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Our librarian, Kristie, has made a series of videos about using the library’s resources for genealogy research. Check out the videos below to learn more about the library’s resources. If you have any questions, you can reach a librarian at email@example.com. Heritage Quest: Understanding Census Records: Using City Directories for Genealogy: Lake […]
All November long cookbooks in the booksale will be half-off, so we’re sharing some literary recipes to inspire your creative culinary side! Seed Cake – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Ingredients 1 1/2 tbsp caraway seeds 1 lb butter, softened 1 1/2 c sugar 6 large eggs pinch salt 1/4 cup candied citrus peel 1 […]
Donations are needed for the library’s “Keeping Each Other Warm” clothes line. Accepted items for donation include: Adult and children’s hats, earmuffs, mittens and gloves, scarves, and socks. Please Note: We will only be accepting new store-bought or handmade items due to COVID precautions. Donation box located at the Front Desk!
In June of 2020, CCLS was awarded a grant from National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to host a Big Read for Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties. The book for this year’s Big Read is Pretty Monsters by Kelly Link. We will host a book discussion on Facebook live on October 28 from 4-5 PM. Get […]
Dear Prendergast Library Patrons and Supporters: Beginning Wednesday, July 1, the Prendergast Library will reopen the building to the public. After closing on March 16, we are very excited to welcome the public inside the Library. Safety is our number one priority, and we will be following strict social distancing and cleaning measures. All library […]
Wondering why the library deserves funding? Take a look at some of our usage statistics from 2018. Our complete Annual Report is available HERE. Why does Jamestown need a library? The library welcomed over 150,000 visitors. More than 215,000 items were borrowed in 2018. Our public computers were used over 40,000 times. Over 15,000 people […]