Each month we hold several technology classes, craft workshops, and clubs. Registration is required for events marked with *.
To Register: call 753-1042, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop in!
Adult Book Club
Wedesday, October 1 @ 5 p.m.
This month, we will meet to discuss Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink. 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.
Beginner’s Knitting Group
Thursdays @ 6:30 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.
Cortland First Friday Art Exhibit
Friday, October 3 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Jane Newman’s watercolor artwork will be on display for the month of October. Visit the library to view an art exhibit and meet the artist on the first Friday of each month. This event is part of the Cultural Council of Cortland County’s First Fridays art events. Visit cortlandfirstfridays.org for more information.
Digital Storytelling 3-Part Workshop: 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. Please visit cortlandfreelibrary.org/adults/events/digitalstorytelling for more information!
Jenny’s Job Corner
Mondays, October 13 & 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Walk-ins are welcome to perform jobs searches, complete online applications, or update/create resumes. A knowledgeable staff member will be available to assist you.
Pinterest Craft Club
Wednesday, October 22 @ 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! We will create Book Page Pumpkins for our October craft. No supplies needed!
Social Security & Employment
Monday, October 13 @ 10 a.m.
Do you receive SSI/SSDI benefits and want to know how working will affect your benefits? Are you afraid of losing benefits or medical coverage if you return to work? Jason Harriott, Staffing Specialist, will provide answers to these questions and more. He will also be able to help you with a career!
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m.
On Tuesdays & Thursdays, 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.