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New AV at Steele – Feburary & March 2016 March 28, 2016

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jennysweddingNEW DVD:

  • Jenny’s Wedding
  • The Good Dinosaur
  • The Intern
  • Molly and Lawless John
  • Once I Was A Beehive
  • Hell and Back
  • Paranormal Activity Ghost Dimension
  • Sinsister 2
  • Glen or Glenda?
  • Spy Troops The Movie
  • Sammy and the Wabos
  • Bachman & Turner
  • Fare Thee Well 50 Years of Grateful Dead
  • Big Cat Week 2015
  • 99 Homes
  • Love the Coopers
  • Grandma
  • Legend of Wasco
  • Spectre
  • Fort Bliss
  • gooddino.jpgAdventures of Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island
  • Scarry Movie 3.5
  • Cruel
  • Love Finds You In Charm
  • Call Northside 777
  • Uncle John
  • The Stick-Up
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • The Girl Most Likely
  • Once Upon A Starry Night
  • The Capture of Grizzly Adams
  • WWE Tables , Ladders & Chairs
  • The Merry Widow
  • Indigenous
  • The Lion Guard
  • Drive-In Cult Classics
  • A Crime of Passion
  • The Big Slice
  • Man Against Crime
  • Little Savages
  • Adventures Time -Stakes
  • secretlab.jpgThomas Edison’s Secret Lab
  • Survival Knife
  • Wannabe
  • The Town Inside
  • Bach-Matthaus Passion
  • Mozart Don Giovanni
  • Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin
  • Rodeo Girl
  • Samurai Cop 2
  • Ultimate Ernest Collection
  • Little Dead Rotting Hood
  • Duck Dynasty Wedding Special
  • Dido and Aeneas
  • Everest
  • Jem and the Holograms
  • Coconut The Dragon
  • Mia and Me-The Blossom Tree
  • Little Charmers-Charmy Heart Day
  • Doc McStuffins-Pet Vet
  • Tranformers-Robots in Disguise
  • monokeBob The Builder-Building Sky High
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Kazaam
  • Man Up
  • Singin’ In The Rain
  • Black Mass
  • Condemned 2
  • Deathgasm
  • Hit the Deck
  • Fight To The Finish
  • Painkillers
  • The Tale of Princess Kaguya
  • Stonewall
  • When Marnie Was There
  • Eyewitness
  • Charles Dickens Collection
  • The Looking Glass
  • How We Got Away With It
  • Howl
  • howwegotawaywithit.jpgLocked and Loaded
  • Wrecker
  • The Games Maker
  • In The Hell of Dixie
  • Straight Outta Compton
  • Army Dog
  • Moo Moo and The Three Sisters
  • Weaponized
  • A Horse Story
  • The Midnight Man
  • Victor Frankenstein
  • Western Religion
  • Silent Retreat
  • Mosquito-Man
  • Queens of Scream
  • 5 Film Chuck Norris Collection


  • grammy.jpg2016 Grammy Nominees
  • John Williams Conducts Music From Star wars
  • Megadeth Dystopia
  • Andy G. Fagan Rising
  • Milos Blackbird:The Beatles Album
  • Wellness Music Mind & Spirit
  • Panic At The Disco Death of A Bachelor
  • Valery Ponomarev Our Father Who Art Blakey
  • Hell In The Club Shadow of The Monster
  • Prokofiev Symphonies & Piano Concertos
  • David Bowie Black Star
  • Mendelssohn  A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Texas Guitar From Dallas to L.A.
  • Copland An Outdoor Adventure
  • John D Rojak Rojak Rocks
  • Charles Ives Symphony no.4
  • Exmortus Ride Forth
  • Phil Collins Face Value
  • Brothers Osborne Pawn Shop
  • Jeff Beck&Stevie Ray Guitar Thunder
  • Now That’s What I Call Power Ballads Hits
  • eltonjohnElton John Wonderful Crazy Night
  • Tobias Sammet Ghostlights
  • Now That’s What I Call Music 57
  • Nine Inch Nails We Prick You
  • Mark Ronson Uptown Special
  • Nothing More Nothing More
  • Highly Suspect Mister Asylum
  • Bruce Springsteen 1978 Roxy Night
  • Drowning Pool Hellelujah
  • Chicago Love Songs
  • Straight Outta Compton Music From the Movie
  • Ashley Monroe The Blade
  • Holy Grail Times of Pride and Peril
  • Tame Impala Currents
  • Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness
  • Bill Frisell Guitar In The Space Age
  • Dream Theater The Astonishing
  • Black Sabbath Past Lives
  • sethmacfarlane.jpgSeth MacFarlane No One Ever Tells You
  • Candlebox Love Stories
  • Alvin Lee Let It Rock
  • Boston Third Stage
  • Eric Clapton Back Home
  • Rush Beneath, Between & Behind
  • Cheap Trick Rockford
  • Drake If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
  • Kasey Musgraves Pageant Material
  • REO Speedwagon Hi Infidelity
  • Lucinda Williams The Ghosts of Highway 20
  • Denise Donatelli Find A Heart
  • Bettye Lavette Worthy
  • Striker Stand In The Fire


