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Also: ReadingCelebration SouthSeneca for information from and about our Reading Celebration Program!



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Library Online Catalog

Use this link to search for books, magazines, videos, and more.

Now includes E-books and Audiobooks!




Use this link to access our subscription databases.



  • SORA - ebooks and audiobooks through Overdrive
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  • Select Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES as your school (You may have to start typing it in.)
  • Sign in using your South Seneca Google account.

About the Library Program

General Information

     Students in grades PK - 5 attend a library class once each week to hear stories, learn about authors and literature, and conduct research for classroom and personal needs. They also have time to choose books to borrow. Individual students are welcome to exchange books whenever their classroom teachers allow them time to do that. Students who lose or damage library books are expected to pay for this loss or damage.

     South Seneca librarians continue to keep our services up to date through the use of digital resources. We have access to the Internet and teach students to use and evaluate this vast source of information. Our catalog is available on the web, and we also have subscriptions to several online databases to facilitate student and staff research. Inter-library loans are available during the school year.

     If you have any questions regarding the elementary library program, please feel free to contact Mrs. Beth McCheyne, the elementary librarian, by calling the elementary school, sending a note with your child, or sending an e-mail message to: Current information on our library program is also posted on this website.



Book Fair

The Book Fair Was Here!

June 1-7, 2021

We are currently calculating sales and profit information. 

Pictures of South Seneca Elementary Book Fair


Please accept my heartfelt gratitude for your support of our book fair. Total sales were $4553.69!!

I was particularly grateful that most of the children (maybe 95%?) had their book fair money on the correct day, so we did not have any difficulties with having to reschedule too many students. The profit from this fair will be used to purchase books for the library as well as books to give away to students during next year's book fair.

Thank you Everyone!


Updated 6/15/2021

Library of Things

Library of Things 

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New booking software - LibCal

Simplified ordering process/ Pick-up or bus delivery