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, September 3 from 5-6 p.m.
This month, we will meet to discuss A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson. 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.

Author Visit
Tuesday, September 9 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Barbara Hacha, author of Line by Line, will discuss her latest book. Mulligan Stew features stories and traditions of American hobos. Hacha will discuss different aspects of hobo culture including hobo life at the turn of the 21st century, women hobos, hobo heroes, hobo signs and symbols, and more. Both books are available through Inter-Library Loan and will be available for purchase at the event for $16 each.

Beginner’s Knitting Group
Every Thursday 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 Exhibit
Friday, September 5 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Martha Phillips’ artwork will be on display for the month of September. 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.

Mac Mondays
Monday, September 15 & Monday, September 29 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Every other Monday, Mac assistance is available by appointment only. Contact the library to register. When you sign up for a one-hour time-slot, please include the Mac-specific topic you would like to focus on during your appointment.

Pinterest Craft Club
Wednesday, September 17 from 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! Contact the library for information about September’s craft!

Save Energy – Save Dollars
Tuesday, September 16 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Claudia Hitt, of Cornell Cooperative Extension, will teach homeowners and apartment dwellers alike how to save money by saving energy. Participants will be shown several easy things to do to conserve energy without spending a lot on supplies. There will also be education on Energy Star and what it means, vampire appliances, and some appliance maintenance tips.

Tech Time
Select Wednesdays & Fridays 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.

Windows 8 & 8.1 Demo
Tuesday, September 23 from 3 to 4 p.m.
View a live demonstration of Microsoft’s newest operating system. Bring your Windows 8 laptop or tablet and any questions you may have. Includes Windows 8.1 updates.