Programs & Events

Tech Tuesdays
Every Tuesday from 1:00-3:00
Creation Station

Drop-in at this session and have your technology questions answered. For more information, please contact the Reference Desk at (607)-778-6451 (bcplreference@gmail.com)

Art Without a Purpose
Tuesday May 10th and 24th at 6:00
Tuesday June 14th and 28th at 6:00

Creation Station

Want to create some art with no pressure to follow set directions or make a finished product? Join us every other Tuesday night for drop in crafting! There will be a project you can do, or you can use our materials and make whatever you'd like! You can also bring a project to work on. Call us at 607-778-6451 with any questions.

Gentle Chair Yoga
Every Wednesday from 3:45-4:30
Exhibit Room
Registration Required

This is a beginner level class, designed for people who are new to yoga or people with an impairment or limitation due to injury, surgery, or an ongoing condition affecting mobility, balance, flexibility or strength. A typical class will include standing postures for stretching, flexibility and balance, as well as sitting postures on a chair for stretching, flexibility and strength. No previous experience is necessary. Registration is requested, www.tinyurl.com/BCPLChairYoga. Classes are funded by The Friends of Broome County Public Library. You will need to fill out a waiver form before you can participate in the class. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Beginner/Advanced Beginner Yoga
Every Wednesday from 5:00-6:00
Exhibit Room
Registration Required

This class incorporates positions involving standing, seated, kneeling, supine and prone poses involving twists, bends, kneeling, inversions and balancing. Participants should be in generally fit and pain-free condition, with the goal of improving flexibility, mobility, balance and strength. Previous experience with yoga or other forms of exercise is requested. Space is limited, so registration is required. Please register at www.tinyurl.com/BCPLYoga.  Classes are funded by The Friends of Broome County Public Library. You will need to fill out a waiver form before you can participate in the class. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Coloring Club
Every Wednesday from 5:30-7:30
Creation Station

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. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Hungry Ear
Monday May 23rd from 5:30-6:30
Decker Room

The Hungry Ear returns for the 15th season! Judy McMahon and her "Hungry Ear" readers will entertain us with dramatic short story readings.

Books and Beans
Thursday May 26th from 6:00-7:30
Location TBD

Join us as we discuss The Wives by Tarryn Fisher. We hope to meet at a local restaurant, location to be determined. Click here to register. Please call 607-778-3829 for more details.

1st Thursday Book Club
Thursday June 2nd from 6:00-7:30
Exhibit Room

At the June meeting the group will discuss H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald. Everyone is welcome to attend, registration is not required. For more information, please call 607-778-6451.

Acoustic Jam
June 4th
12:00 to 3:00
Second Floor

Join a circle of local musicians sharing songs in round-robin order. The music tends to be folk and traditional, with some original versions, but all styles are welcome. No electric instruments, please, due to volume level. Don't play an instrument? That's fine, you are welcome to listen!

Group Reiki
June 6th
6:30-7:30
Exhibit Room

Join Sherry Kowalski to experience Reiki. Reiki is an energy healing technique that promotes relaxation, reduces stress and anxiety. Reiki will be given in a group setting, starting with a guided meditation. Please register at www.tinyurl.com/BCPLReiki.

The Genius of the Rasenna (Etruscans) Part 2
Thursday June 9th from 6:00-7:30
Decker Room

Join Dr. Timothy Bridgman to learn more the Etruscans Registration is not required. Funding for this program was provided by The Friends of Broome County Public Library.​

Pride at the Library
Wednesday June 15th from 6:00-7:30
Library Reading Garden

Come celebrate pride month with us! There will be pin making, zine making, chalk art, and a chance to celebrate what makes you proud to be you! This is an all ages event, families welcome. The more the merrier! For more information, please call 607-778-6451.

Knitting Group Meeting
​Tuesday June 21st from 5:00-7:30
Ahearn Room

The group will meet in the Ahearn Room. For more information, please contact Sherry Kowalski at 778-3829 (sherry.kowalski@broomecounty.us)

Books and Beans
Thursday June 23rd from 6:00-7:30
Location TBD

Join us as we discuss Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid. We hope to meet at a local restaurant, location to be determined. Click here to register. Please call 607-778-3829 for more details.

Hungry Ear
Monday June 27th from 5:30-6:30
Decker Room

The Hungry Ear returns for the 15th season! Judy McMahon and her "Hungry Ear" readers will entertain us with dramatic short story readings.

Cult Classic Horror Movie
The Brain That Wouldn't Die
Wednesday June 29th from 6:00
Decker Room

Join us for Cult Classic Horror Movie Night! We will show The Brain That Wouldn't Die. This is for ages 16and up. For more information, please call 607-778-6451

Children's and Young Adult Programs & Events

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