Middleburgh Library Notes for Thursday, January 9, 2014

On Saturday, Jan. 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Middleburgh Library will be hosting its first ever wellness fair. We will have over 20 vendors available all day with a ton of information on healthy eating, smoking cessation, exercise and mental health. Join us for demonstrations, samples and giveaways. There will also be a drawing to benefit the library with many health related prizes. There will be something for everyone.

Board meets

On Monday, Jan. 13, at 6:30 p.m., the library’s board of trustees will meet. This meeting is open to the public.


On Jan. 14, at 7 p.m., join us at the library for a concert by Zachary Stevenson. Stevenson has played leading roles in Urinetown, Assassins, Hair, Hank Williams: The Show He Never Gave, The Ballad of Phil Ochs and led seven productions of the Buddy Holly Story from Ontario to Vancouver. He will be singing songs of Phil Ochs and Buddy Holly as well as some of his own music.  Tickets are available at the door. A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

Please note that the snow date is Jan. 15, at 7 p.m.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. at the library the ladies (men are welcome, but we have not seen any yet!) of the Knitting Circle 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.

Musical storyteller

On Monday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m., the library will present Tim Grimm & Ben Bedford. Bedford is a musical storyteller, drawing upon history and historical characters for inspiration.  He was honored to be included on the 50 most significant folk songwriters of the past 50 years in 2010.  Tim Grimm may not be a household name, but his acting and musical writing credits and awards are many. Rooted in tradition, his music and lyrics border the line between Americana and country. Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.   Please use back entrance.

For more information, visit our web site at www.middleburghlibrary.info.