Middleburgh Library Notes for Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Middleburgh Library Board of Trustees will meet on Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome.

Mahjong Mania

On Jan.15, from 1 to 4 p.m., a spirited group of people will get together in the library’s Community Room, as they do every Tuesday, to play Mahjong.

Don’t know how to play? No problem! They will teach you how. No registration is required.  

Insight Meditation

On Jan. 15, at 5:15 p.m., a meditation group will meet at the library.

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.

Give it a try. No registration is required. There is no fee. All are welcome. .   

Book discussion

On Jan. 15, at 7 p.m. join us for a discussing of  "Exit West" by Moshin Hamid. In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet—sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair and are soon cloistered in a premature intimacy by the unrest roiling their city. As the violence escalates, Nadia and Saeed decide that they no longer have a choice. Leaving their homeland and their old lives behind.


On Jan. 16 at 1 p.m. come to the library for our Wednesday Matinee. The movie to be announced.


On Jan. 16, from 5 to 6 p.m., Yoga Classes with Deb. Yoga Dance with move, grove, 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.


On Jan 18, from 10 to 11 a.m. join us for Qigong with Debbie Kroll. 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.


On Jan. 18 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.

Cookbook club

On Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. join us for Cooking by the Vegan Book - "Veganomicon" -The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook. 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, call or at the circulation desk, let us know what you're cooking so we don't have duplicates. Registration is required.

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.