Yesteryear-Yesterday — With the wonderful rebuilding in Middleburgh, the library’s history room is starting a display of how things were. You may have relics of various types that signify the past; used by your grandparents, or a former area business and of course, local pictures. All donors will be acknowledged and items returned.

Board meets

On Monday, Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. the board of trustees will meet. These meetings are open to the public. Please join us.

Story time

On Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 10:45 a.m. 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.

 Insight meditation

On Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.

Chair yoga

On Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 9 a.m. join us for chair yoga with Vicki DeGroff. Donation for the class is $5. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. Please use back entrance.

Discovery Wednesdays

On Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 11a.m. our Discovery Wednesdays program will take place. Registration is required.

Watercolor

On Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 1 to 2 p.m. join us for Watercolor Expressions with Joanne Resch.  Nurture your creative spirit in this class. Beginning adults are welcome. Registration is required.

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. All programs are free. Materials will be provided. Participating libraries are accessible for people with disabilities.

  Knitting Circle

On Thursday, Sept. 15 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.  

Concert

On Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. come enjoy Emma's Revolution a duo of award-winning activist musicians, Pat Humphries & Sandy O. Their songs have been sung for the Dalai Lama, praised by Pete Seeger, and brought their uprising of truth, hope, and a dash of irreverence to thousands of concerts and activist events across the United States and abroad.  Suggested donation is $10. Please use the back entrance.

Filmmaking

On Saturday, Sept. 17 at 1 p.m. join us for Lights, Camera, Action! Conversations About Regional Filmmaking. Regional film producer, Audrey Kupferberg will discuss the key ingredients to making a film for distribution. The program will include the screening of a short film written and directed by local filmmaker John McCarty. This series is presented by the Mohawk Valley Library System and participating member libraries. Registration is required.

 

Yesteryear-Yesterday — with the wonderful rebuilding in Middleburgh, the library history room is starting a display of how things were. You may have relics of various types that signify the past; used by your grandparents, or a former area business and of course, local pictures. All donors will be acknowledged and items returned.

Mahjong

On Tuesday, Sept. 6, 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, Sept. 6 at 5:15 p.m. join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.

Chair yoga

On Friday, Sept. 7 at 9 a.m. join us for chair yoga with Vicki DeGroff. Donation for the class is $5.  Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. Please use back entrance.

Kundalini Yoga  

On Wednesday, Sept. 7 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, Sept. 8 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.  

Board meets

On Monday, Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. board of trustees will meet. Our meetings are open to the public.  Please join us.
For more information on events, see our website at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

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.

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