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 stop in!

Adult Book Club
Wednesday, January 7 from 5 to 6 p.m.
The group meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month. New members are always welcome! Please contact the library for more information or to request a book. Visit us next month to discuss The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.

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.

Digital Storytelling 3-Part Workshop
Mondays, January 5, 12, & 26 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Melanie Arnold of Time Warner Cable’s Public Access TV Channel 2 will present this 3-part workshop. You will create a visual short story using your photos and audio recordings and, using a simple editing software program, create a story based on the poem, “Where I’m From” by author George Ella Lyon. This 3-part workshop will be held Wednesdays starting October 8, 6 to 8 p.m. The workshop is FREE and open to the public. Registration is required and limited to (8) participants. For more information, visit cortlandfreelibrary.org/adults/events/digitalstorytelling

Pinterest Craft Club
Wednesday, January 28 @ 2 or 5 p.m.
Each month we meet to make a craft chosen from Pinterest. Follow our board on Pinterest pinterest.com/cortlandlibrary/pinterest-craft-club and bring a friend! In January, we will make Quilled Snowflakes! You will also have the chance to make any of the crafts from the previous year including: Paint Sample Boxes, Bow Bookmarks, Origami, Friendship Bracelets, Quilling, Fold Out Memory Books, Book Page Pumpkins, Wine Cork Turkeys, or Coffee Filter Wreaths!

Cortland VITA Free Tax Prep
Thursdays from 2:30 to 8 p.m., January 29 to March 12
Free Tax Preparation in Cortland County, NY. Was your 2014 income less than $53,000? Do you qualify for the Earned Income Credit? If you meet either of these qualifications, IRS Certified tax preparers in the VITA program will prepare your taxes for free! Visit cortlandfreetaxes.org for more information or call 745-2114 to make an appointment.

Tech Time
Select Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m.
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/PowerPoint, basic computer skills, basic Internet, digital photos, social networking, and job/resume help. When you sign up for a one-hour time-slot, please include the topic you would like to focus on during your appointment.