Adult Services

Tech Training | Book Clubs | Arts & Crafts | Board Games

Technology Training

Technology Training Lab

Regularly scheduled tech training classes are not currently being offered, due to Covid-19. If you need assistance, call or stop by the Steele Memorial Library reference desk (607)733-9175.

Book Clubs & Recommended Reading

Looking for a local book club?  A number of CCLD libraries have active book clubs.  Don’t see one at your branch?  Let us know if you’d like to start one. Most of our book clubs are currently meeting online, due to Covid-19.

  • Bookmobile Book Club – Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 4pm at Chapel Park (also available via Zoom)
  • Lit Lovers Book Club – Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 1pm (call 739-4581 for details).
  • Horseheads Evening Book Club – Meets the 4th Thursday of the month at 6pm via Zoom.
  • Big Flats Library Book Club – Meets one Friday a month at 1pm via Zoom (check the calendar for specific dates).

Check out these resources for Book Club discussion guides:

  • Book Browse Book Club Central – Book Club resources including recommendations, reading guides, and advice.
  • LitLovers – 3,400 Reading Guides including discussion questions, book reviews, author bios, and plot summaries.

Arts, Crafts, & Writing

Knit & Crochet Club

Chemung River Reader is the Writing & Visual Arts Zine from the Steele Memorial Library.  If you are interested in contributing to the Chemung River Reader, please email chemungriverreader@gmail.com or visit us on Facebook.

Most of our groups are not currently meeting, due to Covid-19.

Many of our libraries have special programs each month, including art programs and craft programs.  For a full list of activities happening at your local CCLD branch, be sure to check out our events calendar.

Board Games

Board Games are available for checkout (to take home) from Steele Memorial Library Reference Desk (2nd floor) and Big Flats Library. West Elmira Library offers a board game exchange.

Steele Memorial Library

Board games can be checked out by anyone 13 or older with a library card in good standing. The loan period is 2 weeks with an option to renew for another 2 weeks. Games must be returned to the 2nd floor desk (not placed in the book drop). Call (607)733-9175 if you have any questions. The current Steele collection includes:

Carcassonne
Cards Against Humanity (Family Edition)
Chrononauts
Colony
Coup
Dice Throne Season 1 ReRolled – Barbarian v. Moon Elf
Dice Throne Season 1 ReRolled –  Monk v. Paladin
Dinosaur Island
Dixit
Forbidden Island
Karuba
Lanterns
Machi Koro
Munchkin
Pandemic
Parks
Scotland Yard
Settlers of Catan
Splendor
Sushi Go
The Resistance
Ticket to Ride
Ticket to Ride: Germany
Ticket to Ride: New York
Trekking the National Parks
Ultimate Werewolf
Unexploded Cow