Programs & Services

Our library strives to offer programs and services that promote lifelong learning and help people build connections with their community.

Library Services

Free Internet Access

Public Computer & Laptop Access

Printing & Photocopying



Reference Assistance

Microfilm Reader & Print

Genealogy Assistance

Homebound Book Delivery Service

Outreach Services (i.e., Book Deliveries to local skilled nursing facilities)

Library Programs

We have several recurring programs listed below. We also offer special programs that vary month to month including author visits, cultural programming, art classes, tech classes, and special events in collaboration with community partners such as the Hornell City School District, Hornell Family Resource Center, and Hornell Partners for Growth. Follow this link to view our Events Calendar page for our current programs!

Children’s STEAM Story Time (Saturdays at 11:00 AM)

Homeschool Hangouts

Summer Reading/Learning Programming

Tech Tutoring (Tech Help by Appointment)

Adult Book Club (2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM)

Crochet for Beginners (Mondays at 5:00 PM)

Chess Lessons (Thursdays at 5:00 PM)

Open Chess Play (Thursdays at 6:00 PM)

Writers Group (1st Saturday of the month at 10:00 AM)

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group (1st Thursday of the month at 12:30 PM)

Library Resources

Tool Lending Shed & Library of Things Collection – You can borrow more than just books from your local library, including games, puzzles, tools, and museum passes.

STARCat – Online catalog for the Southern Tier Library System where you can look up items in our system, place holds on desired items, renew you currently checked out items, and review your account information.

Libby – eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines

Research Database Access (NOVELNY, OCLC FirstSearch Base Package, EBSCO Consumer Health Complete, EBSCO Literary Reference Center)

Check out our Research & Reference pages here for information on local resources, local history and genealogy, and much more!