On Monday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m. join us at the Middleburgh Library for Hannah & Liz. The Atlantic is once more bridged with the pairing of Norfolk-born singer, guitarist and dulcimer player Hannah Sanders and Boston, New England-based Liz Simmons, who between them find common ground in their symbiotic love of English music and American old time music.  Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

Mahjong Mania

On Aug. 26, at 1 p.m., 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.

Knitting Circle

On Aug. 28, at 7 p.m., the friendly 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 Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 1 p.m., the Middleburgh Library invites men and women 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, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. the book group will discuss Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver. Books are available for check out at the circulation desk. No registration is required.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, Aug. 20, 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. Use the back entrance when entering the building. No registration is required.

Spark a Reaction

On Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m., the library will have a After Hours Mad Scientist Scavenger Hunt. The library will be closed, and you'll have the run of the place. Conduct experiments and find the clues to win the prize. This program is for kids going into grades six and up.   Registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Aug. 21, at 7 p.m., the friendly 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.  

Filing for Social Security

On Saturday, Aug. 23, at 10:30 a.m., the library will offer Filing for Social Security: Flexibility and Choices for Your Retirement Income. Michael Canavan, a financial advisor with Waddell & Reed, Inc., invites you to attend this educational presentation about Social Security filing options includes ample opportunity for questions. There is no charge for this event, and you are welcome to bring guests. Registration is required.

Concert

On Monday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m. join us at the library for Hannah & Liz. The Atlantic is once more bridged with the pairing of Norfolk-born singer, guitarist, and dulcimer player Hannah Sanders, and Boston, New England-based Liz Simmons, who between them find common ground in their symbiotic love of English music and American old time music.  Tickets are available at the door. A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

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

On Aug. 11 and 12 from 1 to 2:30 p.m., the Middleburgh Library’s summer program Fizz, Boom, Read will present “Mysterious Shadow Puppets with Morgan Kelly”. In this class, we will learn about the history of this art form and also design and build our very own shadow puppets.  Students will put together a short puppet presentation to share with family and friends the final day. This is a multi-day program. This program is appropriate for children going into grades two through five. Registration is required.

Board meets

On Aug. 11 at 6:30 p.m., the board of trustees will meet. These meetings are open to the public.  Please join us.

Summer reading

On Aug. 12 at 10:45 a.m., join us for Fizz, Boom, Read - "Winnie the Pooh Party”. This is a special end of summer reading Winnie the Pooh Party.  We'll have snacks, craft stations, games, and more. No registration is required.

Mahjong Mania

On Aug. 12, at 1 p.m., 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.

Computer help

On Aug. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., come to the library for computer help. Do you need help with simple tasks on the computer?  Do you need help filling out an online job application or setting up an e-mail?  Make an appointment for semi - private instruction with a computer help specialist.  You'll have an hour to ask questions and have hands on instruction.  Call now for an appointment at 827-5142.  Registration is required.

Design and build

On Aug. 13, at 1 p.m., join us for Fizz, Boom, Read: “Engineering Mission”. Design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two marshmallow astronauts when they land. Test, evaluate, and redesign. This program is adapted from NASA’s design squad. The program is appropriate for children going into grades three to five. Registration is required.

Optical illusions

Aug. 13, at 2 p.m., join us for Spark a Reaction: “Optical Illusions & Brain Games”. Trick your eyes with a number of optical illusions and then discover scientifically what is happening with your eye and brain for this to occur. Learn about the parts of your eye and how it produces images for your brain to see.  This program is appropriate for kids going into grades six and up.  Registration is required.

Medicine program

On Aug. 14, at 1 p.m., the library’s Fizz, Boom, Read presents  “Ewe! Gross! Medicine in 1777”. Get ready to get gross. Join educators from the Bennington Museum as they tell us about some of the strange, outrageous and unbelievable medical and dental practices of the 18th Century.  This hands-on program will be held at the Dr. Best House and Medical Exhibit and will include a short tour of the good doctor's strange and unique medical equipment from the 19th and early 20th centuries. This program is appropriate for kids going into grades three through five.  Registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Aug. 14, at 7 p.m., the friendly 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.  

Puppet show

On Aug. 15, at 7 p.m., Fizz, Boom, Read the summer reading program presents “Jack and the Beanstalk” with the Puppet People. Explore the classic Jack and the Beanstalk and the science behind it. Find out what you get when you mix:  1 cow, 3 magic beans, and one giant beanstalk — we're sure the answer is a lot of fun! This program is appropriate for all ages. No registration is required.
For more information, see our website at www.middleburghlibrary.info. 

On Saturday, July 26, from 9 to 1 p.m., come join us for our annual book sale.  We have a great selection of books, including fiction, non-fiction, and children’s.  We also have DVD's and audio books.

Fizz, Boom, Read –

Robot-a-thon

On Monday, July 28, at 2 p.m., we will be using all kinds of recycled materials to make robots of all shapes and sizes.  This program is appropriate for children of all ages.  Registration is required.

