On Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 1 p.m. men and women are invited to the library for a get together in the community room to play Mahjong. Don't know how to play? No problem. No registration is required.

 Insight meditation

On Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.

Knitting circle

On Thursday, Sept. 1, 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.

For added programs, visit our web site at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

 

On Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 1 p.m. and every Tuesday afternoon, 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 Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.

 Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Aug. 25 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.  

Kundalini Yoga  

On Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 5 p.m. join us for Kundalini Yoga. It 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 is required.
For more information, see our website at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

On Monday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m., join us for the Lego block party. We'll participate in a number of timed challenges from 15 minutes down to 1 minute and test your engineering skills. Everyone's a winner, but the builder of the best structure in each category will get to choose a prize from the prize basket. This program is appropriate for kids going into sixth grade and up. Registration is required.

Board meets

On Monday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. the board of trustees will meet.  

Winnie the Pooh party

On Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m. we have a fun way for preschoolers to end their summer reading program with a Winnie the Pooh party. We'll have snacks, craft stations, games, and more. This program is appropriate for preschoolers and their caregivers. Registration is required.

Puppet People

On Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 1 p.m. join us for the Puppet People’s presentation of the “Tortoise and the Hare” (and other stories). Using incredible, hand-constructed puppets, the Puppet People share their incredible skills in three stories sure to delight children.  This program is appropriate for all ages.  Registration is required.

Mahjong

On Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 1 p.m. men and women are invited to the library for a get together in the community room to play Mahjong. Don't know how to play? No problem. No registration is required.

 Insight meditation

On Tuesday, Aug. 16 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, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. join us to discuss "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" by Ransom Riggs. Books are available at the circulation desk. No registration is required

Create

On Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 1 p.m. enjoy Gizmos, Gadgets and Games. These  are little bits of color coded electronic circuits that you can use to create crazy contraptions.  This program  is appropriate for kids going into second grade and up. Registration is required.

Sushi bar and Anime film

On Thursday, Aug. 18 at 1 p.m. come and give vegetarian sushi a try. We'll watch the anime film “Steamboy,” rated PG-13. Everyone will go home with a set of chopsticks! This program is appropriate for kids going into sixth grade and up. Registration is required.

Garage sale

On Saturday, Aug. 20 at 8:30 a.m.  join us for the Middleburgh community garage sale. The library has 25 spaces available on the grass behind the library. No electric and bring your own canopy. Spaces are $10.  To reserve your space, stop in at the library and sign up at the circulation desk.
For more information and added programs, see our website at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

On Monday, Aug. 8 at 2 p.m. join us for “What's Inside You?”. Learn about health, nutrition, and the human body with our friend, Stuffee, a seven-foot doll created by The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. This program is appropriate for kids going into kindergarten through third grade. Registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 10:45 a.m. have fun with story time. This fun and interactive program is meant for children up to age 5 and their caregivers, although older siblings are always welcome. We read books, sing songs, play games, dance, and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme. No registration is required.

Experiments for kids

On Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 1 p.m. explore the state of matter and sublimation using experiments with dry ice.  This program is taught by educators from the MiSci Museum and is appropriate for kids going into grade six and up. Registration is required.

Escape the Room

On Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 3 p.m. come to the library where players are locked in a room and must uncover clues and hidden objects to escape. Spend an afternoon working with your peers to unravel the mystery of the Stargazer's Manor and save a well-known astronomer by finding clues and solving puzzles. Refreshments will be served. This program is appropriate for kids going into sixth grade and up. Registration is required.

Tea party

On Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. join us for the mother-daughter American Girl tea party. Bring your dolls (It does not have to be an American Girl Doll) and your mom to the library where we'll talk about what it was like to be a girl in 1904. You'll make a Victorian craft and a calling card to bring to the Best House where we'll have our tea party.  Each girl will go home with a goodie bag. For kids going into grades two through six. Registration is required.

Kundalini Yoga  

On Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 5 p.m. join us for Kundalini Yoga. It 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 is required.

Concert

On Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. Kim and Reggie Harris traditional folk performers will join us at the library with their unique ability to entertain audiences of any age and background as they blend their talents as singers, songwriters, educators, interpreters of history, and cultural advocates.

Legos

On Thursday, Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. come to the library and build with Legos.  We'll be digging into our giant tubs of Legos to compete in some fun building competitions. This program is appropriate for kids going into first grade and up. Registration is required.

On Monday, Aug. 1, at 7 p.m. join us for the ultimate Harry Potter book release party.  The new book , “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” is being released on July 31, and we're celebrating. This program is appropriate for kids going into grade one and up. Please register online, in the library or by phone at 827-5142.  Pick up your ticket for the Hogwarts Express at the circulation desk. Registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 10:45 a.m. have fun with story time. This fun and interactive program is meant for children up to age 5 and their caregivers, although older siblings are always welcome. We read books, sing songs, play games, dance, and watch a short movie based on a weekly theme. No registration is required.

Teen meditation

On Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 1 p.m. we are offering Introduction to Meditation for Teens.  Join our meditation expert, Jack King as he teaches you about the practice and takes you on a guided meditation. This program is for kids going into grade six and up.

Mahjong

On Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 1 p.m. men and women are invited to the library for 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 Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.

Author visit

On Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 1 p.m. join author Connie Spanhake as she reads from her picture book “Sammy & the Bully.”  Children will have the opportunity to speak with the author about bullying, do an art project, and color an anti-bullying book mark. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. This program is appropriate for kids going into kindergarten through grade five. Registration is required.

Game night

On Wednesday, Aug. 3 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., join us for teen game night. Hang out with us and play some games on the XBOX 360 or board games. Pizza, snacks, and drinks will be provided. This program  is appropriate for kids going into sixth grade and up. Registration is required.

Knitting circle

On Thursday, Aug. 4, 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.

Adult board games

On Saturday, Aug. 6 from 2 to 10 p.m., join us for some gaming fun.  Maybe you will play a game you have never seen before. Registration is suggested.

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

 

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