The Steele Memorial Library is pleased to announce the UPCOMING addition of 5 new ukuleles to the library’s circulating collection. To celebrate we are offering a 3 class session of ukulele lessons taught by Crary Myers. (Thank you, Crary!) This Continue reading Ukuleles coming to the Steele Memorial Library
On Election Day, November 7th 2017, please visit the Steele Memorial Library (101 E. Church St, Elmira) or the Horseheads Free Library (405 S. Main St, Horseheads) from 12-7pm, to vote for candidates running in your district for open seats Continue reading CCLD Board of Trustees Election 2017 Absentee Ballots
Out of 323 challenges reported to the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom, the Top Ten Most Challenged Books of 2016 are… 1. This One Summer written by Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by Jillian Tamaki This young adult graphic novel, winner Continue reading Top Ten Challenged Books of 2016
Every year since 1982, libraries put up caution tape and books and remind us that literature is often challenged and censored. In the 35-year history of Banned Books Week, over 11,000 books have been challenged. Banned books range from contemporary Continue reading Freedom to Read: Commemorate Banned Books Week 2017
All CCLD libraries will be closed this Friday, June 9th for staff Continuing Education Day.
Just a reminder, all CCLD libraries will be closed on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.
New books in Genealogy and Local History Reference Section: Historical and Genealogical Atlas and Guide to Barnstable County, Massachussetts (Cape Cod) by Marjorie Hubbell Gibson Boldt Castle: Heart Island — Alexandria Bay NY and the Thousand Islands Tulpehocken Settlement Historical Continue reading New to the Genealogy and Local History Section
In November 2016, The Stanford History Education Group published the results of their one and a half year study to determine the civic online reasoning skills (ability to reason about the information on the Internet) of 7,804 students across 12 Continue reading News: fake, real, and everything in between. A roadmap for the rest of us.
Still working on your taxes? We have a limited supply of forms here at the Steele Memorial Library. So far, we have no state instruction books. We know this is a stressful time of year, so we’re sharing some clickable Continue reading Tax Resources
Here are just a few of the titles we recently added to our genealogy and local history research collection: Onondaga Iroquois Prehistory: A Study in Settlement Archaeology by James A. Tuck Landmarks of the Revolution in New York State: A Continue reading New Titles in Genealogy and Local History