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, November 5 @ 5 p.m.
This month, we will meet to discuss The Accident by Chris Pavone. 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.

Basic Internet & Searching
Wednesday, November 26 @ 2 p.m.
An overview of what you can do on the internet, tips and techniques for saving time and staying safe, and an introduction to various search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo. An introduction to the Google Chrome browser and how to perform a Google search is included.

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.

Computer Basics Refresher
Wednesday, November 12 @ 2 p.m.
A refresher course on basic computer skills including common terminology, using the mouse and keyboard, starting programs, and understanding Microsoft Windows. Basic computer skills including copy & paste functions; organizing your files; creating, opening, modifying, & deleting files or folders; an introduction to USB flash drives will also be included.

Cortland First Friday Art Exhibit
Friday, November 7 @ 5:30 p.m.
Brian Anjeski will be displaying his artwork in the library’s art gallery throughout the month of November. Meet the artist on Friday, November 7 from 5:30 to 8 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, November 10 & 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Walk-ins are welcome on alternating Mondays between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. to perform jobs searches, complete online applications, or update/create resumes. A knowledgeable staff member will be available to assist you.

Library Catalog Assistance
Monday, November 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Stop in on November 17 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to receive training on how to use our catalog! Learn how to find books in the library, access your account, and place holds.

Pinterest Craft Club
Wednesday, November 19 @ 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 Wine Cork Turkeys for our November craft. No supplies needed!

Tech Time
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.

Windows 8/8.1 Demo
Friday, November 21 @ 2 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.