- Beginning Computer & Internet
- Tablet & Smartphone
- 3D Printing
- Video Editing
- Audio Editing
- Hour of Code
Most tech classes take place at Steele Memorial Library in the Technology Training Lab on the 1st floor of the library. Tablet/Smartphone courses are offered at several of our libraries. Call Steele Memorial Library at (607)733-9175 for more information, or check our events calendar.
Book Clubs & Recommended Reading
Listen to our monthly Book Bundle Podcast for adult fiction reviews and recommendations.
Looking for a local book club? A number of CCLD libraries have active book clubs. Don’t see one at your branch? Let us know if you’d like to start one.
- Bookmobile Book Club – Meets the 2nd Friday of the month at 1:30pm, at the Bookmobile’s Bulkhead stop.
- Lit Lovers Book Club – Meets at Horseheads Free Library, the 2nd Thursday of the month at 1pm.
- Van Etten Library Book Club – Meets the Last Friday of the month at 12:15pm.
- West Elmira Library Book Club – Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 3pm.
Check out these resources for Book Club discussion guides:
- Book Browse Book Club Central – Book Club resources including recommendations, reading guides, and advice.
- LitLovers – 3,400 Reading Guides including discussion questions, book reviews, author bios, and plot summaries.
Chemung River Reader is the Writing & Visual Arts Zine from the Steele Memorial Library. If you are interested in contributing to the Chemung River Reader, please email email@example.com or visit us on Facebook.
The Steele Memorial Library Adult Writing Group meets Tuesdays from 7:00-8:30pm.
West Elmira has a Letter Writing Club that meets the 4th Tuesday of the month at 4pm.
Knit & Crochet Club meets at Steele Memorial Library every Wednesday from 12:30-2pm.
In addition to these regularly scheduled groups, many of our libraries have special programs each month, including art programs and craft programs. For a full list of activities happening at your local CCLD branch, be sure to check out our events calendar.
- Bridge – Fridays, 1pm (West Elmira Library)
- Chess Club – Wednesdays, 9-4pm (Steele Memorial Library)
- Tabletop Gaming – 1st Tuesday, monthly, 6pm (Steele Memorial Library)
Fan Infinity meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6pm at Steele Memorial Library – Fan Infinity is a social club for adults to come and geek out over a variety of shows, movies, books.
Friday Afternoon Film – One Friday a month (date varies, check events calendar) at 2pm, Steele Memorial Library shows a classic film. Free snacks provided!
“So bad, it’s good!” Movie Night – One Friday a month (date varies, check events calendar) at 6:30pm, Steele Memorial Library shows a “bad” movie and participants are encouraged to heckle it (MST3K style). The movies shown are a range of B movies, parodies, cheesy movies, and downright awful movies.