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.

 

On Monday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m., the Middleburgh Library will present Tim Grimm & Ben Bedford. Bedford is a musical storyteller, drawing upon history and historical characters for inspiration.  He was honored to be included with the 50 most significant folk songwriters of the past 50 years in 2010.  Tim Grimm may not be a household name, but his acting and musical writing credits and awards are many. Rooted in tradition, his music and lyrics border the line between Americana and country. Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.   Please use back entrance.

Board games

On Monday, Jan. 20, from 2 to 5 p.m., join us for an afternoon of board gaming for children. We’ll be playing new and exciting games that help develop critical thinking, math and reading skills while having lots of fun.  Bring your sense of excitement and adventure to this event!  Pre-registration is required.

Book discussion

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m., join us at the library to discuss The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery.  Books are available at the circulation desk.  No registration is required.

Wednesday matinee

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 1 p.m. come to the library for a showing of Lee Daniel’s the Butler rated PG-13.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 5 to 6:15 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 two blankets or a mat and blanket. A $5 donation is requested. Use the back entrance when entering the building. No registration is required.

Portion control

On Thursday, Jan. 23, at 1 p.m., the library presents Be Portionwise with My Plate. Enjoying good food is about experience as well as taste. Find out why portions are important when it comes to healthy eating. 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 Thursday, Jan. 23, 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.

Board games for adults

On Friday, Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m., get a sitter for the kids, and come to the 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.

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

 

On Saturday, Jan. 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Middleburgh 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.

Board meets

On Monday, Jan. 13, at 6:30 p.m., the library’s board of trustees will meet. This meeting is open to the public.

Concert

On Jan. 14, at 7 p.m., join us at the library for a concert by Zachary Stevenson. Stevenson has played leading roles in Urinetown, Assassins, Hair, Hank Williams: The Show He Never Gave, The Ballad of Phil Ochs and led seven productions of the Buddy Holly Story from Ontario to Vancouver. He will be singing songs of Phil Ochs and Buddy Holly as well as some of his own music.  Tickets are available at the door. A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

Please note that the snow date is Jan. 15, at 7 p.m.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Jan. 16, 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.

Musical storyteller

On Monday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m., the library will present Tim Grimm & Ben Bedford. Bedford is a musical storyteller, drawing upon history and historical characters for inspiration.  He was honored to be included on the 50 most significant folk songwriters of the past 50 years in 2010.  Tim Grimm may not be a household name, but his acting and musical writing credits and awards are many. Rooted in tradition, his music and lyrics border the line between Americana and country. Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.   Please use back entrance.

For more information, visit our web site at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

 

 

On Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 1 p.m., the Middleburgh Library will show The Way Way Back rated PG-13. Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend’s daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park. No registration is required and the popcorn is free.

Reading by local play write

On Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 7 p.m., join us at the library 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.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, Jan. 8 , from 5 to 6:15 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 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, Jan. 9, 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.

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.

Concert

On Jan. 14, at 7 p.m., join us at the library for a concert by Zachary Stevenson. Stevenson has played leading roles in Urinetown, Assassins, Hair, Hank Williams: The Show He Never Gave, The Ballad of Phil Ochs and led seven productions of the Buddy Holly Story from Ontario to Vancouver. He will be singing songs of Phil Ochs and Buddy Holly as well as some of his own music.  Tickets are available at the door. A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

For more information, visit our web site at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

 

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