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 visit the Library!
Adult Book Club
Thursday, August 4 from 5 to 6 p.m.
The group meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month at 5 p.m. *Please note we will meet on Thursdays for July and August due to summer hours at the library. New members are always welcome! Please contact the library for more information or to request a book. On August 4th we will discuss This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper. The title for the September 7th meeting will be Lisette’s List by Susan Vreeland.
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 at 6:30 p.m.
Cortland First Friday Art Event
Friday, August 5 from 5:00 to 8 p.m.
Cortland Community Photography Club will be displaying their artwork in the library’s art gallery throughout the month of August. 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, August 30 at 2 or 5 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! In August we will be making Homemade Bath Salts. Registration is required. Please bring one small jar with you.
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, August 8 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 August 8 we will be discussing The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson and the corresponding movie. Copies of each are available to pick up at the circulation desk. This group will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. On September 12 we will discuss White Oleander by Janet Fitch and the corresponding movie starring Alison Lohman, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robin Wright & Renee Zellweger.
Meals on Wheels
Monday, August 8 at 2 p.m
Cyndy from Cortland County Area Agency on Aging will be here with information on the Meals on Wheels program. This program is available to homebound individuals 60 and older, unable to cook and without someone to cook for them. Individuals under 60 may purchase meals for a daily fee through the Mealtime Express Program.
Health Insurance Information, Counseling & Assistance
Monday, August 22 at 2 p.m.
Cyndy from Cortland County Area Agency on Aging will be here with information on Health Insurance. This program provides counseling and assistance to individuals age 60 and older, caregivers and all Medicare beneficiaries regardless of age on health insurance options and programs available in Cortland County. HIICAP also provides assistance with community education, billing issues, the Medicaid application process, insurance fraud and abuse and appeals.
On select Tuesdays, 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