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Saturday June 1, 2024
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Contact  Maggie Young
youngm@stls.org

Description
Join the Steele Memorial Library for an informal get together to talk about search tips and resources available to search your family history. The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.

How to Attend
This event takes place on Zoom. Register at least 24 hours before the event. Only one registration per household is needed. You’ll receive an email with a link to the secure Zoom meeting about 24 hours before the meeting. By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the Library Code of Conduct.


Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ucuqpqDorEtADr1MgZqoCW3qwGKKM9it1
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Meeting ID: 893 5316 1184
Passcode: 395745


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Passcode: 395745

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Contact  Horseheads Free Library
zella@stls.org
Location  Horseheads Free Library, 405 S. Main Street Horseheads, NY 14845 - Map

This is new D&D group starting for adults/16+ at the Horseheads library with Game Master Zach! 

We need adventurers! Limit of 6 players! Sign up now. (We have already started the campaign. Please contact the library to see if we can add you to the adventure.)

Call 607-739-4581 or email zella@stls.org to be added to gameplay.

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Contact  Steel Teens Space
ccldlibrariesteen@stls.org
Location  Steele Memorial Library Teen Space, 101 E Church St Elmira, NY 14901 - Map

Rdy 2 Rumble Co-op Gaming Club is aimed at providing a platform for teens to engage in battle royale-style gaming in a fun and cooperative environment. The club will feature monthly gaming sessions, a leader board to track player performance, and prizes to incentivize participation. Join the club! foster a sense of community, healthy competition and cooperation.

Sunday June 2, 2024
 
 


All of June.
Can you find all of the I-Spy items in the children's look & find cabinet?
Earn a prize when you find them all!


 


All of June.
Can you find all of the pictures hiding in the children's department?
Earn a prize when you find them all!


Monday June 3, 2024
 
 

Contact  Miss Melanie
607-562-3300

June Kid's Take & Make:  Giraffe Portrait!  Call 607-562-3300 to reserve your kit or stop in and pick one up.  Supplies are limited.

 

Contact  Kelly Brown
brownk@stls.org

Stop in to the Horseheads Free Library to pick up a Pirate Monkey craft all month long!

9:00 AM - 7:45 PM

Location  Steele Memorial Library, 101 E Church St Elmira, NY 14901 - Map

Pick up a kit at check out with some fennel seeds and recipes from library cookbooks to use it in!

Available at the customer service desk. First come, first served. Available until gone.

 

Contact  Steele Children's
607-733-9173 ext. 2306

Pick up a kit to make this “cool” craft at home. First come, first served. Available until gone. Children’s Area. (Activity Table). Best for ages 2+.

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Contact  Doris Jean Metzger
ccldlibrariesteen@stls.org

Never too Early to start your summer reading!!!

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Contact  Big Flats Library
607-562-3300



Big Flats Library 
June Craft Table:

Paint a salt dough animal!
All ages!
All Month.  Stop in any time and make yours!

 

Contact  Big Flats Library

Find all the hidden birds! Get a token!


1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Contact  Van Etten Library
johnse@stls.org
Location  Van Etten Library, 6 Gee St. Van Etten, NY 14889 - Map

small meditation group, no experience necessary. join us as we meditate with Headspace. call with any questions 96070 589-4435 ext 3 or email johnse@stls.org

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Contact  Kelly Brown
brownk@stls.org
Location  Horseheads Free Library, 405 S. Main Street Horseheads, NY 14845 - Map

We'll provide the play dough, you provide the creativity.  Come by the Horseheads Free Library to create and construct using our play dough and tools.

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Contact  ccldlibrariesteen@stls.org
Location  Steele Memorial Library Teen Space, 101 E Church St Elmira, NY 14901 - Map

7th-12 graders! work on your own existing cosplay or start a new project together.  Teens help hand in hand as needed with projects. 

Bring your own supplies & project, OR...use our odds & ends of fabric, fur, craft supplies, cardboard, acrylic paint, and random items plus  duct tape, glue, fabric glue, & a sewing machine. 





5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Contact  Doris Jean Metzger, teen librarian
ccldlibrariesteen@stls.org
Location  Steele Memorial Library Teen Space, 101 E Church St Elmira, NY 14901 - Map


Love D&D? 
Game master Tim Collins creates adventures for an intrepid
band of teens (that's you!) characters. Are you brave enough to join?  For 7th to 12th graders.
Bring your dice, or use ours! Beginning players welcome.
Registration encouraged!  Call or email.  607-733-9173 x2311.  Email address above.

Thanks to the Community Foundation for supporting this program!


