October 13, 2015


Prendergast Library Adds Large Print Books

Tom Vitale, outreach coordinator at the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System, is shown a list of large print books and some of the titles Prendergast Library recently purchased through a CCLS Outreach Mini-Grant by Librarian Kristie Bemis, center, and Library Services Manager Tamara McIntyre. The books have been added to the circulating collection and are available through […]


Libraries, BOCES Partner on Computer Classes

Prendergast Library will offer several opportunities this fall for area residents to take basic computer classes and learn additional technology skills. . For a series of basic computer classes, adults will meet for three, two-hour sessions from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays either Nov. 2, 4 and 6 or Dec. […]


Knitting4Peace To Begin at Library

Jeanette Moore, Katelyn Cornell and Janet Forbes, from left, gather supplies and admire past projects as they get ready for the first meeting of Knitting4Peace at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 at Prendergast Library. Stitchers at all levels of experience will make items such as mittens, hats, baby blankets, scarves and shawls for vulnerable community […]


Happy Stampers Club To Meet at Library

The Happy Stampers Club will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Prendergast Library to share their love of stamping and create spinner cards. During a two-hour session, participants usually create two greeting cards using a particular paper crafting technique. They recently concentrated on sponging and specialty folds. According to member Freida Dewey, “The […]


ALA President To Present Bob Lecture At Library

Sari Feldman, president of the American Library Association for the 2015-16 term, will deliver the 11th annual Murray L. Bob Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Prendergast Library. The speaker has been the executive director of the Cuyahoga County Public Library in Parma, OH, since 2003. She previously served as deputy director […]


Library Sets October Computer Classes

Prendergast Library will offer computer classes on five topics plus 3D printer demonstrations and individual help with resumes and technology during October. Classes include: Introduction to the Online Marketplace from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13. Learn more about eBay, Amazon and Craigslist and how to list items for sale. Knowledge and use of […]


Library Presents Print Collection

The Prendergast Library Art Gallery is presenting “How Everything Changed,” prints from the collection of J. Marlin Casker, through Oct. 16. “Printmakers have, through the centuries, been part of every art movement. The works in this exhibit are a sample of the art of the 20th century and show how printmakers responded to the ideas […]

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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 […]