone else. He’s different somehow, changed, and though you feel this to be true, you can find little physical evidence to prove your intuition. Is it in your mind or is something actually amiss?  No registration is required.  Books may be picked up at the information desk.  

Preschool science

On Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 11 a.m., preschoolers’ age’s three to five will learn about basic science through stories and hands on science activities in Start with Science:  Preschool Science Exploration. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and registration is required. This program is every fourth Wednesday.

Movie

On Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 1 p.m., join us for the Wednesday Matinee showing of St. Vincent rated PG 13. The popcorn is free.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies knit and crochet, embroider and quilt, and more. Drop in anytime. 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.

Board games

On Sunday, Feb. 28, from 2 to 10 p.m. join us for adult board games in the community room.

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

On Saturday, Feb. 7, from 2 to 10 p.m., join us at the Middleburgh Library for adult board games in the Community Room.

Board meets

On Monday, Feb. 9, at 6:30 p.m., the library’s board of trustees will meet. This meeting is open to the public. Please join us.

Story time

On Tuesday, Feb. 10, 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 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, Feb. 10, 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.

Doodlebugs

On Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m., join us for Doodlebugs. This is a preschool art exploration for little ones and their caregivers.  This program is appropriate for ages two and up.  Registration is required.

Wednesday matinee

On Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m., come to the library for a showing of Rosewater rated R. The popcorn is free.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies knit and crochet, embroider and quilt, and more. Drop in anytime. No registration is required

Holiday closing

On Monday, Feb. 16, the library will be closed in observance of President’s Day .

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

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