The Middleburgh Library is holding a book sale from Dec. 15 to 22. Gently-used books make good stocking stuffers.

Teen fun

Teens can drop in for snacks and gaming at the Middleburgh Library on Dec. 17 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. We’ll have games like King of Tokyo, Castle Panic, Sapien, Boss Monster, Forbidden Island, and Evolution.

Drop in for a half-hour or stay the whole time! This program is for kids ages 13 and up. Registration is suggested but not required. Call, stop in, or sign up online.

Storytime

On Dec. 18,  join us for Drop-In Storytime. Get ready to move in this interactive storytime designed especially for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. We'll read books, sing songs, recite fingerplays, dance and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme. No registration required.

Mahjong Mania

On Dec. 18  at 1 p.m., a spirited group of people will get together in the Middleburgh Library Community Room to play Mahjong. Don't know how to play? No problem! They will teach you how. No registration is required.

Insight Meditation

On Dec. 18, at 5:15 p.m. join us for Insight Meditation. What do you want most deeply? Seeing your life calmly and clearly helps answer this. Insight Meditation is a simple way to steady your mind, stop wandering in daydreams, and end the suffering of troubling thoughts. Our group is a place to sit quietly in safety, supported by others; to allow understanding and compassion to arise; to encourage loving-kindness and patience. We welcome those with no experience to advanced mediators', teens to seniors so give it a try. No registration is required. There is no fee. All are welcome.

Book discussion

On Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. join us to discuss "Firefly Lane" by Kristen Hannah. In the turbulent summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the eighth-grade social food chain. Then, to her amazement, the “coolest girl in the world” moves in across the street and wants to be her friend. Tully Hart seems to have it all — beauty, brains, ambition. So begins Kristin Hannah’s magnificent novel. Spanning more than three decades and playing out across the ever-changing face of the Pacific Northwest, Firefly Lane is the poignant, powerful story of two women and the friendship that becomes the bulkhead of their lives.

Yoga

Join us on Dec. 19, from 5 to 6 p.m. for Yoga Classes with Deb. Move, grove, shake up your body for better health, plus Qi Gong cool down. On a donation basis and donations go to the library. Please use back entrance as the library is closed that evening.

Qigong

On Dec. 21 from 10 to 11 a.m. join us for Qigong with Debbie Krol. Tai Chi and Qigong, from China, is the cultivation of human energy. Gentle slow movements, strengthen the body and calm the mind. These practices have been used for agility, balance, cognition and longevity.  Suggested donation, $5. Please use back entrance as the library is closed on Fridays.

HEGS

On Dec.21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. join Home Educators of Schoharie County a group of homeschooling families with a wide variety of backgrounds, approaches to education, and religious affiliations. We exist to provide secular support for homeschooling families, offer information about homeschooling, and to allow for the sharing of educational opportunities.We hope to increase public awareness, acceptance, and support of home education in Schoharie County. Please check out our facebook page. Or contact Rebecca at for more information. We will meet the first and third Friday of each month.

Not all of programs have been scheduled at time of printing. Please check our Calendar on our website at  HYPERLINK "http://www.middleburghlibrary.info" www.middleburghlibrary.info. for future programs.

Teens can drop in for snacks and gaming at the Middleburgh Library on Dec. 10 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. We’ll have games like King of Tokyo, Castle Panic, Sapien, Boss Monster, Forbidden Island, and Evolution.

Drop in for a half-hour or stay the whole time! This program is for kids ages 13 and up. Registration is suggested but not required. Call, stop in, or sign up online.

Board meets

On Dec. 10, at 6:30 p.m. the Board of Trustees will meet. The public is welcome.

Storytime

On Dec. 11,  join us for Drop-In Storytime. Get ready to move in this interactive storytime designed especially for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. We'll read books, sing songs, recite fingerplays, dance and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme. No registration required.

Mahjong Mania

On Dec. 11  at 1 p.m., a spirited group of people will get together in the Middleburgh Library Community Room to play Mahjong. Don't know how to play? No problem! They will teach you how. No registration is required.

Insight Meditation

On Dec. 11, at 5:15 p.m. join us for Insight Meditation. What do you want most deeply? Seeing your life calmly and clearly helps answer this. Insight Meditation is a simple way to steady your mind, stop wandering in daydreams, and end the suffering of troubling thoughts. Our group is a place to sit quietly in safety, supported by others; to allow understanding and compassion to arise; to encourage loving-kindness and patience. We welcome those with no experience to advanced mediators', teens to seniors so give it a try. No registration is required. There is no fee. All are welcome.

