May 27th – Open Mic Night

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Make sure to come out to support all the talented people in our community on May 27th at our recurring Open Mic Night!

June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 30th – Optimistic Aging Series

Join us for our free Optimistic Aging series every Thursday in June at 1pm. Programs include a presentation on migrant workers during the Great Depression, a class in Tai Chi, a percussion workshop, and a beginner class in Yoga!

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June 10th – Wine Tasting with Scott Sherk

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Come try various summer wines of Italy on the evening of June 10th! The tasting will include a dry rose, two dry reds, two dry whites, and a dessert wine. The event will cost $25 – please call us at (845) 266-5530 to reserve tickets.

May 16th – Book Club: The Blind Assassin

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Join us on May 16th at 7pm as we discuss Margaret Atwood’s The Blind Assassin.

All About Beekeeping with “Bee Whisperer” Dennis Remsburger: May 7

Beekeeping InfographicThe Clinton Community Library is “the Place to Bee” on Saturday, May 7 at 1:00pm.  Honeybee Steward Dennis Remsburger of Remsburger’s Honey, the Official Honey of New York State, will give a presentation, sharing his life’s passion for beekeeping and educating patrons about the honeybee, one of the most vital organisms to human life. Attendance is free to all, but registration is appreciated before the event. Anyone interested in attending can call the library at (845) 266-5530 or email clintonlib1215@gmail.com to register.

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For everyone who’s wished they could make our Tuesday morning Story Time but couldn’t because of school (sigh), we are now pleased to offer a weekly session of Story & Chill, a story time for grades 1-4, on Friday nights (except the fourth Friday of each month) at 7:20pm in the library. Please register by calling us at 266-5530, stopping by in person, or email at clinton.programming@gmail.com. Thanks! <3

Farm-to-Table at CCL This Week!

Two great events in our Farm-to-Table Series come to Clinton Community Library this week! On April 8 at 6:30pm, join Farmer Anthony Mecca of Great Song Farm for a presentation on Community Supported Agriculture. Learn how to become involved and receive fresh, locally grown produce all season! At 11am on April 9, Stephanie Wyant comes to the library to educate us on Backyard chicken flocks!

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Don’t Forget: Saturday Morning Bird Walk!

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All ages are invited to tomorrow’s Bird Walk, led by local birding expert Barbara Mansell. After the Walk, come inside the library for a fun robin’s nest craft and a chance to win this adorable WebKinz Hummingbird! Last Bird Walk, we saw so many birds, including a few bald eagles!

Novel Ninjas InfographicOur Battle of the Books team is aptly named the Novel Ninjas. Please support them by being a baker or a shopper at their Bake Sale on Saturday, April 9 from 9-1.

Or consider joining the team! Open to grades 6-9.

Celtic Night This Week!!

Celtic Night InfographicJoin us for an evening of traditional Celtic music and bring your favorite scones, soda bread, or other treat for a community potluck. Thursday, March 31 at 7pm.