On Tuesday, Feb. 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.

Classic film

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m., we will be showing Great Expectations. Join us for a showing of this classic 1946 film version of Charles Dickens; book, Great Expectations starring John Mills and Valerie Hobson.  No registration is required and the popcorn is free.

Start with science

On Wednesday, Feb. 25 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, Feb. 26, at 1 p.m., join us for  a showing of Ender’s Game rated PG-13.

Concert

On Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m., join us for Play Reading by Phil Potak. Potak, is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America. 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 back entrance.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Feb. 27, 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. 

Dinner and a movie

On Friday, Feb. 28, at 5:30 p.m. the library will show Gravity rated PG 13.  We 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. Please use back entrance.

Board games

On Saturday, March 1, at 10 a.m., join us at the library for board games for adults. 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, just a few of the games we’ll break out. Registration is required.

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

 

 

On Tuesday, Feb. 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.

Book discussion

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m., the library’s book group will discuss Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.  No registration is required.  Books are available at the circulation desk for checkout.

Puppets

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 1 p.m., come make hand puppets with local puppet artist Morgan Kelly.  In this workshop, students will make three different styles of hand puppets, each to be taken home.  Using everyday objects and recycled materials, students will learn to stretch their imaginations and become puppeteers.  Registration is required.  This program is ppropriate for children in grades two through five.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, Feb. 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, Feb. 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. 

Classic film

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m., we will be showing Great Expectations. Join us for a showing of the classic 1946 film version of Charles Dickens, Great Expectations starring John Mills and Valerie Hobson.  No registration is required and the popcorn is free.

Concert

On Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m., join us for Play Reading by Phil Potak. Potak, is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America. 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 back entrance.

Dinner and a movie

On Friday, Feb. 28, at 5:30 p.m. the library will show Gravity rated PG 13.  We 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. Please use back entrance.

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

 

Join us at the Middleburgh Library on Monday, Feb. 10, at  6:30 p.m., for Cooking by the Book – Nigellisima by Nigella Lawson. This program was postponed from 1/27/14. We pick the cookbook; you pick and make a recipe.  Pick up a book at the circulation desk read it through and tell us which recipe you would like to make. Join us on the night of the program for a meal and some great conversations. Books are available at the circulation desk. Bring your own table setting. Registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 10:45 a.m., 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.

Little ones art

On Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 11 a.m. join us for Doodle Bugs Preschool Art. This program is art exploration for little ones and their caregivers, and is appropriate for ages two and up.  Registration is required. 

Wednesday matinee

On Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 1 p.m., the library will have a showing of All is Lost rated PG-13. After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face. 

Concert

Also on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m., the library presents Sharon Katz & The Peace Train. The multicultural South African band of Sharon Katz & The Peace Train helped Nelson Mandela end Apartheid and have continued spreading their message of peace and reconciliation through performances and workshops in festivals, educational settings and concert halls around the world.  Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

Knitting Circle

On Thursdays, Feb. 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 Saturday, Feb.1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Middleburgh Library’s drop in craft is making a Valentine’s Day card for someone you love.  Drop in anytime and use the materials on the craft table.  No registration is required.  

Take your Child to the Library Day

On Saturday, Feb.1, introduce or rediscover the unlimited possibilities your library offers for entertainment, learning and fun. Bring your child to the library to watch Monster’s University and make a drop in craft at the craft table.  No registration is required.

Family film

Also on Saturday, Feb 1, at 11 a.m., come to the library and enjoy Monster’s University rated G. No registration is required and the popcorn is free.

Story time

On Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 10:45 a.m., 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.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, 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.

Matinee movie

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 1 p.m., the library will show The Way, Way Back rated PG-13.

Half Your Plate

On Thursday, Feb 6, at 1 p.m., come to the library and explore what Half Your Plate- Fruits and Vegetables really means. Then find delicious ways to accomplish this goal. Leave with a recipe book created by you. This program is presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Eat Smart New York program educator Jan Carter-Ryder. No registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursdays, Feb. 6,13, 20, and 27, 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 Friday, Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m., get a sitter for the kids, and come to the Middleburgh Library for some good old-fashioned social interaction.  Board gamers Mal Martin and Jeremy Strickland will be hosting a board gaming session for adults. New games that promote cooperative play and healthy competition like Kingdom Builder, Forbidden Island and Carcassonne, are just a few of the games we’ll break out.  Registration is required.

Cooking by the Book

On Monday, Jan 27, at 6:30 p.m., join us for cooking with Nigella Lawson’s cookbook Nigellissima: Easy Italian Inspired Recipes.

We pick the cookbook; you pick and make a recipe. Pick up a book at the circulation desk and read it through and tell us which recipe you would like to make.  Join us on the night of the program for a fantastic meal and some great conversations.  Registration is required.

Matinee

On Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 1 p.m., join us at the library for a showing of Captain Phillips rated PG-13. Captain Phillips is an examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates.

What we drink

On Thursday, Jan. 30, at 1 p.m., the library presents a program Rethink Your Drink. We often hear about mindful eating, this program will show why it is just as important to be mindful about the calories we drink.  You will get a chance to evaluate what you drink to see if it is time to rethink. This program is presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Eat Smart New York (ESNY) program educator Jan Carter-Ryder.  No registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. at the library the ladies (men are welcome), 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.

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

 

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