December 19, 2014


Taking Home A Reindeer

Librarian Liz Gruber, right, shares a story about reindeer with library visitors and shows them a sample of the reindeer children will make during a family story time and craft at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Prendergast Library. The event is geared for ages 5 and up, but siblings are welcome to attend. The […]


Library Offers Blizzard Bingo Contest

Librarian Kristie Bemis tells Nevaeh Abbey and Makayla Hintz about Prendergast Library’s Blizzard Bingo contest set for Dec. 21 to Jan. 10. Children and adults will try to complete five squares in a row on a bingo card to win a prize. Sample activities are checking out a new book; looking up information about snow; […]


Common Core @ Your Library

A Resource Guide For Teachers and Homeschool Parents View & Print the PDF version HERE  


St. Susan Center To Use Library Voucher

Jeffrey Smith, executive director of St. Susan Center, visits the year-round book sale at Prendergast Library. His organization will use a Book Sale/Family Literacy Fund voucher presented by Library Services Manager Tamara McIntyre and Assistant Director Bobbie Caswell, left to right, to obtain books for St. Susan’s guests. The library accepts voucher applications from non-profit […]


Library Celebrates Downloadable December

Prendergast Library will sponsor four open houses during December to offer information about selecting portable devices and downloading library materials. Learning Lab technicians Jason Cline and Jesse Pardue will be available from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays Dec. 11 and Dec. 18 and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays Dec. 13 and Dec. 20. […]


Larson Exhibits Watercolors

The watercolors of William K. Larson are on display in the Prendergast Library Art Gallery through Jan. 2. Hours to view the pictures are 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. As early as his preteens, Larson had a desire […]

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Holiday Gift Certificates New at Library

Prendergast Library is now selling $5 and $10 gift certificates for its book sale, including some that are decorated for the holidays. Customers may use cash, checks or credit cards to buy certificates in $5 or $10 amounts. Holiday and non-holiday designs are available. Certificates are good for one year from the purchase date and […]

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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 […]