Events

Each month we hold several technology classes, craft workshops, and clubs. Registration is required for events marked with *.

To Register: call 753-1042, email cortlandlib-ref@twcny.rr.com or visit the Library!

Adult Book Club
Wednesday, June 1 from 5 to 6 p.m.
The group meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month at 5 p.m. New members are always welcome! Please contact the library for more information or to request a book. On June 1st  we will discuss The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.   The title for the July 6th meeting will be All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. 

Beginner’s Knitting Group
Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The group is open to all levels of knitters (ages 12 and up) – including those who would like to learn how to knit. Bring your own yarn & needles or borrow ours for the session. The group meets every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. 

Cortland First Friday Art Event
Friday, June 3 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Christa Boice will be displaying her artwork in the library’s art gallery throughout the month of June. Meet the artist from 5:30 to 8 p.m. On the First Friday of each month the library joins the Cultural Council of Cortland County to celebrate the arts in our community with extended hours and an artist meet and greet.

*Pinterest Craft Club
Tuesday, June 28 at 2 or 5 p.m. 
Each month we meet to make a craft chosen from Pinterest.  Follow our board on Pinterest at pinterest.com/cortlandlibrary/pinterest-craft-club and bring a friend! In June we will be making patriotic safety pin flags.  Registration is required.  

Adult Coloring
Tuesday, June 28 at 2 or 5 p.m
Coloring books and colored pencils will be available to any adult that would like to join us for some coloring.  This will take place in conjunction with the Pinterest Craft Club.  

*Coffee Mania Visit
Tuesday, May 24 at 7 p.m
Coffee Mania will be here to provide free non-espresso coffee.  Please come have a cup of coffee and see all that the library has to offer.  As with all of our events, this is free and open to the public, however signing up is encouraged. 

Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, May 25 at 7 p.m. 
Open to the public.  Please contact the library director at least 1 week in advance to request privilege of the floor. 

Read It, Watch It!
Monday, June 13 at 5 p.m
Read the book, then watch the movie at home.  Meet and discuss them both with the group.  To make it even easier, if you are not able to make it to the discussion you can join our Facebook group – https://www.facebook.com/Cortland-Free-Library-Read-It-Watch-It-1670501636522882/ and give your opinion of both on there.  On June 13 we will be discussing Wild by Cheryl Strayed and the movie Wild starring Reese Witherspoon.  Copies of each are available to pick up at the circulation desk.  This group will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month.  The next selection is The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks and the movie starring Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson.  This will be discussed on July 5th. *Please note the date change for the month of July*    

*Tech Time
On select Tuesdays, technology assistance is available by appointment only.  Contact the library to register.  We can help you with eReaders & eBooks, basic iPad/iPhone, Microsoft Word/Excel, basic computer skills, basic Internet, digital photos, and soical networking.  *Registration required