101 East Church Street
Elmira, New York 14901
Phone: 607-733-8602
Fax: 607-733-9176


The Steele Memorial Library is the largest branch of the Chemung County Library District located in Elmira, NY. It is
the mission of the Chemung County Library District to provide exceptional public library services and programs to
our citizens; fulfilling their individual needs for educational, recreational, and cultural information through
contemporary, well-maintained library collections and facilities located throughout Chemung County. The Steele
Memorial Library has a vast genealogy and local history collection that includes Elmira newspapers, Federal and
state census records on microfilm, local cemetery records, New York State Vital Statistics records on microfiche
and much more.