The year is 1962: the Cuban Missile Crisis brought the world close to nuclear annihilation, John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth, and Sam Walton opened the first Wal-Mart in Arkansas. Meanwhile the Horseheads Public Library moved Continue reading History of Public Library Service in Horseheads, NY Part 3—a Community Builds a Library
Who is excited about Frozen 2? We can’t wait at the Horseheads Free Library! Please come and celebrate with us on Tuesday, November 19. The fun will start at 4:30pm. We will start with a meet and greet with Princess Continue reading “Frozen” Party at Horseheads Free Library – November 19th, 4:30pm
Now that the fall weather is upon us, it is a wonderful time to curl up in the chilly evening with a cup of hot tea and a good movie! We have some great titles for all interests coming in Continue reading New DVDs at Horseheads Free Library – October 2019
The Friends of Horseheads Free Library invites you to the 2019 Book Sale at the Town and Country Fire Hall located at 130 Gardner Road Horseheads, NY 14845. The hours are: Tuesday 9/10/2019: 10 am – 7 pm Wednesday 9/11/2019 Continue reading Friends of the Horseheads Free Library Annual Book Sale: September 10th – September 14th
Thank you to Holly for bringing us these gorgeous sunflowers, grown in her garden from seeds she received from the CCLD Seed Lending Library! What is a Seed Lending Library? Come to either of our seed lending Continue reading Grown from CCLD’s Seed Lending Library
The Postwar years brought a population boom to Horseheads, NY and 4 different addresses for the Horseheads Library in 18 years. According to the 1940 United States Federal Census, the Town of Horseheads had a population of 8,804. By 1960, Continue reading History of Public Library Service in Horseheads, NY Part 2—the Nomadic Years
I am pleased to announce the Friends of the Horseheads Free Library have graciously provided the Horseheads Free Library the funds to purchase a small collection of Vox Books that will soon be added to our collection! What are Vox Continue reading VOX Books Coming Soon to the Horseheads Free Library!
It was the spring of 1944. The world was at war. Freedom hung in the balance. The newly formed Horseheads Women’s Club busied themselves knitting and sewing items for the British war effort above Brown’s Pharmacy in Hanover Square in Continue reading History of Public Library Service in Horseheads, NY, Part One—The Beginning
Do you have the winter blues? Do the subzero wind chills have you dreaming of the beach? Join us at the Horseheads Free Library on Tuesday, February 19 for our first ever winter beach bash. We invite everyone to dress Continue reading Beach Bash – Children’s Program at Horseheads Free Library
The regularly scheduled Thursday 1/31/2019 morning story times at the West Elmira and Horseheads Free Libraries have been canceled due to the predicted dangerously low temperatures for Thursday 1/31/2019.