On Saturday, Dec. 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. come to the Middleburgh Library for Star Wars Gaming Day. Local gamers, Jeremy Strickland and Mal Martin, will be teaching the new Star Wars miniature tabletop game to young and old alike.  This event is for ages 8 and above. Pre-registration is necessary as only a limited amount of spots will be available for play. There will be pizza and prizes. Registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, Dec. 31, at 10:45 a.m., get ready to move in this interactive story time designed especially for children ages 0-5 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.

Holiday schedule

On Tuesday, Dec. 31, the library hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. No evening hours due to the holiday. Then on Jan. 1, New Years Day, the library will be closed.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Jan 2, at 7 p.m. at the library the ladies (men are welcome, but we have not seen any yet!) 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.

Concert

On Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 7 p.m., join us for a reading of local play write Phil Potok's newest play Heir Apparent.  It is the story of two late 50s something brothers dealing with co-executorship of their late father's estate.  While going through paperwork more is revealed than they bargained for. Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

Wellness fair

On Saturday, Jan. 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the library will be hosting its first ever wellness fair. We will have over 20 vendors available all day with a ton of information on healthy eating, smoking cessation, exercise and mental health. Join us for demonstrations, samples and giveaways. There will also be a drawing to benefit the library with many health related prizes. There will be something for everyone.

For added programs, visit our web site at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Dec. 24 and 25, the Middleburgh Library will be closed for the holidays.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Dec. 26, at 7 p.m. at the library the ladies (men are welcome, but we have not seen any yet!) 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.

Gaming day

On Saturday, Dec. 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. come to the library for Star Wars Gaming Day. Local gamers, Jeremy Strickland and Mal Martin, will be teaching the new Star Wars miniature tabletop game to young and old alike.  This event is for ages 8 and above. Pre-registration is necessary as only a limited amount of spots will be available for play. There will be pizza and prizes. Registration is required.

On Friday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m., Spanish classes for homeschoolers begins at the Middleburgh Library. Registration is required.

Make a holiday swag

On Saturday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m., Laura Milak, horticulturist, will lead a class on how to create a fresh holiday swag. Participants will work with fresh evergreens, cones and dried botanicals to create a holiday swag to decorate their home. Participants are asked to bring their own pruners, if they have them.  Registration is required.

Puppet show

On Sunday, Dec. 15, at 1 p.m., join us at the Middleburgh Reformed Church for another wonderful performance by the Puppet People.  This show features classical music, large rod puppets, mouth puppets, a 7-foot dragon and a life-size knight on horseback for a jousting scene you will never forget!  No registration required and admission is free.

Story time

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, 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 is required.

Book discussion

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m., we will discuss Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Copies of the book may be picked up at the circulation desk.   No registration is required.

Wednesday matinee

On Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 1 p.m., the library will show Joyeux Noel rated PG 13. On Christmas Eve during World War I, the Germans, French, and Scottish fraternize and get to know the men who live on the opposite side of a brutal war, in what became a true lesson of humanity.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 5 p.m., join us for Kundalini Yoga. This program is facilitated by Debra Krol and 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. Use the back entrance when entering the building. No registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. at the library the ladies (men are welcome, but we have not seen any yet!) 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.

Spanish classes

On Friday, Dec. 20, at 10 a.m., there will be Spanish classes for homeschoolers at the library. Registration is required.

Dinner and a movie

On Friday, Dec. 20, at 5:30 p.m. join us for a showing of the Man of Steel rated PG 13.

We will also enjoy a dinner of pizza and salad.  The library will provide the dinner and drinks and you bring a dessert to share.  Registration is required.  

Please note this film is rated PG 13 and is not suitable for young children. 

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

 

On Tuesday, Dec. 10, 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.

Doodle Bugs

On Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 11 a.m., join us for a fun filled time creating.  We start with a story and create an art project related to that month's theme.  Appropriate for preschoolers and their caregivers.  Registration is required. 

Wednesday matinee

On Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 1 p.m. come to the library for a showing of  Mon Oncle Antoine. This movie is not rated. The movie is set in rural Quebec at Christmas time, and follows the coming of age of a young boy and the life of his family which owns the town's general store and undertaking business.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. at the library the ladies (men are welcome, but we have not seen any yet!) 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.

Spanish classes

On Friday, Dec. 6, Theresa Heary-Selah, of Cotton Hill Homeschool Workshops, will offer an introductory mini Spanish course using songs, stories, movement and activities.  She will be offering: 

— On Dec. 6, from 10 to 10:45 a.m., for homeschooled children over 5 years old and their grownups. These children would be welcome to stay and help with the younger ones at 11 a.m.
— Also on Dec. 6, from 11 to11:45 a.m., a class for preschool children and their grownups.

Then on Friday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m., Selah, will offer an introductory mini Spanish course using songs, stories, movement and activities.

Community event

On Friday, Dec. 13, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., come and have great fun and enjoy the wonderful community spirit at the Miracle on Main Street.The library will offer the following:

—5:30 p.m., the Sarah Clermont's Dancers;
— 5:45 p.m., bell ringers;
— 6:30p.m., Depot Lane Singers;
— 7 p.m., stories told by Jim Spencer; and
— 7:30 p.m., TLC Country Cloggers.

Movie

On Friday, Dec. 13 at 8:30 p.m., the library will have a showing of The Nightmare Before Christmas rated PG. This is the story of the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, who  is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween Town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween — but alas, they can't get it quite right.  This movie is for kids 10 and up.  No registration is required and the popcorn is free.

Victorian tea

On Saturday, Dec. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m., join us for tea, hot cocoa and coffee along with cookies, scones and a variety of desserts at the Best House Victorian Tea. Linda Connors will be at the keyboard and James Spencer will be reading holiday favorites, plus other special guests and performances. Victorian clothing is encouraged. There is a donation of $5 for this event.

Book discussion

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m., we will discuss Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Copies of the book may be picked up at the circulation desk.   No registration is required.

Dinner and a movie

On Friday, Dec. 20, at 5:30 p.m. join us for a showing of the Man of Steel rated PG 13.

We will also enjoy a dinner of pizza and salad.  The library will provide the dinner and drinks and you bring a dessert to share.  Registration is required. 

Please note this film is rated PG 13 and is not suitable for young children. 

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

On Tuesday, Dec. 3, 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.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m., join us for Kundalini Yoga. This program is facilitated by Debra Krol and 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. Use the back entrance when entering the building. No registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. at the library the ladies (men are welcome, but we have not seen any yet!) 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.

Community event

On Friday, Dec. 13, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., come and have great fun and enjoy the wonderful community spirit at the Miracle on Main Street.

Victorian tea

On Saturday, Dec. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m., join us for tea, hot coco and coffee along with cookies, scones and a variety of desserts at the Best House Victorian Tea. Linda Connors will be at the keyboard and James Spencer will be reading holiday favorites, plus other special guests and performances. Victorian clothing is encouraged. There is a donation of $5 for this event.

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

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