The wise man reads both books and life itself. ~Lin Yutang
The Montour Falls Library First Friday Music Series will feature “The Broadwell Brothers” at 6:00. They are known for their “Old-Time” stringed instrument performances featuring the banjo and the guitar. A donation of $5.00 is suggested for the benefit of the musicians and the library.
Every Friday in August:
The Montour Falls Library will be at 10:30 for our summer program called “Blankets and Books” at Havana Glen Park. Please water bottles and favorite books to share and read with others.
“The Magical Realm” book club for children ages 9 to 12 will be meeting at the Montour Falls Library at 9:00. The book selection for this month is “Enter the Earth” by local author Lee Welles.
The Havana Book Club will meet at 6:00 at the Montour Falls Library. This month’s author is Lisa See, author of the following books: On Gold Mountain, Flower Net, The Interior, Dragon Bones, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, Dreams of Joy, and China Dolls. Feel free to read any book by the author and join us for the discussion.
Join local historian Gary Emerson in front of the Montour Falls Library at 9:00 for the History Walk through the village of Montour Falls and along the Catharine Valley Trail. Gary will talk about historic Havana and the Chemung Canal. Questions are welcome.
The Montour Falls Library will host a Storytelling Circle at 6:00 with “And 2 Make 3 Storytellers.” The theme for this month is “Hope.” Take a memory and craft a story.
The Young Adult Book Club for children 12 and older will be meeting at the Montour Falls Library at 4:30. The book selection for this month is “Eragon” by Christopher Paolini.
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.
Tuesday mornings at 10:30 is “Toddler Time” at the Montour Falls Library. We welcome all to come and share stories and songs.
1st and 3rd Tuesdays:
A new group called the “The Library Stitchers” hand sewing club will be meeting at the Montour Falls Library at 12:30. For more information 535-4987.
“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. 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 / 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.