Did you know that you can borrow items from the library that are not restricted by a due date? Here at the West Elmira Library we have a variety of what we call “exchanges”. These are collections of items that Continue reading West Elmira Library Item Exchanges
Last July at West Elmira Library our staff member, Ahnece, and two of our patrons, Mary Ann and Claire, wrote a review article about the book The Fault in Our Stars. This summer Ahnece, Mary Ann, and Claire all went Continue reading The Fault in Our Stars – Book vs. Movie
I ate my first Kumquat the other day. At least, as far as I can remember, I had never eaten a kumquat before. I did not know that it is necessary to roll the kumquat gently in my hands for Continue reading Out of School Learning Experience
I recently realized that the copies of Downton Abbey owned by the West Elmira Library have a combined circulation of nearly 250. And although season 1 has been available since February, 2012, all three seasons are still being checked out. Continue reading Downton Abbey – Loved By Many
There are so many advantages to visiting your local library. One thing we see over and over at the West Elmira Branch is impromptu book sharing. A patron comes in and mentions a great book they have read. Another patron Continue reading The Fault in Our Stars
When you go out to dine you might use a credit card to pay for your food. When you get gas for your vehicle you may use a debit card. But did you know that, when you want to pick Continue reading September is National Library Card Sign-up Month!
Home-Schoolers Session The Home-schoolers group meets every Wednesday morning from 11 to 11:30 AM. We have a group of around 15 lovely kids from 3 – 12 years of age who enjoy the sessions every week. The subjects for these Continue reading Wintertime Fun at West Elmira
Faustwork Mask Theater presents The Mask Messenger Monday, June 27 – 2:00pm @ West Elmira Library Wednesday, June 29 – 6:30pm @ Teal Park (hosted by the Horseheads Free Library) Thursday, June 30 – 6:30pm @ Steele Memorial Library The Continue reading Summer Reading Club Event – Faustwork Mask Theater
West Elmira Library has been successfully set up to email notices. We now send notification of patron holds to their email. Also, we are sending courtesy notices to notify a patron that they have something coming due in three days. Continue reading West Elmira – Check Your E-Mail & Check Out This Book!
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!