CCLS Road Trip 2022

This summer take the CCLS Road Trip and check out our libraries in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties. Explore, have fun, learn AND earn some prizes!

Your CCLS Road Trip begins any time from June 1 through August 31st

Updates:

Lakewood Library – Has Passports and can stamp your passport at the Lakewood Farmer’s Market each Thursday 10am- 2pm

Myers Memorial Library –  CLOSED June 13th – July 5th  – Final touches on new construction.  Visits can resume July 6th!

 Summer is the perfect time to become an explorer in your own backyard and what better place to explore than libraries! Our libraries have so much of offer from local collection, to knowledge of their communities, programs for both kids and adults to summer reading programs and of course books, movies and WIFI.

Did you know Alexander Findley Community Library has a boat on display in the children’s section?

How about that the Allegany Public Library is in an old bank?

Your Road Trip starts when you…

Pick up your free official Road Trip Passport and Map at your local library, or any CCLS library, anytime after June 1. Get your 1st passport library stamp and then start planning which library you want to visit next.

Remember to get your passport stamped at each library you visit and you’ll be on your way to earning prizes.  When you reach a prize level stop, let the library staff know.

How many of the 38 libraries that make up the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System will you visit?

6th stop – Pen or pencil from library – tell the library staff if they are your 6th stop

13th stop- Key Chain from library – tell the library staff if they are your 13th stop

26th stop- Car Magnet from the library- tell the library staff if they are your 26th stop

31st stop- Enamel pin and entry into a prize drawing – enter through QR code found in the library, pin will be sent to your local library

38th stop- Beverage cozy and/or Squid Hat – Scan final QR code and prizes will be sent to your local library

Visit the Allegany Public Library and Stockton Library to guess how many Hershey Kisses are in the jar as a bonus challenge!

Coming Soon-  How well do you know the  libraries of CCLS- Question page

Are you looking to visit the most libraries in one trip? 

Here are suggested grouping of libraries based on geographical locations, feel free to make your own path as well!

Check out Library hours here – https://www.cclsny.org/ccls-member-libraries/

  • Anderson-Lee Library of Silver Creek / Seneca Nation Library Cattaraugus Branch / Gowanda Free Library 

  • Dunkirk Public Library / Darwin R Barker Library Association of Fredonia / Ahira Hall Memorial Library of Brocton / Patterson Library of Westfield / Ripley Public Library 

  • Minerva Free Library of Sherman / Alexander Findley Community Library of Findley Lake / Clymer-French Creek Free Library 

  • Mayville Library / Smith Memorial Library of Chautauqua / Bemus Point Public Library 

  • Ashville Free Library / Fluvanna Free Library / James Prendergast Library Association / Falconer Public Library / Myers Memorial Library of Frewsburg / Hazeltine Public Library of Busti / Lakewood Memorial Library 

  • Mary E Seymour Memorial Library Stockton / Mary E Seymour Memorial Library Cassadaga Branch / Sinclairville Free Library 

  • Ellington Farman Library / Kennedy Free Library / Randolph Library 

  • Cattaraugus Free Library / Memorial Library of Little Valley / Ellicottville Memorial Library 

  • Salamanca Public Library / Seneca Nation Library Allegany Branch 

  • Delevan- Yourkshire Public Library / King Memorial Library of Machias / Blount Library of Franklinville 

  • Allegany Public Library / Olean Public Library / Portville Free Library

Day Adventure Passes

Do you know about our Day Adventure Pass Program?

Each library has passes your family can checkout to discover local attractions.  These passes are meant to be used once by families to discover some of the great museums and similar organizations! Check with any library staff to see what passes are available and any guidelines for the organization.   Use you library card to check a Day Pass out today and see what you will discover next!

Discover Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties

On your Road Trip, check out what our counties have to off both inside and out. From museums to an abundance of hiking trails, become a tourist in your backyard.  As you go, tag us on social media #cclsroadtrip!

Chautauqua County 

Cattaraugus County 

Infinity Ultimate Adventure Challenge

Explore Chautauqua county and find 24 locations including outdoor art and hiking trails!  Running from May 1- Oct. 31st, the Ultimate Challenge is a great opportunity to see more of the county and supports a great cause!  Visit Infinity’s website for more information or to register!  https://infinityperformingarts.org