On Monday, May 16, at 2 p.m., come to the Middleburgh Library 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 the third  Monday of the month at 2 p.m., and registration is required.  

Story time

On Tuesday, May 17, 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, May 17, 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, May 17, 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, May 17, at 7 p.m., join us to discuss  "The Brass Verdict" by Michael Connelly. Arguably this country's best crime yarn spinner, Connelly has not only concocted an extremely clever plot for the second novel featuring Lincoln lawyer Mickey Haller, he has included his longtime series hero Harry Bosch as a supporting player in the who- and why-dun-it.  Books are available at the circulation desk.  No registration required.

Chair Yoga

On Wednesday, May 18, at 9 a.m. join Vicki DeGroff in the community room for Chair Yoga. There is a $5 donation.

Discovery Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 18, at 11 a.m., get ready for “Space the Final Frontier.”  Make a paper airplane rocket, creat star pictures, and build a space ship big enough to ride on. This program is appropriate for ages 3 and up and their caregivers. Registration is required. You can register online at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

Movie

On Wednesday, May 18, at 1 p.m., join us for the Wednesday Matinee showing of "He Named Me Malala," rated  PG-13.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, May 18, at 5 p.m., join us for Kundalini Yoga. It 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, May 19, 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, May 19, 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.

More knitting

On Saturday, May 21, at 12:30 p.m., join us for  Knitting Needle Ninjas. Hey you knitters (and crocheters) you all rock. But there are tons of people out here who want to join your club and learn how to knit or crochet. Come out and teach your skill to a child, teen, or adult.  We will begin meeting Saturday afternoons at 12:30 p.m., to start, but will adjust the day and time if needed.

Registration is required.  Please sign up at the circulation desk or online.

Meet the author

On Saturday, May 21, at 10:30 a.m., come to the library and meet the author Anita Sanchez of “In Praise of Poison Ivy.”  This book follows the trail of poison ivy as it encounters an engaging cast of historical characters, including explorers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and royalty.  The book includes informational sidebars on identifying poison ivy, how to cope with that insanely itchy rash, and “green” methods of coping with the plant.  Registration is required.  Books will be available from the author.

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

 

On Monday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m., the Middleburgh Library’s board of trustees will meet. This meeting is open to the public. Please join us. The holiday does not affect the board meeting.

Story time

On Tuesday, May 10, 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, May 10, 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, May 10, 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, May 11, at 9 a.m. join Vicki DeGroff in the community room for Chair Yoga. There is a $5 donation.

Discovery Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 11, at 11 a.m., get ready for some rhyming fun  We'll be watching "Robot Zot" and more rhyming stories. This program is appropriate for ages 3 and up and their caregivers. Registration is required. You can register on line at www.middleburghlibrary.info. For Science, we love it!   Volcanoes, anyone? How do you clean dirty pennies? Make water beads disappear.  Come join us this week and learn about all things scientific.

Movie

On Wednesday, May 11, at 1 p.m., join us for the Wednesday matineé showing of "Joy," rated  PG-13.

Tai Chi

On Thursday, May 12, 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, May 12, 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.

Gardening

On  Saturday, May 14. From 10:30 a.m. to noon, join us for Gardening 101 with  Schoharie County master gardener volunteers. They will offer a vegetable gardening class at the library.   We'll discuss when to start your seeds, where to site your garden, how to plant and maintain your garden, transplants,  mulching, weeding,  and more.  Attendees will receive some free vegetable seeds.  Registration is requested.

More knitting

On Saturday, May 14, at 12:30 p.m., join us for  Knitting Needle Ninjas. Hey, you knitters (and crocheters) you all rock. But there are tons of people out here that want to join your club and learn how to knit or crochet. Come out and teach your skill to a child, teen, or adult.  We will begin meeting Saturday afternoons at 12:30 p.m., to start, but will adjust the day and time if needed.

Registration is required.  Please sign up at the circulation desk or online.

Book club

On Saturday, May 14, at 1 p.m.,  our newest book club will discuss cooking by the vegan book.    Every month, a cookbook will be selected and will be at the circulation desk for you to borrow or peak at and we'll print up a recipe of your choice. Sign up online and tell us which recipe you are making so we don't have duplicates. You can also register in the library at the circulation desk. Prepare your recipe, then bring it to the meeting to share with other participants. It's that simple.  For the month of May the book will be, “Chloe's Vegan Italian Kitchen” by Chloe Coscarelli.  Registration is required.

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

 

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.  

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