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

Introduction to Yoga
February 7 - June 27
Tuesdays

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.

Hungry Ear
June 26
5:30-6:30

The Hungry Ear, the library program celebrating the art of the short story since 2007, will present works of Isaac Bashevis Singer. Andy Horowitz and Mickey Ray are the readers for this event, Judy McMahon will be the host. Come join them for a “cocktail hour for the mind.” For further information, call the library at 607-778-6451.

Body Butter and Sugar Scrub Class
June 29
5:30-7:30

After this long hard winter, get your skin ready for summer with luxurious natural products. Join Maria Gelnett, of Soap Studio Brookside, and together we will make natural whipped body butter and easy gentile sugar scrub. Everyone will take home some of the finished products. Registration required, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Poetry Workshop for Adults
July 6 - August 3
Thursdays

5:30-6:30

The Summer 2017 Adult Poetry Workshops, led by creative writing instructors from Binghamton University, will begin on July 6 and will run every Thursday for five weeks. Registration is required; please call the Information Desk at 778-6451.

Druidism: What do we know?
July 6
6:00-7:30

The presentation will be given by Dr. Timothy P. Bridgman, Reference Librarian at the Broome County Public Library and a local published professional Historian, and will focus on the history of Druidism from the earliest times until the Medieval period. Registration is required, please call 778-6451.

Beading and Jewelry Making Group
July 17
5:30-7:30

Explore your creativity through jewelry making. Join us the third Monday of every month at 5:30pm in the Creation Station. This group is open to anyone who is interested in making jewelry in a relaxing and social environment. Beginners are welcome. Bring a project to work on during the meeting, and any necessary materials. Some tools will be provided. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Library Knitting Group
July 18
5:30-7:30

The group is open to knitters of all skill levels. Bring a project to work on during 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.

Children's and Young Adult Programs & Events

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