Fall Storytimes & 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Fall Storytimes at CCLD libraries are just around the corner, beginning the week of September 14 at all branches; check our website for dates and times. We offer storytimes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers and all are drop in, no Continue reading Fall Storytimes & 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Youth Book Recommendations for Holiday Gifts

As I look through Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, Kirkus Review and the American Library Association’s picks for best children’s books of 2014, ready to order what’s missing from our library collection, I realize that the books from these lists can Continue reading Youth Book Recommendations for Holiday Gifts

ZOMBIES!!!

Do you love zombies?  Are you planning to attend this year’s zombie-themed haunted library program at Steele Memorial Library on October 28th?  Are you getting ready for Season 2 of AMC’s The Walking Dead (Oct 16th)?  Excited about Brad Pitt’s Continue reading ZOMBIES!!!

Dreamdark – Blackbringer, by Laini Taylor

As a Youth Services staff member, I have been whittling down the list of must-reads recommended by both book review periodicals and fellow Juvenile and YA readers. I have been mired in teen angst, hurled through recycled adventures, and generally Continue reading Dreamdark – Blackbringer, by Laini Taylor

Annual Book Sale Returns to the Arnot Mall (Feb 10-19)

Elmira, N.Y. — Calling all book lovers! The Arnot Mall will host a massive book sale over two weekends in February: Feb. 10-13 and Feb. 17-19, 2011. The annual sale, a favorite community tradition for nearly 40 years, is sponsored by Continue reading Annual Book Sale Returns to the Arnot Mall (Feb 10-19)