The Summer Reading Club for kids will kick off the week of June 27th with the theme, “On Your Mark, Get Set…READ!”. Activities for kids at our local CCLD branches, include: Puppet, Magic and Outdoor Game Days, as well as Continue reading Summer Reading Club Kicks Off June 27th
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
We are gearing up in our Youth Department for our annual Kindergarten visits. Chemung County Library District offers all county kindergarten students an opportunity to receive a free library card during these visits, and we are grateful for the Friends Continue reading The Kinderbook Campaign
We are wrapping up a summer full of fun, here at the Central Library! We had 157 kids enter our Summer Reading Club, and around 500 total attendees at our weekly Reading Club programs…well done kids. Congratulations on your reading Continue reading Wrapping up Summer at the Central Library
It was with interest that I read CCLD’s blog entry regarding historical fiction by Caroline Poppendeck. I completely agree with her praise of this genre and would like to further “dig” into it, by including favorite historical fiction for Youth. Continue reading Dig into Historical Fiction for Youth
The Youth Services staff enjoyed a lively conversation in regards to our favorite books as children. Some of the series we favored were: Donna Parker, Bobbsey Twins, Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, The Dana Girls. Once upon a time, parents dreaded Continue reading Reading – Then and Now
The Summer Reading Club is getting wonderful attendance from our patrons! We have had great programs, and all are being met with enthusiastic response. Our Faustwork Mask program launched the SRC here at Steele and at West Elmira and Horseheads Continue reading Summer Reading Club Update
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!
In celebration of National Library Week, CCLD will be offering the opportunity for patrons under the age of 15 to read down their fines. This means for every 15 minutes they spend reading in their local library (Big Flats, Horseheads, Continue reading Kids Can Read Down Their Fines!