September 5, 2015


Library Hosts Scrabble Players

The Scrabble Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. Boards and dictionaries are provided. No fee or registration is required. Adults seeking Scrabble partners are welcome. For information, call 484-7135.


Library To Present Print Collection

The Prendergast Library Art Gallery will present “How Everything Changed,” prints from the collection of J. Marlin Casker, Sept. 11 through Oct. 16. There will be an opening reception from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11. The event is open to the public, and refreshments will be served. “Printmakers have, through the centuries, been […]


Bargains Galore Book Sale Continues

Prendergast Library’s third quarterly bargain book sale of the year continues today from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and tomorrow from 9 to 5. “Kick off your holiday weekend by coming in to see the terrific selection,” said Director Tina Scott. Books are half price with adult hardcovers at $1. Adult paperbacks, young adult books […]


Library Awards Summer Reading Prizes

Prendergast Library recently announced nine Summer Reading winners during a finale that featured a drawing demonstration by cartoonist Paul Merklein. Winners in the various categories were: Youth: Zinnia Cusimano and Kieran Zollinger, bicycles; Huxley Winters, Lego set; and Lynnea Brewer, Walmart gift card. Teens: Jalynn Brewer, Simon Malls gift card; Jennifer Bowers, Amazon gift card; […]


Thrifty Crafters To Decorate Mirrors

Pamela Carmen gets a peek at a starburst mirror, the project for Thrifty Crafters at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at Prendergast Library. Pages from old magazines provided by the library will be rolled up to create the colorful points. Those attending are asked to bring a mirror, new or old, in their choice of […]


Prendergast Promotes Card Sign-Up Month

September is national Library Card Sign-Up Month, and Prendergast Library is asking area residents to be sure a library card is in their wallet. “A library card is a ticket to opportunity,” said Director Tina Scott. Honorary chair of this year’s Library Card Sign-Up Month is Snoopy, who appears with Charlie Brown and the gang […]


Library Sets September Computer Classes

Prendergast Library will offer computer classes on five topics plus 3D printer demonstrations and individual help with resumes and technology during September. Classes include: Introduction to the Online Marketplace from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8. Learn more about eBay, Amazon and Craigslist and how to list items for sale. Knowledge and use of […]

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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 […]