Get ready to move for Drop-in Storytime, on May 3 at 10:45 a.m. This interactive storytime is 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.

Library budget vote

Please come and support our library by voting, open  May 3, from noon to 8 p.m.

Insight Meditation

Join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice on May 3 at 5:15 p.m.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.

Chair Yoga

Join Vicki DeGroff in the Community Room on May 4, at 9 a.m. The suggested donation is $5.

Discovery Wednesday

On May 4 at 11 a.m., Discovery Wednesday is appropriate for ages 3 and up and their caregivers. Registration is required.  You can register online at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

Bubbles Bubbles!

Listen to a bubbly story and create art using bubbles and straws on May 4. Then let's make huge bubbles!r

Wednesday Matinee

On May 4, at 1 p.m., we will show "Daddy's Home" (rated PG-13).  Stepdad Brad Whitaker is a radio host trying to get his step children to love him and call him Dad. But his plans turn upside down when the biological father, Dusty Mayron, returns. No registration is required and the popcorn is free.

Kundalini Yoga

On May 4, at 5 p.m., this class will involve 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. Please use the back entrance when entering the building.  No registration is required.

Tai Chi

Please wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing for these events. Beginning Tai Chi is on May 5 at 10 a.m. and Advanced Tai Chi (with the beginning class as a prerequisite) is at 11 a.m.  Registration is suggested.    

Knitting Circle

On May 5, at 7 p.m., these friendly ladies (men are welcome, but we haven't seen any yet!) 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.

 

On Monday April 25, at 2 p.m. join us at the Middleburgh Library for  the teen movie matinee showing of “ Star Wars Episode VII” rated  PG-13. “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens” picks up the story of a galaxy turned upside-down with the deposition of the evil Empire and the rise of the Rebel Alliance to take its place. No registration is required and the popcorn is free.

Polka-dot party

On Tuesday, April 26, at 10:45 a.m., join us for a spring polka dot party. We're waving good-bye to winter and welcoming spring with crafts, games, snacks, and fun.  Wear some polka dots and join in the celebration.  Registration is required.

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, April 26, at 1 p.m. men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience or registration is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun.

Insight Meditation

On Tuesday, April 26, at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice. All are welcome. No registration is required.

Chair Yoga

On Wednesday, April 27, at 9 a.m. join Vicki DeGroff in the community room for Chair Yoga. There is a $5 donation.

Discovery Wednesday

On Wednesday, April 27,  at 11 a.m., get ready to hop into the spring season with Max and Ruby. The preschool film is “ Max & Ruby Everybunny Loves Spring” and is rated G. This program is appropriate for ages 2 and up and their caregivers. Registration is required.

Movie

On Wednesday, April 27, at 1 p.m., join us for the Wednesday matinee showing of "The Good Dinosaur," rated  PG. The movie asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.  No registration is required and the popcorn is free.

Tai Chi

On Thursday, April 28, at 10 a.m. join us for Beginning Tai Chi and then at 11 a.m. we offer Advanced Tai Chi. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Registration is suggested.

Picture Book Bingo

On Thursday, April 28, from 11:45 p.m., come out and celebrate World Book Day. Join us in playing Picture Book Bingo. This program is appropriate for children ages 4 to 9.  Registration is required.

Then from 2 to 2:45 p.m., join us for Book Bingo. This program is appropriate for kids 10 and up.  Registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies 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.

You can win  a Perception Sound 9.5 Kayak with paddle (on display in the library) in the Middleburgh Library Kayak Raffle.  Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased at the library, from library board members, or at the NBT Bank.  The winner will be drawn on April 23, at the Middleburgh Sloughter Kayak/Canoe Regatta Finish Line.

Drop-in storytime

Get ready to move on March 29 at 10:45 a.m. in this interactive storytime 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.

Mahjong Mania

Men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong, March 29 at 1 p.m..  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun.  No registration is necessary.

Insight Meditation

Join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice, March 29 at 5:15 p.m.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.

Chair Yoga

Join the group with Vicki DeGroff in the Community Room at 9 a.m. on March 30. The suggested donation is $5.

Discovery Wednesdays

Come watch a preschool film, "Stellaluna" (rated G, 41 minutes), on March 30 at 11 a.m. When the adorable fruit bat Stellaluna is separated from her mother, she is adopted by a family of birds, but soon finds that she just can't fit in. Her playmates like to sleep at night; she wants to fly. They whistle and sing; she doesn't even have a beak. But just when it seems like she'll always be an outsider, Stellaluna makes an amazing discovery. Now she'll learn to cherish the things that make her different from everyone else. And she'll see that an open mind and an open heart can lead to the greatest gift of all.  No registration is required.

