You can win  a Perception Sound 9.5 Kayak with paddle (on display in the library) in the Middleburgh Library Kayak Raffle.  Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased at the library, from library board members, or at the NBT Bank.  The winner will be drawn on April 23, at the Middleburgh Sloughter Kayak/Canoe Regatta Finish Line.

Drop-in storytime

Get ready to move on March 29 at 10:45 a.m. in this interactive storytime 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

Men and women are invited to come learn the game of Mahjong, March 29 at 1 p.m..  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun.  No registration is necessary.

Insight Meditation

Join us for a simple group Zazen meditation practice, March 29 at 5:15 p.m.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.

Chair Yoga

Join the group with Vicki DeGroff in the Community Room at 9 a.m. on March 30. The suggested donation is $5.

Discovery Wednesdays

Come watch a preschool film, "Stellaluna" (rated G, 41 minutes), on March 30 at 11 a.m. When the adorable fruit bat Stellaluna is separated from her mother, she is adopted by a family of birds, but soon finds that she just can't fit in. Her playmates like to sleep at night; she wants to fly. They whistle and sing; she doesn't even have a beak. But just when it seems like she'll always be an outsider, Stellaluna makes an amazing discovery. Now she'll learn to cherish the things that make her different from everyone else. And she'll see that an open mind and an open heart can lead to the greatest gift of all.  No registration is required.

Wednesday Matinee

In this year’s “Spotlight” (rated R), the Boston Globe's tenacious Spotlight team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, and their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world.  No registration is required and popcorn is free.

Tai Chi

Please wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing for Tai Chi for beginners on March 31 at 10 a.m.  Registration is suggested. At 11 a.m., the group will meet for Advanced Tai Chi (attendees must have taken beginning Tai Chi.

Sushi Workshop for Homeschoolers

Come learn how to make vegetarian Maki sushi on March 31 at 1 p.m. This program will consist of learning how to hand roll a sushi roll, the proper technique of using chopsticks, and having lots of fun.

This program is suitable for homeschooled children ages 6 and up.  Young children may need the help of a parent or caregiver. Younger sibling helpers are welcome.  Registration is required.  Please note: This program is a rescheduled program from February.

Knitting Circle

On March 31 at 7 p.m., these 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.  

The Middleburgh Library Board of Trustees has three trustee positions (five-year appointments)  that will be vacated this May. Those interested may pick up the petition packet from the circulation desk. Petitions must be completed and returned by March 26.

Adult coloring club

3/21 - 2:00 PM - Adult Coloring Club - On Monday, March 21, 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.

Story time

On Tuesday, March 22, at 10:45 a.m., join us at the library 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, March 22, 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, March  22, 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, March 23, at 9 a.m. join Vicki DeGroff in the community room for chair yoga. There is a $5 donation.

Discovery Wednesday

On Wednesday, March  23, at 11 a.m., get ready for a polka dot party. We're waving good-bye to Winter and welcoming spring with crafts, games, snacks, and fun. Wear some polka dots and join in the celebration. Registration is required.

Movie

On Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 1 p.m., join us for the Wednesday matinee showing of "Steve Jobs," rated  R.

Kundalini yoga

On Wednesday, March 23, at 5 p.m. join us for Kundalini yoga. This program 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.

Tai Chi

On Thursday, March 24, at 10 a.m. join us for Beginning Tai Chi or at 11 a.m. for Advanced Tai Chi. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Registration is suggested.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, March  24, 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 www.middleburghlibrary.info.

Middleburgh Library’s board of trustees has three trustee positions (five-year appointments)  that will be vacante this May.  Those interested may pick up the petition packet from the circulation desk .  Petitions must be completed and returned by March 26.

Computer help

The library is offering free computer help for adults. Individual assistance is available. Contact the library at  827-5142 to set up an appointment.  Each session is 45 minutes.

Board meets

On Monday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m., the library’s board of trustees meet. Our meetings are open to the public.  Please join us.  The holiday does not affect the board meeting.

Story time

On Tuesday, March 15, at 10:45 a.m., join us at the library 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, March 15, 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, March 15, 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, March 15, at 7 p.m., join us for a discussion of  "Whipping Boy" by Allen Kurzwell.  This is the true account of one man's lifelong search for his boarding-school bully.
 

