On Monday, May 26, Memorial Day, the Middleburgh Library is closed for regular hours, but come to our concert at 7 p.m. The duo Bettman & Halpin will create a fully acoustic, delightfully eclectic sound that is far greater than the sum of its parts. Together they weave a spell that takes the listener from up-tempo, down home fiddlin, to soulful sorrowful ballads, to super hooky folk/pop with hooks and lyrics, that will stick with you long after the concert is over. Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested. Please use back entrance.

Story time

On Tuesday, May 27 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 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 required.

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, May 27, at 1 p.m., and every Tuesday at the same time, men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience necessary; just a willingness to learn and have fun.  No registration is necessary.

Start with Science

On Wednesday, May 28, at 11 a.m., preschoolers’ ages three to five will learn about basic science through stories and hands on science activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. 

Wednesday matinee

On Wednesday, May 28, at 1 p.m., join us for a showing of 12 Years a Slave rated R. In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, May 28, from 5 to 6:15 p.m., and continuing every other Wednesday, join us for Kundalini Yoga facilitated by Debra Krol. 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.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, May 29, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies of the Knitting Circle meet to knit, crochet, embroider, 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

Photography

On Thursday, May 29, at 7 p.m., come to the library for photography basics. Learn the basic functions of your digital camera. We will cover how, and why your camera does what it does, and what all of those buttons mean and do. In a second class, we will get more in depth, and do some practicing. Requirements: digital camera that has manual and/or presets, charged batteries, and your camera’s manual. If you do not have your manual, please download and print one from the Internet. This class is presented by Shelly Wood of www.swoodstudios.com.  Registration is required.

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

 

On Monday, May 19, at 6:30 p.m., the Middleburgh Library will offer Cooking by the Book: Your Choice. Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes or cooking techniques? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? Then hang onto your spatula! This month it will be your choice.  Choose a recipe from a cookbook that you discover, and bring your creation, and the cookbook to the program to share.  Registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, May 20 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 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 required.

Mahjong

On Tuesday, May 20, at 1 p.m., and every Tuesday at the same time, men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience necessary; just a willingness to learn and have fun.  No registration is necessary.

Book discussion

On Tuesday, May 20, at 7 p.m., join us at the library for a book discussion of Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton. Ethan Frome works his unproductive farm and struggles to maintain a bearable existence with his difficult, suspicious, and hypochondriac wife, Zeena. But when Zeena’s vivacious cousin enters their household as a hired girl, Ethan finds himself obsessed with her and with the possibilities for happiness she comes to represent. Books are available at the customer service desk.  No registration is required.

Wednesday matinee

On Wednesday, May 21, at 7 p.m., join us for a showing of Labor Day rated PG-13. Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited. No registration is required and the popcorn is free.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, May 22, at 1 p.m., the friendly ladies of the Knitting Circle meet to knit, crochet, embroider, 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

Photography

On Thursday, May 22, at 7 p.m., come to the library for photography basics. Learn the basic functions of your digital camera. We will cover how and why your camera does what it does and what all of those buttons mean and do. In a second class we will get more in depth and do some practicing. Requirements: digital camera that has manual and/or presets, charged batteries, and your cameras manual. If you do not have your manual, please download and print one from the Internet. This class is presented by Shelly Wood of www.swoodstudios.com.  Registration is required.

Concert

On Monday, May 26, at 7 p.m., join us for a concert with Bettman & Halpin. As a duo Bettman & Halpin create a fully acoustic, delightfully eclectic sound that is far greater than the sum of its parts.  Together they weave a spell that takes the listener from up-tempo, down home fiddlin”, to soulful sorrowful ballads, to super hooky folk/pop with hooks and lyrics that will stick with you long after the concert is over. Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested. Please use back entrance.

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

 

 

On Monday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m., the library board will meet at the Middleburgh Library. This meeting is open to the public. 

Drop in story time

On Tuesday, May 13, 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 ages 0 to 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 required.

Mahjong

On Tuesday, May 13, at 1 p.m., and every Tuesday at the same time, men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience necessary; just a willingness to learn and have fun.  No registration is necessary.

Doodle Bugs

On Wednesday, May 14, at 11 a.m., join us for Doodle Bugs, art exploration for little ones and their caregivers. This program is appropriate for children ages two and up. Registration is required.

Matinee

On Wednesday, May 14, at 1 p.m., join us for the Wednesday Matinee. This week’s movie is The Book Thief rated PG-13. 

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, May 14, from 5 to 6:15 p.m., and continuing every other Wednesday, 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.

Concert

On Wednesday, May 14, at 7 p.m., join us for Gilles Malkine. Gilles played guitar with Tim Hardin at the 1969 Woodstock Festival and Carnegie Hall, among many other venues. Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, May 15, at 1 p.m., the friendly ladies of the Knitting Circle meet to knit, crochet, embroider, 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 new website at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

 

Get ready to move in this interactive story time designed especially for children 0 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.No registration is required.

Budget vote 

On Tuesday, April 22, from noon to 8 p.m., there will be a budget vote in the community room. Come out and support your library.

Preschool science 

On Wednesday, April 23, at 11 a.m., the library presents Start with Science for preschoolers ages 3 through 5. They will learn about basic science through stories and hands on science activities. Children must be accom- panied by an adult. Registration is required.

Movie On 

Wednesday, April 23, at 1 p.m., join us at the library for our Wednesday matinee; Inside Llewyn Davis rated R. No registration is required and the popcom is free.

Knitting Circle 

On Thursday, April 24, at 7 p.m., join the Knitting Circle’s ladies knit and crochet, embroider and quilt, and more. You can leam 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.

Solomon Northup 

On Saturday, April 26, at 1  of for a presentation on Solomon Northup. In July 1808, Solomon Northup, was born a free man in Minerva, New York.

He was abducted in 1841, held in a slave pen in Washington, DC, and sold into slavery in Louisiana for 12 years.

Native Saratogian, Renee Moore, founded Solomon Northup Day A Celebration of Freedom. She will engage us with her knowledge of the historical events and will discuss the Academy Award winning film and autobiography. Registration is required.

 Solar Works 

On April 27, at 4 p.m., there will be an informational meeting offered by Solar Works Schoharie a community solar initiative helping bring solar power to Schoharie County homes, farms and businesses in the library’s community room. Please use rear entrance.

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

On Tuesday, April 15, 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 0 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. No registration is required.

Mahjong

On Tuesday April 15, at 1 p.m. join us at the library for Mahjong Mania. This program is scheduled for every Tuesday. 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.

Book discussion

On Tuesday, April 15, at 7 p.m., join us at the library to discuss Straight by Dick Francis. Books may be picked up at the circulation desk.  No registration is necessary.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, April 16, from 5 to 6:15 p.m., join us for Kundalini Yoga facilitated by Debra Krol. 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.

Movie

On Wednesday, April 16, at 1 p.m., join us at the library for our Wednesday matinee; The Hunger Games rated PG 13.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, April 17, at 7 p.m., join the Knitting Circle’s 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. 

Budget vote

On Tuesday, April 22, from noon to 8 p.m., there will be a budget vote in the community room. Come out and support your library.

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

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