The Foundation for Southern Tier Libraries is a 501 (c) 3 corporation chartered by the State of New York Department of Education in 2011. The mission of the foundation is promote, fund, and support the long-term vitality of the 48 libraries and reading centers in the Southern Tier     Library System.

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You have an important part to play!  Your contributions make grants to libraries possible.


Foundation Board of Trustees

  • President – Peter Gamba, Penn Yan
  •  Vice President – Dale Wexell, Corning
  • Treasurer – Paul Webster, Bath
  • Philip Archer, Watkins Glen
  • Sherry Collins, Horseheads
  • Denise King, Elmira
  • Judy Phillips, Watkins Glen
  • Bonnie Weber, Branchport
  • Ristiina Wigg, Corning