6:00 PM - 7:50 PM

Contact  Steele Children's
607-733-9173 ext. 2306

Free showing of 'Zootopia' for National Zoo & Aquarium Month. Some snacks provided. All welcome if accompanied by a child. 

"In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy." imdb.com
Rated PG. 2016. Animation, Action, Adventure.

Tuesday June 4, 2024
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Contact  Horseheads Free Library
zella@stls.org
Location  Horseheads Free Library, 405 S. Main Street Horseheads, NY 14845 - Map

Feel Good Tuesday's in 2024!
10:30am Gentle Movement Series continues!!!
Join Tammy Wilcox for this gentle movement exercise class.
Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, and bring a mat if you have one.


No registration necessary, but if you want to RSVP you can call 6077394581 or email zella@stls.org



1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Contact  Steele Memorial Library
(607)733-9173 option 4

Learn how to use your tablet in a casual setting, talk to other tablet users, share woes, get advice, ask questions, and more. Bring your tablet or smartphone and your questions!  Learn how to download eBooks from the library!

Space is limited; please call (607)733-9173 (option 4) to register.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Contact  Lynda Page
607-733-0541
Location  West Elmira Library, 1231 W Water St, Elmira, NY 14905 - Map

Drop in and relax and color after a long day at school! A large variety of coloring books and coloring media are available for your use.

Open to ages 8 and up.
No registration required.
All materials are provided.

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Contact  Big Flats Library
607-562-3300

Join us for Pool Noodle Animals! 
 Make a pony, or a dragon...or another animal! 
Let's get creative!

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Contact  West Elmira Library

We will be meeting to discuss May's book, The Dragon Child by Laurence Yep. Snacks will be provided.

Geared to ages 8-12.
Paperbacks provided to the first 8 registered. (pick up starting 5/1)

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

https://www.timcollinsonline.com/tale
Contact  Doris Jean Metzger
ccldlibrariesteen@stls.org
Location  Steele Memorial Library Teen Space, 101 E Church St Elmira, NY 14901 - Map

7th-12th graders:  curious about acting?  Interested in writing a play?  Hang out with performer, writer Tim Collins and learn acting skills, put on a modern take of Romeo & Juliet (selfies & social media anyone?), and/or collaborate with other teens to write and develop other plays to perform in 2024!

Tuesday sessions:  acting
Thursday sessions: playwriting

Come to both, or just one series, depending on your interests!
Beginners absolutely welcome!  Tim makes everything fun and creates a safe space to try out new skills. :-)
T.A.L.E will run throughout 2024, with different plays performed throughout the year. 

Thanks to the Triangle Fund and the Anderson Foundation grants for making T.A.L.E possible!




Wednesday June 5, 2024
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Contact  West Elmira Library
607-733-0541

Join other home schooling families and explore a new topic every week with relevant books and activities!

This program is geared for students ages 5-11. All materials are provided.



3:30 PM - 4:30 PM


No club on June 19. All libraries will be closed in observance of Juneteenth.

Join Mr. Cameron for an hour of LEGO free play & project ideas!

Open to those in Kindergarten through Sixth grade. 
LEGO builds will be on display in the Children's Department between meetings.
Please do not bring LEGO from home.

No registration required, but limited space. Large Meeting Room.
We will meet February through June. No club in July & August. Resume September through December.

 


No club on June 19. All libraries will be closed in observance of Juneteenth.

Join Mr. Cameron for an hour of LEGO free play & project ideas!

Open to those in Kindergarten through Sixth grade. 
LEGO builds will be on display in the Children's Department between meetings.
Please do not bring LEGO from home.

No registration required, but limited space. Large Meeting Room.
We will meet February through June. No club in July & August. Resume September through December.

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Contact  Big Flats Library
607-562-3300

Join us for Pool Noodle Animals! 
 Make a pony, or a dragon...or another animal! 
Let's get creative!

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Contact  Van Etten Library
johnse@stls.org
Location  Van Etten Library, 6 Gee St. Van Etten, NY 14889 - Map

21,143 Older Couple Smiling At Camera ...Welcome to Medicare | Medicare
Jen Calkins Will be here from Visions Federal Credit Union  to  provide information for those who will be retiring or preparing to start Medicare in 2024. For any attendees interested, we are available to meet one on one (at no charge or obligation) to offer help with choosing a plan to meet their needs. This is based on their health, budget, doctors, medications, pharmacy, and hospital system of choice. This service and outreach program is available to Visions members and non- members. 
 * we kindly ask that you register for this program (607) 589 4435 ext 3*

 

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Contact  Doris Jean Metzger or Cameron
ccldlibrariesteen@stls.org
Location  Steele Memorial Library Teen Space, 101 E Church St Elmira, NY 14901 - Map


7th to 12th graders!  Need volunteer hours?  Want to (politely) boss adults around? (in other words: help plan and run fun teen events YOU want to have in the teen space? )


You can create displays, decorate the teen area, suggest books and manga for us to order, help set up and clean up for after hours events, and more! 
We have fun, eat snacks, and sometimes help out at community library events!

