The Montour Falls Library in the Finger Lakes talk this month will be “The Way of Water,” presented by local author Lee Welles. Ms. Welles is the creator of the Gaia Girls books, written for all who love the natural world, ages 13 and beyond. Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award, Nautilus Gold Book Award, and Mom’s Choice Gold Book Award, her books will be available for purchase at the Library and a book signing will be held after the talk which begins at 7:00.
Song and Story with Lisa Fernandez from 3:30 to 4:30 PM in the library. Once a month Lisa Fernandez of Compost Theater brings an hour of rhyming and silly songs to the After School Program at the Library with her little blue ukulele.
This month’s Local History Talk will be “Sailing on Seneca,” presented by Gail Sudore. In the late 1800′s, Seneca Lake was “the sailing capital of the East,” bringing visitors from all over the Northeast to watch the regattas. The library’s Historic Resource Room will provide pictures from its archives to accompany Gail’s presentation. Gail is doing a intensive study of our maritime history in the hopes of establishing The Finger Lakes Living History Maritime and Sailing Center in the area. The talk will begin at 7:00.
The Montour Falls Library Story Telling Circle will meet at 6:00. All are welcome who love stories and storytelling. This group is guided by Eliud and Meredith Nieves. We are all picking a personal memory and working on the process of making it into a story.
The Havana Book Club will meet at 6:00 at the library. This month’s author is Morgan Llywelyn, an award winning author of historical fiction. From 1980′s Lion of Ireland to this year’s After Rome: A Novel of Celtic Britain, many of her books are available here at the library, including Bard, Grania, Red Branch, Druids, and Pride of Lions. Readers are welcome to choose any of her works and join us for discussion.
The Community Science Institute is bringing the Red Flag Stream Monitoring program to Schuyler and Chemung Counties. Becky Bowen of the Institute will be giving information on the project and answering questions at the library at 6:00. For more information please call (607) 257-6606.
Every First Thursday:
The Montour Falls Library will be hosting a monthly support group for individuals who have gluten intolerance. The group will meet on the first Thursday of each month at 1:00 to share information and ideas on this subject.
Every Monday and Wednesday:
The Montour Falls Memorial Library’s Historic Resource Room is open for research from 9 to 12 or by appointment. For more information, please call Carol Fagnan at 594-2062.
Tuesdays mornings will be devoted to toddlers. Infant Lap Time will continue on Thursday mornings. Both at the library at 10:30. We welcome all to come and share stories and songs.
“Open Sketch” will be hosted by local self taught artist John Hunt. 3:00 every week – open to all ages and levels. Please bring your own supplies and drop by. 546-2338
The Montour Falls Library will have its first After School Program on September 5. The “O Best Beloved” After School Story Time will begin at 3:30 every week. A relaxed atmosphere, with stories, a time set aside for children to talk about their day, and to find books to take home.
Infant Lap Time at 10:30 AM. A program designed for newborns and up including music, stories and sharing of information and resources for new parents.
Family Time at the Montour Falls Library at 10:30 is a weekly Story Time designed for reading, socializing, and for families within the community to share resources. Open to children of all ages.