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.

Hungry Ear
August 28
5:30-6:30

The Hungry Ear, the Library program celebrating the art of the short story, presents two tales in August. “'The Coming Out of Maggie,” by O. Henry, will be read by Laurie Brearley. “The Man Who Forgot Ray Bradbury,” by Neil Gaiman, will be told by Bernie Sheredy. Judy McMahon hosts these dramatic readings. They are “a cocktail hour for the mind.” Come and be transported! For further information call the Library at 607-778-6451.

Collage Class
August 31 - September 14
Thursdays

5:30-7:30

Learn how fun and easy it is to make a collage using old magazines and books. The library will provide magazines and books but each student will need to bring a canvas to class. Canvases can be purchased at local craft stores. This is a three-week course. Registration required, please contact Sherry Kowalski at 778-6451 or skowalski@co.broome.ny.us.

Introduction to Yoga
September 5 - November 21
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.

Book Club
September 7
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. Bring a book your choosing to discuss at the September meeting. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Library Knitting Group-Mini Class/Brioche Stitch Scarf
September 19
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. If you would like to learn to make two color brioche stitch scarf, bring two colors of worsted weight yarn and size 9 circular needles to the meeting. Click here for PDF copies of the patterns for the charity projects and mini classes. Contact Sherry Kowalski at 778-6451 or skowalski@co.broome.ny.us with any questions.

Painting In Oils From Altered Photographs
September 21 - October 19
Thursdays

5:00-8:00

Learn about composition and oil painting in a fun and informative setting with artist/instructor Glenda Blake.  Students at all levels of experience are welcome.  The Library will provide painting supplies, as well as a list of other materials that students must bring with them to class.  The class will be held in the Decker Room every Thursday for five weeks.  Registration is required; please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 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.