New community partnership with 5&2 Ministry

March 1st, 2019|

The library is excited to be working with 5&2 Ministry, a non-profit organization dedicated to combating childhood hunger in Chautauqua County. 5&2 Ministry will be providing free, nutritious food items for the library to distribute [...]

Now hiring – Library Assistant I

March 1st, 2019|

The library is hiring! See below for the complete job posting: Library Assistant I The James Prendergast Library located in Jamestown, NY seeks an energetic, knowledgeable, service-oriented individual to provide public desk assistance in person [...]

Free access to the New York Times

February 15th, 2019|

Prendergast Library provides free digital access to the New York Times on the library’s public computers, and offsite access via our website. In the library: Click HERE to access the New York Times. You will need to [...]

Free access to Rosetta Stone

February 15th, 2019|

Rosetta Stone language learning software is now available through our website! You can use this resource at home, at the library, or on mobile devices! Get started by clicking the button below. If using the [...]

New Operating System Now in Effect

February 1st, 2019|

The Chautauqua Cattaraugus Library System moved to a new online cataloging & circulation system in October 2019. As a result of this change, all library account pin numbers (passwords) were reset. Please contact the library [...]

Genealogy Lab: drop in Wednesdays, 2 – 4pm

January 20th, 2019|

In-person assistance with genealogy research is readily available during our weekly Genealogy Lab program, held free of charge in the Public Computer Center each Wednesday from 2:00-4:00 P.M. Visitors can also network with other amateur [...]

NEW! Access the New York Times
NEW! Access Rosetta Stone
Genealogy Resources
Academic Databases

Upcoming Events & Classes

Apr
23
Tue
3:30 pm Makerspace
Makerspace
Apr 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Come explore science, technology, art, and more at the library’s makerspace! Open to all ages, this space encourages kids (and[...]
Apr
24
Wed
10:30 am First Years Storytime
First Years Storytime
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Designed for babies and toddlers, and their caregivers. Older siblings welcome! Enjoy open play, songs, stories, and plenty of FUN![...]
2:00 pm Genealogy Lab
Genealogy Lab
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This program meets every Wednesday in the PCC Lab. Come work on your genealogy project in a fun group setting, with[...]
3:30 pm Makerspace
Makerspace
Apr 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Come explore science, technology, art, and more at the library’s makerspace! Open to all ages, this space encourages kids (and[...]
Apr
25
Thu
1:30 pm Movie and Makerspace
Movie and Makerspace
Apr 25 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Come by to enjoy Zootopia and play in the Makerspace after the movie! We will also be making fun animal-themed[...]

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