On Monday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m., join us at the Middleburgh Library for Cooking by the Book. We will be using recipes from Rachael Ray’s Big Orange Book. This is the ultimate collection of all new 30-minute meals, vegetarian dinners, meals for one, kosher meals, holiday menus and much more. Pick up a book at the circulation desk.  Please let us know which dish you are making before the program so there are no duplicates.  Also, please bring your own plate and utensils.  Drinks will be provided. Registration is required. 

Story time

On Tuesday, April 1, 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 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 1, 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. 

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, April 2, 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.

Wednesday movie

On Wednesday, April 2, at 1 p.m. the library will have a showing of Anchorman 2:  The Legend Continues rated PG 13.

Knitting Circle

On Thursdays, April 3, 10, 17 and 24, at 7 p.m., join the Knitting Circle where 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. 

Plant health

On Friday, April 4, from 7 to 8 p.m., the library will offer Plant Healthcare through Proper Pruning, Planting and Mulching. Join Fred Breglia, Executive Director and Director of Horticulture and Operations for the Landis Arboretum as he teaches us about proper pruning, planting a mulching for plant health. Breglia is an ISA certified arborist.  Registration is required.

Gaming

On Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., we will be running games for anyone from beginners to experienced gamers.  Events all day long will include family games, cooperative play games, “worker” games, tile placement, deck building card games, historical miniatures and more.  Please contact the library to register for one or more of the following gaming sessions:

— Session 1: 9 a.m. to noon;

— Session 2: 1 to 4 p.m.; and 

— Session 3: 5 to 8 p.m.

There will be open gaming tables all day long.  Registration is required. 

Concert

On Monday, April 7, at 7 p.m., the library concert will feature John Flynn. Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

Golf

On Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., we will be transforming your favorite library into an 18-hole mini golf course. Several area businesses and organizations will be sponsoring holes, tees and greens. Many will be customizing their space, making it unique to this event, complete with obstacles and giveaways. Come join us for a round of family fun, $5 for adults and $3 for students.
Also, you will have the chance to purchase drawing tickets for a variety of awesome gift baskets and other prizes.

Closing

On Saturday, April 12, the library will be closed for regular business from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

 

On Tuesday, March 25, 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, March 25, 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. 

Science program

On Wednesday, March 26, at 11 a.m., the library presents Start with Science a program for preschoolers ages three to five to 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, March 26, at 1 p.m., the library will show the movie Gravity rated PG13.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, March 27, at 7 p.m., join the Knitting Circle where 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. 

Recipes enjoyed

 On Monday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m., join us at the library for Cooking by the Book. We will be using recipes from Rachael Ray’s Big Orange Book. This is the ultimate collection of all new 30-minute meals, vegetarian dinners, meals for one, kosher meals, holiday menus and much more. Pick up a book at the circulation desk.  Please let us know which dish you are making before the program so there are no duplicates.  Also, please bring your own plate and utensils.  Drinks will be provided. Registration is required. 

Help needed

Are you interested in history?  The Middleburgh Library History Room is looking for interested persons to sort and label Bergh photos. If you are interested, please see Marian Bouck at the library.

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

 

On Tuesday, March 18, 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, March 18, 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, March 18, at 7 p.m. come to the library for a discussion of Misremembered Man by Christina McKenna. This is a portrait of life in rural Ireland that charms and delights with its authentic characters and gentle humor. Books are available at the circulation desk. No registration is required. 

Wednesday matinee

On Wednesday, March 19, at 1 p.m. join us for a showing of Saving Mr. Banks rated PG-13.  

Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. 

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, March 19, 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.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, March 20, 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. 

Concert

On Thursday, March 20, at 7 p.m., Pat Wictor a slide guitarist, doing versions of traditional and contemporary songs. Tickets are available at the door. A $10 donation is suggested. Please use back entrance.

Help needed

Are you interested in history?  The Middleburgh Library History Room is looking for interested persons to sort and label Bergh photos. If you are interested, please see Marian Bouck at the library.

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

 

 

On Saturday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., come to the Crock Pot Cook-Off at the  Middleburgh Library. This is the library’s 5th Annual Crock Pot Cook - Off and we are looking for cook’s to enter their creations in the categories of chili, soups or other.  It is free to enter your crockpot in the competition but you must pre-register at the library or online.  All crockpots 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 11 a.m. and goes until 2 p.m.  Admission is $5 for adults and children over 5.  Children under 5 are free.  Beverages and desserts will be available for an additional $1 each.

Board meets

On Monday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. the board of trustees will meet. The public is welcome.

Story time

On Tuesday, March 11, 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 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, March 11, 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. 

Doodle Bugs

On Wednesday, March 12, at 11 a.m., the library’s Doodle Bugs Preschool Art meets.  This is art exploration for little ones and their caregivers and is appropriate for ages two and up.  Registration is required. 

Wednesday matinee

On Wednesday, March 12, at 1 p.m., the library will show The Book Thief rated PG-13.  While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. No registration is required.  Remember the popcorn is free.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, March 13, 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. 

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

 

 

 

On Feb. 27 at 7 p.m., Philip Potak, a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, will give a concert, “Play Reading” at the Middleburgh library. 

His newest play, Heir Apparent, is a two-character piece that re-visits his running theme of family and how that concept cannot be defined simply, with a white picket fence. 

Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use the library’s back entrance.

Dinner and a movie

Pm Feb. 28 at 5:30 p.m., Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, will be screened.

The library will provide pizza, salad, and drinks and you bring a dessert to share!  Please note that this movie is rated PG-13 and is not suitable for young children.  Registration is required.

Grown-up board games

On March 1, from 4 to 10 p.m., local board gamers Mal Martin and Jeremy Strickland will be hosting a board gaming session for adults.

We will be playing new games that promote cooperative play and healthy competition like Kingdom Builder, Forbidden Island, and Carcassonne. Registration is required.

Drop in for stories

On March 4, at 10:45 a.m., 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 finger plays, dance, and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme. No registration is required.

Kundalini Yoga

On March 5, from 5 to 6:15 p.m., Debra Krol will lead a yoga class involving breathing, 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 March 6 at 7 p.m., friendly ladies (men are welcome, but we haven’t seen any yet!) knit and 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. 

Crock-Pot Cook-Off

On March 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Middleburgh Library is holding its Fifth Annual Crock-Pot Cook-Off and we are looking for cooks to enter their creations in the categories of Chili, Soups, 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 11 a.m. and goes until 2 p.m.  Admission is $5 for adults and children over 5.  Children under 5 are admitted for free.  Beverages and desserts will be available for an additional $1 each.

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

 

 

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