Michelle Dimon of Bemus Point looks at scarves made from a T-shirt, the next project for Thrifty Crafters from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Prendergast Library. Adults who would like to make a repurposed T-shirt scarf are asked to bring three to five extra large T-shirts in different colors. Optional supplies are […]
December’s Teen Event is Holiday Ornament Crafting, which will be held on Friday, December 20 at 4 PM. Teens will be able to make a variety of holiday ornaments and decorations. All materials will be supplied.
Parents as Teachers – Parents are encouraged to take an active role in developing their children’s literacy skills on a daily basis at home to help to create a lifelong love of reading and learning. Literature Review: Every Child Ready to Read – http://www.everychildreadytoread.org/… Engaging the Parents – Including adults in storytime interactions helps parents […]
Prendergast Library has been selected as a library distribution site for World Book Night in April, and local residents may apply by January 5 to be book givers. On April 23, 2014, the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, 25,000 volunteers across America will go out and give away a half million specially printed paperbacks to […]
Librarian Liz Gruber, left, shows Kailee Lacki, 2, and Kim Nalbone materials that will be featured during a snowflake storytime and craft at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. Families are invited to celebrate the season by having some free indoor winter fun together. No registration is required. For […]
Libraries and Museums Together Read a book & earn a free entrance pass to the Roger Tory Peterson Institute! Check out and read one of the books displayed in the Children’s Room. Return the book to your librarian and have her/him sign the bookmark. Take it to the Roger Tory Peterson Institute (RTPI) as a […]
Prendergast Library is asking for help to defray expenses of parking lot maintenance, including salting, shoveling, and plowing during the winter. Those who would like to participate are invited to give at the following levels: salt scoop, $1; bag of salt, $5; shovel, $25; and plow truck, $50. Donations of any size are appreciated, and […]
Jennifer Randall, Ashley Ordines, Andy Palermo, and Alex Speer are exhibiting photography in the Prendergast Library Art Gallery through Jan. 3 in a show called “The Nature of Things.” “I am inspired by the ephemeral beauty of nature. I feel it is wonderful that something so fleeting, as a butterfly landing on a flower, can […]
Avenues for Success: Reading and Writing for College or Your Career Are your reading and writing skills holding you back from moving ahead in your career or applying to college? Maybe you just need to brush up on these skills. The Avenues for Success classes, taught by Julia Mineeva-Braun, a Continuing Education instructor for Jamestown Community […]
Prendergast Library will offer a program at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, about learning, health and behavior problems that may begin in the grocery cart. “The brand of ice cream, cookie, and potato chip you select could have a direct effect on behavior, health, and ability to learn for you or your children,” according to […]
The Prendergast Library has TumbleBooks available for you watch and read in the comfort of your own home! Follow the link to check out our collection of animated, talking picture books.