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February 2019 Newsletter

Closings & Holiday Hours

February 18 - Steele will be open 10am-6pm; other CCLD branches will be closed.

Patron Appreciation Week - We Love our Library Users!

Patron Appreciation WeekBecause we appreciate our loyal patrons, we are setting aside a special time during the week of February 11-16, 2019 to thank you. One lucky library user will win a Library Lovers Prize at each CCLD location. Visit your favorite library, or all of them, for a chance to win!

Monday, February 11- West Elmira Branch - We will have goodies available all day for our patrons, and Pizza and a Show starting at 6pm featuring The Nightingale by Roger Roberts Puppet Company. Visit us during the week for a chance to win an Amazon Dot with a Philips Smart Light kit.

Tuesday, February 12 - Big Flats Branch - All week long children will be able to receive a token for the prize machine. On Tuesday, 12th, we are treating our patrons to pizza lunch served from 12-2 or until gone. Adult patrons will fill out entry forms all week, and Friday, at 1:00, we will draw the winner for a Google Mini.

Tuesday, February 12 - Steele Memorial Library - Double Take will be performing from 2-4pm for your listening pleasure. Light refreshments will be provided. Visit us during the week for your chance to win one of two $25 gift cards.

Wednesday, February 13 - Horseheads Library - John Manfredi will be performing from 2:00PM - 5:00PM in our lounge. Light refreshments will be served. Visit us during the week for your chance to win our "Celebrate the Movies" gift basket.

Wednesday, February 13 - Van Etten Branch - Warm refreshments and goodies from 2:00-6:00pm. Visit us during the week for your chance to win a $50 gift card to a local retailer of your choice.

Twin Tiers Mini Maker Faire - April 27, 10am-3pm

Twin Tiers Mini Maker Faire

Our annual Maker Faire will take place on Saturday, April 27th, 10am-3pm at SUNY Corning Community College in Corning, NY. The event is free and open to all ages. Join us for free hands-on activities, demonstrations, and performances.

If you're interested in demonstrating your own creative talents at our event, our call for makers is open. We are calling all makers, innovators, crafters, and tinkerers to join us in inspiring the community through making and Do-It-Yourself projects. Apply by filling out the Call for Makers form on the website. https://twintiers.makerfaire.com/

Technology Training at CCLD Libraries

Tech Training Lab

All classes are free and registration is required. To register for Steele classes call 733-9175; for Horseheads classes call 739-4581; for Van Etten classes call 589-4755 x3. All Steele classes take place in the Technology Training Lab.

Click the links below, for full event descriptions:

February 5, 1pm - Facebook for Phones & Tablets (Steele)
February 5, 6pm - Photo Restoration Workshop (Steele)
February 7, 6pm - Blender Basics (3D Design) (Steele)
February 19, 1pm - Tablet Talk (Steele)
February 19, 2pm - Tablet Talk (Horseheads)
February 19, 6pm - Granite Engraving Workshop (Steele)
February 21, 6pm - Basic Video Editing (Steele)
February 26, 6pm - Introduction to Inkscape (Steele)

Tech Tutoring

Horseheads - Mondays, 7:00pm-7:45pm - Informal Q&A sessions, limited to 2 students per session.

Tinker Lab @ Steele

Makerspace News

Dual Extruding 3D Printer

New Dual Extruding 3D Printers
Print with more than one type of filament! The CCLD Makerspace can now print using two types of filament on the same print.

For more information, visit the Tinker Lab.

Tinker Lab Hours

Monday - Thursday: 12:00PM - 7:30PM
Friday & Saturday: 12:00PM - 4:00PM

Stop by the Tinker Lab to take a class or use the lab equipment independently anytime the lab is open.

Reserve the Laser Engraver
Use of the Tinker Lab's laser engraver maynow be reserved online: ccldmakerspace.youcanbook.me

Ring CraftDrop in appointments are still accepted.

Free Project for February
Laser-cut Heart Rings

Steele Memorial

Adult Events @ Steele

Click the links below for full event descriptions:

Feburary 5, 6pm - Tabletop Gaming (for adults)

February 6, 13, 20, 5pm - Knitting Class

February 7, 6pm - Fan Infinity (adult fandom club)

February 11, 12pm - Acrylic Painting with Filomena

February 11 & 25, 4:30pm - Tai Chi

February 12, 2-4pm - Patron Appreciation Day at Steele

February 12, 6pm - Alzheimer's Effective Communications Strategies

February 14, 6:30pm - Art Class with Wynn Yarrow - "Fine Feathers"

February 15, 2pm - Movie: "Some Like it Hot"

February 20, 2pm - Chemung CCE Home Vegetable Garden Workshop

February 28, 5:45pm - Movie: "A Star is Born" NEED TICKET

March 1, 6:30pm - "So bad, it's good!" Movie Night

March 9, 10:30-12:30pm - Sumi-e: Japanese Brush Painting

Weekly Programs

Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30pm - Adult Writing Group
Wednesdays, 9-4pm - Chess Club
Wednesdays, 12:30-2pm - Knit & Crochet Club

Teen Events @ Steele (12-18 yrs)

Click the links below for full event descriptions:

February 12, 6:30pm - Anti Valentine's Day Party

February 12 & 26, 5:00pm - Teen Advisory Group meeting (all teens welcome)

February 11 & 25, 5:30pm - Teen Writers' Group

Wednesdays in February, 6:30pm - Safe Zones (for LGBTQ teens & friends)

February 21, 6:00pm - Teen Art Club

February 25, 6:30pm - Teen Monday Manga/Anime Club

February 26, 6:30pm - Teen Game Night with Rainy Toad Gaming! (Fortnite)

Youth Events @ Steele

How to Train Your Dragon

Join us as we celebrate the upcoming release of "How to Train Your Dragon 3"!  All month long we have programs based on the "How to Train Your Dragon" series, join us for any of our programs for a chance to enter a drawing for 4 movie tickets.  On February 28th we will draw a winner for four tickets to Regal Cinemas at the Arnot mall so you can see the newest movie: "How to Train Your Dragon 3".

