On Friday, July 17, from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. the Middleburgh Library will offer Introduction to Zazen Meditation. Jack King will be leading us in Zazen practice and will continue the two Fridays after on July 24 and 31. The back doors will be opened at 5 p.m.  This will be a trial period to test the water for local interest.  Besides sitting in meditation, Jack will include walking meditation and group discussion. There is no fee; however a $2.50 donation is always appreciated for our local library. Registration is suggested.

Book club

On Monday, July 20, at 2 p.m., join us for Unmask! Graphic Novel Book Club. Get your geek on with fellow comic book fans and we explore new and different super hero graphic novels.  These are not your grandma's super heroes....!  This program is part of our Unmask!  Summer Reading Program and is appropriate for kids going into grade six and up.  Registration is required.

Beaded jewelry

On Monday, July 20, at 6:30 p.m., join us for an evening of creativity as you learn how to make your own jewelry by stringing beads. Create a necklace, earrings, bracelet or all three. No experience necessary, and all materials will be provided. This program is part of our Unmask! Teen Summer Reading Program and is appropriate for kids going into grade six and up.  Registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, July 21, at 10:45 a.m., the library hasEvery Hero Has a Story - Drop-in Story time. Get ready to move in this interactive story time especially for children up 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.  

Makey Makey

On Tuesday, July 21, at 1 p.m., join us for  Unmask! – Makey, Makey. Unmask your inner tech geek and learn how to turn everyday objects like bananas and play dough into keyboards for a computer. This program is facilitated by educators from the Scotia/Glenville Traveling Museum and is part of our Unmask! Summer Reading Program for teens and is appropriate for kids going into grades six and up.  Registration is required.

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, July 21, at 1 p.m., at the library, adults are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is required. 

Heroic Hijinks

On Wednesday, July 22, at 11 a.m., join us for Every Hero Has a Story: Heroic Hijinks! In this fun music and movement program preschoolers and their siblings will be vanquishing villains, flying around a super-sized parachute, and leaping over buildings in a single bound. We'll snack on Kryptonite Krunch and for extra fun dress in our favorite super hero costumes. This program is part of our Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Program and is appropriate for preschoolers and their caregivers (siblings are welcome to join in!).  Registration is required.

Training camp

On July 23, at 2 p.m., Every Hero Has a Story: Super Hero Training Camp  appropriate for kids going into grades three through five.  Registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, July 23, 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.

Training camp

On Thursday, July 24, at 1 p.m., the library has Every Hero Has a Story: Super Hero Training Camp. Think you have what it takes to be a super hero?  We'll test your powers with feats of skill and daring and lots of fun.  Super Hero snacks are sure to be provided. This program is part of our Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Program and is appropriate for kids going into kindergarten through grade two.  Registration is required.

Book sale

On Friday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., come to the library for the annual library book sale. Gently used books at great prices.

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

 

 

 

On Monday, June 15, at 1:30 p.m., registration for the Summer Reading Program begins at the Middleburgh Library.  This year’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.”

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, June 16, at 1 p.m., at the library, adults are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is required. 

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, June 16, 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.

Achieve abundance

in your life

On Monday, June 29, at 7 p.m., achieve abundance in your life and tap into the secrets of manifesting to achieve abundance in your life. Join certified life coach and Law of Attraction trainer Ellie Walsh as she helps us unlock the secrets to manifesting abundance in your life. Registration is required.

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

 

 

 

On Tuesday, June 2, at 1 p.m., at the Middleburgh Library, adults are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is required. 

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, June 4, 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.

Tai Chi moves

As of today, Tai Chi program is moving to the Covered Bridge by the Old Stone Fort in Schoharie until Labor Day. 

The schedule for this program is Thursdays from 10 to 11 a.m., for beginners; 11 to noon for intermediate; noon to 1 p.m., for advanced; and 6 to 7 p.m., for all levels.

Board meets

On Monday, June 8, at 6:30 p.m., the library’s board of trustees will meet. This meeting is open to the public. Please join us.

Concert series

On Thursday, June 11, at 7 p.m. join us for “Horowitz & Malkine.” Stand-up poet Mikhail Horowitz and unapologetically French guitarist Gilles Malkine have been performing together in the Hudson Valley and beyond since 1989. They perpetrate increasingly unlawful acts of political satire and recycle literary classics, adapting them to rap, blues, bop, hip-hop, high-tech hillbilly, and other, even scruffier musical idioms.

This event is made possible, in part, with public funds from the Decentralization Program and the New York State Council on the Arts, administered through the Community Arts Grants Program by the Greene County Council on the Arts.  Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested. 

Summer reading program

On Monday, June 15, at 1:30 p.m., registration for the summer reading program begins.  This year’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.”

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

 

 

 

On Tuesday, May 19, 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 up 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.

Mahjong

On Tuesday, May 19, at 1 p.m., at the library, adults are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is required 

Book discussion

On Tuesday, May 19, at 7 p.m., we will discuss “Marcelo in the Real World” by Francisco X. Stork. Marcelo Sandoval, a 17-year-old with an Asperger's-like condition, has arranged a job caring for ponies at his special school's therapeutic-riding stables. But he is forced to exit his comfort zone when his high-powered father steers Marcelo to work in his law firm's mailroom, in return, Marcelo can decide whether to stay in special Ed, as he prefers, or be mainstreamed for his senior year.

Wednesday matinee

On Wednesday, May 21 at 1 p.m., join us for a showing on “Into the Woods.” This movie is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales in a musical format that follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel-all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them.  No registration necessary and the popcorn is free.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, May 21, 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.

Concert

On Friday, May 22, at 7 p.m., join us for Dom Flemons. A multi-instrumentalist, Dom plays banjo, guitar, harmonica, fife, bones, bass drum, snare drum and quills, in addition to singing.  This event is made possible (in part) with public funds from the Decentralization Program and the New York State Council on the Arts, administered through the Community Arts Grants Program by the Greene County Council on the Arts. Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

Holiday hours

On Monday, May 25, the library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

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

On Sunday, May 3, from 2 to 4 p.m., there will be a Solar Works Schoharie.org.  Community outreach meeting to help bring forth the installation of Solar Energy in Schoharie County at the Middleburgh Library. Neighbors helping neighbors. Please use rear entrance.  Refreshments will be served.

Story time

On Tuesday, May 5, 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 five and their caregivers.  We’ll read books, sing songs, recite fingerplays, dance, and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme.

Mahjong

On Tuesday, May 5, at 1 p.m., at the library, adults are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, May 7, 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.

Board meets

On Monday, May 11, the library’s board of trustees will meet. This meeting is open to the public. Please join us.

Colonial Beer Fest

On Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., join us for the Colonial Beer Fest — 1870 Beer Challenge & Revolutionary War Festival. Activities include a Revolutionary War encampment, colonial brewing and cooking demonstrations, 18th Century toys and games for kids, talks on the history of beer and hops in upstate N.Y. and the Schoharie Valley. There will be Schoharie Valley hops displayed at the library, beer samples from Green Wolf Brewing Co. and MacKinnon Brothers, of Ontario, Canada.

The following is the event schedule:

— 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the hops history display in the library;

— Noon to 1 p.m., the Green Wolf Tap Room is open; and

— 1 to 5 p.m., the Revolutionary war encampment, located behind the library, with the Burning of the Valleys Military Association (US) and the King’s Royal Yorkers living historians (Can.), plus talks on beer and hops.

Admission is $15 for adults 21 years of age and older, includes beer sampling, $10 for non-drinkers or those 20 years or younger.  Children under 10 are free.

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

 

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