June 7th is National Doughnut Day – Why celebrate doughnuts?

During World War I, volunteers who wanted to support troops were charged with preparing food to deliver to soldiers on the front lines in France. The Salvation Army dispatched over 250 women there, who found that battle-tested helmets were perfect Continue reading June 7th is National Doughnut Day – Why celebrate doughnuts?

Changes in the Circulation and Audio Visual Departments at Steele Library

You may have noticed some recent changes in the Circulation and Audio Visual Departments at Steele Library, we are excited about these and hope that our patrons will be also…here’s what’s new and why:  Our Outdoor Book Drop has a Continue reading Changes in the Circulation and Audio Visual Departments at Steele Library

Join us for an Under the Sea Adventure all month long at Steele!

The entire month of May at Steele we are celebrating Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Mermaid, and the 30th anniversary of the Disney movie. Stop by the Children’s Department to locate Ariel and her friends in this month’s scavenger hunt. Continue reading Join us for an Under the Sea Adventure all month long at Steele!

Steele Memorial Library staff are celebrating Hattye Skelley Day today

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 donated $250,000 of her estate Continue reading Steele Memorial Library staff are celebrating Hattye Skelley Day today

Women’s History Month DVD Recommendations from Steele

March is Women’s History Month and to celebrate we are highlighting films in our A/V collection that feature strong, female characters. These films include powerful female characters like in “Wonder Woman” and “Hunger Games”, gripping true documentaries like “RBG” and Continue reading Women’s History Month DVD Recommendations from Steele

Invitation to Bid: Steele Memorial Library 2nd Floor Renovation Project

The Chemung County Library District – Steele Memorial Library will receive sealed bids for the 2nd Floor Renovation Project until 2:00 PM prevailing time on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the Steele Memorial Library, 101 East Church Street, Elmira, New Continue reading Invitation to Bid: Steele Memorial Library 2nd Floor Renovation Project