Programs & Events

The Library is closed and all programs canceled until further notice. But we have several online prgorams you can attend.

Online Weekly Meditation
Every Monday and Thursday 6:00-7:00

The Art of Living, Binghamton Chapter would like to invite everyone to experience a deep guided meditation in our weekly ONLINE meeting in the comfort of your home. No experience in meditation is necessary!  You can register at http://tiny.cc/meditatebing.

Online Knitting Group
Every Tuesday at 5:30

The Library knitting group will meet every week through Zoom. You must register by emailing Sherry Kowalski at sherry.kowalski@broomecounty.us. When you have registered, you will receive the Zoom meeting id and password.

How to Write a Poem: Poetry for Beginners
Saturdays 12:30-1:30 July 9 - August 8

For those who have never written poetry before and/or for those looking to brush up on fundamentals, this workshop will review the building blocks of writing poetry. Participants will read published poems together and write original poems guided by workshop leader Mercia Kandukira, M.A., Ph.D. student. WHERE: online, via Zoom (email binghamtonpoetryproject@gmail.com for Zoom meeting info)

Deepening the Craft: Poetry for Practiced Poets
Thursdays 6:30-7:30 July 9 - August 7

For those who have attended BPP workshops in the past and/or for those who have more practice writing poems, this workshop will push beyond the basics to help experienced poets develop more advanced skills. Participants will read published poems together and write original poems guided by workshop leader Shin Watanabe, M.F.A., Ph.D. student. WHERE: online, via Zoom (email binghamtonpoetryproject@gmail.com for Zoom meeting info)

Virtual Sound Bath Immersion
Wednesday August 5, August 19, September 2 and September 16
10:00 am-11:00 am

We are thrilled to bring Sound Bath Immersions into our community and you being at the comfort of your home! Are you ready to unwind and relax? Sound Bath Immersion, using different percussion instruments as well as Himalayan Singing bowls. Join us on this adventure of frequencies and resonances! Imparted by Lorraine Stewart. Click here to register.

Online Yoga Class
Every Wednesday 5:30-6:30-7

Rick Gridley will be offering an online yoga class through Zoom. This class is funded by Friends of the Broome County Public Library. You must register for the class and you will be emailed the Zoom meeting id and password. Please fill out this form to register. nbsp;You can register at https://forms.gle/Fc4X9UaMBPQBDWJx8.

Books and Beans-Zoom Meeting
Thursday August 27th 6:00-7:300

Book and Beans was started in 2018. Until COVID-19 shut everything down in March, the group met at local restaurants. Until we can safely meet in person, the group will meet online with Zoom. To obtain a meeting id and password, please email sherry.kowalski@broomecounty.us The group will discuss The Guest List by Lucy Foley.

Children's and Young Adult Programs & Events

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