Middleburgh Library Notes for Thursday, April 3, 2014

On Friday, April 4, from 7 to 8 p.m., the Middleburgh Library will offer Plant Healthcare through Proper Pruning, Planting and Mulching. Join Fred Breglia, Executive Director and Director of Horticulture and Operations for the Landis Arboretum as he teaches us about proper pruning, planting and mulching for plant health. Breglia is an ISA certified arborist.  Registration is required.


On Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., we will be running games for anyone from beginners to experienced gamers.  Events all day long will include family games, cooperative play games, “worker” games, tile placement, deck building card games, historical miniatures and more.  Please contact the library to register for one or more of the following gaming sessions:

— Session 1: 9 a.m. to noon;

— Session 2: 1 to 4 p.m.; and 

— Session 3: 5 to 8 p.m.

There will be open gaming tables all day longRegistration is required. 


On Monday, April 7, at 7 p.m., the library concert will feature John Flynn. Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

Story time

On Tuesday, April 8, 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 0 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.


On Tuesday April 8, at 1 p.m. join us at the library for Mahjong Mania. This program is scheduled for every Tuesday. Men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary; just a willingness to learn and have fun.  No registration is necessary.

Library budget

On Tuesday, April 8 from 7 to 7:30 p.m., the board of trustees of the library will discuss the library budget for 2014-15. The board will present and formally adopt their budget. The public is welcome.

Preschool art

On Wednesday, April 9, at 11 a.m., the library’s Doodle Bugs will explore preschool art for little ones and their caregivers.  Appropriate for ages two and up.  Registration is required. 


On Wednesday, April 9, at 1 p.m., join us at the library for our Wednesday matinee, Philomena rated PG 13.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, April 10, at 7 p.m., join the Knitting Circle where ladies 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.

Wine, cheese and golf tees

On Friday, April 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. we will be having wine samples provided by Hummingbird Hills Winery and cheese provided by Cabot Cheese. Tickets are available at The Conglomerate, Middleburgh Chiropractic and here at the library. Adult admission is $10 and you must be over 21. Please use the back entrance. 


On Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., we will be transforming your favorite library into an 18-hole mini golf course. Several area businesses and organizations will be sponsoring holes, tees and greens. Many will be customizing their space, making it unique to this event, complete with obstacles and giveaways. Come join us for a round of family fun, $5 for adults and $3 for students.
Also, you will have the chance to purchase drawing tickets for a variety of awesome gift baskets and other prizes.


On Saturday, April 12, the library will be closed for regular business from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Budget vote

On Tuesday, April 22, from noon to 8 p.m., there will be a budget vote in the community room.

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