Click the links below for full event descriptions:

February 4th, 6:30pm - Monday Night Mania, Viking themed crafts and story

February 11th, 6:30pm - Monday Night Mania, Viking themed crafts and story

February 12th, 6:00pm - Toon Tuesday; How to Train your Dragon

February 13th, 3:30pm - Lego Club

February 19th, 5:00pm - Tanglewood's Amazing Animal Show

February 26th, 6:00pm - Toon Tuesday; How to Train your Dragon 2

Weekly Groups

How to Train your Dragon Themed Scavenger Hunt - All month long, no set time.

Fridays, 10:30am - Family Story Time, begins January 11th

Fridays, 3:30pm - Dragon TV - Watch episodes of the TV show Dragons: Race to the Edge

Big Flats

Valentine DogOn February 12 at 6pm, it's another Noah's Ark Animal Workshop! This class we will be making the Valentine Dog and of course all his special treats that come with him. This class is pre-registration due to size. Call 562-3300 to register or email peelg@stls.org.

On February 19, the Big Flats Library will host a Wine and Design Party starting at 6pm. The cost for this program is $20 (painting to be determined). You must register for this adult program since space is limited. Call 562-3300 or email peelg@stls.org to register. Spaces will fill fast.

Wednesdays, 10:30am - Toddler Storytime


Behind Closed DoorsOur book club meets the 2nd Friday of the month at the Bulkhead stop in Southport at 1:30pm.

For the month of January we read "Behind Closed Doors" by B.A. Paris to discuss on February 8th.

Click the links below, for full event descriptions:

February 8th, 1:30pm - Book Club


Adult Events @ Horseheads

ManfrediIn February at Horseheads, Join us on Valentine's Day for an afternoon of music by John Manfredi to celebrate Patron Appreciation day! Our year- long art journey continues with The Tree of Me, with your choice of media to use! Come check out our new Evening Book Club!  Don't forget to sign up to learn all about your tablet or smartphone! Registration is required for all programs. Call 739-4581 to register.

Click the links below, for full event descriptions:

Wednesday, February 13, 5:30-7pm - Art Class - Tree of Me

Wednesday, February 13, 2-5pm - Music of John Manfredi

Tuesday, February 19, 2pm-4pm - Tablet Talk

Monday, February 25, 6:30pm-7:30pm - Evening Book Club

T(w)een Events @ Horseheads

On Febraury 16th and March 9th, come join us for a fun afternoon making faux stained glass! This program is intended for our local tweens and teens to get crafty and make some easy "stained glass" art! This is a two-part program. Registration is required: (607)739-4581.

Saturday, February 16, 2:30pm-3:30pm - Part 1
Saturday, March 9, 2:30pm-3:30pm - Part 2

Youth Events @ Horseheads

Do you have the winter blues? Join us for a beach party! Feel free to dress up in your summer attire. Enjoy the games and summer time food and forget about the miserable winter weather outside.

Click the links below, for full event descriptions:

February 11, 10:30am - Kindermusik
February 12 & 26, 3:30pm - Kitty Lit (register)
February 19, 6:30pm - Winter Beach Bash
February 27, 3:30pm - Lego Club
Thursdays, 10:30am - Family Storytime

CandlesVan Etten

Don't forget that special someone this Valentine's Day! The Van Etten Library will be hosting another wax candle transfer workshop in February on Wednesday, Feb. 6 & Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 3:00-4:30pm. All ages are welcome.

Our Patron Appreciation Day is on Wednesday, February 13th this year. Stop by the library, get in from out of the cold, and enjoy some warm refreshments and sweet treats!

While you visit the library during Valentine's Day week, enter the Van Etten drawing for a chance to win a $50 gift card for a local retailer of your choice!

Click the links below for full event descriptions:

February 6, & February 13, 3:00-4:30pm - Candle Transfer Workshop

February 8, 3:15-4:45pm - Friday After School Movie: Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween. Rated PG.

February 13, All day - Patron Appreciation Day

February 20, 3:45-4:45pm - LEGO Challenge Club. Join us for club night and test your LEGO building skills!

February 22, 12:15pm - Book Club meeting

West Elmira

Sprout Learning BackpacksWest 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, two to four educational games or toys, and an activity guide showing how to use the items to help promote school readiness. Read more on our website.

Click the links below for full event descriptions:

Monday, February 11th, 6pm - Patron Appreciation Day. We will have goodies available all day for our patrons, and Pizza and a Show starting at 6pm featuring The Nightingale by Roger Roberts Puppet Company.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2:30pm - Gaming with Rainy Toad Gaming- Dance/ Move Games

Wednesdays, 10:30am - Homeschool Group
Thursdays, 10:30am - Storytime
Mondays & Fridays, 1pm - Bridge Club
Tuesdays, 11am - Gentle Yoga with Karen - No Yoga on 2/26

Fourth Monday of every month, 6pm - Cookbook Book Club
Second and Fourth Wednesday of every month, 4pm - LEGO Club
Third Wednesday of every month, 3:30pm - Tween Maker Hour - Recycled Magazine Baskets

For more information about these and other events, visit the CCLD Events Calendar: http://tinyurl.com/ccldevents

In This Issue

Holiday Hours

Patron Appreciation Week

Twin Tiers Mini Maker Faire - April 27th, 2019

Technology Training

Tinker Lab

This month at...

Steele Memorial

Big Flats



Van Etten

West Elmira

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