Southern Tier Library System

Public libraries of Allegany, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Yates Counties

Below are libraries in the Southern Tier Library System that will be participating in The Great Give Back 2022! Check back often for updates; details about programs will begin to be shared around the beginning of September. Please contact libraries directly for questions regarding offered programming.

Addison Public Library

Belfast Public Library

Benedek Memorial Library

Give Back to the Animals of Finger Lakes SPCA
October 7-16
Starting on October 7 at 6:00 pm the Benedek Memorial Library will start a pet food drive for the Fingerlakes SPCA with and event to make dog and cat toys. People can make one toy for their pet and one toy to be given to the Fingerlakes SPCA. The pet food drive will continue through the next week and during the Annual Book and Bake Sale. At the end of the event all food and toys will be taken and donated to the Fingerlakes SPCA.
All are welcome to attend. If you would like to make a toy for a dog or cat, please register for the making pet toys by email: savona@stls, call the library (607)583-4426 or stop by and let us know at the library during open hours. Registration is to make sure we have enough supplies and room for everyone. Than you.

Chemung County Library District

Cuba Circulating Library

Dundee Library

Mabel D. Blodgett Memorial Library

Remembering our Rushville area Seniors and Shut-ins
October 1-15
Children and Adults come and make a lovely homemade card to area Seniors and shut-in’s to let them know we care. Also come and make a craft to give them as well. This will be held at the library. The hours will be: Sat. Oct. 1+ 8,+15: 9-1 pm, Mon. Oct. 3+10: 3-7 pm, Tues. Oct. 4 + 11: 9-1 pm, Wed. Oct. 5 + 12: 3-7 pm, Fri. Oct. 7 + 14: 3-7 pm. After these crafting days we will package all the items up and visit each recipient. No Registration needed. Recipients will be from the Rushville Area only.

Montour Falls Library

Penn Yan Public Library

Pulteney Free Library

Stock the Pulteney – Prattsburgh Food Pantry
October 1, 2022 – January 7, 2023
Help stock the local Food Pantry by donating items at the Pulteney Free Library. Collection will continue through the holidays to help families during this difficult time. The Library will post a list from the Food Pantry of needed items. No registration. Everyone is encouraged to donate what they can.

Southeast Steuben County Library

Food and Supplies for People and Pets
October 10-15
The Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning, NY, will be collecting donations of food and supplies for people and pets October 10-15. Collected items will be distributed to three food banks (Corning Community Food Pantry, Painted Post Food Pantry, and Pantry of Angels in Lindley) and two animal shelters (Paradise Garden Animal Haven and Chemung County SPCA).

Southern Tier Library System

Giving Back to Our Communities Through the Food Bank
September 19 – October 19
The Southern Tier Library System staff are organizing a collection of Non-Perishable food for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Member library staff and trustees are invited to participate at the system’s annual meeting. System staff are also volunteering their time to work a shift at the Food Bank during our month-long event.

Watkins Glen Public Library

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