Programs & Events

Meditation
Every Monday
6:00-7:00

The Art of Living, Binghamton Chapter would like to invite everyone to experience a deep guided meditation in our weekly meeting. No experience in meditation is necessary! With the help of breathing exercises, meditation and ancient Yogic wisdom, we'll peek into the working of our mind and emotions and learn how to manage them. For more information, please call the Library at 778-6451.

Computer Basics
Every Monday
10:00-11:00

Binghamton University Students will teach a beginner level computer class which will include Microsoft Office and internet basics. Registration is required; please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Yoga for Beginners
Every Tuesday
5:30-6:30

Are you curious about what yoga could do for you? This basic introduction to yoga, taught by Rick Gridley, will help you stretch, tone, strengthen and cleanse. You may also see improvement with flexibility, balance and relaxation. For ages 12 and up. All abilities, shapes and sizes are welcome. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own yoga mat or large towel. This class will meet every Tuesday.  All participants must sign a liability waiver release form.  For more information,  please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Coloring Club for Adults
Every Wednesday 
5:30-7:30

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. The group will meet every Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 in the Creation Station. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Knitting Group
February 19
5:30-7:30

The group is open to knitters of all skill levels. Bring a project to work on during the meeting.  The group also works on various charity projects throughout the year. Click here for PDF copies of the patterns for the charity projects. Contact Sherry Kowalski at 778-3829 or skowalski@co.broome.ny.us with any questions.

Books and Beans
February 21
6:00-7:30

The Grapevine Cafe

The Library has started a new book club. The group will meet at various local businesses. The next meeting will be held at The Grapevine Cafe located at  220 Main St., Johnson City. Come sip some coffee  or get a bite to eat while we discuss People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks. Registration is required; please call the Library at 778-3829.

Hungry Ear
February 25
5:30-6:30

"The Hungry Ear," begins its 12th season celebrating the art of the short story at the Broome County Public Library. For its February program, it will feature two stories of love and romance, one old and one new. O'Henry's, A Service of Love, tells of a young couple, each with their own dreams and expectations of art and love in NYC; read by Caitlin Westfall. Gil Choi reads Kevin Barry's modern tale of an Irish lad and a Polish immigrant meeting in a backwater village in The Coast of Leitrim. Judy McMahon hosts as local actors give dramatic readings.

Book Club
March 7
6:00-7:30

If you like to read and share your thoughts about books in a friendly atmosphere, you are invited to join the Book Club. For the March meeting, the group will discuss Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Writers Group
March 9
10:00-12:00

Come one, come all writers! Whether you have been doing it forever or just starting out, bring your written words to this newly formed group and receive feedback from fellow wordsmiths as time permits!  The group is facilitated by Valerie Zehl.  For more information call the Library at 778-6451.

Board Game Night for Seniors
March 13
5:30-7:30

Do you like playing board games and card games? You will want to check out this new Library program. If you have a favorite board game, bring it with you and teach the group to play. Call 778-6451 for more information.

King Arthur: Fact or Fiction?

Children's and Young Adult Programs & Events

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