On Saturday, July 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. join us for the annual library book sale offering a great selection of books at  great prices. Proceeds to benefit the library.

What's the Scoop?

On Monday, July 25 at 2 p.m. be part of a program presented by educators from the Scotia Glenville Traveling Museum. Kids will learn all about the chemistry of making ice cream, then we'll make some, and eat it. This program is appropriate for all ages. Registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, July 26, 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.

Family fun

On Tuesday, July 26 at 1 p.m. the library will be showing "Kung Fu Panda 3" rated PG. This program is appropriate for all ages and the popcorn is free.  No registration is required.

 Insight meditation

On Tuesday, July 26 at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.

 Parachute play

On Wednesday, July 27 at 11 a.m. we're breaking out the parachute for a fun interactive program for preschoolers and their caregivers. This program is appropriate for kids going into pre kindergarten and kindergarten.  Registration is required.

History of board games

On Wednesday, July 27 at 1 p.m. learn about the cultural impact and how current events created certain games, from the Mansion of Happiness to Monopoly. Finally, you will have the opportunity to create your own board game to play.  Registration is required.  This program is appropriate for kids going into grades two through five.

History of electronic games

On Wednesday, July 27 at 3 p.m. dive into the world of Pacman and Donkey Kong. Registration is required. This program is appropriate for kids going into grade six and above.

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, July 27, at 5 p.m., this class will involve 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 Thursday, July 28 at 7 p.m. join us for a concert by Zach Stevenson. He is an accomplished singer, songwriter, actor, and multi-instrumentalist. Tickets are available at the door and a $10 donation is suggested.

This event is made possible with public funds from the Decentralization Program and the NYS Council on the Arts, administered through the Community Arts Grant by the Greene County Council of the Arts.
For more information, see our website at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

On Saturday, July 16 at 1 p.m. join us for Escape the Room. 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. (No doors will actually be locked during this program.) This program is appropriate for kids in grade six and up. Registration is required.

Performers workshop

On Monday, July 18 at 2 p.m. our Performing 101 is a workshop aimed at assisting potential performers with the skills needed to take the stage with confidence. All types of musicians are welcome, as well as poets, public speakers,  and actors. This program is appropriate for kids going into grade six and up. Registration is required.

Story time

On Tuesday, July 19, 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.

Tour

On Tuesday, July 19 at 1 p.m. join us for an amazing Best House tour and muddy jar craft. Discover the Dr. Best House Medical Museum. Step back into time and take a tour of a 19th Century medical office. This program is appropriate for children in grades three and up. Registration is required.

Registrants are asked to bring small objects to attach to their jar. Some examples are:  buttons, shells, beads, small toys and figurines, broken jewelry, and tiny found objects.

Meditation

On Tuesday, July 19 at 5:15 p.m. join us for Insight Meditation,  a simple group Zazen meditation practice. All are welcome. No registration required.

Book discussion

On Tuesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. we will be discussing "The Other" by David Guterson. Copies are available at the desk.  No registration is required.

Humungous bubbles

On Wednesday, July 20 at 11 a.m. come join us as we read books about bubbles, enjoy some flavored bubbly water, and make humongous bubbles. This program is appropriate for children pre-kindergarten through first grade. Then at 1 p.m. humongous bubbles for children in grades two through five. Registration is required.

Festival of Flight

On Thursday, July 21 at 1 p.m. learn about Bernoulli's principle with educators from WMHT and the forces involved in flying. Registration is required. This program is appropriate for kids going into grades two through five.

Essential oil class

On Thursday, July 21 at 6 p.m. join us to learn about supporting your body with Natural Solutions. This class will be covering what essential oils are and how to use them safely and effectively. Registration is required.

Knitting circle

On Thursday, July 21, 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.

Annual book sale

On Saturday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. come join us for a great selection of books at a great price.  Proceeds to benefit the library.

Concert

On Thursday, July 28, at 7 p.m. join us for a concert with Zach Stevenson. He is an accomplished singer, songwriter, actor, and multi-instrumentalist. Tickets are available at the door for a suggested $10 donation.

This event is made possible with public funds from the Decentralization Program and the NYS Council on the Arts, administered through the Community Arts Grant by the Greene County Council of the Arts.

On Saturday, July 2, from 2 to 10 p.m. join us for board games for adults. Maybe you will play a game you have never seen before. Registration is suggested.

Library schedule

On Monday, July 4 the library will be closed to observe the Independence Day holiday.

Story time

On Tuesday, July 5, at 10:45 a.m., come to the library for  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.

Insight Meditation

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

Crafternoon

On Wednesday, July 6, at 1 p.m. we're cleaning out the craft cupboards and letting kids create with all kinds of craft material. Let's see what you come up with. This program is appropriate for kids going into kindergarten through grade five.   Registration is required.

Teen game night

On Wednesday, July 6, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. we're kicking off our teen program with Teen Game Night.  Hang out with us and play some games on the XBOX 360. Or, play some board games such as King of Tokyo, Forbidden Island, and Apples to Apples.  Pizza, snacks, and drinks will be provided. This program is appropriate for kids going into sixth grade and up.  Registration is required

Bubble makers

On Thursday, July 7 at 3:30 p.m., let's test our bubble making skills. Can we add ingredients to make our bubbles bigger and more amazing? Perhaps have a contest of biggest bubble? Or we could just hangout and make bubbles together while enjoying some bubbly flavored seltzer and snacks. Bring your camera or phone to take some cool pictures of the bubbles you and your friends create. This program is appropriate for kids going into sixth grade and up. Registration is required.

 Knitting Circle

On Thursday, July 7 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.  

Dinner and a movie

On Friday, July 8 at 5:30 p.m. join us for our popular dinner and a movie event, just for families. The movie is "Zootopia" rated PG.  The library provides the pizza and drinks and you bring a snack or dessert to share. For children and their parents or caregivers. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is appropriate for elementary school children. Registration is required

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

 

On Tuesday, June 28, at 1 p.m. men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience or registration is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun.

Insight Meditation

On Tuesday, June 28, at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice. All are welcome. No registration is required..

Kundalini Yoga

On Wednesday, June 29, 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.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, June 30, 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 more information, see our website at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

 

On Monday, June 20, at 2 p.m. come and experience the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring books. Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and helps promote overall wellness. Coloring pages designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils will be provided.   Coffee and tea will be available.

This will be a recurring program. We will meet every third Monday of the month at 2 p.m. Registration is  required.  

Mahjong Mania

On Tuesday, June 21, at 1 p.m. men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong.  No experience or registration is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun.

Insight Meditation

On Tuesday, June 21, at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice. All are welcome. No registration is required..

Book discussion

On Thursday, June 21, at 4 p.m. join us for a discussion of  "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins.  From the opening line, the reader knows what they’re in for: “She’s buried beneath a silver birch tree, down towards the old train tracks…” This is a book to be devoured. This is a NYSCA Book Discussion, facilitated by Frankie Bailey.  Copies of the book are available at the help desk. No registration required.

Tai Chi

On Thursday, June 23, at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., join us at the Fox Creek Bridge in Schoharie until the end of September.  For more information, call Earl @ 868-9341.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, June 23, 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.  

Knitting needle Ninjas

Hey you knitters (and crocheters), join us on Saturday, June 26, at 12:30 p.m., There are tons of people out here who want to join your club and learn how to knit or crochet. Come out and teach your skill to a child, teen, or adult. We will begin meeting Saturday afternoons at 12:30 p.m.,  but will adjust the day and time if needed. Registration is required.  Please sign up at the circulation desk or online.

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

 

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