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EVL Library Receives $5K Donation

Mary Ellen Morrison donated $5,000 to the Ellicottville Memorial Library on Friday afternoon, Feb. 13, 2015. The donation was the wish of her late husband, Don Morrison, who was an avid reader and was part of the Library’s original book selection committee. Both Mary Ellen and Don were frequent library users. Mary Ellen’s nephews, Mark and Mike Johnson, traveled from Wisconsin to ... Read More »

Ellicottville Memorial Library

Open Mon-Sat 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Tues/Wed until 8 p.m. Closed Sundays. Visit www.evml.org. 716-699-2842 Let’s Talk Telescopes— This class is for you if you’ve ever thought about owning a telescope, if you have a telescope that is gathering dust instead of star light or if you’re just plain curious about these magnificent instruments. The three major types ... Read More »

Ellicottville Memorial Library

Open Mon-Sat 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Tues/Wed until 8 p.m. Closed Sundays. Visit www.evml.org. 716-699-2842   Let’s Talk Telescopes— This class is for you if you’ve ever thought about owning a telescope, if you have a telescope that is gathering dust instead of star light or if you’re just plain curious about these magnificent instruments. The three major ... Read More »

Library Begins Winter/Spring Astronomy Classes

The Ellicottville Memorial Library is offering five astronomy classes this winter and spring. They will be led by long-time amateur astronomer Bert Probst and each is structured for adults over age 16. Call the library to enroll or with any questions. Each class will be held at the Ellicottville Library from 7-8:30 p.m. and each is limited to 15 people. ... Read More »

‘Tis the Season to Cuddle Up with a Good Book

Discover the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System By Mary Heyl Now that the holidays have come and gone, the long winter months ahead may seem difficult to endure. While heavy snows and freezing temperatures hinder travel and cancel school, many of us become “creatures of the great indoors,” wondering how to make the most of a chilly day. The answer is simple: ... Read More »

From the Bookshelf: “The Lewis Man” by Peter May

  “The Lewis Man” by Peter May In The Lewis Man, the second book of Peter May’s trilogy, Fin Macleod has returned to the Isle of Lewis, the storm-tossed, wind-scoured outer Hebrides island where he was born and raised. Having left behind his adult life in Edinburgh – including his wife and his career in the police force – the former ... Read More »

Two Holiday Raffles Support the Library of Little Valley

The Friends of the Memorial Library of Little Valley are holding two holiday raffles. The first is a chance to win a beautifully decorated Christmas tree, currently on display at the library. Ticket prices are as follows: $1 each, three for $2 or 10 for $5. The drawing will be held on Dec.12 at 12 noon. The second raffle is ... Read More »

Artist’s Reception for Exhibition at Ellicottville Library

An exceptional collection of paintings is now on exhibit at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. Leigh Ann Cledgett is an illustrator from Hinsdale, N.Y., recently graduated from college, and already making her mark as a book illustrator. A reception for the artist is Friday, Nov. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the library. All are welcome, and Ms. Cledgett will ... Read More »

From the Bookshelf: “Station Eleven”

“Station Eleven” by Emily St. John An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. Spanning decades, moving back and forth in time, ... Read More »

From the Bookshelf “A Sudden Light”

“A Sudden Light” by Garth Stein In the summer of 1990, fourteen-year-old Trevor Riddell gets his first glimpse of Riddell House. Built from the spoils of a massive timber fortune, the legendary family mansion is constructed of giant whole trees and is set on a huge estate overlooking Seattle’s Puget Sound. Trevor’s bankrupt parents have begun a trial separation, and his ... Read More »

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