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Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza

Bus Trip

Join us for a bus trip to Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania,
during their Orchid Extravaganza;
spend the day exploring their world-famous 4-acre conservatory.

The trip is $75 per person.
Make checks payable to Montour Falls Library.

The bus will leave the Montour Falls Library on March 11 at 6:00 AM.
The return trip will leave the Gardens from the main entrance at 5:30 PM.

Contact the library soon to reserve a seat.

March 11

 Fourth Friday Concert


A Traditional Irish Session

In the great tradition of Irish Music, a session is a gathering of musicians
who come together weekly and spontaneously share tunes.
Each musician brings favorite tunes and
if you know the tune you jump in and play your heart out.

It’s spontaneous, it’s fun, and your toes will tap all night.

Nick Whitmer on Uilleann Pipes/Whistles; Susan Murphy on Uilleann Pipes/Whistles;
Jeff Werner on Fiddle; David Sibley on Guitar (and maybe others!)
These players will entertain you with reels, jigs, airs, and slip jigs.

It’s dance music that you’ll be tapping your feet to! 


January 26
6:00 PM
at the Montour Falls Library

We ask for a $10 donation to support the musicians and the library.

Fourth Friday Concert

Phil Shapiro and Carrie Shore

The American Folk Tradition

Phil Shapiro, folksinger, guitarist, and longtime host of Bound for Glory,
and Carrie Shore, fiddle player and singer, offer an unusual and delightful program of
American folk music, old and new. They choose fascinating, energetic songs
from the last couple of hundred years of American traditional folk song,
and add newer songs written squarely in the folk tradition.

February 23
6:00 PM
at the Montour Falls Library

We ask for a $10 donation to support the musicians and the library.

 Fourth Friday Music Concerts


Join us every month for evenings of music from many different traditions.

Blues and bluegrass, classical and Celtic, jazz and modern, and more.

         January 26: Piperventilators: Traditional Irish Session

February 23: Phil Shapiro and Carrie Shore: The American Folk Tradition

March 23: Michele Gordon and Dennis Winge: Matrix Duo

April 27: Lisa Fenwick: Celtic Harp

May 25: Se Leigheas: An Irish Evening

June 22: Dara Anissi: Middle Eastern

6:00 PM

We ask a $10 donation to support the musicians and the library.

Free Music Lessons

Gary Kline will be offering lessons in a variety of
string instruments and tin whistle.
You’re welcome to bring in your own instruments, as well.
Gary has 40 years of experience in folk music.

Lessons are free and open to all ages and skill levels.

Sundays from 8:00 to 12:00

Open Art

Join us every Wednesday for a drop-in time of art and creativity.

We will have a table full of art supplies and instruction books for you to use.
Draw, paint, fold, sketch, and imagine.
Practice your skills and explore new techniques.

Free and open to all.

Every Wednesday
3:30 to 5:00

 Game Night

Play modern games, traditional games,
easy games, and challenging games.

There are games for families, games for rookies,
games for the experienced, games for the goofy,
games for the serious, and games for the curious.

Learn to win or lose with gracious dignity.

First and Third Thursday
4:00 to 6:00

Upcycle Society

Upcycle: To process used goods or scrap material
in order to produce something that is often better than the original.

Upcycle Society is being upcycled!
We are aiming to encourage all ages to attend and are planning projects
that are adult-friendly, including advanced paper crafts and photography themed activities.

Join us as we reinvent discarded household materials into new, purposeful items.

Stay tuned to our Facebook for project theme announcements.

Saturday mornings at 10:00


Before the library opens, join certified yoga instructor Sue Silhan, R.N.,
for an hour of meditation.
Meditation is an individual practice
but also has an effervescent quality when done in a group.
We will have time together each month
to explore meditation practices and share with one another
our own experiences with this ancient practice.

We suggest a donation of $10 to support the instructor and the library.
Please bring a small blanket to class.

Contact Sue with any questions, or just show up.
sue@selahyogaandmusic.com • (607) 703-0010

First Wednesday at 8:00 AM

Yoga for Health

Anyone can benefit from Yoga.

Movement of the body with attention to the breath
and proper alignment lead to
an awareness essential to good health.

Join certified Yoga instructor Sue Silhan, R.N.,
for an hour of yoga poses, breathing, and meditation.

A donation to Selah Yoga and Music is needed to attend these classes.
Please bring a mat and a small blanket to class.

Contact Sue with any questions, or just show up.
sue@selahyogaandmusic.com • (607) 703-0010

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:00 AM

Seed Library

The seed library is open.

Take free packets of seeds and start a garden at home.
Check out a book (or several) on gardening and seed saving.

This new seed library is provided for free,
so that you can grow your own food,
so that children can learn first-hand about the wonder and excitement of sprouting plants,
and so that there are always different varieties of plants being grown.

You don’t need acres.
Plant in a pot, a window box, a front yard, or a tea mug.

Take; grow; enjoy; it’s as simple as that.
Anyone can come and take seeds.
You don’t even need a library card.

Limit of 15 packets per family.