Prendergast Library to Hold Short Film Festival

Prendergast Library to Hold Short Film Festival

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library The Prendergast Library will hold a film festival on February 9, 2018 featuring short films submitted by members of the community. Participants can visit the Makerspace throughout the month of January to work on their film with free equipment and assistance. Films must not exceed 5 minutes in length, […]

Prendergast Library to hold “Wine and Craft Night” Fundraiser

Prendergast Library to hold “Wine and Craft Night” Fundraiser

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library The Prendergast Library continues its fundraising efforts with its “Wine and Craft Night,” to be held on December 7 at 7:00 p.m. The featured craft is a design-your-own birdhouse, made out of books. Admission is $20, which includes all refreshments and materials. Walk-ins are welcome. Call (716) 484-7135 ext. […]

Mike Randall to Perform “Charles Dickens Presents: A Christmas Carol”

Mike Randall to Perform “Charles Dickens Presents:  A Christmas Carol”

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Local performer Mike Randall will perform his one-man portrayal of Charles Dickens in his performance of “Charles Dickens Presents: A Christmas Carol.” The show will raise funds for the Prendergast Library. Already well-known as a weatherman for Channel 7 and for his puppetry and ventriloquism, Randall is also winning […]

Prendergast Library to Hold 13th Annual Murray L. Bob Memorial Lecture

Prendergast Library to Hold 13th Annual Murray L. Bob Memorial Lecture

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Dr. Robin Valeri, professor of psychology at St. Bonaventure University, will deliver the 13th Annual Murray L. Bob Memorial Lecture. Valeri will discuss the issue of hate groups in her presentation at the Prendergast Library on Wednesday November 8 at 6:30 p.m. As a professor of psychology, Dr. Valeri […]

Timothy Frerichs to Present Historical Book Forms at Prendergast Library

Timothy Frerichs to Present Historical Book Forms at Prendergast Library

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Timothy Frerichs will be exhibiting artist books at Prendergast Library during September 1-29 as an element of a 2017 Artist in Community Grant. The displayed books all utilize historical bindings ranging from an early single-quire codex to Carolingian and Chinese stab binding. A number of the books contain artistic […]

Mike Randall & Friends to Perform for Prendergast Library Summer Reading Finale

Mike Randall & Friends to Perform for Prendergast Library Summer Reading Finale

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Magician & ventriloquist Mike Randall will perform for families and children of all ages at Prendergast Library on August 26 at 1:00pm, for the library’s Summer Reading Finale. The performance is free and open to the public. After the show, library staff will announce the winners of the 2017 […]

STE(A)M Truck to Bring Mobile Makerspaces for Prendergast Library Visit

STE(A)M Truck to Bring Mobile Makerspaces for Prendergast Library Visit

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library The parking lot of Prendergast Library will come to life this Thursday with a mobile makerspace village that encourages young people to create, invent, brainstorm and learn. In collaboration with Chautauqua Institution, Prendergast Library will host the team from STE(A)M Truck, an award-winning program led by Atlanta-based organization Community […]

Student Loan Repayment Workshop to be Held at Prendergast Library

Student Loan Repayment Workshop to be Held at Prendergast Library

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library The New York State Department of Financial Services will be holding a free workshop titled “Having Trouble Paying Your Student Loans?” on Monday, June 5, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Prendergast Library’s Fireplace Room. The one-hour workshop will include a presentation, question-and-answer session, as well as […]

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