On Tuesdays, Oct. 19, 26 and Nov. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m., join us at the Middleburgh Library for Taking the Mystery Out of Mystery Writing. Bring your ideas or work in progress to this three-session series focused on the basic elements of mystery writing:  character, plot, and setting.  We'll help you move your ideas to writing with a combination of instruction and discussion. Brief pre-session writing exercises will be available before each session. 

This program is facilitated by Frankie Bailey an author of a mystery series, and a professor at the School of Criminal Justice at the University at Albany and the series is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and sponsored by the Mohawk Valley Library System and participating libraries.  Registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 10:45 a.m., join us for drop-in story time. Get ready to move in this interactive story time 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

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m. 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. 

Insight meditation

On Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.

Book discussion

On Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m., join us for a discussion of "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr.  This is a novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. This book discussion will be facilitated by Mary Cuffe-Perez. This program series is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Sponsored by the Mohawk Valley Library System and participating member libraries. Books are available to check out at the help desk.

Chair Yoga

On Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 9 a.m., join Vicki DeGroff in the Community Room for Chair Yoga. There is a $5 donation for this program.

Discovery Wednesday

On Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m.  come to the library for Parachute Play. A fun 45-minute discovery program full of stories, songs, and parachute fun. Appropriate for children ages 2 and older and their caregivers.  Registration is required.

Wednesday matinée

On Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. the library will show "Far From the Madding Crowd," rated PG-13.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesdays, Oct. 21 at 5 p.m. join us for Kundalini Yoga.  Kundalini Yoga involves repetitive movements with the breath, building strength, toning the nerves, and clearing the adrenal glands.   Wear comfortable clothing and bring two blankets or a mat and blanket. A $5 donation is requested. Please use the back entrance when entering the building.  No registration required. 

Ghost lore

On Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. join Cherry Valley town historian, Susan Murray-Miller, as she takes you into the ghost lore with eyewitness accounts from one of the most haunted towns in New York State, Cherry Valley.  The book "Time Between: The Hauntings of Cherry Valley, NY” will be available for purchase at the event.  Registration is required. 

Tai Chi

On Thursday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. join us for Beginning Tai Chi and then at 11a.m. we offer Advanced Tai Chi. Wear comfortable loose fitting clothing. Registration is suggested.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies 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. 

Crafts

On Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. come to the library and  Make It! @ the Library: Felt Flowers. Fall is the perfect time to get crafty with some felt flowers. Learn to make three different types of flowers that can be put on pins, barrettes or hair clips. You may even be inspired to make something special for Christmas once you get your creative juices flowing. Please bring sharp scissors if you have them. Registration is required.

Zombie Run

On Saturday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. one of this year's biggest fund-raising activities the second annual Zombie Run, is scheduled. This is fun for the whole family. Runners will be enjoying a scenic 5K run along the Long Path with their health belt along with two flags. Zombies will be hiding in and around the course attempting to take runner's flags. All runners need to do is pass the survival line first with at least one health flag.

 There is an entire S'cary County Halloween Festival with vendors, food, and an array of free activities to be enjoyed by runners and families. Over 1,200 people enjoyed this day last year — we welcome you to join the day's festival.  

To register, please go to www.zr5k.com. Proceeds will benefit the Middleburgh Library and The Dr. Best House and Medical Museum. This event is sponsored by the Middleburgh Library.

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

On Monday, Sept. 14 the board of trustees of the Middleburgh Library will meet. This meeting is open to the public. Please join us.

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 1 p.m. 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. 

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies 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. 

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

 

 

On Monday, Sept. 7 the Middleburgh Public Library will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 1 p.m., at the library, adults are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is required. 

Concert

On Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m., join us for Bob Malone. He is Los Angeles based and plays keyboards with rock legend John Fogerty. His sound is a one-of-a-kind hybrid of rock, blues, and New Orleans R & B, delivered with high- energy piano virtuosity and a voice all his own.

This event is made possible in part with public funds from the Decentralization Program and the New York State Council on the Arts, administered through the Community Arts Grants Program by the Greene County Council on the Arts. Tickets are available at the door.  A $10 donation is suggested.

