There will not be any Tuesday programs on April 24 due to the special election for New York State Assembly. The Middleburgh Library is a voting place.

Wednesday Matinee

On April 25 at 1 p.m., the movie “I Tonya,” rated R, will be screened. It tells the story of competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rising in the ranks at the United States Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.

No registration is required. Free popcorn will be served.

Knitting Circle

On April 26 at 7 p.m., 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.

“Vegan Comfort Classics”

On April 28 at 2 p.m., the library presents its monthly book club, Cooking by the Vegan Book. We pick the cookbook, you pick and make the recipe!

How the cookbook club works: Every month, a cookbook will be selected and will be at the circulation desk, for you to look at and we will print up the recipe of your choice. Sign up online or at the circulation desk to let us know what you’re cooking so we don’t have duplicates. Registration is required.

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

On April 15 at 4 p.m."Hudson Valley Sally" - Their harmonies have been described as blending like brothers and sisters from the same home. Hudson Valley Sally is family with its own many legacies and skeletons, and music influenced by rich experiences that includes everything from life in a convent to time in jail. And family legacies that include a notorious suburban murder trial, combat in the trenches of Spain during their Civil War, right up to a just-completed daring peace mission to Pakistan. Check out their website http://hudsonvalleysally.com/music/

A $10 donation is suggested. Tickets are available at the door.   

This event is made possible in part with public funds from the Decentrailization Program and the NYS Council on the Arts, administered by the Community Arts Grant Program by the Greene County Council on the Arts.

Adult Coloring Club

April 16 at 2 p.m. join us for Color Me Calm Adult Coloring Club. Do you need a relaxing activity to melt away stress? Join our Color Me Calm Adult Coloring Club! This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. Plus, it can actually lower stress! Please note that this is not a structured program.  Drop-in and color at your leisure. Materials will be provided. No registration required.

Drop-in Storytime

On April 17 at 10:45 a.m., get ready to move in this interactive storytime 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. No registration required.

Mahjong Mania

On April 17 at 1 p.m., come and enjoy Mahjong Mania. Every Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m. a spirited group of people get together in the Community Room to play Mahjong. Don't know how to play? No problem! They will teach you how. No registration required.

Insight Meditation

On April 17 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 day-dreams, 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.  give it a try. No registration is required. There is no fee. All are welcome.

Book discussion

On April 17 at 7 p.m., join us to discuss "Winter Garden" by Kristen Hannah. Mesmerizing from the first page to the last, Kristin Hannah's “Winter Garden” is one woman’s sweeping, heartbreaking story of love, loss, and redemption. At once an epic love story set in World War II Russia and an intimate portrait of contemporary mothers and daughters poised at the crossroads of their lives, it explores the heartbreak of war, the cost of survival and the ultimate triumph of the human spirit. It is a novel that will haunt the reader long after the last page is turned. No registration required.

Storytime

On April 18 at 11 a.m., join master storyteller, Doreen McCoy, for a fun storytime. Stories, fingerplays, songs, and a craft for little ones two years old and up with their caregivers. No registration required.

Wednesday Matinee

On April 18 at 1 p.m., come to the library for a showing of  "The Greatest Showman" (PG) with free popcorn. Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. No registration required.  

Knitting Circle

On April 19 at 7 p.m., the 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

HEGS

On April 20 from 10 a.m., to noon Home Educators of Schoharie County meet. Home Educators Group of Schoharie County is 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 sharing of educational opportunities. We hope to increase public awareness, acceptance, and support of home education in Schoharie County.

Please check our Calendar on our website at  HYPERLINK "http://www.middleburghlibrary.info" www.middleburghlibrary.info. for added or future programs.

On April 9 at 6:30 p.m. the library’s board of trustees will meet. This meeting is open to the public.

Storytime

On April 10 at 10:45 a.m. drop in and get ready to move 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

Every Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m., including on April 10, a spirited group of people get together in the 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 April 10 at 5:15 p.m. join us for meditation practice. 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 day-dreams, 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.  give it a try. No registration is required. There is no fee. All are welcome.

Wednesday Matinee

On April 11 at 1 p.m., watch "The Battle of the Sexes" (PG-13). In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs was billed as the Battle of the Sexes and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time.

Knitting Circle

On April 12 at 7 p.m., friendly ladies (men are welcome, but we haven't seen any yet!) will knit and cr,ochet, 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.

Wooden Bangles

On April 14 from 10 a.m. to noon. Join us to create a beautiful and colorful wooden bracelet using "decopatch" papers and paste! This bracelet will be a statement with that new outfit or be a wonderful handmade gift for someone special. Registration is required and space is limited.

