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!

Beach Bash – Children’s Program at Horseheads Free Library

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

Sprout Learning Backpacks for checkout at West Elmira Library

West Elmira Library now has Sprout Learning Backpacks for checkout.  These backpacks are brimming with high-quality early learning materials, books, and activities with easy-to-follow activity guides that make learning fun! Each backpack is themed and typically includes several picture books, Continue reading Sprout Learning Backpacks for checkout at West Elmira Library

Eldridge Park Party Rescheduled for Sunday, August 26th, 1-4pm

The Eldridge Park Summer Reading Club Party will be held on Sunday, August 26th from 1-4pm.  All participants can stop by the Steele Memorial Library for an ice cream ticket or contact your preferred library branch for more details about Continue reading Eldridge Park Party Rescheduled for Sunday, August 26th, 1-4pm

Chemung County Library District: Giving Young Children the Tools to Become Successful Readers

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is an ongoing program based upon evidence that the more children (ages 0 – 5) hear books read to them, the more prepared they will be to learn and enjoy reading upon reaching Kindergarten. The Benefits Continue reading Chemung County Library District: Giving Young Children the Tools to Become Successful Readers