Starting June 1st, we will begin to circulate Playaway Launchpads to our patrons. Launchpads are pre-loaded tablets that contain high quality, ad-free learning apps for all ages. The West Elmira Library has purchased a total of twenty of these durable Continue reading Launchpad Tablets are now available at the West Elmira Library!
For over 20 years, residents in West Elmira have met at the library for their weekly bridge games on Mondays and Fridays. The players say they really enjoy having a friendly, comfortable atmosphere to play and socialize in. They come Continue reading Weekly Bridge Club at the West Elmira Library
Do you enjoy cooking? Do you enjoy book clubs? Here at West we have mashed together two of our favorite things and created the Cookbook Book Club. Each month, we pick a cookbook from the library system with enough copies Continue reading Cookbook Book Club at West Elmira Library
The regularly scheduled Thursday 1/31/2019 morning story times at the West Elmira and Horseheads Free Libraries have been canceled due to the predicted dangerously low temperatures for Thursday 1/31/2019.
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
Did you know that you can borrow items from the library that are not restricted by a due date? Here at the West Elmira Library we have a variety of what we call “exchanges”. These are collections of items that Continue reading West Elmira Library Item Exchanges
Last July at West Elmira Library our staff member, Ahnece, and two of our patrons, Mary Ann and Claire, wrote a review article about the book The Fault in Our Stars. This summer Ahnece, Mary Ann, and Claire all went Continue reading The Fault in Our Stars – Book vs. Movie
I ate my first Kumquat the other day. At least, as far as I can remember, I had never eaten a kumquat before. I did not know that it is necessary to roll the kumquat gently in my hands for Continue reading Out of School Learning Experience
I recently realized that the copies of Downton Abbey owned by the West Elmira Library have a combined circulation of nearly 250. And although season 1 has been available since February, 2012, all three seasons are still being checked out. Continue reading Downton Abbey – Loved By Many
There are so many advantages to visiting your local library. One thing we see over and over at the West Elmira Branch is impromptu book sharing. A patron comes in and mentions a great book they have read. Another patron Continue reading The Fault in Our Stars