May 5, 2015


Volunteer Spotlight

Our volunteers make a difference! This week, meet Janet Forbes, Book Sale Volunteer.  

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Gallery Features Paintings by Diane DeLarme

The Prendergast Library Art Gallery presents “The Wonderings of a Rambling Soul,” recently completed abstract paintings by Diane DeLarme, through June 5. “My passion for life and people guides my work toward motion and color. I desire my pieces to insinuate movement as in a dance,” the artist said. Ms. DeLarme says her creative journey […]


2015 Cummins Run for Literacy

James Prendergast Library presents the 2015 Ninth Annual Cummins Run for Literacy, 5K Run and Walk. Saturday, May 9, 2015 James Prendergast Library 509 Cherry St Jamestown, NY 14701 716-484-7135 Schedule | Registration Fee | Pre-race packet pick-up | Race Course & Map Timing | Parking | Race results | Post Race | Awards | Register | […]


Crafters To Create Unique Gift Wrap

Nancy Kavanaugh, left, and Frances Mett look at samples of the upcycled bows and wrapping paper Thrifty Crafters will make for upcoming weddings, anniversaries, baby showers and graduation parties when they meet from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. Although materials will be provided, those attending are encouraged to […]


Register Online for Cummins Run

Jason Cline shows Tracy Lehnerd, left, and Olivia Piazza how to register online for the annual Cummins Run for Literacy. The 5K run/walk to benefit Prendergast Library will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 9, at 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. This is the first time online registration has been offered. Sponsors are Cummins Inc., Jamestown […]


Library Volunteers Provide Valuable Service

Prendergast Library recently marked the first anniversary of welcoming a cadre of volunteers by honoring them at a luncheon and recognizing their contributions. Volunteers have the opportunity to assist staff members with circulation duties, library programming, homework help, and the daily book sale. Others volunteer from time to time at special events. Current active volunteers […]


Library Sets May Computer Classes

Prendergast Library will offer computer classes on a variety of topics plus several opportunities for individual help with resumes and technology during May. Introduction to Computers will be offered from 1 to 2 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays either May 4 and 6 or May 18 and 20. This two-session introduction is designed for new […]

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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 […]