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2 Bank Street, Candor, NY 13743 / 607-659-7258

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Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 2 pm-5 pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 10 am- noon; 2 pm- 5 pm; 6 pm- 8 pm
Saturday: 10 am- noon; 2 pm- 4pm

CANDOR FREE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ~ NY PAUSE
All public activities at the library are cancelled. All items currently on loan have been renewed until June 1.
If you have any questions you may contact:
The library director at director@candorfreelibrary.org
Board of Trustees president, Melvin Foster at candorite@gmail.com
or send a message through the library Facebook page

Thursday, April 16, 2020

More resources for At Home Families

Looking for story time books and nature activities? Here are a few more to add to your bag of tricks:


Storyline Online~ stories to listen to








Science & Nature activities for Cooped up Kids ~ from Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Resources for the Stay-At-Home Family

This month every family is a homeschooling family. If you are looking for resources to help keep kids (and adults) learning and having fun, here are a few resources - check our FB page for more.

The Finger Lakes Library System has lots of electronic resources including audiobooks, ebooks, magazines, and streaming video via Hoopla. These are all available with your library account number.
Access the FLLS catalog here.
Across the top you'll see a tab for Online Databases and Digital Downloads.
Online Databases include periodicals, homework help, and MANGO language learning
Digital Downloads is where you’ll find e-books and e-magazines
Looking for Tumblebooks? click here.

STEM Activities:


STEAM Team 2020 has a list of STEM and Arts-related sites at their website.

Bedtime Math has fun math problems for all levels here.
Archimedes Notebook has weekly nature breaks and Friday book reviews and STEM activities here.


Take a walk outside. Try to work in those #1000hoursoutside by creating some outdoor BINGO sheets or scavenger hunts.
One resource with downloadable seasonal BINGO cards is Mass Audubon


Engineer and Construct and Build with Legos or blocks or toilet paper tubes, sticks, stones, mud, and other things from nature. Building things taps into the Engineering, Arts, and Math part of STEAM.


Got Legos?
You can download a 30-days of Lego Play calendar here.


Literacy Activities

Day-By-Day Literacy has activities at their website.


Virtual Field Trips here's a link to 20 virtual field trips you can take - to zoos, aquariums, and museums. Have fun!

Monday, March 16, 2020

Library Closed through April 13



Effective 3/16 through 4/13 Candor Free Library will be closed.

  •  All public activities at the library are cancelled, except that the Village of Candor elections will happen as scheduled this Wednesday, March 18.
  • All items currently on loan have been renewed until May 1.
  • If you have any questions you may contact the library through this Facebook page or president of the board of trustees, Melvin Foster at candorite@gmail.com