On Wed. June 5, 2013 @ 5pm we'll
be discussing Defending Jacob by William Landay.
On Wed. July 10, 2013 @ 5pm we'll
be discussing Jhumpa Lahiri's Unaccustomed Earth.
On Wed. August 7, 2013 @ 5pm we'll
be discussing In Its Time by local author Nancy
Rehkugler. Nancy will join us for the discussion!
We are always
accepting new members. Don't be intimidated, we are a laid
back group--it's ok if you can't make every meeting or if you don't
always have time to finish the book.
For more info, call Amy at
753-1042 or email email@example.com
*June 2013 - David Beale
*July 2013 - Glenn Santos
*August 2013 - Susie Kos
Art Gallery Schedule
Reception:The paintings of local artist David Beale will be on
display throughout the month of June.
Join Mr. Beale at the library on Wed. June 5th from
6:30-7:30pm for a reception.
month-long rotating displays in our art gallery. Please contact the
library at 753-1042, if you'd like to display your work in our gallery.
Basic iPad (with Ashley)
Fri. June 7th - 2:00-4:00pm
and tricks for using your iPad. Also included is a Q&A
Session. Bring your device and any questions you may
have! If you don't have an iPad, you can test one at the
library during this session.
Genealogy Club (with Jenny)
Mon. June 10th - 6:00-7:30pm
Come share your genealogy
experiences. We will provide laptops, print and online
resources, and a knowledgeable staff member to help with any
computer or research questions.
OverDrive for iPad (with
Fri. June 14th -
how to borrow eBooks from the library on your iPad. Bring your
device and any questions you may have.
Microsoft Excel (with Jenny)
Tues. June 18th -
some Microsoft Excel basics and how to create a simple
spreadsheet. Also included are online tutorial resources.
Skype (with Ashley)
Fri. June 21st -
is a program that you can use to make video calls over the
Internet. You will get to view a live demonstration of Skype,
learn how to download the program, and learn how to make a Skype
Twitter (with Jenny)
Tues. June 25th -
Twit? Twitpic? Learn the lingo! Included is an introduction to
Twitter, the social networking site that lets your online voice be
heard in 140 characters or less. Learn how to keep current on
news and celebrities and stay in touch with friends.
Windows 8 Demo (with
Fri. June 28th -
a live demonstration of Microsoft's new operating system.
Bring your Windows 8 Laptop and any questions you may have.
Don't have Windows 8 yet? Try it out during the session!
All classes are free and
open to the public. Registration is required for all
classes. Call 753-1042 to sign-up.
Tech Time One-on-One
technology assistance is
available by appointment at the library. Please stop by, call, or e-mail Amy
or Jenny to register. We have expanded this service to include
assistance with: eReaders
& eBooks, iPads, Microsoft Office, basic computer skills, basic
Internet, digital photos, social networking, and job search/resume. We
have daytime and evening hours available. When you sign up for a
time-slot, please include the topic you would like to focus on.
Questions? Comments? Want to register?
June 21st - August 10th
Cortland Free Library will be hosting an Adult Summer Reading Program from
June 21st through August 10th.
During this time we will be offering themed displays and suggested
reading lists, biweekly raffles for readers, and a series of special
events. Complete our Library
Bucket List—which will be available beginning June 21st—for
a chance to win two tickets to Plaza 6 Cinema and a gift certificate to a
local restaurant. Our goal is
to promote library use and encourage adults in our community to make
reading a priority. Stay
tuned for more events througout the summer.
Your Taste Buds with Herbs
Amanda Montgomery & Amy Benes
June 27, 2013 - 6:30 - 7:30pm
herbs could save you from a salty demise. Join Amy and Amanda to
learn fresh ways to spice up your meals without increasing your daily
sodium intake. Taste and learn some herbal seasoning recipes to add
to your cupboards! Research shows that limiting sodium intake
while increasing consumption of potassium-rich foods such as vegetables and
fruits can help control high blood pressure.
register please contact the library at (607)753-1042 or email
Benes is a Nutrition Educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension with a
masters in public health. She has professional experience in food and nutrition,
dietary needs, food safety, and stretching food dollars.
Montgomery is an Agriculture and Nutrition Educator at Cornell Cooperative
Extension, serving as an AmeriCorps intern. She is a certified Master
Gardener student with a bachelors in anthropology and agriculture and
professional experience with grafting, propagation, ornamental plant
identification and maintenance, and landscaping.
with Gary Price
July 11, 2013 - 6:30 - 7:45pm
published is a mystery.
Gary Price’s new novel, The
Way To Floss, is a mystery, too.
On Thurs. July 11th from 6:30-7:45pm, regional author
Gary Price will share his experience with self-publishing at the library.
He will tell you how to navigate the process of self-publishing, who
you will need to assist you, and what it costs to do it.
Gary will also read from his own book, and field any questions he
register please contact the library at (607)753-1042 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit: Nancy Rehkugler
August 7, 2013 - 5:00 - 6:00pm
the Cortland Free Library Adult Book Discussion group on Wed. August 7th to
talk about In Its Time by local author Nancy Rehkugler.
Nancy will join us for the discussion!
with Suzanne Etherington (NY State
August 8, 2013 - 6:30 - 7:30pm
you ever wondered how to best preserve your family photos and
documents? Well, here's your chance to learn. Join us at the
library for a special workshop led my Suzanne Etherington of the New York
All sessions meet at the
library. The group is open to all levels of knitters--including those
who would like to learn how to knit. Bring your own yarn and needles
or borrow ours for the session! The knitting group will not be
meeting on Wed. June 5th.
Howard J. Hardter
June 12th - 6:30
you interested in continuing your education with an online university
degree or professional certificate? Did
you ever wonder what degrees are available, how to sign up, or if taking
online classes would be suitable for your schedule?
Wed. June 12th at 6:30pm, Howard J. Hardter of Bircham
International University will lead a discussion at the Cortland Free
Library about the history, progress, and value of online courses.
He will also demonstrate how Bircham International University and
others offer degrees in business, engineering, or specialist diplomas to
meet the needs of companies and adults seeking additional education.
library offers private study carrels for student use, four are equipped
with computers and headphones and two are available for users with their
own computers who wish to use the library’s wi-fi.