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Knitting Classes

August 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

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On Saturdays from Sept. 27th through Oct. 25th, Your Home Public Library is offering knitting classes.  The classes will run from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM.  You must register in-person at the front desk.  There is a non-refundable fee of $5.00 payable at registration.  For more information, call the library at 797-4816.  We hope to see you there!

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Introduction to Drawing

August 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

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If you have ever wanted to learn the basics of drawing in a relaxed environment with professional guidance, then this class is for you!  Join us on Tuesday afternoons from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, September 30th through November 4th, where professional artist and instructor Richard Henry will cover topics such as line action, basic geometric shapes and shading techniques.  There is a limit of 10 students, and a one-time $10 fee to cover supplies.  To sign up, stop by the circulation desk at Your Home Public Library or call 797-4816 for more information.

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The Twilight Zone at the Library

August 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

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October 3rd, 2014 marks the 55th anniversary of the first episode of The Twilight Zone.  Created by Broome County’s own Rod Serling, The Twilight Zone was a pioneer in early television science fiction and horror, and launched the careers of actors from William Shatner to Robert Redford.  In honor of the anniversary, Your Home Public Library will be showing classic episodes of the series:

FridayOctober 3rd at 2:00 PM: “Where is Everybody?” (first aired October 3, 1959), “Time Enough at Last” (first aired November 20, 1959) and “The Monsters are Due on Maple Street” (first aired March 4, 1960).

Monday, October 6th at 6:00 PM“Eye of the Beholder” (first aired on November 11, 1960), “Nick of Time” (first aired on November 18, 1960), and “The Invaders” (first aired on January 27, 1961).

Tuesday, October 7th at 6:00 PM: “It’s a Good Life” (first aired on November 3, 1961), “Five Characters in Search of an Exit” (first aired on December 22, 1961) and “To Serve Man” (first aired on March 2, 1962).

Free popcorn and soda will be provided.  Enter the fifth dimension with us…if you dare!   

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October Book Discussion

August 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

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Join us on Tuesday, October 14th at 6:30 PM to discuss The Martian by Andy Weir.  The book tells the story of astronaut Mark Watney.  Six days ago, Mark was one of the first people to walk on Mars.  Now, after being accidentally stranded by his crew, he’s sure he’ll die there.  Tom Shippey of the Wall Street Journal calls The Martian “brilliant,” and a “celebration of human ingenuity.”  Book discussions are held in the basement meeting room and everyone is welcome!

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Tai Chi Demonstration

August 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

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Join us on Monday, October 20th at 6:00 PM for a demonstration of the Chinese art of Tai Chi, presented by Sherburne Library’s Nancy Simerl.  This presentation will be held in the upstairs dining room at Your Home Public Library in Johnson City and is FREE and open to the public.  Wear comfortable clothes to participate, or just come to watch!

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