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Events Calendar

July 2019 calendar

Upcoming Events:

The Summer Reading Program, “A Universe of Stories”

Registration is open for the Summer Reading Program! Blast off with books at the Cobleigh! Pick up your reading logs at the library or on Books on Wheels. 

Upcoming Summer Reading Programs:

  • Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Live Webcast. Monday, July 15th @ 4:00 p.m. What was the sequence of this incredible mission? Where on the moon did they land? And how did they return safely to Earth?  Join us for a guided recreation to see how this mission was executed by crew members and mission control in Houston. Presented by the STAR Library Network’s NASA @ My Library program and the American Museum of Natural History. 
  • Float and Costume Building Workshop.Thursday July 18th@2:00 p.m. All ages. Come help us create the Cobleigh’s float for the Stars and Stripes Parade. We need your ideas and talents- all hands on deck!
  • Fairbanks Museum Portable Planetarium. Tuesday July 23@ 5:00 p.m. Location – Lyndon Town Office Building, in the gym. 119 Park Ave. Ages kindergarten and up. The Fairbanks planetarium comes to Lyndonville! Join us for a tour of the night sky in a 16 foot inflatable dome. **Seating is limited to 30 children. Reservation required! Please call 626-5475 to sign up for this activity!**
  • Heliand Consort Family Concert. Friday July 26@ 10:30 a.m. Join us for a special kid-friendly concert with Heliand Consort, a trio of musicians who play oboe, bassoon, and flute. The performance will include songs and poetry on the theme of “Summer Gathering”.
  • Tinkering Tuesday- Every Tuesday in July, starting July 2nd @ 2:00. Drop by the children’s room and try a different space-themed tinkering project each Tuesday. Grades kindergarten and up.
  • Annual Literacy Fair. Saturday, August 3th 11:00am – 1:00pm Modern Times Puppet Theater returns with a hilarious puppet show to help us celebrate our summer! Pizza and Summer Reading Prizes at noon, and a free book!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading Book Discussion
Border Crossings          
Tuesday evenings listed below at 7:00 p.m.

Reading Book Discussion from the Vermont Humanities Council book discussions, Border Crossings. The discussion series includes a book of short stories, a memoir, and two novels to bring us to present day consideration of migration, immigration, and refuge.

July 30 – Refugees  by Viet Thanh Nguyen – Collection of short stories about the hardships and dreams of migrants caught between two worlds, that of  their Vietnamese homeland and adopted country. Pulitzer-prize winning author‘s family in 1975 became refugees and writes of characters haunted by ghosts.

Suzanne Brown is the discussion leader.  Multiple copies of the book are available to borrow at the library.  Free and open to the public! Contact Cindy at cindyk@cobleighlibrary.org or at 626-5475 for more information.

Cobleigh Library Trustee Meeting – Thursday – September 26th – 6:00 p.m.
The public is welcome to attend trustee meetings!  Please join us!

Ongoing Events:

Children’s Storytime

Children’s Storytime for ages 0-5, Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. A fantastic time to borrow books, enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes!  With a “letter of the day” and a focus on one of the six early literacy skills, songs, crafts and the opportunity to meet new library friends! Storytime continues through July, and then takes a break in August.

 

Tech Tutoring!

Our Tech Tutor can help people on Saturdays for 30 minute slots by appointment.  Call 626-5475 or stop in the library to reserve your spot.  Appointments are available starting at 9:00 a.m. and the last appointment is at 10:30 a.m.  Let the library help you with your technology needs!

 

Beginner COMPUTER CLASS

Thursday Mornings at 10:00 am to 12 Noon
Come learn to cruise the Internet, get a web based email, or have questions answered about your laptop or tablet. The Cobleigh Public Library has high speed WI-FI available. Do you have a new topic?  Please ask us! Please call 626-5475 to register!

 

La Leche League

Second Thursday of each month, 5:00 – 6:30 pm

A relaxed setting for new and expecting mothers to meet other mothers and find support for breastfeeding, sleep, and other parenting issues.

 

Home Delivery

Are you homebound?  Would you like materials delivered to you from the library?  Please call the library at 626-5475 for more information on this free service for those who are not able to get to the Library.

 

Reading Partnerships are available.  If you know someone who would benefit from reading with a partner, please call the library.  We will accommodate your schedule.

These programs are free, open to the public and handicapped accessible. Please visit our webpage at www.cobleighlibrary.org or like us on facebook.