The calendar is set and full of spring and literary-minded programs at the Southeast Steuben County Library. Sign up is required for these programs by calling (607) 936-3713 ext. 502 or by stopping by the reference desk at the library.
If you have already signed up to be a book distributor for World Book Night please join us April 16 from 5-6:30 p.m. for a book pick-up reception. Pick up your books and enjoy some refreshments.
Teens can celebrate National Poetry Month April 26 at 5 p.m. during a Teen Poets Dinner and Discussion with poet Susan Deer Cloud and special guest, Michael Czarnecki of Foothills Publishing. At 6 p.m. Deer Cloud will give a reading. Afterwards, the mic will be open to the teens at the dinner to also read poems.
A plant exchange will be held May 6 from 3-4:30 p.m. Bring you plants and pick up tickets for exchange at 3 p.m. Volunteers will arrange the plants, and the exchange will begin at 4 p.m.
Quarterly Crafting group will meet June 2 at 4 p.m. Join us for a light meal of salad, pizza and desserts, then work on something you bring or pick a craft from one of the tables to try. Pleasant music and relaxed conversation are a highlight.
Poetry in the Afternoon will be held June 30 from 1-3 p.m. Join Buffalo area poet Lynn Ciesielski for a poetry reading and poetry open mic – open to local poets to read. Refreshments will be provided.
Stamping with Chris Warner will be held the first Tuesday of the month in April and May at 5:30 p.m. There is an $8 materials cost associated with this program.
The Adult Creative Writers Group continues to meet the first Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m., and third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m.
Crafting with Sandi will continue to be held the second Tuesday of the month in April and May at 6 p.m. In April participants will construct a sewing machine apron and May is T-bag folding cards.
Sit & Chat Craft continues to be held the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. Bring your own craft to work on while enjoying pleasant company.
Programs made possible by the Friends of the Library
The library is handicapped accessible. If you require special accommodations, please call us in advance: (607) 936-3713.