Newspapers & Periodicals

Magazines are kept in the Reading Room, in the Children’s Department or in the Young Adult area, according to their intended audience. Back issues of Value Line Investment Survey are available in the Reference Department. However, the current subscription has been discontinued.

Newspapers in the Reading Room:
On a daily basis we receive the following newspapers:

  • The Corning Leader
  • The Elmira Star Gazette
  • USA Today
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Christian Science Monitor
  • The Ithaca Journal*
  • The New York Times*

*These papers may arrive several days after publication

Magazines

  • Adirondack
  • American Art Collector
  • American Crafts
  • American Girl
  • Archaeology
  • Architectural Digest
  • Atlantic
  • Backpacker
  • Bark
  • Better Homes and
  • Gardens
  • Bicycle Times
  • Bicycling
  • Bon Appetit
  • Booklist
  • Bookmarks
  • Boy’s Life
  • Brides
  • BusinessWeek
  • Calliope- Now called dig
  • Cat Fancy- Now called Catster
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Consumer Reports
  • Consumer Reports ref copy
  • Cooking Light
  • Country Living
  • Cricket
  • Diabetic Living
  • Digital Photo
  • Discover
  • Dog Fancy-Now called Dogster
  • Eating Well
  • Ebony
  • Economist
  • Elle
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • Essence
  • Family Fun
  • Family Tree
  • Field and Stream
  • Fine Gardening
  • Fine Homebuilding
  • Fine Woodworking
  • Fons and Porter Love of
  • Quilting
  • Food and Wine
  • Forbes
  • Fortune
  • Game Informer (YA)
  • Glamour
  • Golf
  • Good Housekeeping
  • GQ
  • Harpers
  • Highlights
  • Home Power
  • Horticulture
  • House Beautiful
  • Imagine FX ** NEW
  • India Today(digital only)
  • Interweave Crochet
  • Interweave Knitting
  • Kiplingers
  • Library Hotline
  • Library Journal
  • Life in the Finger Lakes
  • Linux Journal online only
  • MAD
  • Make (YA)
  • McCall’s Quilting
  • Men’s Health
  • Money
  • Mother Earth News
  • Motortrend
  • NADA Price Guide
  • The Nation
  • National Geographic
  • National Geographic for
  • Kids
  • National Review
  • National Wildlife
  • Natural History
  • Natural Life
  • New Moon
  • New Republic
  • New York
  • New York Review of Books
  • New Yorker
  • Newsweek(only digital)IPAD
  • O
  • Odyssey – Now called Muse
  • Old House Journal
  • Outdoor Life
  • Outdoor Photographer
  • Outside
  • Parents
  • People Weekly
  • Popular Mechanics
  • Popular Science
  • Practical Homeschooling
  • Prevention
  • Psychology Today
  • Ranger Rick
  • Reader’s Digest
  • Reader’s Digest Large
  • Print
  • Real Simple
  • Redbook
  • Road Scholar
  • Rolling Stone
  • Runner’s World
  • Safari
  • Saturday Evening Post
  • Science News
  • Scientific American
  • Seventeen
  • Smithsonian
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Sports Illustrated for Kids
  • This Old House
  • Thrasher
  • Time
  • Town and Country
  • Travel and Leisure
  • Treasures
  • UTNE Reader
  • Survey
  • Vanity Fair
  • Victoria
  • Vogue
  • Washington Report MEA
  • Week
  • Weight Watchers
  • Wired
  • Working Mother
  • Yankee
  • Newspapers
  • Christian Science Monitor
  • Corning Leader
  • Corning Leader Online
  • Elmira Star Gazette
  • Finger Lakes Wine Gazette
  • Ithaca Journal
  • New York Times* (print+digital)IPAD
  • USA Today
  • Wall Street Journal (print+digital)IPAD
  • Wired

We have on microfilm:

