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First RLA Silent Auction at the July 2nd Roxbury Sidewalk Festival

The Roxbury Library Association will be featuring the first RLA Silent Auction on Saturday, July 2,2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Roxbury Library, as part of the July 2016 Roxbury Sidewalk Festival. To register for the silent auction and to receive a bidding number, please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901. Individuals may also register to bid on July 2nd beginning at 9:30 a.m. . The RLA will be offering a preview of the beautiful silent auction items on Thursday, June 30th, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. . The RLA Silent Auction Overseer Catherine Cammer will announce the winning bids promptly at 1:30 p.m. on July 2nd. Winning bidders must be present to claim a won item, with remittance due to the RLA on July 2nd. All proceeds from the First RLA Silent Auction will benefit the Roxbury Library.

In addition to participating in the RLA silent auction, Roxbury Library patrons and visitors will have the opportunity to purchase quality RLA Thrift Shoppe merchandise, Irma Mae Griffin’s HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF ROXBURY, and RLA quilt raffle tickets for the 2016 RLA queen-size “Happy” Quilt, expertly crafted by the Roxbury Library Quilters.

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

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Luncheon Buffet at The Otesaga Resort Hotel for June 2016 RLA Tuesday Forum Gathering

The Roxbury Library Association will close the 2015-2016 RLA Tuesday Forum season with a buffet luncheon at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, New York, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. RLA Tuesday Forum Coordinator Susan Whittenburg cordially requests that all buffet luncheon attendees meet in the Roxbury Library parking lot at 10:15 a.m. on June 14th for carpool transport to Cooperstown.

To reserve a place at the June 14th luncheon, please contact RLA Tuesday Forum Coordinator Susan Whittenburg at (607)-326-5955.

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 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.

2016 Roxbury Library Association Summer Reading Program

This summer the Roxbury Library presents “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read” during the Roxbury Library Association July 2016 Summer Reading Program. Activities include games from around the world, 1950’s dances, jump rope and hula hoop contests, engineering and science projects, and more.

Children in grades 1 through 8 will explore sports and fitness with storytimes, craft activities, prizes, and more session offerings. Students enrolled in the Roxbury Central School CROP Program are automatically registered. Summer resident children may register at the Roxbury Library for sessions.

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

All programs are free of charge.

2016 Summer Reading Program

2016 Summer Reading Program

May 2016 Tuesday Forum: Tales of a New York City School Teacher

For the Tuesday, May 10, 2016, Roxbury Library Association Forum Program, at 1:00 p.m., at the Roxbury Library, Roxbury resident Fannie Lippmann will offer a program entitled “Tales of a New York City School Teacher.”

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

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 May 10, 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.

REGISTER NOW!!! Adult Reading and Discussion Program

REGISTER NOW!!! SEATS ARE LIMITED!

The Roxbury Library Association has received a Spring 2016 Adult Reading and Discussion Grant from the New York Council for the Humanities. The R & D Program hosted by the Roxbury Library will offer adult participants the opportunity to explore the topic “‘In Cold Blood’: True Crime, an American Genre” through a series of thematically linked nonfiction readings, including Truman Capote’s IN COLD BLOOD: A TRUE ACCOUNT OF A MULTIPLE MURDER AND ITS CONSEQUENCES and TRUE CRIME: AN AMERICAN ANTHOLOGY/350 YEARS OF BRILLIANT WRITING ABOUT DARK DEEDS. The Spring 2016 NYCH R & D Program at the Roxbury Library commemorates the 50th anniversary of the publication of IN COLD BLOOD.

All six reading and discussion sessions will be on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon on the following dates: May 14, 2016; May 21, 2016; May 28, 2016; June 4, 2016; June 11, 2016; and June 18, 2016. The RLA will acquire copies of NYCH R & D book selections from the Four County Library System for R & D program participants’ use. Roxbury resident Barry Seiler will be the Scholar-Facilitator of the RLA NYCH Spring 2016 R & D Program.

To register for the Spring 2016 NYCH R & D Program at the Roxbury Library, 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.

April 2016 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Program

On Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at 1:00 p.m., at the Roxbury Library, Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum attendees will participate in an informative program entitled “Making Your Own Herbs de Provence,” led by RLA Tuesday Forum Coordinator Susan Whittenburg. Ms. Whittenburg will provide participants with dried summer herbs but cordially requests that each attendee bring a container for the seasonings.

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

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 April 12, 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.

Win the 2016 RLA Queen-Size “Happy” Quilt!

Win the 2016 RLA Queen-Size “Happy” Quilt!

Courtesy of The Roxbury Library Quilters

$1.00 per ticket / $5.00 for 6 tickets

Drawing: Saturday, 12/03/2016, at 1:30pm

All proceeds from Roxbury Library Association quilt raffle ticket sales benefit the Roxbury Library.

*The image of the quilt does not represent the actual finished quilt.

RLA’s First Silent Auction: Saturday, July 2, 2016

ANNOUNCING THE FIRST RLA SILENT AUCTION

DATE: Saturday, July 2, 2016
PLACE: Roxbury Library Association
REGISTRATION: Roxbury Library
BIDDING PERIOD: 9:30am - 12:30pm
BIDDING RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT: 1:30pm

All proceeds raised by the RLA Silent Auction will support the Roxbury Library’s operating expenses.

Businesses that would like to donate, please contact Library Director Dian Seiler at (607) 326-7901; Mon., Wed., Thurs., 10am-5pm. All participating businesses will be featured on RLA’s website and Facebook pages weeks before, and leading up to the day of the Silent Auction on July 2, 2016.

Delaware County SEED SWAP @ RLA

Seeds

Roxbury Library Association is pleased to announce the Delaware County Seed Swap!

When: March 15 through June 6

Rules:

  • Give a packet of seeds; get a packet
  • Give some seeds; get some seeds
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March 2016 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Program

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at 1:00 p.m., at the Roxbury Library, Roxbury
Library Association Tuesday Forum attendees will participate in a lively
session entitled “Exercising Your Mind with Scrabble,” led by RLA Tuesday
Forum Coordinator Susan Whittenburg. Regular RLA Tuesday Forum attendees
will provide refreshments following Ms. Whittenburg’s program.

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 March 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.