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.

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.

Board Game Night for Seniors
January 23
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.

Books and Beans
January 24
6:00-7:30

The Park Diner

The Library has started a new book club. The group will meet at various local businesses. The next meeting will be held at The Park Diner located at  119 Conklin Ave., Binghamton. Come sip some coffee  or get a bite to eat while we discuss Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan. Registration is required; please call the Library at 778-3829.

Book Club
February 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 February meeting, the group will discuss Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towels. For more information, please call the Library’s Information Services Department at 607-778-6451.

Writers Group
February 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.

King Arthur: Fact or Fiction?
February 14
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:00-7:30

The presentation will be given by Dr. Timothy P. Bridgman, a local published professional Historian and Reference Librarian at the Broome County Public Library. It will focus on the history of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table; as well as the historical context in which they lived. Registration is required, 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.

Board Game Night for Seniors
February 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.

Children's and Young Adult Programs & Events

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