Chair yoga

On Wednesday, March 16, at 9 a.m. join Vicki DeGroff in the community room for Chair Yoga. There is a $5 donation.

Discovery Wednesday

On Wednesday, March 16, at 11 a.m., our STEM program is birds, birds, birds.

Movie

On Wednesday, March 16, at 1 p.m., our movie is “In the Heart of the Sean,” rated PG-13. Remember, the popcorn is free.

Tai Chi

On Thursday, March 17, at 10 a.m., join us for Beginning Tai Chi and then at 11 a.m. we offer Advanced Tai Chi. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Registration is suggested.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, March 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.   

Dinner and a movie

On Friday, March 18, at 5:30 p.m., join us for dinner and a showing of the Academy Award nominated film “Brooklyn,” rated PG-13. The library will provide pizza and drinks and you bring dessert or a snack to share. Please note that this film is rated PG-13 and is inappropriate for young children. Registration is required.

Adult coloring club

On Monday, March 21, 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.  

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

The Middleburgh Library’s board of trustees has three trustee positions (five year appointments)  that will be vacated this May. Those interested may pick up the petition packet from the circulation desk.  Petitions must be completed and returned by March 26.

Story time

On Tuesday, March 8, at 10:45 a.m., join us at the library 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, March 8, 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, March 8, 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, March 9, at 9 a.m., join Vicki DeGroff in the community room for Chair Yoga. There is a $5 donation.

Discovery Wednesday

On Wednesday, March 9, at 11 a.m., get ready for Doodlebugs Preschool Art Program  We'll be reading some stories and making a craft all around a monthly theme. Registration is required.

Movie

On Wednesday, March 9, at 1 p.m., join us for the Wednesday matinee showing of "The Intern," rated  PG-13.

Kundalini yoga

On Wednesday, March 9, at 5 p.m. join us for Kundalini Yoga. This program 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.

Tai Chi

On Thursday, March 10, at 10 a.m. join us for Beginning Tai Chi or at 11 a.m. for Advanced Tai Chi. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Registration is suggested.

Knitting circle

On Thursday, March 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.  

Cook-0ff

On Saturday, March 12, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., join us for our annual Crock-Pot Cook-Off. Interested in participating?  Sign up at the library by March 9. Please provide a list of your ingredients, so we can accommodate guests with dietary restrictions. The donation is $5, and drinks and desserts will be available for $1. Sample and vote for your favorites. There are prizes for 3 categories: chili, soup/stew, and other. Space is limited, so sign up soon.

Board meets

On Monday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m., the library’s board of trustees will meet. This meeting is open to the public. Please join us. The holiday does not affect the board meeting.

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

 

On Tuesday, March 1, at 10:45 a.m., join us at the Middleburgh Library 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, March 1, 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, March 1, 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, March 2, at 9 a.m. join Vicki DeGroff in the community room for Chair Yoga. There is a $5 donation.

Donate a chair

On Wednesday, March 2,  decorate and donate a chair.  For more information, see our

website at www.middleburghlibrary.info.

Discovery Wednesday

On Thursday March 3, at 11 a.m., get ready for some throwback games  For our first Discovery program of 2016 we'll be breaking out the games that parents may have played when they were kids:  red light/green light, Simon says, and follow the leader just to name a few.  Some good old fashioned fun for all.  This program is appropriate for ages 3 and up and their caregivers.  Registration is required.

Movie

On Thursday, March 3, at 1 p.m., join us for the Wednesday matinee showing of "A Walk in the Woods," rated  R.

Tai Chi

On Thursday, March 3, at 10 a.m. join us for Beginning Tai Chi or at 11 a.m. for Advanced Tai Chi. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Registration is suggested.

Concert

On Thursday, March 3, at 7 p.m., join us for a concert with Greg Greenway  a multi-faceted, rare combination of instrumental expertise, a soulful and moving singer, powerful poet, and sparkling entertainer.

This event is made possible in part, with public funds from the Decentralization Program and the NYS Council on the Arts, administered through the County Arts Grant Program by the Greene County Council on the Arts.  Tickets are available at the door.  A $10.00 donation is suggested.  Please use back entrance.

Knitting Circle

On Thursday, March 3, 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 www.middleburghlibrary.info.

 

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