September 30, 2014


TEAM Awarded Library Book Sale Voucher

TEAM Program Director Michelle Cobbe, second from right, accepts a Book Sale/Family Literacy Fund voucher from Library Services Manager Tamara McIntyre, as Chelsie Horton, Alexsis Earley, and Trisha Moritz, left to right, look on. Teenage Education and Motherhood is a cooperative program of the Jamestown Public Schools and the YWCA of Jamestown. Non-profit organizations interested […]


See ‘I Call This Home’ Through Oct. 17

The work of five photographers in a show titled “I Call This Home” will remain in the Prendergast Library Art Gallery through Oct. 17. Exhibitors Jennifer Scott Schlick, Kathleen Tenpas, Lori Deemer, Riko Chandra, and Mark Kirsch greeted a large crowd at a successful opening reception Sept. 12. Recalling the drive back to this area […]

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Scrabble Club Continues This Fall

Prendergast Library offers a Scrabble Club at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month, with Scrabble boards and dictionaries provided. It is perfect for anyone who enjoys Scrabble but needs people to play with ~ or those who just like to match wits with someone new from time to time. In August, five […]

Computer Classes

Fall Computer Classes

Prendergast Library will offer area residents several opportunities this fall to learn computer skills. 3-D Printing Class is a 90-minute, single session class that introduces attendees to 3D printing. Each class contains information about the history, mechanics and applications of 3D printing, including object manipulation in MakerWare and printing on a Makerbot Replicator 2. There […]


Library To Host Smart Eating, Shopping Classes

Prendergast Library is taking signups for free classes about eating better for less money. Classes will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon on Mondays from Aug. 25 through Oct 6 by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County. During the six-week series, participants will learn how to stretch their food dollars, plan and prepare easy […]

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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 […]


Library Promotes Puzzles

If you like puzzles, there’s usually a partially completed one on a table near the Information Desk. Feel free to jump in and work on it! The library also offers Puzzle Pals at 10 a.m. on Mondays for children and families, and puzzles are available for children to check out.