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 ref@cortlandfreelibrary.org or visit the Library!

Adult Book Club
Wednesday, June 6 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 6 we will discuss Hardly Knew Her by Laura Lippman.  The July selection is Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Gann

Social Knitting Group
Mondays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The group is open to all levels of knitters (ages 12 and up) for an evening of social knitting. Bring your own yarn & needles or borrow ours for the session. The group meets every Monday evening at 6 p.m. . 

Cortland First Friday Art Event
Friday, June 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. 
Cortland Art League Members will have art on display in the library’s art gallery throughout the month of June  Join us from 5:00 to 8 p.m. on the First Friday of each month when 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.    

*CFL Craft Club
Tuesday, May 29 at 2 or 4 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!   This month we will be making watermelon terra cotta planters.  Please bring a small clay terra cotta pot with you.  Registration is required.    

Chess Club
Wednesdays from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.   
An all ages chess club for beginners and experts.  Meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.  Beginners will get a lesson on the basics of chess and experts will meet and play. 

Adult Coloring
Any time the library is open
Coloring books and colored pencils will be available at the adult circulation desk for any adult that would like to join us for some coloring.  Sit down, relax your mind and color!   

Read It, Watch It!
Monday, June 11 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 11 we will be discussing A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron and the corresponding movie starring Dennis Quaid and Britt Robertson.  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 will be Must Love Dogs by Claire Cook and the corresponding movie starring Diane Lane and John Cusack.  This will be discussed on July 9 at 5 p.m. 

Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, June 20 at 7 p.m.  
Open to the public.  Please contact the Library at least 1 week in advance to request privilege of the floor.  

Friends of Library Meeting
Wednesday, June 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Love your Library?  Join the Friends of Cortland Free Library! Find more information about the Friends group at http://cortlandfreelibrary.org/support-the-cortland-free-library/friends-of-the-cortland-free-library/.  

Movie Night
Thursday June 21 at 6 p.m. 
Access to Independence and the Cortland LGBTQ Center together will be hosting amovie night at the library.  On the screen will be Across the Universe, a 2007 British-American jukebox musical romantic drama film directed by Julie Taymor.  

*Tech Time
On select Tuesdays and Wednesdays,  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