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 visit the Library!

3D Printing Demo
Saturday, August 15 from 12 to 1:30 p.m.
View a 3D printer in action! Amanda Sharpsteen will discuss what 3D printers can and can't do, and how they're helping shape the future of science, technology, engineering, and art. Sharpsteen will answer any questions you may have about the 3D printing process. Registration not required.

Adult Book Club
Thursday, August 6 from 5 to 6 p.m.
The group normally meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month. Due to summer hours, we will meet on Thursday August 6 at 5 p.m. New members are always welcome! Please contact the library for more information or to request a book. This month, we will discuss Lucky Us by Amy Bloom.

Container Gardening *
Thursday, August 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Jenny Clark will help you create a succulent garden in a glass vase.  Please bring a small succulent plant or two, available at Lowe's, Walmart, or other gardening stores.  All other supplies will be provided.  This will replace July's Pinterest Craft Club.  Registration is required and the first 10 registrants will receive a free vase. 

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, August 7 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Christa Boice will be displaying her artwork in the library’s art gallery throughout the month of August. Meet the artist 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.

Family Movie Night
Monday, August 3 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Youth of all ages and their families are invited to watch The Avengers at the library!

Home Town Heroes: The Children's Home Connection *
Thursday, August 6 from 2 to 3:00 p.m.
The Children's Home was operated by the King's Daughters on Port Watson Street in Cortland, NY and closed in 1958.  Helen De Haan, a resident there for five years, will present a program on the Memory Notebook she compiled for the second reunion of residents in July 2013.  De Haan will explain the "hows and whys" she cme to compile the notebook.  Q & A to follow. Registration is required.