CANCELED! Due to a blunder at the bus company, the Museums of Manhattan bus trip is canceled. We are terribly, TERRIBLY sorry.
Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons. – Jim Bishop
The Montour Falls Library will have a special guest for our Storytelling Circle at 6:00.
Lee-Ellen Marvin has been creating stories since 1977, when she worked as a producer for the NPR show, ”The Spider’s Web”. She went on to study storytelling by acquiring a master’s and PHD in Folklore and telling stories to children and adults. Lee-Ellen will introduce her storytelling game, ”Story Shifters”, which challenges players to adapt simple fables into modern and twisted tales.
The Montour Falls Library’s First Friday Music Series will be featuring the “Maplewood Jazz Team” at 6:00. The Maplewood Jazz Team is a wonderful quartet, that plays swinging jazz standards and soothing bossa novas. A small donation of $5.00 is suggested for the benefit of the musicians and the library.
The Montour Falls Library will be hosting an Open House from 12 to 4 at the Montour Falls Harvest Festival. There will be ongoing stories in the Children’s Room, a new Civil War Exhibit, and at 12:00 the Watkins Glen High School Rock Club will have an ‘Open Mic’ performance on the side porch. We will also have raffle tickets available for our Bed and Breakfast Raffle and a replica Civil War Soldiers Relief Quilt. Information will be available on our next bus trip to the Natural History Museum in NYC.
The Havana Book Club will meet at 6:00 at the Montour Falls Library. This month’s author is Alice Hoffman, who authored the following books: The Dove Keepers; The Museum of Extraordinary Things; The Red Garden; The Third Angel; Blue Diary; Survival Lessons; and Green Angel. Feel free to read any book by the author and join us for the discussion.
At 6 the Montour Falls Library will be hosting an organizational meeting for our new Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club. All are welcome. Please bring a list of books you would like to suggest.
Bus Trip to New York City: “Museums of Manhattan.” The charter bus will be leaving the Montour Falls Library at 5:30 am and dropping everyone off at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The bus will be leaving from the drop off point at 6:00 pm in the evening. (You can choose an alternate destination, besides the museum at the drop-off point, just make sure you are back in time for the bus’s departure)
Monday and Wednesdays:
The Montour Falls Memorial Library’s Historic Resource Room is open for research from 9 to 12 am or by appointment. For more information, please call Carol Fagan at 594-2062.
10:30 is “Toddler Time” at the Montour Falls Library. We welcome all to come and share stories and songs.
“Open Sketch” at the Montour Falls Library will be hosted by John Hunt, a local self -taught artist. This is open to all ages and levels and starts at 3:00 every week. Please bring your own supplies and drop by. For more information call 546-2338
“Infant Lap Time” at the Montour Falls Library at 10:30. This is a program designed for newborns to preschoolers and includes music, stories, and sharing of information and resources for parents.
“Preschool Story Time” at the Montour Falls Library at 10:30. This program is open to all. We encourage older and younger siblings to choose books to have read to them, and to read to each other.