July 8, 2015


Library Hosts Scrabble Players

The Scrabble Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, at Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. Boards and dictionaries are provided. No fee or registration is required. Adults seeking Scrabble partners are welcome. For information, call 484-7135.


Thrifty Crafters To Make Keepsake Frames

Linda Burke, left, and Jeanette Moore decorate a picture frame with seashells. Prendergast Library will provide the sand and shells when Thrifty Crafters meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 9, to create a beach-themed keepsake reflecting adults’ Summer Reading theme, Escape the Ordinary. Those attending are to bring a frame. The library is located at […]


Foster Grandparents Volunteer at Library

Connie Mignoli and Karen Madden, left to right, from the Lutheran Foster Grandparent Program help little Gia Bell and her neighbor Melissa Forster with activities at Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. Foster Grandparents are available for the second summer to enhance children’s library visits. The Foster Grandparent Program is funded by the New York […]


SBU ArtMobile To Visit Prendergast Library

Prendergast Library will host the ArtMobile from the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University from 10 to 11 a.m. on Mondays July 13 and 20. Program Assistant Gwendolyn Brown said, “I enjoy participating in the Summer Library Program because it encourages kids to try new things, learn new artistic skills, […]


Library Presents Terry Carlson Photographs

The Prendergast Library Art Gallery is presenting an exhibit by Terry Carlson called “Photography: A 30-Year Retrospect” through July 31. The solo show includes more than 60 images, including many travel pictures. “I love to travel, especially in the Southwest,” Ms. Carlson said. “A lot of my photography work reflects this. My son Erik usually […]


Library Sets July Computer Classes

Prendergast Library will offer new classes about GPS devices and ancestry search in addition to computer classes on seven other topics and individual help with resumes and technology during July. Classes include: Introduction to Computers from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays July 6, 8, 13 and 15. Designed for new computer users […]


Check Out our Summer Reading Programs!

James Prendergast Library 2015 Summer Reading Schedule June 20th – August 15th Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays Saturdays Puzzle Pals 10 am ~ Family Activity 4 pm Early Learning Storytime (3-5) 10 am ~ Game Club 4 pm First Years Storytime (0-3) 10 am ~ Hail the Hero 2 pm Family Storytime (all ages) 10 […]

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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 […]