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***RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 28TH*** March 2017 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Program

***RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 28TH***
For the Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Program, at 1:00 p.m., at the Roxbury Library, Manhattan Country School Farm Program Coordinator and Farm Teacher Catherine Cammer will offer a slide presentation on Manhattan Country School Farm, with Manhattan Country School Farm 7th graders reflecting on their experiences at the farm.

Regular RLA Tuesday Forum attendees will provide refreshments following Ms. Cammer’s program.

The Roxbury Library Association welcomes the public to all RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, which are free of charge.

For information about upcoming RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

Spring 2017 New York Humanities Roxbury Library Association Reading and Discussion Program

The recipient of a Spring 2017 New York Humanities Reading and Discussion Grant, the Roxbury Library Association takes pleasure in announcing the topic of “Growing and Aging” for the RLA March-April 2017 NYH Reading and Discussion Program. To take place at the Roxbury Library on 6 Thursday evenings, from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., the program sessions will occur on March 16th, March 23rd, March 30th, April 6th, April 13th, and April 20th. The scholar-facilitator for the RLA Spring 2017 NYH Reading and Discussion Program is art therapist and Roxbury resident Ellen Stewart.

The schedule of readings for the Spring 2017 NYH R & D Program follows:

  • March 16th-Introductory/Orientation Session: selected readings from A HISTORY OF OLD AGE, Ed. Pat Thane.
  • March 23rd-TINKERS by Paul Harding.
  • March 30th-Selected Readings from A HISTORY OF OLD AGE, Ed. Pat Thane, with individual participants’ presentations on selected readings.
  • April 6th-Selected Readings from LITERATURE AND AGING: AN ANTHOLOGY, Eds. Martin Kohn, et al., with individual participants’ presentations on selected readings.
  • April 13th-Selected Readings from LITERATURE AND AGING: AN ANTHOLOGY, Eds. Martin Kohn, et al., with individual participants’ presentations on selected readings.
  • April 20th-Selected Readings from IN OUR PRIME: THE INVENTION OF MIDDLE AGE by Patricia Cohen, with individual participants’ presentations on selected readings, and concluding remarks.

Program readings are available at the Roxbury Library or through the Four County Library System (4CLS).

Please call Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901 to register for the RLA Spring 2017 NYH R & D Program. Program participation is free of charge.

For detailed information about RLA NYH R & D Program readings, please contact Ellen Stewart at (607)-326-4340.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

February 2017 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Program

For the Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Program, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Roxbury Library, New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Decentralization Grant artist Bertha Rogers will offer a combined reading and book creation workshop, based on the artist’s 2016 NYSCA Decentralization Grant project “The Wild Ones: Creatures of the Catskills.” Following Ms. Rogers’ February 7th interdisciplinary reading and workshop, the RLA will offer a miniature exhibit of Ms. Rogers’ 2016 interdisciplinary installation “The Wild Ones: Creatures of the Catskills” in the Roxbury Library, from Wednesday, February 8, 2017, through Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

Regular RLA Tuesday Forum attendees will provide refreshments following Ms. Rogers’ reading and workshop.

The Roxbury Library Association welcomes the public to all RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, which are free of charge.

For information about upcoming RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly
opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

2016 Roxbury Library Assocation Annual Holiday Bazaar

On Saturday, December 3, 2016, from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., the Roxbury Library Association will hold its Annual Holiday Bazaar at the Roxbury Library. The RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar will offer holiday shoppers the opportunity to purchase delicious bake sale items and quality RLA Thrift Shoppe merchandise, Irma Mae Griffin’s HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF ROXBURY, and 2016 RLA “Happy” Quilt raffle tickets at $1.00 per ticket
or at $5.00 for 6 tickets.

Santa will be visiting the Roxbury Library from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon with holiday gifts for the children of Roxbury and neighboring communities.

The RLA quilt raffle drawing for the 2016 RLA “Happy” Quilt, expertly handcrafted by the Roxbury Library Quilters, will take place at 1:30 p.m., directly following the 2016 RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For further information about the 2016 RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar, please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

The RLA Thrift Shoppe Volunteer Staff and the Roxbury Library Staff welcome donations of new or gently used gift items to the 2016 RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar.

For a preview: http://oneonta.craigslist.org/gms/5899054528.html

November 2016 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Program

“Making Your Own Herbs de Provence” is the scheduled activity for the Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum program session at 1:00 p.m., at the Roxbury Library. RLA Tuesday Forum Coordinator and session leader Susan Whittenburg cordially requests that each attendee bring a container for storing the herbs.