  • Archer, Jeffrey Cometh The Hour
  • Atwood, Margaret The Heart Goes Last
  • comeththehour.jpgBeaton, M C. A Spoonful of Poison
  • Berenson, Alex The Wolves
  • Berne, Suzanne The Dogs of Littlefield
  • Bincht, Maeve A Few of the Girls
  • Bissinger, H. G. Friday Night Lights
  • Black, Holly The Copper Gauntlet (juv.)
  • Brown, Daniel The Boys In The Boat (juv.)
  • Cabot, Meg Remembrance
  • Child, Lee Make Me
  • Coble, Colleen Mermaid Moon
  • Connelly, Michael Chasing The Dime
  • Coonts, Stephen The Art of War
  • Cussler, Clive The Gangster
  • Deaver, Jeffery The Steel Kiss
  • Donlea, Charlie Summit Lake
  • Eisler, Barry The God’s Eye View
  • Evanovich, Janet The Job
  • Fifield, Richard The Flood Girls
  • Fry, Ronald Hammer-Head Six
  • findher.jpgGardner, Lisa Find Her
  • Gilbert, Elizabeth Big Magic
  • Gudenkauf, Heather Missing Pieces
  • Hepworth, Sally The Things We Keep
  • Higgins, Kristan Anything For You
  • Hurwitz, Gregg Orphan X
  • Jackson, Lisa After She’s Gone
  • Jackson, Lisa Revenge
  • Karon, Jan Come Rain or Come Shine
  • Keillor, Garrison Pretty Good Jokes
  • Kellerman, Jonathan Breakdown
  • King, Stephen Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption
  • Knott, Robert Robert B. Parker’s Blackjack
  • Kogge, Michael Star Wars The Force Awakens (juv.)
  • Lupica, Mike The Extra Yard
  • Meltzer, Brad The President’s Shadow
  • Michaels, Fern Point Blank
  • Moyes, Jojo After You
  • Nesbo, Jo Midnight Sun
  • Oates, Joyce Carol The Man Without A Shadow
  • midnightsunOsborne, Mary Pope Balto of the Blue Dawn
  • Parker, T. Jefferson Crazy Blood
  • Patterson, James NYPD Red 4
  • Patterson, James Private Paris
  • Patterson, James Roses Are Red
  • Perry, Thomas Forty Thieves
  • Shatner, William Leonard
  • Steel, Danielle Blue
  • Tarkington, Ed Only Love Can Break Your Heart
  • Taylor, Brad The Forgotten Soldier
  • Tompkins, Mark The Last Days of Magic
  • Walters, Minette The Cellar
  • Zandri, Vincent Orchard Grove

Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – Reference Sites March 12, 2016

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Listed below are a small sampling of freely accessible reference sites that provide information about very popular topics. As you scroll to the bottom of the page, you will find important links that can assist you on which presidential candidate you wish to vote for in the New York State primary and November general election.

USDA’s Local Food Directory

Looking find locally grown produce with this site, you can find the nearest farmer’s market, farmers who sell locally grown produce to consumers? The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Services Local Foods Directory is fantastic Free resources.


Ever wondered what the all those counter-intuitive abbreviations people type in text messages such as ROFLOL? Net Lingo is a concise dictionary that will solve the seemingly unsolvable.

Smithsonian Onlinehttp://sova.si.edu/

A digital collection of 7,171 items from the renowned Smithsonian Institution.


A site dedicated to investigating rumors propagated by fake news sites or urban legends. This site created by David Mikkelson, who has over 20 years’ experience as a professional researcher and writer.


As we march towards electing a new president, members of congress and other elected officials, Project vote smart aspires to, “to provide free, factual, unbiased information on candidates and elected officials to ALL Americans.”


Ever wonder if claims from presidential candidates that seem unbelievable are true or not? This site may satisfy your curiosity. FactCheck.org is a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases.


Open Secrets provides details of financial contributions to political campaigns and the net worth of office holders and candidates. This site enables all who visit to, “follow the money.”

Owen Frank, Branch Supervisor
Chemung County Library District

What is New Adult Fiction? March 9, 2016

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It seems like we are bombarded with more labels just when the world seems to be shedding old, worn ones. Labels are meant to be useful tools, and despite our preference to rid ourselves of them, they do serve a purpose.

For example: New Adult fiction is geared for readers 18 to about 25, sometimes as old as 30, who have outgrown Young Adult fiction, which is based on high school aged protagonists.

The description as per EBSCO’s NoveList is rather long, so I have included the site address for more information, a partial description is as follows; *”This fledgling category is a result of the perceived dearth of novels featuring characters in a post-adolescent but not quite adult phase of life, as well as the growing trend of young adult “crossovers,” or YA novels that also appeal to an adult audience. These novels aim to bring the emotionally-intense story lines and fast-paced plotting of young adult fiction to stories that focus on a new range of experiences in life beyond the teenage years.”

Some of the New Adult fiction we have here at the library:

iamradarI Am Radar, by Reif Larsen

Twisted Innocence, by Terrie Blackstock

Falling for Autumn, by Heather Topham Wood

Casebook, by Mona Simpson

The Child’s Child, by Barbara Vine

The Irresistible Henry House, by Lisa Grunwald

Indignation, by Philip Roth


Caroline Poppendeck, Librarian
Steele Memorial Library

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