  • The Corning Leader – 1840 through December 2005. (The Leader no longer microfilms its back issues. We have newsprint issues of The Leaderfrom 2006 to present date; however several months in 2006 were not saved, due to lack of notice. From September 8, 2008 through present we maintain an electronic archive of The Leader E-Edition, a digital version of the newspaper that preserves all text and images and replicates newspaper formatting. The e-edition archive is searchable.)
  • Local Land Abstracts and miscellaneous U.S. Census 1790 – 1890
  • U.S. Census 1890 – 1930
  • Newspapers from around Steuben County for various time periods
    • Corning & Blossburg Advocate 1840 – 1843
    • Corning Journal 1847 – 1905
    • Corning Daily Journal 1892 – 1910
    • Corning Democrat 1857 – 1887
    • Corning Daily Democrat 1887 – 1902
    • Corning Evening Leader 1902 – 6/1996
    • Corning Leader 7/1966 – 12/2005
    • Town Crier (Corning) 1963 – 1965
    • Corning Sunday News 1955 – 1956
    • Addison Advertiser 1858 – 1939
    • Addison Advertiser and Woodhull Sentinel 1940 – 1967
    • Addison Post 1967 – 1979
    • Voice of the Nation (Addison) 1855
    • Andover Advertiser 1869 – 1874
    • Andover Advertiser and Free Press 1874
    • Andover News 1887 – 1977
    • Angelica Advocate 1908 – 1958
    • Allegheny County Republican (Angelica) 1901 – 1903
    • Everyweek (Angelica) 1886 – 1887
    • Atlanta News 1893 – 1898
    • Bath Gazette 1797 – 1798
    • Constitutionalist (Bath) 1837 – 1842
    • Farmers Advocate (Bath) 1831 – 1832
    • Steuben Advocate (Bath) 1938 – 1952
    • Steuben Advocate (Bath) and The Keuka Grape (Prattsburgh) 1953 – 1958
    • Steuben Courier (Bath) 1843 – 1875, 1921 – 1973
    • Steuben Farmers Advocate 1835 – 1915
    • The Bolivar Breeze 1892 – 1965
    • Canaseraga Times 1873 – 1937
    • Canisteo Times 1880 – 1957
    • Canisteo Weekly Times 1890 – 1901
    • The Times (Canisteo) 1910 – 1919
    • The Times Republican (Canisteo) 1902 – 1909
    • Cohocton Valley Times 1898 – 1963
    • Amateur Courier (Cuba) 1877 – 1978
    • Cuba Daily News… 1880 – 1881
    • Cuba Evening Review 1881 – 1882
    • The Cuba Patriot 1893 – 1904
    • Cuba Patriot and Free Press 1914 – 1978
    • The Dundee Observer 1878 – 1977
    • Viewpoint (Dundee) 1970 – 1971
    • Elmira Advertiser 1854
    • Elmira Citizen Press 1971 – 1977
    • Northern Allegheny Observer (Fillmore) 1934 – 1970
    • Franklinville Chronicle Journal 1943 – 1966
    • Friendship Chronicle 1880 – 1881
    • Friendship Journal 1892 – 1958
    • Friendship Volunteer 1960 – 1965
    • Greenwood Times 1899 – 1919
    • Hammondsport Herald 1874 – 1931
    • Grape Belt and Hammondsport Herald and Bath Plaindealer 1939 – 1941
    • Havana Journal 1853 – 1889
    • Evening Tribune (Hornell) 1892 – 1960
    • Hornell Daily Times and Morning Times 1879 – 1907
    • The Evening Press (Hornellville) 1889 – 1892
    • Chemung Valley Reporter (Horseheads) 1974 – 1979
    • Erwin Progress (Painted Post) 1972 – 1973
    • Painted Post Times 1870 – 1871
    • Penn Yan Courier 1899 – 1949
    • Prattsburgh News 1872 – 1920
    • Rushford Spectator 1880 – 1942
    • The Community Leader (Rushville) 1928 – 1930
    • Rushville Chronicle 1905 – 1915
    • Rushville Chronicle and Gorham New Age 1915 – 1925
    • Schuyler County Chronicle (Watkins Glen) 1909 – 1914
    • Watkins Democrat 1878 – 1900, 1906 – 1907
    • Watkins Express 1871 – 1913, 1956 – 1974
    • Watkins Review 1896 – 1914
    • Allegheny County Democrat (Wellsville) 1882 – 1965
    • The Wellsville Patriot 1972 – 1977
    • Band Herald (Prattsburgh, PA) 1897

Steele Memorial Library keeps the Elmira Star Gazette on microfilm.
We have one Microfilm/Microfiche reader available. Printed copies are 25 cents each. Time of use will be limited to one hour if other patrons are waiting.