Home Composting Workshop July 26th @ 6:30

Keep your yard and garden trimmings and kitchen scraps out of the landfill by turning them into home-made compost. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will lead a workshop to show how easy it is to successfully compost at home. The workshop will cover how to prepare and manage materials, strategies for accelerating the composting process, and troubleshooting tips. Funding for this workshop is provided by the Broome County Division of Soil Waste and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.  Registration is requested, please call 778-6451.

Hungry Ear July 25th @ 5:30

The Hungry Ear, the free Library program celebrating the art of the short story, brings two humorous stories for its July program. Bernard Malamud's “Angel Levine” tells of a poor tailor, the victim of many sufferings, whose luck is about to change when a stranger suddenly appears to him. It will be read by Heidi Weeks. “The Whore of Mensa,” by Woody Allen, is about a man being blackmailed who seeks the help of P.I. Lupovitz, leading to an unusual investigation. It will be told by Mark Roth.

Free lunch for children up to age 18

Free meals will be given to children that are 18 and under at the Library.  Meals will be distributed Monday-Friday from 11:00-1:00 and Saturdays from 10:00-12:00.  CHOW and the Binghamton City School District are sponsoring this program.  

Adult and Children's Poetry Workshops July 12th @ 5:30

Binghamton Poetry Project

The Summer 2016 Adult Poetry Workshops led by creative writing instructors from Binghamton University will begin in July. The workshops will be held every Tuesday for five weeks. Registration is required; please call the Information Desk at 778-6451 to register for the adult workshop or contact Youth Services at 607-778-6456 or BCPLyouthservices@gmail.com to register for the children's workshop.

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