AARP Free Tax Preparation Starts February 2nd

AARP will offer free tax preparation at the Library.  You must make an appointment by calling the United Way.  Land line users need only to dial 211.  If you are using a cell phone please call 1-800-901-2180.  You can call during the hours of 8:00-4:30.  AARP will prepare taxes starting February 2 and end on April 14, Monday- Saturday during the hours 10:00am-2:00pm

Big Read Reading Program starts January 19th @ 6:00

The Broome County Public Library, in conjunction with SUNY Broome and the National Endowment for the Arts national program the Big Read, will host a free reading program entitled: The Vietnam War: a House Still Divided? on Thursdays, January 19th, February 16th, March 23rd and April 20th. Participants will read 4 books, one for each session (We Were Soldiers Once….And Young: Ia Drang-The Battle that Changed the War in Vietnam by Harold G.

You Can Now Borrow Knitting Needles

knittting needles

The Library now has a collection of circular and double pointed knitting needles that they will loan out.  There are 35 circular needles in a variety of sizes and 10 sets of double pointed needles in various sizes.  The needles will circulate for 3 weeks and can be renewed once.  You can call Information services with any questions (778-6451).

Creation Station Opens April 11th

Creation Station

Welcome to the Creation Station!  Starting National Library Week (April 11—16), the Broome County Public Library will open a new space to the public.  The Creation Station will be BCPL’s take on a makerspace, which is simply any combination of technology and craft resources dedicated to making.  The Creation Station will include 6 computers with Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom software, a color printer, a sewing machine and iron/ironing board, and a Cricut machine for craft projects.  We hope that this space will provide a place to create and hours of fun.

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