We will be CLOSED Memorial Day
Monday May 30th 2016
Starting June 1st
will be open 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM Monday through Saturday.
FRIENDS Bakeless Bake Sale Fundraising Event
A bit of news we have today A Bakeless Bake Sale is on the way. These busy days, with all at a crazy pace, The Friends will NOT be selling baked goods this year at the Rubber Duck Race!
So we’ve thought of a plan that’s truly grand And feel quite sure that you’ll understand… In an envelope please put the price Of a pie, or cake or something nice. That’s it! This is the end of our little tale, Help make a success of BAKELESS BAKE SALE!
Fundraiser sponsored by FRIENDS OF THE MOUNTAIN TOP LIBRARY
Please make checks payable to:
Friends of the Mountain Top Library and mail to: PO Box 427 Tannersville NY 12485
(or drop off your donation and place in the “CAKE BOX” found in the LIBRARY!!)
Wishing you a Great Memorial Day Weekend~Enjoy all that there is to do on our Mountain Top!
PS: we’ll be back with our real goodies in November
FREE LIBRARY CONCERT: DECONSTRUCTING STRAUSS
Sponsored by the Catskill Jazz Factory
Featuring pianist Juliana Han and violinist Wayne Lee
Han will present a lecture and performance that will educate her audience on the intricacies and nuances of Strauss’ Sonata in E-flat Major, ‘deconstructing’ the sounds for audiences to hear and interpet in a new way.
Friday June 3rd at 7:00PM
FREE LIBRARY CONCERT: BEYOND JONI
With Singer/Songstress Joanna Wallfisch
Sponsored by the Catskill Jazz Factory
Friday June 10th at 7:00PM
Joanna Wallfisch gives a sneak preview to her upcoming world debut retrospective of 1960’s songstresses at Music Mountain. BEYOND JONI will bridge the sounds and stories of folk and jazz improvisations, calling on Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez, Judee Sill, Carole King, Lesley Gore, Laura Nyro and more. A unique and fresh revamping of the Great American Songbook but with a 1960’s songstress twist.
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP
Our like-to-like self-help support group comforts and guides those who have lost a friend or loved one on their journey through grief to healing and a normal, productive and fulfilling life once again.
Will meet every first Saturday of the Month at the Mountain Top Library
The next meeting is June 4th at 2:00 PM
Have you always wanted to know about Bee-Keeping?
Well, have we got a lecture for you…
WEDNESDAY JUNE 8th at 5:00PM
At the Mountain Top Library, come and learn how bee-keeping is done!
BRUSH UP YOUR SHAKESPEARE!
A Partnership between the Mountain Top Library and Phoenicia Festival of the Voice
Come into the Mountain Top library and identify the Shakespearean play that matches our alphabet of dangling quotes. Feel free to ask a partner, but no computers or phone assistance please! The person (or persons) with the most correct answers will be eligible to win two complimentary tickets to a Main Stage event during the Shakespeare inspired 2016 Phoenicia Festival of the Voice, from August 4-7.
Contest ends June 15th Winner announced June 20th
Peace Village Lecture Series
PRACTICAL PATIENCE FOR RUSHAHOLICS
Thursday June 16th 6:00 -7:30PM
Nearly everyone recognizes a need for more patience in our lives!
Once we are born, the race is on. In a fast paced world like ours, living itself can be a chore. In our eagerness to accomplish our goals, we sometimes bring restlessness into every aspect of life.
We will explore the following 4 steps together:
Gain insights to understand the noble and valiant strength within. Learn to imbibe the light and powerful tool of patience. Develop you innate quality of peace.
This workshop is brought to you by the teachers at Peace Village Learning & Retreat Center, Haines Falls
SPRING PHOTO HIKE AND LECTURE
Hike and Take Photos with Local Award Winning Nature/Landscape Photographer Francis X. Driscoll
Learn how to take better pictures and how I get those great shots. Hands on personal instruction. Each Hike limited to 10 people. Both will be easy hikes on State Marked Trails. Cost: $ 35.- / Person. To register contact Francis Driscoll at: Phone: 518-821-1339 or 734-5192. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
7:30 AM. Meet at the Mountain Top Library
8 AM – 12 Noon. Hike/Photograph on Location.
1 PM – 4 PM. ”Lecture/Review Photos” at the Mountain Top Library
Location: TBD. On the Mountain Top (Probably a Waterfall or Overlook).
Hiking shoes/boots and raincoats recommended. Tripod if you have one. Bring a snack and water.
June 4th. ”Basic Photo Hike And Lecture” Any level of experience and any type of camera is appropriate.
June 18th. ”Advanced Photography Hike and Lecture” Should be familiar with the operation of a ”SLR” or ”Mirrorless” Cameras. (Digital or Film).
FREE PIANO PERFORMANCE !
Friday June 24th at 6:00PM
Please join us for an evening of music with the talented LISA KOVALIK .
Remember to bring your children. All are welcome!
Presented by Jerry Schneider
Learn the importance of leaving the screen and electronics behind, getting out into fields, and investigating places where butterflies find food and lay their eggs!
In addition, we will discuss differences between butterflies and moths, where to find butterflies and how to attract butterflies to our gardens. We will also learn interesting butterfly facts and behaviors– did you know butterflies taste with their feet?!
After the presentation, children will create their own butterfly tee shirt (heavy, 100% cotton). Children may purchase heavy cotton shirts for $4.00, or bring their own.
Friday July 29th at 3:30 PM
Nutritional Counseling & Support Group
These sessions will serve as an ongoing resource for those who suffer chronic diseases related to diet including diabetes, heart disease, hyper-tension, and obesity.
Next Meeting TBA
Digital Story Building
This interactive series will blend technology and creativity for a fun and unique story time!
Collaborative story making with digital tools is a playfully modern way to introduce children to narrative, allowing them to choose from a wide variety of settings, characters, and story events. Working as a group, we will build a colorful story from scratch and watch it come to life on the library walls!
*Designed for children up to Kindergarten age
Next Storytime TBA
AND WAY MORE FREE PROGRAMS TO COME!
Check out these weekly and biweekly FREE happenings as well…
Computer Assistance every Wednesday 2:00-6:00PM
Have any questions about computers, information technology, or about your personal tech devices? Stop by and ask our very talented Patron Technology Assistant James Farley! Please make an appointment beforehand so that he can better assist you — call or stop by the circulation desk to signup! 518-589-5707
Mahjong Club meets every Tuesday at 1:00PM
Let us know if you are interested in running your own game club!
ESL (English as a Second Language) every Monday 5:00-7:00PM
All are welcome! Please stop by if you are new to the area. No need to register beforehand.