In the spring, a young man’s fancy turns to — baseball; at least my eleven-year-old grandson’s does. We have lots of new books on baseball this year but the writers definitely seem to like the history of baseball. I’m sending Continue reading Baseball!
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of checking the progress as the Bookmobile had its wrap applied by Mike Bahantka, a graphic artist for Graphic Solutions in Painted Post. The deed was completed in the garage at Chemung Continue reading It’s a Wrap!
I love a good mystery. To be honest I even love a bad mystery. I have seen every episode of Scooby Doo and Murder She Wrote, even the cross over episodes with Magnum P.I. (forgot about those didn’t you). I Continue reading There’s Just Something About a British Mystery
Recently we created a display, at the Steele Memorial Library, of books that were subsequently made into movies. Many examples come to mind, including older titles such as “The Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammett (1930) and the film version of Continue reading Which is better…the book or the movie?
Celebrate your new Bookmobile on April 20th from 5pm – 7pm at Steele Memorial Library, 101 E. Church Street Elmira, NY. Come by for food, fun, and a chance to check out our new wheels. If you can’t make the Continue reading Celebrate Your New Bookmobile
Tuesday – April 12th – we are celebrating Hattye B. Skelley Day at the Steele Memorial Library. In honor of the day, library staff members will be wearing their favorite hats. After taking good care of her brother Otto, Hattye Continue reading A tip of the hat to one of our favorite benefactors, Hattye B. Skelley
We’ve been doing a lot of talking at the Library about the unpleasant (to me) fact that nonfiction books are not circulating as much as they used to. Some of us comment that people are using the internet and videos Continue reading Libraries Still Have Good Information!
In celebration of National Library Week, CCLD will be offering the opportunity for patrons under the age of 15 to read down their fines. This means for every 15 minutes they spend reading in their local library (Big Flats, Horseheads, Continue reading Kids Can Read Down Their Fines!