Chair Yoga

On Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 9 a.m., join Vicki DeGroff in the Community Room for Chair Yoga. There is a $5 donation for this program.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesdays, Sept. 9 and 23 at 5:30 p.m. join us for Kundalini Yoga.  Kundalini Yoga involves repetitive movements with the breath, building strength, toning the nerves and clearing the adrenal glands.   Wear comfortable clothing and bring 2 blankets or a mat and blanket. A $5 donation is requested. Please use the back entrance when entering the building.  No registration required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies 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.

Board games

 

On Saturday, Sept. 12 from 4 to 10 p.m., it is that time of year again to join us for adult board games. All are welcome.  Please use the back door.

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

On Friday, July 17, from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. the Middleburgh Library will offer Introduction to Zazen Meditation. Jack King will be leading us in Zazen practice and will continue the two Fridays after on July 24 and 31. The back doors will be opened at 5 p.m.  This will be a trial period to test the water for local interest.  Besides sitting in meditation, Jack will include walking meditation and group discussion. There is no fee; however a $2.50 donation is always appreciated for our local library. Registration is suggested.

Book club

On Monday, July 20, at 2 p.m., join us for Unmask! Graphic Novel Book Club. Get your geek on with fellow comic book fans and we explore new and different super hero graphic novels.  These are not your grandma's super heroes....!  This program is part of our Unmask!  Summer Reading Program and is appropriate for kids going into grade six and up.  Registration is required.

Beaded jewelry

On Monday, July 20, at 6:30 p.m., join us for an evening of creativity as you learn how to make your own jewelry by stringing beads. Create a necklace, earrings, bracelet or all three. No experience necessary, and all materials will be provided. This program is part of our Unmask! Teen Summer Reading Program and is appropriate for kids going into grade six and up.  Registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, July 21, at 10:45 a.m., the library hasEvery Hero Has a Story - Drop-in Story time. Get ready to move in this interactive story time 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 is required.  

Makey Makey

On Tuesday, July 21, at 1 p.m., join us for  Unmask! – Makey, Makey. Unmask your inner tech geek and learn how to turn everyday objects like bananas and play dough into keyboards for a computer. This program is facilitated by educators from the Scotia/Glenville Traveling Museum and is part of our Unmask! Summer Reading Program for teens and is appropriate for kids going into grades six and up.  Registration is required.

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, July 21, at 1 p.m., at the library, adults are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is required. 

Heroic Hijinks

On Wednesday, July 22, at 11 a.m., join us for Every Hero Has a Story: Heroic Hijinks! In this fun music and movement program preschoolers and their siblings will be vanquishing villains, flying around a super-sized parachute, and leaping over buildings in a single bound. We'll snack on Kryptonite Krunch and for extra fun dress in our favorite super hero costumes. This program is part of our Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Program and is appropriate for preschoolers and their caregivers (siblings are welcome to join in!).  Registration is required.

Training camp

On July 23, at 2 p.m., Every Hero Has a Story: Super Hero Training Camp  appropriate for kids going into grades three through five.  Registration is required.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, July 23, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies 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.

Training camp

On Thursday, July 24, at 1 p.m., the library has Every Hero Has a Story: Super Hero Training Camp. Think you have what it takes to be a super hero?  We'll test your powers with feats of skill and daring and lots of fun.  Super Hero snacks are sure to be provided. This program is part of our Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Program and is appropriate for kids going into kindergarten through grade two.  Registration is required.

Book sale

On Friday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., come to the library for the annual library book sale. Gently used books at great prices.

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

 

 

 

On Monday, June 15, at 1:30 p.m., registration for the Summer Reading Program begins at the Middleburgh Library.  This year’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.”

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, June 16, at 1 p.m., at the library, adults are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun. No registration is required. 

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, June 16, at 7 p.m., the friendly ladies 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.

Achieve abundance

in your life

On Monday, June 29, at 7 p.m., achieve abundance in your life and tap into the secrets of manifesting to achieve abundance in your life. Join certified life coach and Law of Attraction trainer Ellie Walsh as she helps us unlock the secrets to manifesting abundance in your life. Registration is required.

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

 

 

 

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