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New AV at Steele – November 2014 November 19, 2014

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NEW DVD:

  • X-Men Days of Future PastTransformers – Age of Extinction [blu-ray & dvd]
  • X-Men Days of Future Past
  • The Paperboy [blu-ray]
  • What Maisie Knew [blu-ray]
  • Tom and Jerry – Santa’s Little Helpers
  • Paw Patrol – Winter Rescues
  • School Dance
  • My Dog The Champion
  • Rocky Road
  • My Man Is A Loser
  • My Little Pony – Friendship Is Magic
  • The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
  • Team Hot Wheels
  • The Devil Inside
  • Woody Woodpecker Halloween Favorites
  • Duck Dynasty Quack or Treat
  • Persecuted
  • Draft Day
  • Ultimate Survival AlaskaMr Peabody & Sherman
  • John Dies At The End
  • Snowpiercer
  • NCIS: Los Angeles seasons 1-5
  • Absolution, Dark Planet, Convict
  • Young Pioneers
  • Home Of The Brave
  • Walk Off Fat Fast – Fat Burning Walks
  • Ultimate Survival: Alaska
  • How To Survive The End Of The World
  • Rodney Carrington – Live
  • WrestleMania 12 & 13 & 14
  • Dragonball Z – Battle Of Gods
  • Angel Camouflaged
  • The Clint Eastwood Collection
  • The Fluffy Movie (blu-ray & dvd)
  • Hatchet
  • Strawberry Shortcake – Berry Best Friends
  • The Last Dragon
  • Against The Wild
  • The FollowingBarbie and the Secret Door
  • Mummy, I’m A Zombie
  • Pokemon Heroes – The Movie
  • Night Moves
  • Little Penguin Racing Adventure
  • Houdini
  • Jake’s Road
  • Begin Again
  • The Following – 1, 2

NEW MUSIC DVD:

  • Michael Jackson Live In Bucharest
  • Iron Maiden Rock In Rio
  • AC/DC Live At River Plate
  • Kenny Chesney Summer In 3D
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd Live In London 1975
  • Eagles Farewell Tour 1
  • Led Zeppelin Live
  • Midnight Special Various
  • Michael Jackson Live in BucharestPure ’80s DVD Video Idols
  • Pure ’80s DVD Headbangers Rule
  • Pure ’80s DVD Totally New Wave
  • Nirvana Live At Reading
  • Barbara Streisand One Night Only
  • Willie Nelson Live and Kickin’
  • Country Classic Singers
  • Eric Clapton Live In Hyde Park
  • Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus
  • Motown Gold From The Ed Sullivan Show
  • U2 360 At The Rose Bowl
  • Ozzy Osbourne Memoirs Of A Madman
  • Blue Man Group Complex Rock Tour
  • Elvis On Tour

NEW MUSIC CD:

  • Taylor Swift 1989
  • Slash World On Fire
  • Big & Rich Gravity
  • U2 Songs of Innocence
  • Avenged Sevenfold Hail To The King
  • Taylor Swift 1989Florida Georgia Line Anything Goes
  • Neil Diamond Melody Road
  • Bob Seger Ride Out
  • Pink Floyd Obscured By Clouds
  • Lenny Kravitz Strut
  • Lucinda Williams Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone
  • Trudy Lynn Royal Oaks Blue Cafe
  • Prince Art Official Age
  • Bryan Adams Tracks Of My Years
  • Alabama Angels Among Us
  • Pain Killer Little Big Town
  • Susan Boyle Hope
  • Ritz Next To Nothing
  • Chase Rice Ignite The Night
  • Exodus Blood In Blood Out
  • Sanctuary The Year The Sun Died
  • Now That’s What I Call Music 52
  • Now That’s What I Call The ’80s
  • Now That’s What I Call USATim McGraw
  • Barry Manilow My Dream Duets
  • Marcia Ball The Tattooed Lady
  • James Gang Greatest Hits
  • Los Lonely Boys
  • George Strait The Cowboy Rides Away
  • Rolling Stones Some Girls
  • Bob Segar Greatest Hits
  • Tim McGraw Greatest Hits
  • Neil Young Greatest Hits
  • Blackberry Smoke Leave A Scar
  • LeCrae Anomaly
  • Great White Absolute Hits
  • Twisted Sister Big Hits and Nasty Cuts
  • Tesla Best Of…
  • Jane’s Addiction Best of….
  • New Kids On The Block Greatest Hits

NEW AUDIOBOOK CD:

