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October 2011 - Announcements & Events

Steele Memorial Library will be open on Columbus Day (10/10/11) from 10AM-6PM.

CCLD will be attending Hero Bot Con 2011, the Comic Convention for a Cause. Hero Bot ConThe event will be held on Saturday, October 8th from 11am-6:30pm, at the Elmira Elks Lodge. Admission is Free with a donation of at least 1 canned food item (donations go to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier). The person who donates the most items will win a one-of-a-kind custom sketch by guest artist, Khoi Pham. Hero Bot Con has an impressive list of well-known artists appearing including: Mighty Avengers artist, Khoi Pham; Fly Guy author, Tedd Arnold; Armory Wars illustrator, Aaron Kuder; Simpsons comic inker, Ken Wheaton; The Stuff of Legend artist, Charles Paul Wilson III; and T.A.I.L.S. creator, Andy Wales. The convention will also feature a variety of independent comic creators, graphic artists and illustrators. Become a superhero and join in the fight against hunger by attending Hero Bot Con. It is sure to be a day full of amazing art, great company, and fun memories.

Events to look forward to this month @ Your Library:

Thursday, October 6th, 3:30-4:30pm- Fall Nature Storycraft (@West Elmira)

Tuesday, October 11th, 6:00-7:30pm- Christopher Agostino's Transformations Storytelling (@Big Flats)

Thursday, October 13th, 1:00-3:00pm- Lit Lovers Book Club (@Horseheads)

Tuesday, October 18th, 6:00-7:00 PM- Mystery Night (@Big Flats)

Monday, October 24th, 6:00-8:00pm- Genealogy for Beginners Workshop (@Steele)

Wednesday, October 26th, 6:00-6:30pm- Halloween Party & Storytime (@Van Etten)

Thursday, October 27th, 7:00-8:45pm- Paranormal Activity at the Gettysburg Battlefield (@Steele)

Friday, October 28th, 6:30-8:30pm- The Haunted Library (@Steele)

Every Tuesday, 12:00-1:00pm- Tuesday Free Film (@Horseheads)

Visit our calendar of events for a complete list of CCLD events.