The library is offering tons of great programming for adult this summer, all of which encourage you to get between the covers of a great book. From art to food to crafting with a purpose and yoga for bedtime, the variety offered this year is sure to please.
Those who would like to attend any of these programs should sign up by calling the reference desk at (607) 936-3713 ext. 502.
The schedule is as follows:
July 10th at 6 p.m: Illustrations- Art Between the Covers with illustrator Wilson Ong |He will present his art and talk about what it’s like to be an illustrator.
July 12th at 5 p.m: Between the Covers of Bitter Passage | Join us for a book talk with Betsy Buechner Morris as she talks about her book Bitter Passage and shares the discoveries she made during the self-publishing process.
July 17th at 6 p.m: Between the Quilted Covers | Join Debra Russo for Crafting with a purpose. She will discuss quilting and other crafts with purpose such as mastectomy pillows for breast cancer survivors, blankets for children in crisis or lap quilts for nursing homes. Russo will provide examples and resources where you can help.
July 24th at 6 p.m: Between the Covers of A Strange Sort of Being | Bambi Lobdell, adjunct professor of English and Women and Gender studies at SUNY Oneonta will present her book and experiences researching and writing A Strange Sort of Being: The Transgender Life of Lucy Ann/ Joseph Israel Lobdell 1829-1912.
July 31st at 6 p.m: Between the Covers of books with great food | Some of the most interesting descriptions of foods and recipes come from stories and novels. Join Chef Pat Dugan as she cooks recipes that have been celebrated and described in words.
August 7th at 6 p.m: Between the Covers of books by Iris Murdoch | Join poet and professor, Andrei Guruianu as he explores the fascinating and charming character and writing of Iris Murdoch.
August 14th at 6 p.m: Yoga for Bedtime Relaxation with Retha Cazel | Get ready to get between the covers with this soothing bedtime routine taught by Spirit Yoga’s Retha Cazel.
Ongoing regular programs:
August 18th at 1 p.m: Poetry in the Afternoon | This is a new series and the August 18th guest reader is Buffalo, NY poet, Lynn Ciesielski.
Sit and Chat Craft is held the second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 4-6 p.m. Bring a craft project that you are working on. We will supply the music and refreshments. Enjoy some good conversation while you craft.
Adult Writers Group is held the first Wednesday of the month from 4-6 p.m. and the third Thursday of the month from 6-8 p.m. Spend some time writing and sharing your work with other writers.
*Stamping with Chris Warner is held the first Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Chris teaches the craft of hand stamped cards. There is an $8 materials fee for each class.
*Exception: There will not be a class July 3.