Each month we hold several technology classes, craft workshops, and clubs. Registration is required for events marked with *.To Register: call 753-1042, email email@example.com or visit the Library!
Adult Book Club
Wednesday, September 5 from 5 to 6 p.m.
The group meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month at 5 p.m. New members are always welcome! Please contact the library for more information or to request a book.
On September 5 we will discuss Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn.
*Cookbook Book Club
Tuesday, September 18 from 5 to 6 p.m.
Make and taste an apple recipe at homem before the meeting. Bring your recipe for us to make copies to share and come prepared to discuss your cooking experience. Registration is required.
Social Knitting Group
Mondays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The group is open to all levels of knitters (ages 12 and up) for an evening of social knitting. Bring your own yarn & needles or borrow ours for the session. The group meets every Monday evening at 6 p.m. .
Cortland First Friday Art Event
Friday, September 7 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Steve Marstall will have art on display in the library’s art gallery throughout the month of September. 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, September 25 at 2 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! This month we will be making coffee filter candy corns. All supplies are provided. Registration is required.
Wednesdays from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
An all ages chess club for beginners and experts. Meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Beginners will get a lesson on the basics of chess and experts will meet and play.
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, September 10 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 September 10 we will be discussing The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver and the corresponding movie starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie. Copies of each are available to pick up at the circulation desk. This group will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month.
Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, September 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Board meetings are open to the public. Please contact the Library at least 1 week in advance to request privilege of the floor.
Friends of Library Meeting
Wednesday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Love your Library? Join the Friends of Cortland Free Library! Find more information about the Friends group at http://cortlandfreelibrary.org/support-the-cortland-free-library/friends-of-the-cortland-free-library/.
NY Citizen Preparedness Training
Wednesday, September 12 at 6 p.m.
This training course will provide an introduction to responding to different types of disasters. Participants will be advised on how to properly prepare for any disaster, including developing a family emergency plan and stocking up on emergency supplies.
On select Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 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