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June 2020 Newsletter

Curbside pick-upChemung County Libraries will offer curbside service beginning Monday, June 29th; the buildings will still be closed. Keep an eye on our website (ccld.lib.ny.us) and Facebook page for details.

Note: Book donations cannot be accepted at this time.

Check out our Online Events Calendar to see a list of library events that you can access from home.

WiFi will remain on at all CCLD branches, daily from 7am-9pm. Patrons can connect to it from outside of the building; a password is not required.

Follow the library on Facebook for links to free online content and streaming library programming.

Summer Reading Club

Imagine Your Story

This year's all-ages Summer Reading Club, "Imagine Your Story", will run from June 29th through August 7th. You can sign up via the library's website starting June 29th and log your reading minutes for a chance to win prizes.

CCLD Makerspace News

We Still Need Your Help!

In response to the ongoing request from our local hospitals, Chemung County Library District is continuing its search for volunteers to assist with sewing masks for healthcare workers, as they continue to help those affected by COVID-19 and prepare for a probable resurgence. Surgical wrap material, reported to block 99% of viruses, has been donated by Arnot and Guthrie and will be provided to individuals or groups interested in contributing to this endeavor. To sign up as a volunteer, please visit: http://ccld.lib.ny.us/volunteer-to-make-ppe/

Activities for Kids

Story Time

Tuesdays, 3:30pm - Join Mr. Jeff for virtual sing alongs on the library's Facebook page!

Thursdays, 10:30am - Family storytime with Miss Kelly takes place via Zoom. Email her at brownk@stls.org for the link.

Fridays, 10:30am - Mr. Jeff will be live streaming storytimes on the library's Facebook page!

Activities for Teens

Fridays at 3pm, teens can work along with artist Filomena Jack to create their own character via art, writing, & more with materials you have at home.

Teen Summer Reading Club starts this month! Starting June 29th, sign up on the library website ccld.lib.ny.us! Win prizes, participate in virtual scavenger hunts and escape rooms, and more!

Text "@teenevent" to 81010 to sign up for teen event reminders, or click the following link to sign up for e-mail or text reminders: remind.com/join/teenevent.

Click the links for more program details:

Mondays, 7pm - Anime Club watch party & chat on CCLD Teen Space Discord server

Tuesdays, 7pm - D&D, RPG, Jackbox & Trivia on CCLD Teen Space Discord server

Wednesdays, 3pm - Teen Safe Zones via Zoom

Fridays, 3pm - Teen Art : "Create Your Own Character" with artist Filomena Jack via Zoom

Activities for Adults

Using Creativity to Express Your Story with Filomena Jack

The following events will take place via Zoom. Click on the link for program details:

Wednesdays, 6:30pm - Cooking Meetup

June 1, 8, 15, & 22, 4pm - Tai Chi Classes with Julie Spicer

June 5, 1pm - Big Flats Library Book Club Meeting

June 16, 23, 30, July 7, 6:30pm - Art Series with Filomena

June 19, 6:30pm - "So bad, it's good!" Movie Night

June 22, 6pm - Horseheads Library Evening Book Club

June 25, 6:30pm - Drawing Workshop with Wynn Yarrow


You can access Ancestry Library Edition from home while the library is closed! Discover your family history and start your family tree. Access billions of genealogy records including Census, SSDI & Military records.

Keep an eye on the library's Facebook page for free activities to keep you and your family occupied.

Enjoy ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, music, streaming video, online classes, language learning, and more, from the convenience of your home! Check out the library's Featured Services page for a list of digital services that can be accessed remotely with your Chemung County Library District card.

If you need help accessing your account, email our virtual reference desk edesk@stls.org for assistance.

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