Programs & Events

Tech Tuesdays
Every Tuesday from 1:00-3:00
Library Commons (The tables in front of the Information Desk)

Drop-in at this session and have your technology questions answered. For more information, please contact the Reference Desk at (607)-778-6451 (bcplreference@gmail.com)

Art Without a Purpose
June 14th: Potato Stamped Cards@ 6:00 in the Creation Station
June 28th: Splatter Painting @ 6:00 in the Parking Lot

Want to create some art with no pressure to follow set directions or make a finished product? Join us every other Tuesday night for drop in crafting! There will be a project you can do, or you can use our materials and make whatever you'd like! You can also bring a project to work on. Call us at 607-778-6451 with any questions.

Gentle Yoga
Every Wednesday from 3:45-4:30
Exhibit Room
Registration Required

This is a beginner level class, designed for people who are new to yoga or people with an impairment or limitation due to injury, surgery, or an ongoing condition affecting mobility, balance, flexibility or strength. A typical class will include standing postures for stretching, flexibility and balance, as well as sitting postures on a chair for stretching, flexibility and strength. No previous experience is necessary. Registration is requested, www.tinyurl.com/BCPLChairYoga. Classes are funded by The Friends of Broome County Public Library. You will need to fill out a waiver form before you can participate in the class. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Beginner/Advanced Beginner Yoga
Every Wednesday from 5:00-6:00
Exhibit Room
Registration Required

This class incorporates positions involving standing, seated, kneeling, supine and prone poses involving twists, bends, kneeling, inversions and balancing. Participants should be in generally fit and pain-free condition, with the goal of improving flexibility, mobility, balance and strength. Previous experience with yoga or other forms of exercise is requested. Space is limited, so registration is required. Please register at www.tinyurl.com/BCPLYoga.  Classes are funded by The Friends of Broome County Public Library. You will need to fill out a waiver form before you can participate in the class. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Coloring Club
Every Wednesday from 5:30-7:30
Creation Station

The group is open to anyone who enjoys coloring for relaxation or creative expression. You can bring your own coloring book and color pencils, but the library will provide coloring pages and pencils and crayons for the meeting. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Books and Beans
Thursday June 23rd from 6:00-7:30
Location TBD

Join us as we discuss Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid. We hope to meet at a local restaurant, location to be determined. Click here to register. Please call 607-778-3829 for more details.

Broome County Reads: Collaborative Summer Reading Program for Adults
June 27th through August 12th

Read books (or listen to audio books) and win prizes! For more information, please call 607-778-6451 or click here to see for all the details.

Hungry Ear
Monday June 27th from 5:30-6:30
Decker Room

The Hungry Ear returns for the 15th season! Judy McMahon and her "Hungry Ear" readers will entertain us with dramatic short story readings.

Cult Classic Horror Movie
The Brain That Wouldn't Die
Wednesday June 29th @ 6:00
Decker Room

Join us for Cult Classic Horror Movie Night! We will show The Brain That Wouldn't Die. This is for ages 16and up. For more information, please call 607-778-6451.

Acoustic Jam
July 2nd
12:00 to 3:00
Second Floor

Join a circle of local musicians sharing songs in round-robin order. The music tends to be folk and traditional, with some original versions, but all styles are welcome. No electric instruments, please, due to volume level. Don't play an instrument? That's fine, you are welcome to listen!

BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Book Club
Thursday July 7th from 6:00-7:30
Exhibit Room

Are you looking for a relaxed, informal book club? Join us to chat about what we're reading, what we want to read or anything else book/media related! No need to register, just drop in.  Please call
607-778-6451, for more information.

Group Reiki
July 11th
6:30-7:30
Exhibit Room

Join Sherry Kowalski to experience Reiki. Reiki is an energy healing technique that promotes relaxation, reduces stress and anxiety. Reiki will be given in a group setting, starting with a guided meditation. Please register at www.tinyurl.com/BCPLReiki.

The Phoenicians: One of the Most Mysterious Peoples of the Ancient World
Thursday July 21st from 6:00-7:30
Exhibit Room

Join Dr. Timothy Bridgman to learn more the Etruscans Registration is not required. Funding for this program was provided by The Friends of Broome County Public Library.​

Knitting Group Meeting
​Tuesday July 19th from 5:00-7:30
Ahearn Room

The group will meet in the Ahearn Room. For more information, please contact Sherry Kowalski at 778-3829 (sherry.kowalski@broomecounty.us)

Children's and Young Adult Programs & Events

Please see the following for information on Children's or Young Adult programs and events.