Storytime

On Dec. 12 at 11 a.m. come enjoy Storytime with Miss Doreen. The theme is  "What's the scent".

Movie

On Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. join us for a showing of "Alpha" rated PG-13. In the prehistoric past, a young man struggles to return home after being separated from his tribe during a buffalo hunt. He finds a similarly lost wolf companion and starts a friendship that would change humanity. No registration required. Free popcorn!

Yoga

On Dec. 12, from 5 to 6 p.m. join Yoga Classes with Deb  - Akhanda Yoga. Follow along with Vishva Ji video. This is on the second Wednesday of each month. The cost is by donation and the donations go to the library. Please use back entrance as the library is closed that evening.

Tai Chi

On Dec. 14 from 10 to 11 a.m. join Earl O'Bryan for Tai Chi and Qigong, from China. It is the cultivation of human energy. Gentle slow movements, strengthen the body and calm the mind. These practices have been used for agility, balance, cognition and longevity. Suggested donation is $5. Please use back entrance as the library is closed on Fridays.

Christmas Tea

On Dec. 15 from noon to 3 p.m. enjoy a Victorian Christmas Tea at the Dr. Best House & Museum - Join us for a fun filled afternoon of sweets, savories, tea, entertainment and fun. The beautiful Dr Best House will be dressed up in her holiday finest and the table will be full of goodies for all. Entrance is by donation.

Not all of programs have been scheduled at time of printing. Please check our Calendar on our website at  HYPERLINK "http://www.middleburghlibrary.info" www.middleburghlibrary.info. for future programs.

The Middleburgh Library is having its yearly Basket Raffle with 33 baskets to choose from. Tickets are one dollar each or six for five dollars. The drawing is on Dec. 7 at Miracle on Main Street.

Teens can drop into the Middleburg Library on Monday, Dec. 3, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for snacks and gaming. We’ll have games like King of Tokyo, Castle Panic, Sapien, Boss Monster, Forbidden Island, and Evolution.

Drop in for a half hour or stay the whole time! This program is for kids 13 and up. Registration is suggested but not required. Call, stop in, or sign up online.

Storytime

On Dec. 4,  join us for Drop-In Storytime. Get ready to move in this interactive storytime designed especially for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. We'll read books, sing songs, recite fingerplays, dance and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme. No registration required.

Mahjong Mania

On Dec. 4  at 1 p.m., a spirited group of people will get together in the Middleburgh Library Community Room to play Mahjong. Don't know how to play? No problem! They will teach you how. No registration is required.

Insight Meditation

On Dec. 4, at 5:15 p.m. join us for Insight Meditation. What do you want most deeply? Seeing your life calmly and clearly helps answer this. Insight Meditation is a simple way to steady your mind, stop wandering in daydreams, and end the suffering of troubling thoughts. Our group is a place to sit quietly in safety, supported by others; to allow understanding and compassion to arise; to encourage loving-kindness and patience. We welcome those with no experience to advanced mediators', teens to seniors so give it a try. No registration is required. There is no fee. All are welcome.

Movie

Join us on Dec. 5 at 1 p.m. for the Wednesday matinee with free popcorn. The movie is to be determined.

Yoga

On Dec. 5, from 5 to 6 p.m. join us for Yoga Classes with Deb  - Yoga Dance - Move. Come groove and shake up your body for better health. Plus Qi Gong cool down. By donation, donations go to the library. Please use back entrance as the library is closed that evening.

HEGS

On Dev. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. join Home Educators of Schoharie County a group of homeschooling families with a wide variety of backgrounds, approaches to education, and religious affiliations. We exist to provide secular support for homeschooling families, offer information about homeschooling, and to allow for the sharing of educational opportunities.We hope to increase public awareness, acceptance, and support of home education in Schoharie County. Please check out our facebook page. Or contact Rebecca at for more information. We will meet the first and third Friday of each month.

