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.

 

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.

 

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