Programs & Events

Coloring Club for Adults
Every Wednesday 
5:30-7:30

The group is open to anyone who enjoys coloring for relaxation or creative expression. You can bring your own coloring book and color pencils but the library will provide coloring pages and pencils and crayons for the meeting. The group will meet every Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 in the Creation Station. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Introduction to Yoga
Every Tuesday
January 9 - June 26
5:30-6:30

Are you curious about what yoga could do for you? This basic introduction to yoga, taught by Rick Gridley, will help you stretch, tone, strengthen and cleanse. You may also see improvement with flexibility, balance and relaxation. For ages 12 and up. All abilities, shapes and sizes are welcome. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own yoga mat or large towel.  All participants must sign a liability waiver release form. For more information, call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Homebrewing Demonstration
April 23
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:30-7:30

Join Herb Winters of Doc’s Homebrew as he demonstrates how to brew beer and make wine. Basic supplies and techniques will be covered and you will have a chance to ask questions. For more information, please call the Library at 778-6451.

Books and Beans
April 26
6:00-7:30
"BOOKS AND BEANS" WILL MEET AT LAVEGGIO

The Library has started a new book club. The group will meet at various businesses in the City of Binghamton. The next meeting will be held at Laveggio Roasteria located at 178 State Street. Come sip some coffee while you discuss The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanan. Registration is required; please call the Information Desk at 778-6451.

Poetry Reading
April 28
2:00-4:00

Come and listen to participants of the Spring Poetry Workshops read the poems they wrote. The reading will be held in the Exhibit Room. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.   

Hungry Ear
April 30
5:30-6:30

"The Hungry Ear," the Library program celebrating the art of the short story, loads up with four stories covering the Civil War, WWII, and Vietnam. Chris Nickerson will read A Short Wait Between Trains, by Robert McLaughlin, and Little Beaver by Charles Durden. David Cleutz steps up to tell Brassard, Mourning, Official​ by Miller Harris, and If Grant Had Been Drinking At Appomattox, by James Thurber. These stories bring the listener to situations that soldiers have endured through the ages. Judy McMahon hosts. For further information call the library at 607-778-6451.  

Game Night for Adults
May 3
5:30-7:30

Join us for original Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64, Nintendo Wii, Sega Genesis, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, board games, and snacks! For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Book Club
May 3
6:00-7:30

If you like to read and share your thoughts about books in a friendly atmosphere, you are invited to join the Book Club. The group will discuss The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware at the May meeting. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Writers' Group
May 5
10:00-12:00

Come one, come all writers! Whether you have been doing it forever or just starting out, bring your written words to this newly formed group and receive feedback from fellow wordsmiths as time permits!  For more information call the Library at 778-6451.

Knitting Group
May 15
5:30-7:30

The group is open to knitters of all skill levels. Bring a project to work on during the meeting. If you would like to learn to make a double-knit coaster, bring two colors of worsted weight yarn, (one dark and one light color) and size 6 knitting needles to the meeting. The group also works on various charity projects throughout the year. Click here for PDF copies of the patterns for the charity projects. Contact Sherry Kowalski at 778-6451 or skowalski@co.broome.ny.us with any questions.

The Phoenicians: One of the Most Mysterious Peoples of the Ancient World
May 24
6:00-7:30

The presentation will be given by Dr. Timothy P. Bridgman, a local published professional Historian and Reference Librarian at the Broome County Public Library. It will focus on the history of the Phoenician peoples, their language, civilization, customs, religion and why they were of paramount importance in the Ancient World. Registration is required: please phone 607-778-6451 or stop by the Reference Desk.

DIY Bath Products
May 31
5:30-7:30

Join us to learn how easy it is to make DIY bath products. Each participant will make a bath fizzy and a pain relief lotion bar to take home. Space is limited; please call to register to secure a spot. Registration is required; please call the Information Desk at 778-6451.

Children's and Young Adult Programs & Events

Please see the following for information on Children's or Young Adult programs and events.