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!
ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED OR HAVE MOVED VIRTUAL! NEW DATES WILL BE SET ONCE WE REOPEN!
Please see below for details about some of our events.
Book Buzz Book Club – please watch for some virtual book clubs!
Wednesday 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.
History Buffs’ Book Club is meeting via Zoom! Please contact the library for details.
Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Do you enjoy history? Discussions will be led by Dr. Evan Faulkenbury.
*Taste &Tell (Cookbook Book Club)
Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Come prepared to discuss your cooking experience. Open to ages 12 and older. 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
David Beale and his Groton art students now have works in our newly renovated and reopened Art Gallery! Come view the show anytime the library is open.
Dungeons & Dragons
Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.
Join us to set up a new D&D game in Cortland. Whether you’re a new player or an old grognard, you are welcome to play! Open to ages 18 & up. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
Stop in to receive training on how to use our catalog! Learn how to find books in the library, access your account, and place holds.
*CFL Craft Club – look for our Take & Makes available once a month!
Tuesday 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! Registration is required. Open to ages 12 & up.
Wednesdays from 5:00 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 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. 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
Third Wednesday of every month, September through June at 7 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 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/.
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