Join the CCLD Board of Trustees!

The Chemung County Library District is a municipality established by the voters in November 2005 to provide exceptional public library services and programs to all of the citizens of Chemung County. The District is governed by a Board of Trustees elected to represent the fifteen districts whose boundaries are identical to the Chemung County Legislative Districts. Board members are elected on a non-partisan basis.

With the coming general election, the public will have the opportunity to elect Library District trustees from five districts and petitions from interested candidates from these five districts are now solicited. The term is from 1/1/24 through 12/31/26. The following is a list of vacancies:

1st district – Catlin
5th district – Town of Erin, Horseheads
6th district – Chemung, Van Etten
10th district – City of Elmira
14th district – Town of Southport

Nominating petitions may be downloaded here (PDF) or acquired from the Business Office of the Chemung County Library District (607-733-8607) at the Steele Memorial Library, 101 East Church Street, Elmira. Email: Completed petitions must be submitted to the Business Office, at the Steele Memorial Library by September 12th, 2023 by 3pm for inclusion on the ballot.