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Fourth Friday Concert

Cornell University Middle Eastern Music Ensemble

Join the library for a new concert series
on the fourth Friday of every month.

CUMEME was formed to study and perform the popular,
classical, and folkloric music of the Middle East,
a region that includes over 30 countries, over 20 languages, and dozens of religions.

This semester’s music revolves around the experiences of outlaws, criminals, rebels, and prisoners, subjects universally considered taboo in the Middle East. Repertoire ranges from Kurdish women’s military music banned in the last decade to a 1000-year-old Bulgarian folksong that was sent into space on the Voyager probes.


November 24
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.


September 22: Tenzin Chopak: A Singular Sound

October 27: Doolin O’Dey: A Celtic Dance Night

November 24: Cornell University Middle Eastern Music Ensemble

December 22: Lynn Wiles and Tom McClure: Classic Jazz and Then Some

January 26: Neal Massa Trio: Jazz

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.

 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.

Brain Games

Play games, be clever, be thoughtful, have fun.
Laugh and wrap your brain around
amusing, mind-bending puzzles.

Word games, board games, card games, logic games, and more.

Thursdays at 1:00

Handcrafters Circle

Bring your needlecrafts, beading,
coloring, sketching, stamping, papercrafts,
and any other library-friendly handcrafts.

Share ideas and techniques
with other community crafters.

Wednesdays at 1:00

Upcycle Society

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

Join us as we reinvent books, bags, clothing, and other materials
to make unique creations from discarded household items.

Appropriate for ages 8 and up.

Saturday mornings at 10:00

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

Essential Oils

Learn about essential oils from local educator Keri Greenberger.

Essential oils, volatile liquids and aromatic compounds
that are distilled or pressed from plants,
have been used for thousands of years for
cosmetic purposes, as well as for their spiritual
and emotionally uplifting properties.

Contact Keri to learn more, or just show up.
(607) 873-4573

Fourth Saturday of every month at 10:00