November 21, 2014


Construction Update

The construction project has moved to the front of the library, where work is being done to create a family restroom accessible from the Children’s Room, and to convert the former ladies’ room above the entryway to a multipurpose area for use by library patrons.


Library Schedules December Computer Classes

Prendergast Library will offer three opportunities to take a technology class before the end of the year with Introduction to Computers; Introduction to Microsoft Office 2010 – Excel and Word; and 3D Printing. Introduction to Computers will meet for two sessions from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday and Thursday Dec. 9 and 11. This […]


Library Wins Innovation Award

Executive Director Tina Scott displays an award for outstanding innovation in library services. In recognition for using a 3D printer to introduce new technology to the public and collaborate with several local businesses, the Innovation Award was presented to Prendergast Library during the annual meeting of the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System. The next class about the […]

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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 […]


Embroidery On Exhibit Till Nov. 28

The Chautauqua Region Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Inc. is displaying work until Nov. 28 in the Prendergast Library Art Gallery. The group is one of 345 chapters across the country dedicated to education about needlework. Members meet the second Wednesday of each month at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Jamestown. Hours to […]

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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 […]