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, December 3 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.
 

Cortland First Friday Art Event
Friday, December 5 from 5 to 8 p.m.
“Painting the Wild Atlantic in Ireland”, by 11 artists under the instruction of Emily Gibbons and David Beale visited Ireland will be on exhibit during the month of December.  Meet the artists on Friday December 5 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Irish music will be performed by the McCarthy Family at 6:30 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.
 

Jenny’s Job Corner
Mondays, December 15 & 29 @ 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Walk-ins are welcome on alternating Mondays between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to perform jobs searches, complete online applications, or update/create resumes. A knowledgeable staff member will be available to assist you.
 

iPad Tips & Tricks
Friday, December 12 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Try before you buy! Tips & tricks for using an iPad, a Q & A session is included. Bring your device and any questions you may have or try out one of our iPads during the session! If time permits, we will cover downloading eBooks from the library with OverDrive.
 

Pinterest Craft Club
Wednesday, December 17 from 2 to 3 p.m. OR 5 to 6 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 December, we will create Melted Snowman Ornaments and Coffee Filter Wreaths. Please bring ribbon and holiday décor to add to your wreath. This month we will have 2 sessions, please attend whichever session is more convenient for you!
 

Tech Time
Select 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.