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:

Magazines:


Printed Newspapers In-house:

  • Chief
  • Christian Science Monitor
  • Corning Leader
  • Elmira Star Gazette
  • Finger Lakes Wine Gazette
  • Ithaca Journal
  • New York Times* (print+digital)IPAD
  • USA Today
  • Wall Street Journal (print+digital)IPAD

On Microfilm:

  • The Corning Leader: 1840 – December 2005.
    (The Leader no longer microfilms its back issues. We have newsprint issues of The Leader from 2006 to 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 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 two Microfilm/Microfiche reader available. Printed copies are 25 cents each. Time of use will be limited to one hour if other patrons are waiting.