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Monday August 1, 2022
 
 

Contact  Kelly Brown
brownk@stls.org

Stop in to the Horseheads Free Library to pick up a Clown Fish craft all month long!

 


The local quilting group that displays their quilts at Steele are taking nominations for a "Quilt of Valor" to be won by a local honorably discharged Veteran. Entry forms are available at the Customer Service Desk and will be accepted until Friday, August 5. 

Entries are available during these hours, M-TH 9 am - 8:30 pm, and Fridays 9 am - 4:30 pm.

 

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

Sweet Summertime Basket Quiz-

From August 1-12 complete a Summertime quiz for entry to win a Beautiful Basket of sweet summertime goodies.

This basket is a prize in itself, even without all the goodies inside.

Quizzes must be entered by August 12.

Winner will be chosen on August 15.

Good luck!


9:00 AM - 8:30 PM


First come, first serve. Available until gone.

Pick up a kit with Korean Roasted Seaweed snacks and Thai Chili Sauce Dried Squid, to taste some more of what the ocean has to offer.  Also includes a pack of whole grain Goldfish crackers.

Allergen info - Korean Roasted Seaweed: Organic seaweed, organic sunflower oil, Andes Lakes salt, Fructooligosaccharide.
                   - Dried Squid: Squid, surimi (fish, most often pollock), wheat flour, tapioca starch, seasoning blend, sugar, & salt.


10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Contact  Steele Memorial Library
607-733-9174
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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


TC Commons clubhouse teens AND you visit the teen space for games,
special guests, new books and manga at the library for teens, and more!

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Contact  Melissa
607-589-4435 ext. 3

Let's celebrate our last craft of Summer Reading Club by making a Sea Turtle to take home!
Come in Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 3pm-5pm to make a new friend!

This project is for Summer Reading Club Members Only.

*While supplies last.*

This program is for all ages!

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Contact  West Elmira Library
6077330541

Join us at 4pm for some Survivor themed activities!

Sign up online and start logging your Summer Reading Club minutes/books to get entered for a chance to win weekly prizes!    ccld.lib.ny.us/src


6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Contact  West Elmira Library
6077330541

Registration required for each program and limited to 10 people.

7/25- Decoupage with Susan Keough
8/01- Chalkboards with Susan Keogh

8/08- Salt of the Sea, Salt of the Earth with Wynn Yarrow (limited to 16)

8/15- Bob Ross painting program
8/22- Bob Ross painting program
8/29- Bob Ross painting program

Tuesday August 2, 2022
 
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM


Magic man Dave Moreland will preform the summer reading club theme magic at the Town of Southport parks
9:15am-goodwiin
9:45am- Chapel
10:15-am- Draxler

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Contact  West Elmira Library
6077330541

Join us for some Cosmic Kids yoga on Tuesday mornings at 11am. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours!

Ages 4 and up. Registration required and limited.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Contact  Kelly Brown
brownk@stls.org

Ahoy, mateys! Cap’n Dave has misplaced his library card

somewhere at the Horseheads Free Library and,

to find it, he’ll need your help – and a bit of magic!

Join David Moreland, aka ‘The Great & Powerful Dave’ for

this 45-minute show packed with

magic, mystery, comedy, puppets, and audience participation.

The show is targeted toward ages 4-10, but all are welcome!

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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

Transform old t-shirts into bags. (no sewing required) BRING A T-SHIRT; we may have some on hand if you don't have one.
Make plastic water bottles into sea creatures or whatever you desire!



6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Ahoy, mateys! Cap’n Dave has misplaced his library card

somewhere at the Big Flats Library and,

to find it, he’ll need your help – and a bit of magic!

Join David Moreland, aka ‘The Great & Powerful Dave’ for

this 45-minute show packed with

magic, mystery, comedy, puppets, and audience participation.

The show is targeted toward ages 4-10, but all are welcome!

Wednesday August 3, 2022
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Contact  Steele Memorial Library

Join in on games being played every Wednesday at the Steele Memorial Library from 10am-2pm. Use the giant chess set or bring your own smaller set.  Please contact Michael at (607)857-8479, to RSVP (to ensure that others will be present to play chess with).