We need YOU to make your teen space reflect your interests and needs!
Interested? 
Just show up at a meeting, 
ask Cameron or Doris Jean in the teen space or:

Contact: email ccldlibrariesteen@stls.org
Call: 607-733-9173 x2311
or text the teen librarian, doris jean, via the Remind app by texting "@teenevent" to the number 81010.





5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Contact  Steele Memorial Library
607-733-9173
Location  Steele Memorial Library Small Meeting Room, 101 E. Church St. Elmira, NY 14901 - Map

There is currently a waiting list for the group. If you are interested in being contacted about this group or other D&D events and groups at the library, please call to be added to the list: (607)733-9173 (menu option 4).

If you are interested in volunteering to DM a second group, email: lewisjm@stls.org.

Join volunteer DM Lucas on Wednesday evenings at 5pm for Dungeons & Dragons! Due to space limits, please register: (607)733-9173.

If you have any questions about the campaign, you can contact Lucas: lucas.rickard@gmail.com

The group will meet in the small meeting room at Steele Memorial Library.

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Contact  Doris Jean Metzger, MLIS
metzgerd@stls.org
Location  Steele Memorial Library Teen Space, 101 E Church St Elmira, NY 14901 - Map


Teens experience fun writing prompts, create characters, and stories or a play based on their own interests.  All levels of ability and writing interests welcome!  Group facilitated by writer/actor/educator Tim Collins. https://www.timcollinsonline.com/

Program made possible by a grant from the “Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning
 and the Finger Lakes, Inc"





6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Contact  ccldlibrariesteen@stls.org
607-733-9173
Location  Steele Memorial Library Teen Space, 101 E Church St Elmira, NY 14901 - Map


 For LGBTQ 7th-12th graders and their allies.
 A fun, welcoming, relaxed small group for support and a variety of fun activities with Safe Zones
Coordinator Jenica Shapiro!
Currently meets every other week in the Teen Space at Steele Library.

Questions?  Email Jenica at:  JSHAPIRO@gstcontractors.com

Thursday June 6, 2024
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Contact  West Elmira Library 6077330541

Join Mr. Jeff for storytime!

Storytime is the perfect place for your little one to learn literacy skills, play with other children, and stay entertained!

Stories, songs, finger plays, flannels, and more!

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Contact  Big Flats Library
607-562-3300


 Join us for another needle felting class.

Register by calling the Big Flats Library
607-562-3300.
Limited to 12 participants

This program is funded by a generous donation from the 
Big Flat's Women's Club.

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Contact  Doris Jean, Cameron
ccldlibrariesteen@stls.org
Location  Steele Memorial Library Teen Space, 101 E Church St Elmira, NY 14901 - Map

Teens watch, discuss anime and eat snacks. Cosplay encouraged. Hang out, bring a friend!

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Contact  Doris Jean Metzger
ccldlibrariesteen@stls.org
Location  Steele Memorial Library Teen Space, 101 E Church St Elmira, NY 14901 - Map


Teen Deegan leads an additional session of D&D for teens.
Registration needed because space is limited to 7 teens.
607-737-5080.  or email ccldlibrariesteen@stls.org

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

https://www.timcollinsonline.com/tale
Contact  Doris Jean Metzger
ccldlibrariesteen@stls.org
Location  Steele Memorial Library Teen Space, 101 E Church St Elmira, NY 14901 - Map

7th-12th graders:  curious about acting?  Interested in writing a play?  Hang out with performer, writer Tim Collins and learn acting skills, put on a modern take of Romeo & Juliet (selfies & social media anyone?), and/or collaborate with other teens to write and develop other plays to perform in 2024!

Tuesday sessions:  acting
Thursday sessions: playwriting

Come to both, or just one series, depending on your interests!
Beginners absolutely welcome!  Tim makes everything fun and creates a safe space to try out new skills. :-)
T.A.L.E will run throughout 2024, with different plays performed throughout the year. 

Thanks to the Triangle Fund and the Anderson Foundation grants for making T.A.L.E possible!




6:00 PM - 7:50 PM
6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

Contact  Steele Memorial Library
607-733-9173 (option 4)
Location  Steele Memorial Library, 101 E Church St Elmira, NY 14901 - Map