Family film

On Monday, July 28, at 6:30 p.m. we will be showing the family film, The Secret of Nimh, which is rated G. Free popcorn for all, and no registration required.  

Drop-in storytime

On Tuesday, July 29, at 10:45 a.m., get ready to move in this interactive storytime designed especially for children ages newborn to six years old and their caregivers. We'll read books, sing songs, recite fingerplays, dance, and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme. No registration required.

Mahjong mania

On Tuesday, July 29, at 1 p.m., men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience necessary.  Just a willingness to learn and have fun.  No registration necessary.

Computer help

On Wednesday, July 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. sign up for computer help. Make an appointment for semi-private instruction with a computer help specialist.  You'll have an hour to ask questions and have hands on instruction.  Call 827-5142 now to set up an appointment. Registration required.

Fizz, Boom, Read!

On Wednesday, July 30, at 1 p.m. Get ready to enjoy a mystery lunch prepared and served by a group of mad scientists at the Einstein’s Megatronic Cosmic Café. When you're finished, sit back and watch the movie RobotsThis program is appropriate for kids going into grades two through five.  Registration is required.

 

 

Book Domino

On Wednesday, July 30, at 5:30 p.m., let’s spark a reaction. First we'll have some pizza…because you can't think without food…and then we'll create a giant domino course with books left over from our book sale.  When it's finished, we'll knock it over and film the results.  Staying for clean-up is required.  This program is for kids going into grades six and upRegistration is required

Fizz, Boom, Read!

Today, July 31, at 1 p.m. step back in time as we explore the world of American Girl, Samantha Parkington.  Bring your dolls, which do not have to be  American Girl dolls, and your Mom to the library where we'll talk about what it was like to be a girl in 1904.  You'll make a victorian craft and a calling card to bring to the Best House, where we'll have our tea party.  Girls and Moms will meet Mrs. Best, enjoy lemonade and cookies, and have a personal tour of the house.  Each girl will go home with a goodie bag.  This program is appropriate for children going into grades two through sixRegistration required.

Knitting circle

Today, July 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, share your own special talents with others, or just craft in the company of friends. Drop in anytime. No registration required.  

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

On Friday, July 18, at 5:30 p.m., join us at the library for a movie and dinner, the family edition. The movie is The LEGO Movie rated PG. We will provide pizza and drinks and you bring a dessert or snack to share. This program is appropriate for all ages and is part of Fizz, Boom, Read. Registration is required.

Role playing games

On Friday, July 19, at 2 p.m., Spark a Reaction’s role playing games  — The Art of Role Playing. It combines fantasy and science fiction, social interaction, collaboration, acting, storytelling, and board gaming into a fun filled couple of hours. No materials are needed, simply bring your imagination and drive to be creative.  Limits of six spots are available.  This is for kids in grades six and up. Registration is required.

Making Marionettes

On Monday, July 21 and Tuesday, July 22 from 1 to 2:30 p.m., come to the library for Spark a Reaction – “ Making Marionettes with Morgan Kelly”. Spend a fun afternoon learning how to design and build your own marionette puppet. This program is appropriate for kids going into sixth grade and up. Registration is required.

Board games

On Monday, July 21, from 3 to 5 p.m., join us for Fizz, Boom, Read: “Board at the Library”. We'll be playing some new and exciting board games all afternoon. Snack will be provided. This is appropriate for kids going into grades two to six.

Family film

On Monday, July 21, at 6:30 p.m., the library will show The Absent Minded Professor rated G. The popcorn is free.  No registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, July 22, at 10:45 a.m., join us for drop in story time. Get ready to move in this interactive story time designed especially for children newborn to age six 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, July 22, at 1 p.m., 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, July 22, at 7 p.m., come to the library and discuss Body Surfing by Anita Shreve. Books are available at the customer service desk.

Computer help

On Wednesday, July 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., help is available with simple tasks on the computer. Make an appointment for semi-private instruction with a computer help specialist. You'll have an hour to ask questions and have hands on instruction. Call now for an appointment at 827-5142.  Registration is required.

Kaleidoscopes

On Wednesday, July 23, at 1 p.m., join us for Fizz, Boom, Read: “Mirror Magic”.  Mirror, mirror on the wall.....learn about the how's and why's of reflection using a variety of kaleidoscopes. Each participant will create a kaleidoscope to take home. This program is presented by the Scotia Glenville Children's Museum.  Appropriate for children going into grades two to five. Registration is required.

LEGOS

On Wednesday, July 24, at 1 p.m., the library will have Fizz, Boom, Read - “LEGOS”. Get ready to use your engineering skills to create a kinetic object, that means something with moving parts. It's up to you how you use your imagination to complete this challenge. This program is appropriate for children going into grades one through five. Registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies of the Knitting Circle meet to knit, 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

Book sale

On Saturday, July 26, from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m., come join us for our annual book sale. We have a great selection of books, fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books.  Also DVD's and audio books.

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

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