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Updates from the Library

Gingerbread Workshop
Gingerbread Workshop December 9th

The library’s annual Gingerbread Workshop event is back! Join us on December 9th to build and decorate a graham cracker house. There are two times for this event, 3:30-5:00 and 5:30-7:00.  The library will provide the supplies; all you need to bring is your creativity!  Due to limited supplies, registration is required for the Gingerbread […]

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Join our team! Open position: Part-time Custodian

We are hiring – join our team! Position: Custodian The James Prendergast Library located in Jamestown, NY seeks a part-time custodian; this position involves daily cleaning such as vacuuming, mopping, and dusting; sanitizing surfaces, furniture, and restroom facilities; and basic building upkeep such as emptying trash. This part-time position is approximately 10 hours per week, […]

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Writing for pleasure in service of bridge building
Murray L. Bob Lecture December 2nd

Sony Ton-Aime, the Michael I. Rudell director of Literary Arts at Chautauqua Institution, will deliver the 17th annual Murray L. Bob Memorial Lecture at 6:30pm on Thursday, December 2nd in the Prendergast Library’s Fireplace Room.  Chautauqua Institution’s Poetry Makerspace will be available for attendees to explore following the lecture. Ton-Aime is a Haitian poet, essayist, […]

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