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Week of 15 August, 2022
Monday - 8/15
 Big Flats August Scavenger Hunt: Sea Shells!

Contact  Michelle E.

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!

2:00 PM - 3:00 PMTween/teen group at Horseheads

Contact  Becky
Location  Horseheads Free Library, 405 S. Main Street Horseheads, NY 14845 - Map

This group meets at Horseheads Free Library and is for teens and tweens, ages 11 to 18 to come to the library to hang out and socialize while they do a craft or play some fun games. Drop off time is 2pm and you can pick up any time after 3:30pm. Registration is required: 607-739-4581.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PMTEEN Improv Games

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

Performer/educator Tim Collins leads teens in goofy theater and improv games!  Tim creates a safe and
supportive space for teens to try fun, new skills and experiences!

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!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMWest Elmira - Adult Summer Art Series- Bob Ross Painting

Contact  West Elmira Library

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 - 8/16
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMFeldenkrais with Joanie Collin

Contact  Horseheads Free Library
Location  Horseheads Free Library, 405 S. Main Street Horseheads, NY 14845 - Map

What makes a person old? 
The answer is our HABITS.  
In this program, you'll have an opportunity to feel, think, and move simultaneously. 
This program emphasizes changing the quality of your body's movement and
your brain's involvement in that movement.

Limit of 10 to class. Wear comfortable clothing.
Call or email to register for class.
This will be held in the Horseheads Library meeting room.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWest Elmira - Kids Yoga

Contact  West Elmira Library

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.

6:30 PM - 8:30 PMWire Wrapped Glass Memory Bracelets (in-person or virtual)

Contact  Steele Memorial Library

Learn how to use pliers and tools to wrap special rocks and glass to create jewelry with artist, Erica Unterwoman.  Adorn your body after you feed your mind with a new craft technique. All materials provided. Bring a special crystal, rock, or beach glass memento if you wish to work with it.

This class is open to adults and teens and can be attended in-person at Steele Memorial Library (large meeting room) or virtually via Zoom. If you'd like to attend virtually, you will need to supply your own pliers and wire cutters.

Please call (607)733-9175 to sign up (space is limited).

Erica Unterwoman is a practicing and teaching artist exploring multidisciplinary media and conscientious public experiences. Her community work involves development of creative events and educating a variety of artistic techniques with interactive workshops. Erica can be found in the studio designing and making products for her company, Aubergine Glass & Jewelry. She enjoys all things Nature, growing tons of garlic, and making healing concoctions to offer her clients.

This activity is made possible in part by the QuickARTS grant program administered by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes and funded by the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc.

Wednesday - 8/17
10:00 AM - 2:00 PMChess Club at Steele (rsvp required)

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).

10:30 AM - 11:00 AMBig Flats - Ocean of Possiblities Toddler Storytime and turtle craft

Contact  Miss Melanie
607-562-3300 or

Please join Miss Melanie for and Ocean of Possibilities story time with music, stories of ocean creatures and a Paper Plate Turtle craft!  Registration required.

1:00 PM - 3:00 PMLit Lovers Book Club

Contact  Horseheads Free Library

Join our Lit Lovers to talk about books, both old and new.

Call the Horseheads Library to register 739-4581 today.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PMChildren's Book Club

Contact  Kelly Brown

Join Miss Kelly for a book club experience at the library. A picture book will be introduced and read.  There will also be discussion questions, activities and further reading suggestions.

6:00 PM - 7:30 PMArt Class with Filomena - Oil Pastels - Landscape

Contact  Jennie Lewis

Join a year of oil pastels with artist Filomena Jack! In August we'll draw a Finger Lakes landscape. All tools and supplies will be available at the library for pick up. Students should contact to enroll and pick up a free kit.

Open to adults and teens 14+.

Each kit will have oil pastels in colors to go with the project, 2 pieces of watercolor paper, pencils, cotton swabs, and baby oil.

Zoom Info:

Meeting ID: 846 2730 8290
Password: 728877

This project is made possible, in part, with public funds from NYSCA’s Decentralization Program, administered regionally by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes.

This project is made possible, in part, with funds from the Friends of CCLD.

Thursday - 8/18
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMBooker's Clubhouse

Contact  Kelly Brown
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.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PMCCLD Board of Trustees Meeting
Contact  Customer Administrative Account

Friday - 8/19
No Scheduled Events
Saturday - 8/20
No Scheduled Events
Sunday - 8/21
 Ocean Animals Scavenger Hunt

Contact  Steele Memorial Library
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 PMVE- ALL WEEK LONG - Tie Dye!

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!

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