September 4, 2015


Library Awards Summer Reading Prizes

Prendergast Library recently announced nine Summer Reading winners during a finale that featured a drawing demonstration by cartoonist Paul Merklein. Winners in the various categories were: Youth: Zinnia Cusimano and Kieran Zollinger, bicycles; Huxley Winters, Lego set; and Lynnea Brewer, Walmart gift card. Teens: Jalynn Brewer, Simon Malls gift card; Jennifer Bowers, Amazon gift card; […]


Thrifty Crafters To Decorate Mirrors

Pamela Carmen gets a peek at a starburst mirror, the project for Thrifty Crafters at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at Prendergast Library. Pages from old magazines provided by the library will be rolled up to create the colorful points. Those attending are asked to bring a mirror, new or old, in their choice of […]


Prendergast Promotes Card Sign-Up Month

September is national Library Card Sign-Up Month, and Prendergast Library is asking area residents to be sure a library card is in their wallet. “A library card is a ticket to opportunity,” said Director Tina Scott. Honorary chair of this year’s Library Card Sign-Up Month is Snoopy, who appears with Charlie Brown and the gang […]


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 […]

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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 […]