Summer Reading Club is out-of-this world, A Universe of Stories will launch at the end of June. The Steele Memorial Library will be holding its launch-off party for kids on June 27th at 3:00pm. Stop by to register for this Continue reading Summer Reading Club is coming!
Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. The nation’s first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, in the state of Washington. On June 13th at 5:00pm Continue reading Father’s Day!
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?
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!
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
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
We’re off to see the Wizard! The entire month of January we are celebrating L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Stop by the Children’s Department to help Dorothy locate all of her friends in this month’s scavenger hunt. Continue reading Lions and Tigers and Bears . . . oh my!
The Van Etten Library has scheduled a most exciting program for our younger patrons! On Wednesday, January 9th at 3:30pm the library is hosting a Noah’s Ark Animal Workshop. We have chosen to “build” our very own most adorable Snow Continue reading “Build” a Stuffed Animal at Van Etten Library
Everyone knows that Summer Reading Clubs are a great way to benefit young readers over the summer months; they encourage reading to become a lifelong habit, they introduce and generate interest in the library and books, and they can help Continue reading Winter Reading Club at Steele
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