Wednesday Matinee

In this year’s “Spotlight” (rated R), the Boston Globe's tenacious Spotlight team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, and their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world.  No registration is required and popcorn is free.

Tai Chi

Please wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing for Tai Chi for beginners on March 31 at 10 a.m.  Registration is suggested. At 11 a.m., the group will meet for Advanced Tai Chi (attendees must have taken beginning Tai Chi.

Sushi Workshop for Homeschoolers

Come learn how to make vegetarian Maki sushi on March 31 at 1 p.m. This program will consist of learning how to hand roll a sushi roll, the proper technique of using chopsticks, and having lots of fun.

This program is suitable for homeschooled children ages 6 and up.  Young children may need the help of a parent or caregiver. Younger sibling helpers are welcome.  Registration is required.  Please note: This program is a rescheduled program from February.

Knitting Circle

On March 31 at 7 p.m., these friendly ladies (men are welcome, but we haven't seen any yet!) 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.  

The Middleburgh Library Board of Trustees has three trustee positions (five-year appointments)  that will be vacated this May. Those interested may pick up the petition packet from the circulation desk. Petitions must be completed and returned by March 26.

Adult coloring club

3/21 - 2:00 PM - Adult Coloring Club - On Monday, March 21, at 2 p.m., come and experience the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring books! Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and helps promote overall wellness. Coloring pages designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils will be provided.   Coffee and tea will be available.

This will be a recurring program. We will meet every third Monday of the month at 2 p.m.  Registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, March 22, 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.

Mahjong mania

On Tuesday, March 22, at 1 p.m. men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience or registration is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun.

Insight meditation

On Tuesday, March  22, at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice. All are welcome. No registration is required.

Chair yoga

On Wednesday, March 23, at 9 a.m. join Vicki DeGroff in the community room for chair yoga. There is a $5 donation.

Discovery Wednesday

On Wednesday, March  23, at 11 a.m., get ready for a polka dot party. We're waving good-bye to Winter and welcoming spring with crafts, games, snacks, and fun. Wear some polka dots and join in the celebration. Registration is required.

Movie

On Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 1 p.m., join us for the Wednesday matinee showing of "Steve Jobs," rated  R.

Kundalini yoga

On Wednesday, March 23, at 5 p.m. 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. Please use the back entrance when entering the building. No registration is required.

Tai Chi

On Thursday, March 24, at 10 a.m. join us for Beginning Tai Chi or at 11 a.m. for Advanced Tai Chi. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Registration is suggested.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, March  24, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies 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.

Middleburgh Library’s board of trustees has three trustee positions (five-year appointments)  that will be vacante this May.  Those interested may pick up the petition packet from the circulation desk .  Petitions must be completed and returned by March 26.

Computer help

The library is offering free computer help for adults. Individual assistance is available. Contact the library at  827-5142 to set up an appointment.  Each session is 45 minutes.

Board meets

On Monday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m., the library’s board of trustees meet. Our meetings are open to the public.  Please join us.  The holiday does not affect the board meeting.

Story time

On Tuesday, March 15, 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.

Mahjong mania

On Tuesday, March 15, at 1 p.m. men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience or registration is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun.

Insight meditation

On Tuesday, March 15, at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice. All are welcome. No registration is required.

Book discussion

On Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m., join us for a discussion of  "Whipping Boy" by Allen Kurzwell.  This is the true account of one man's lifelong search for his boarding-school bully.
 

Chair yoga

On Wednesday, March 16, at 9 a.m. join Vicki DeGroff in the community room for Chair Yoga. There is a $5 donation.

Discovery Wednesday

On Wednesday, March 16, at 11 a.m., our STEM program is birds, birds, birds.

Movie

On Wednesday, March 16, at 1 p.m., our movie is “In the Heart of the Sean,” rated PG-13. Remember, the popcorn is free.

Tai Chi

On Thursday, March 17, at 10 a.m., join us for Beginning Tai Chi and then at 11 a.m. we offer Advanced Tai Chi. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Registration is suggested.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, March 17, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies 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.   

Dinner and a movie

On Friday, March 18, at 5:30 p.m., join us for dinner and a showing of the Academy Award nominated film “Brooklyn,” rated PG-13. The library will provide pizza and drinks and you bring dessert or a snack to share. Please note that this film is rated PG-13 and is inappropriate for young children. Registration is required.

Adult coloring club

On Monday, March 21, at 2 p.m., come and experience the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring books. Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind, and helps promote overall wellness. Coloring pages designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils will be provided. Coffee and tea will be available.
This will be a recurring program. We will meet every third Monday of the month at 2 p.m.  Registration is required.  

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

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