Book club

On April 14 at 2 p.m. join us for Cooking by the Vegan Book the book to be announced. We pick the cookbook, you pick and make the recipe!

How the cookbook club works; Every month, a cookbook will be selected and will be at the circulation desk, for you to look at and we will print up the recipe of your choice. Sign up online or at the circulation desk, let us know what you're cooking so we don't have duplicates. Registration is required.

Adult board games

On April 14 at 3 p.m. come join us for a night of board games.

Volunteer get together

On April 14 at 1 p.m. there is a volunteer get together at the Dr. Best House. Are you curious?  Have you thought about volunteering for the Dr. Best House and Medical Exhibit but don't know what's involved or how you can share your special talents? You'll have a chance to meet current volunteers and ask questions about volunteer duties. Take an informal tour of the house and enjoy finger foods and punch. Spend as much time as you like and you may find that you would like to join our team. Please register just so we know how many people to plan for.  

Please check our Calendar on our website at  HYPERLINK "http://www.middleburghlibrary.info" www.middleburghlibrary.info. for added or future programs.

Come to the library April 2 through April 7 to vote in the Peeps Diorama Contest for Peep-les Choice Award. Make sure you come on in and vote for your favorite Peeps Diorama this week.  The winner will be announced on Monday April 9th.

Storytime

On April 3 at 10:45 a.m. drop in and get ready to move 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

Every Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m., including on April 3, a spirited group of people get together in the 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 April 3 at 5:15 p.m. join us for meditation practice. 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 day-dreams, 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.  give it a try. No registration is required. There is no fee. All are welcome.

Story time with Miss Doreen

On April 4 at 11 a.m. join master storyteller, Doreen McCoy, for a fun storytime. Stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft for little ones two years old and up with their caregivers. No registration required.

Mahjong Mania

Every Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m., including on March 27, a spirited group of people get together in the Community Room to play Mahjong. Don’t know how to play?  No problem! They will teach you how. No registration is required.

Wednesday Matinee

On April 4 at 1 p.m., watch "Ferdinand" (PG-13). After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.

Kids Crafternoon

On April 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. we're cleaning out the craft closet and letting you create to your heart's content. Make anything you want in the time provided. Appropriate for kids in Pre-K and up. Younger children should have a caretaker with them. This is a drop-in program. No registration required.  

Knitting Circle

On April 5 at 7 p.m., friendly ladies (men are welcome, but we haven't seen any yet!) will knit and cr,ochet, 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.

HEGS

On April 6 from 10 a.m. to noon 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 sharing of educational opportunities. We hope to increase public awareness, acceptance, and support of home education in Schoharie County.

Dinner and a Movie

On April 6 at 5:30 p.m. join us for a showing of  "The Greatest Showman" (PG). This film celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

The library will provide pizza and drinks and you bring a snack or dessert to share. Registration is required and space is limited

For more information on events, see our website at  HYPERLINK "http://www.middleburghlibrary.info" www.middleburghlibrary.info.

Until March 31 young and alike are invited to the Middleburgh Library's first ever Peep Diorama contest! Participants are encouraged to create a diorama of Peeps based on a book of their choice. Anyone can make a shoebox-size diorama to display in the library. The winning contestant and their literary creation will win a prize. Please see detailed information on our Website Calendar at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

Learn about textiles

On March 26 at 1 p.m. join educators from the Shaker Heritage Museum as we learn about the simple, but beautiful textiles produced by the Shakers in the program Monday Musings:  The Fabrics of Their Lives - Shaker Textiles. While the Shakers were known for their simple garments, they were also recognized for producing high quality fabrics and accessories. View images of textiles from the Shaker  Heritage Society collection and examine reproduction garments. Try spinning on a drop spindle and weaving on a loom and take home samples of natural fibers and fabrics. Registrations is required.

Storytime

On March 27 at 10:45 a.m. drop in and get ready to move 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

Every Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m., including on March 27, a spirited group of people get together in the 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 March 27 at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Azaen meditation practice. All are welcome. This is a place to sit still in safety; to allow understanding and compassion to arise; to cultivate loving - kindness and acceptance. Sitting here patiently in the unfolding of our community will help transform our world. All are welcome! No registration is required.

Wednesday Matinee

On March 28 at 1 p.m., watch "Hidden Figures" (PG). As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Based on the unbelievably true life story.

Knitting Circle

On March 29, at 7 p.m., friendly ladies (men are welcome, but we haven't seen any yet!) will 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  HYPERLINK "http://www.middleburghlibrary.info" www.middleburghlibrary.info.

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