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Hornell Public Library Summer Reading Program

The Fabulous 2019 Summer Reading Program ended with a prize drawing for the Adult program and a party for the children and Young Adults.
Three adults won echo dots, which were provided by The Friends of the Library. The winners were: Stanley Banko, Elizabeth Wilsey and Johanna Curtis. A total of 229 patrons participated and read a total of 1,196 books.
Wow! 283 Children and 23 Young Adults signed up for the Summer Reading Program. There were 190 children who read a total of 337, 680 minutes with 16 teens who read 21, 690 minutes. There were 56 programs with 1,417 people in attendance. The sponsors of the programs were Carol Stewart, Dr. Stephan Greenberg, The Friends of the Hornell Public Library, Alice Taychert and a memorial gift for Betty Rahmlow. Each child who signed up for the program was given a book of their choice and an additional book if they completed their reading. Other prizes provided for completion were coupons for Minnehan’s of Lakeville, Rochester Museum & Science Center planetarium, Taco Bell and Maple City Bowl.
Prizes for individual events included tickets to Genesee Country Museum, Glenn Curtis Museum and adult tickets for the Corning Museum.
Prizes, for the participants who read the most hours, were afghans for 4 age groups. They received afghans made by Judy Manges.
The Library participated in the NY Hunger Solution.


Alzheimer Association Support Group:
Meetings every 3rd Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30

Upcoming Events

Children’s Event’s

Story Time & Play every Saturday 10:30-11:30
One half-hour storytime One half-hour playtime
Story Time 10:30 Mondays every week

Special Events

Chinese New Year 11 am Thursday, January 23rd hosted by Betty Fan & Edith Fan
Sensory Play Day 4 pm January 16th
Pajama Day 11 am Monday January 27th.

Teen Event
Pajama Day & Movie 3 pm Monday January 27

Laurette Guild – Health Care Navigator- every Thursday and by appointment
Alzheimer Support Group
AETNA Health Insurance Bob Naprana 11-am-1 pm Thursday January 9th and Wednesday January 29th