Prendergast – The 21st Century Library Targets Family Literacy, Announces 33rd Annual Book Sale

“Prendergast will be a 21st Century Library,” Linda Mielke said. “And that’s all about community.” Linda Mielke, the new director of the James Prendergast Library and the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System of 38 community libraries, has held many positions, including the CEO, Director, Consultant and various operational positions in large and small libraries across the country […]

Library To Host Ethiopian Author

JAMESTOWN – Tewodros “Teddy” Fekadu will speak and sign copies of his book, “No One’s Son,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 24, in the Fireplace Room at Prendergast Library. The author was born in wartime in a rural village in Ethiopia to a poor teenage mother and a wealthy older father who did not acknowledge […]

Library Schedules Adult Literacy Grant Classes

Library Schedules Adult Literacy Grant Classes

  Jamestown Prendergast Library will offer several new classes beginning March 19 with support from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Library Services grant program.             Courses designed to help area residents enhance their job and computer skills are offered in cooperation with Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES. Instruction   is free and open to the public. […]

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