Holiday fun

Join us in the carriage house from 5:30 to 8:00 P.M. for hot cocoa, storytelling and crafts.  Miracle on Main Street - The Elves Toy Shop - At the Dr. Best House

There is also Miracle on Main Street - At the library from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 7.  Please note there is a new hats and mittens collection for kids. Activities also include:

— 5:30 p.m. Caroling with MCS;

— 5:45 p.m.  Christmas Stories told by Jim Spencer;

— 6 p.m. Caroling with Girl Scouts;

— 6 p.m. Santa arrives at the library;

— 6:15 p.m. Middleburgh Ecumenical Bell Choir; and

— 6:45 p.m. Fiddling Friar and Anna's Animal Puppets.

Not all of programs have been scheduled at time of printing. Please check our calendar on our website at  HYPERLINK "http://www.middleburghlibrary.info" www.middleburghlibrary.info. for future programs.

Teens can drop into the Middleburgh Library on Monday, Nov. 26, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for snacks and gaming. We’ll have games like King of Tokyo, Castle Panic, Sapien, Boss Monster, Forbidden Island, and Evolution.

Drop in for a half hour or stay the whole time! This program is for kids 13 and up. Registration is suggested but not required. Call, stop in, or sign up online.

Storytime

On Nov. 27 join us for Drop-In Storytime. Get ready to move in this interactive storytime designed especially for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. We'll read books, sing songs, recite fingerplays, dance and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme. No registration required.

Mahjong Mania

On Nov. 27  at 1 p.m., a spirited group of people will get together in the Middleburgh Library Community Room to play Mahjong. Don't know how to play? No problem! They will teach you how. No registration is required.

Insight Meditation

On Nov. 27, at 5:15 p.m. join us for Insight Meditation. What do you want most deeply? Seeing your life calmly and clearly helps answer this. Insight Meditation is a simple way to steady your mind, stop wandering in daydreams, and end the suffering of troubling thoughts. Our group is a place to sit quietly in safety, supported by others; to allow understanding and compassion to arise; to encourage loving-kindness and patience. We welcome those with no experience to advanced mediators', teens to seniors so give it a try. No registration is required. There is no fee. All are welcome.

Support group

On Nov. 27 from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. join the Alzheimer's  Association’s Support Group for Alzheimer's Caregivers. All are welcome.

Storytime

On Nov. 28 at 11 a.m. join Miss Doreen for some fun and games. Enjoy cooking with Miss Rebecca.

Homeschool Slime Lab

On Nov 30 at 11 a.m. come hang out with us while we make slime! Glitter slime, glow in the dark slime and foam slime. Registration is suggested. Stop in at the library, sign up online or call the library at 518-827-5142.

Not all of programs have been scheduled at time of printing. Please check our Calendar on our website at  HYPERLINK "http://www.middleburghlibrary.info" www.middleburghlibrary.info. for future programs.

Teens can drop into the Middleburgh Library on Monday, Nov. 19, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for snacks and gaming. We’ll have games like King of Tokyo, Castle Panic, Sapien, Boss Monster, Forbidden Island, and Evolution.

Drop in for a half hour or stay the whole time! This program is for kids 13 and up. Registration is suggested but not required. Call, stop in, or sign up online.

Storytime

On Nov. 20 join us for Drop-In Storytime. Get ready to move in this interactive storytime designed especially for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. We'll read books, sing songs, recite fingerplays, dance and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme. No registration required.

Mahjong Mania

On Nov. 20  at 1 p.m., a spirited group of people will get together in the Middleburgh Library Community Room to play Mahjong. Don't know how to play? No problem! They will teach you how. No registration is required.

Insight Meditation

On Nov. 20, at 5:15 p.m. join us for Insight Meditation. What do you want most deeply? Seeing your life calmly and clearly helps answer this. Insight Meditation is a simple way to steady your mind, stop wandering in daydreams, and end the suffering of troubling thoughts. Our group is a place to sit quietly in safety, supported by others; to allow understanding and compassion to arise; to encourage loving-kindness and patience. We welcome those with no experience to advanced mediators', teens to seniors so give it a try. No registration is required. There is no fee. All are welcome.

Book discussion

On Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. join us to discuss  "One Flew Over the Cookoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey. Set in an Oregon psychiatric hospital, the narrative serves as a study of institutional processes and the human mind as well as a critique of behaviorism and a tribute to individualistic principles.

Holiday closing

The library will be closed to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.

Not all of programs have been scheduled at time of printing.  Please check our Calendar on our website at HYPERLINK "http://www.middleburghlibrary.info" www.middleburghlibrary.info. for future programs.

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