August 29, 2015


Library Sets September Computer Classes

Prendergast Library will offer computer classes on five topics plus 3D printer demonstrations and individual help with resumes and technology during September. Classes include: Introduction to the Online Marketplace from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8. Learn more about eBay, Amazon and Craigslist and how to list items for sale. Knowledge and use of […]


Library Sets Bargain Book Sale

Prendergast Library will hold its third quarterly bargain book sale of the year Thursday through Saturday Sept. 3-5. Shopping hours are 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Books will be half price with adult hardcovers at $1 and adult paperbacks, young adult books and children’s […]


Help Your Library

Prendergast Library relies on community support, and you can help by contributing to the Annual Fund! One way is to read our letter and then mail a check made out to Prendergast Library to 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. Another option is to use a credit card or PayPal through our website. Contributions are tax-deductible, plus […]


Kids To Make Music at Library

Prendergast Library will host a program called Making Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28 in cooperation with Chautauqua Opportunities and Infinity. Children up to age 5 are welcome to attend. They will make their own musical instruments and receive an introduction to the Making Music class with Infinity. The event is […]


RTPI Program for Kids 5 and Up

Tina Scherman, educator at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute, gets ready to visit Prendergast Library at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28. Children 5 and up will learn to associate names of birds with their pictures by playing Bird-O, a game based on Bingo. They will also become familiar with “For the Birds, The Life of […]

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Library Features Local Photographer

The Prendergast Library Art Gallery is presenting “Living Life … One Photo at a Time,” an exhibit of photographs by Donald F. Armstrong, through Sept. 4. A lifelong resident of Western New York, Armstrong grew up and attended school in Randolph, and has lived in Falconer for 48 years. He has shown his work in […]

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Library Seeks Trustee Applications

The James Prendergast Library Board is seeking applications from community members who would like to be considered as potential trustees. Interested individuals must reside in the greater Jamestown area, possess an active library card and have an interest in the library and its future. They cannot be current or former employees or relatives of current […]