  • Maeve Binchy Maeve’s Times In Her Own Words
  • The Silent SisterDiane Chamberlain The Silent Sister
  • Reed Farrel Coleman Robert B Parker’s Blind Spot
  • Michael Connelly Lost Light
  • Stephen Coonts America
  • Catherine Coulter The Lost Key
  • Mary Janice Davidson Undead and Unwary
  • Anthony Doerr All The Light We Cannot See
  • James Ellroy Perfidia
  • Lin Enger The High Divide
  • Richard Paul Evans Michael Vey Hunt For Jade Dragon (YA)
  • Becca Fitzpatrick Black Ice (YA)
  • Gillian Flynn Dark Places
  • Gillian Flynn Sharp Objects
  • Ken Follett Edge of Eternity
  • Felix Francis Dick Francis’s Damage
  • Tana French The Secret Place
  • Philippa Gregory The Kings Curse
  • Carl Hiaasen Skink No Surrender (YA)
  • Derek Jeter The Contract (juvenile)
  • Iris Johansen The Perfect WitnessThe Perfect Witness
  • Craig Johnson Wait For Signs
  • Dan Jones The Wars Of The Roses
  • Jonathan Kellerman The Golem of Hollywood
  • Debbie Macomber Mr. Miracle
  • Emily St. John Mandel Station Eleven
  • Ann M. Martin Rain Reign (juvenile)
  • Leslie Meier French Pastry Murder
  • Fern Michaels When The Snow Falls
  • Joseph O’Neill The Dog
  • Chuck Palahniuk Beautiful You
  • Jefferson Parker Full Measure
  • James Patterson Burn
  • Ruth Rendell From Doon With Death
  • D. Robb Festive In Death
  • John Sandford Deadline
  • Tony Schumacher The Darkest Hour
  • Jane Smiley Some Luck
  • Nicholas Sparks A Walk To Remember
  • Stuart Woods Paris Match

DestinyNEW VIDEO GAMES:

  • NHL 15 xbox 360 & PS3
  • Madden NFL 15 xbox 360 & PS3
  • Watch Dogs xbox 360
  • Destiny xbox 360 & PS3
  • World of Tanks xbox 360
  • MX vs ATV xbox 360 & PS3
  • Plants vs. Zombies xbox 360 & PS3
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Teen Maker Nights: Hang Out, Geek Out, Create! November 13, 2014

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mixing+cookies+emailsizeTeens ages 12-18 can learn, build, design, and create in Steele Library’s new Tinker Lab and Broadcast Lab on Teen Maker Night, beginning Tuesday Nov. 25 @ 6pm. (Registration is required, call 733-9173). November’s project will use littleBits circuit kits to make monsters that move, breathe fire (maybe!), and have lights.

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Teen maker night will be once a month on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6-8pm. Future projects will be determined by the interests of the teens, so let us know what you would love to do! The possibilities are endless..and not just high tech projects, either. We can explore everything from sewing and jewelry making to making a podcast or video, or printing with our 3D printer. Teens, it is up to you!

crowdshot2014Creating and “messing around” in a supervised makerspace is a fun and informal way teens can expand talents and skills, develop confidence, new friendships, or discover career paths. Learning by reading, doing, creating and collaborating are what libraries are about.

Teens! Let me know what you want to do or explore on Teen Maker Nights! Email teen librarian Doris Jean at metzgerd@stls.org, submit ideas on the CCLD Teen Tumblr page, http://ccldteens.tumblr.com/ or call 733-9175.

New Biographies at Steele Memorial Library November 5, 2014

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Maeve BinchyA biography is a detailed account of a person’s life experiences, while an autobiography is written by the person themselves. If you are not familiar with our collection, the Chemung County Library District has a significant collection of biographies and autobiographies. While our library collection is a great resource for school assignments, it also can be an enriching experience to savor the detailed story of an interesting actor, politician, scientist or anyone you might admire. For the month of November, I am featuring several new biographies that have recently been added to our collection.

“Maeve Binchy: The Biography” by Piers Dudgeon. A comprehensive and uplifting biography of the much-loved Irish write that shows her life story was reflected in her books.

“Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter” by Randall Balmer. – “Balmer explores the paradoxes of a man balancing faith and ideals against the pragmatics of politics and the evangelical tide that favored him and later turned so vehemently against him.” Booklist Starred Review

“Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Life” by Peter Ackroyd. a well-written portrait of the beloved film star, portraying the story of a gifted and complicated personality.

“Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin” by David Ritz. A powerful portrait of one of the greatest musical talents, portrays the hardships and triumphs of her life story.

“John Wayne: The Life and Legend” by Scott Eyman. An entertaining portrait of an American movie icon, skillfully traced from his early childhood through his amazing Hollywood career.

Connie Ogilvie, Reference Librarian
Chemung County Library District

Yearbook Donations Requested November 3, 2014

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The Steele Memorial Library has been collecting yearbooks from the five area high schools since 1909. They have been very popular with genealogists and others ever since. Unfortunately there are several years that we do not have. Since they can no longer be purchased, we have to rely on donations of existing copies. Below you will find a list of the years we do not have. If you have a copy of any of these years that you are willing to donate, we would be very grateful. Please contact Sherry or Maggie at 733-8603.

Elmira Free Academy: 1910, 1982, 1994

Southside High School: 1939,1942,1958,1960,1963, 1986, 1987,1991-1994

Thomas A. Edison: 1945,1958,1973,1979,1980,1982,1986,1987,1989 -1992

Horseheads High School: 1920-1946,1948-1956,1963,1976,1979,1981,1992

Notre Dame: 1959,  2005 (Catholic High 1940-1947,1949-1956)

Maggie Young
Genealogy and Local History Librarian
CCLD – Steele Memorial Library

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