Adult Services, Digital Literacy & Creation Station Events Week of August 3, 2015

Adult Services, Digital Literacy & Creation Station Events Week of August 3, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015:

Endless Mountain Music Festival: College students from around the country gather at Mansfield University on a yearly basis to play classical music together; and they will be playing a concert for us!

This is a free concert suitable for all age groups.

Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015:

Creation Station, The Southeast Steuben County Library’s Makerspace, will be open from 1-4 p.m.

Into the Heart of Rural America: A One Woman Show with Sharon Rula Backos: Everyone has a story and Sharon Backos has set out to record the stories of ordinary upstate New Yorkers and turned them into something extraordinary. Now, she brings her one woman show to the library. Join us for a memorable evening of theater.

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 6, 2015:

Corning Area Writer’s Group: Inject some socialization into your solo writing time by join the library’s Adult Creative Writers Group for conversation, inspiration and feedback on writing projects. No sign up is required. This group meets every Thursday from 6-8 pm. On the third Thursday of the month the group meets in the library. On the other Thursdays the group meets at Soul Full Cup CoffeeHouse.

For more information, please call Adult Services Director Michelle Wells at (607) 936-3713 ext. 209 or email

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Creation Station, The Southeast Steuben County Library’s Makerspace, will be open from 5-8 p.m.

Also Available During Each Week:

One-On-One Personal Technology Sessions are available by appointment during the week! You can make an appointment with a member of our Digital Literacy Services staff to learn how to use a new computer, Mac, e-reader, tablet, smartphone or a variety of software including the Microsoft Office Suite and more; at a variety of times throughout each week.

This is a free service the library offers!

To make an appointment call the library at: 607-936-3713

Or send an email to us at: DIGLIT@STLS.ORG

Coming Up Next Week…

Wednesday, August 12, 2015:

Digital Literacy Walking Club: Using Fitness Trackers, Mobile Music Players and Fitness Apps: Join the Digital Literacy Services Team and learn how to use a fitness tracker, MP3 player and health apps to improve your walking experience. We will have a brief presentation each week discussing popular fitness trackers, MP3 Players and health apps available. Then, we will put on our walking shoes and hit the pavement for a nice walk around our new Tioga Avenue walking park and utilize some of those devices to see how they work! Bring your walking shoes, bottled water and any new health tracking device you might already own or try one of ours!

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Tuesday, August 13, 2015:

Phenomenon and Paranormal Investigations: Exploring Seneca and Beyond: What lurks in the depths of the Finger Lakes? Join us for a viewing of the short documentary “Exploring Seneca” from PPI Investigations then hear stories about their other investigations and ask questions of your own.

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Friday, August 14, 2015:

Monthly Science Fiction Film: Silent Running (1972): As this science fiction classic opens, botanist Freeman Lowell (Bruce Dern) has spent eight years aboard the space freighter “Valley Forge” preserving the only botanical specimens left from Earth under huge geodesic domes. When he receives orders to destroy the project and return home, Lowell rebels and hijacks the freighter, while plunging the craft into the gaseous Rings of Saturn. From that moment on, he has only the trees, the gardens and two “Drone” robots, Huey and Dewey, to keep him company on his greatest adventure of all. MPAA Rating: G. Run Time: 90 minutes.

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

To see a list of all currently scheduled library programs — visit the Calendar page on our website found at:

Have a great week!
Linda, SSCL


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