Thursday August 4, 2022
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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

Join Miss Kelly for stories related to the summer reading club theme: Oceans of Possibilities.  We will have a story time with books and music followed by an activity time.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Contact  Steele Memorial Library
607-733-9174August 4th at 1:00pm 

Join us for Didgeridoo Down Under: Oceanography Down Under.  

The DDU Show is an energetic fusion of Australian music, culture, storytelling and audience participation.
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Contact  Steele Memorial Library
607-733-9174DIDGERIDOO AUSSIE FUNK JAM WORKSHOP
Thursday August 4th at 2:15pm

Tween registrants learn 
how to play the didgeridoo, 
creating simple rhythms and more!

Space is limited.

For children 8 and up.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Call 607-733-9174 to register.
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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

Use our art supplies or bring your own sketchbooks, pens, etc.
Go on adventures in town and in the library, sketching what you see or imagine.
Watercolors, pen, pencil, and more!   Found sculpture, art journaling, manga, and more!
Beginners welcome!  Just for fun!  If it is too hot: we will enjoy the AC!
Snacks, too.
Guest professional artist once a month, as budgets and grants allow.

Have you signed up for Summer Reading yet??   Prizes await you for reading and/or coming
to library programs!

Friday August 5, 2022
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

 Early start so we can cram in the grand finale! Love D&D?  Try the summer Pathfinder Pirates theme!  
Game master Tim Collins creates sea-faring adventures for an intrepid
band of characters. Are you brave enough to join?  For 7th to 12th graders.
Bring your dice, or use ours! Beginning players welcome.

And sign up for Teen Summer Reading for prizes, lasertag, and more!

In partnership with the SPOT program of the Chemung County Youth Bureau.

Saturday August 6, 2022
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Contact  Melissa
607-589-4435 ext. 3

We're ending our Summer Reading Club with an awesome performance by welcoming "Didgeridoo Down Under."


This program is a unique fusion of Australian music, culture, puppetry, comedy, storytelling and audience participation. It’s interactive, educational, motivational and super fun for all ages!

Sunday August 7, 2022
 
 

Contact  Steele Memorial Library
607-733-9174
Location  Steele Memorial Library, 101 E Church St Elmira, NY 14901 - MapCome to the Steele Memorial Library Children's Department throughout August to participate in our Ocean Animals Scavenger Hunt.

Pick up you Scavenger Hunt in the Children's Department and turn it in at the Customer Service desk near the exit to pick up your prize!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Contact  Melissa
607-589-4435 ext. 3

This month's craft is tie dye!

We'll be making tie dye tote bags to use for school, work, or carry your books from the library!

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3pm-4pm.

This program is for all ages!

Monday August 8, 2022
 
 

Contact  Michelle E.
ericksonm@stls.org

All Month at the Big Flats Library:

Big Flats Scavenger Hunt: Sea Shells!

Search the library hidden  pictures, find them all earn a token for the prize machine!


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 

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

Watch anime, eat snacks, cosplay is OK!
Tell us what manga you want us to order for the teen space!
Led by teen Izzy! :-)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Contact  West Elmira Library
6077330541

Join us at 4pm for our Summer Reading Club final party!

Sign up online and start logging your Summer Reading Club minutes/books to get entered for a chance to win weekly prizes!    ccld.lib.ny.us/src


6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Contact  West Elmira Library
6077330541

Registration required for each program and limited to 10 people.

7/25- Decoupage with Susan Keough
8/01- Chalkboards with Susan Keogh

8/08- Salt of the Sea, Salt of the Earth with Wynn Yarrow (limited to 16)

8/15- Bob Ross painting program
8/22- Bob Ross painting program
8/29- Bob Ross painting program

Tuesday August 9, 2022
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


August 9, 6:00pm - In person all ages:

  Local author Sherinda Ryter will be discussing her new book

White Squirrel: Lenape Brave, a book about Sam & Mack- a boy and his dog.

The talk will include how she got her ideas for the book, how long it took to write the book, and the publishing process.Interested participants should call 562-3300 to register for this event.

Light refreshments will be served.


6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Contact  Jennie
lewisjm@stls.org