August 4, 2015


Library To Feature Local Photographer

The Prendergast Library Art Gallery will present “Living Life … One Photo at a Time,” an exhibit of photographs by Donald F. Armstrong, from Aug. 7 through Sept. 4. There will be an opening reception from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7. Armstrong said he likes Ansel Adams’ statement, “You don’t take a good […]


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 […]


Library Sets August Computer Classes

Prendergast Library will offer computer classes on nine topics plus individual help with resumes and technology during August. Classes include: Introduction to Computers from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays Aug. 3, 5, 10 and 12. Designed for new computer users or those looking for a refresher, this course covers computer terminology, basic […]

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Library Promotes Driving Safety

Prendergast Library is now offering free driving practice tests online to its patrons through a partnership with, a company dedicated to safe driving education. The new service, available at, allows users to study state manuals and take free practice tests based on actual materials from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. […]


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 […]