Regular RLA Tuesday Forum attendees will provide refreshments following Ms. Whittenburg’s demonstration.

The Roxbury Library Association welcomes the public to all RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, which are free of charge.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For details about the November 8, 2016, RLA Tuesday Forum program and about upcoming RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

October 2016 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Program

“Exercising Your Mind with Scrabble” is the scheduled activity for the Tuesday, October 11, 2016, Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum program session at 1:00 p.m., at the Roxbury Library.

Regular RLA Tuesday Forum attendees will provide refreshments following the session of scrabble.

The Roxbury Library Association welcomes the public to all RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, which are free of charge.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For details about the October 11, 2016, RLA Tuesday Forum program and about upcoming RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

September 2016 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Potluck Luncheon

The Roxbury Library Association will open the 2016-2017 RLA Tuesday Forum season with a potluck luncheon at the Roxbury Library on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at 12:00 noon. RLA Tuesday Forum Coordinator Susan Whittenburg cordially requests that each attendee bring a covered dish to pass, as well as a place setting. Following the potluck luncheon, September 2016 RLA Tuesday Forum attendees will plan and schedule programs and activities for the upcoming 2016-2017 RLA Tuesday Forum season.

The Roxbury Library Association welcomes the public to all RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, which are free of charge.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For details about the September 13, 2016, potluck luncheon and about upcoming RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

RLA’s First Silent Auction was a GREAT SUCCESS!!!

The Roxbury Library Association’s First Silent Auction was a GREAT SUCCESS!!!

A BIG Thank You to all of these businesses and individuals:

Brenda Condliffe
Susanna Clemm Craig
Dian Seiler and Barry Seiler
Nancy Weyl German
Rita Zorda
The Coffee Pot
Edie Mesick
Plattekill Mountain
Round Back Antiques
David Ellis & Ira McCrudden
Solange Counort
Renee and Roger Barchitta
Deborah A. Bauer and Locust Grove Soap Company
Manhattan Country School
Crazy River Cafe
The Roxbury, Contemporary Catskill Lodging
Joan Lalosh
Arkville Bread Breakfast
Roxbury Wine and Spirits
Wooly Bear
Sundaes Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor
Roxbury Arts Group
Union Grove Distillery
T.P.’s Cafe
Maine Blackbear
Kathy Johnson
Jim’s Great American Prattsville, NY
Peg’s Gifts from Young’s ACE Hardware & Feed
The Flour Patch
Millions of Stitches

Please let me know if I’ve left anyone out.

This wouldn’t have happened without your generous contribution and donations!
The Library and the Community Thanks You!

First RLA Silent Auction *PREVIEW*

First RLA Silent Auction PREVIEW!
Today, Thursday, June 30th, 10am to 5pm

Come preview what is in Saturday’s Silent Auction.

Vintage items, handmade items, and one-of-a-kind items.
Very low starting bids!

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For more information, call us at (607) 326-7901.

RLA Silent Auction Thanks You!

The Roxbury Library Association’s First Silent Auction takes place this coming Saturday, July, 2nd, during the Roxbury Sidewalk Festival.

Come check it out!

The auction items include contributions and donations from these businesses and individuals (in no particular order):

Brenda Condliffe
Susanna Clemm Craig
Dian Seiler and Barry Seiler
Nancy Weyl German
Rita Zorda
The Coffee Pot
Edie Mesick
Plattekill Mountain
Round Back Antiques
David Ellis & Ira McCrudden
Solange Counort
Renee and Roger Barchitta
Deborah A. Bauer and Locust Grove Soap Company
Manhattan Country School
Crazy River Cafe
The Roxbury Hotel
Joan Lalosh
Arkville Bread Breakfast
Roxbury Wine and Spirits
Wooly Bear
Sundaes Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor
Roxbury Arts Group
Union Grove Distillery
T.P.’s Cafe
Maine Blackbear
Kathy Johnson
Jim’s Great American Prattsville, NY
Peg’s Gifts from Young’s ACE Hardware & Feed
The Flour Patch
Millions of Stitches

Please let me know if I’ve left anyone out.
Your generous contributions and donations makes this event possible and all proceeds from this event will help the library. Thank you to all businesses and individuals that have contributed and donated to Roxbury Library Association’s First Silent Auction!