Prendergast Library Programming & Events for May 2018

Prendergast Library Programming & Events for May 2018

12th Annual Run for Literacy – Saturday May 12 @ 9:00am
Join the fun and help support the library at our annual Run for Literacy! Registration starts at 8:00am, with runners starting the race at 9:00am and walkers starting at 9:05am. Stop by the front desk to register, or register online at
Women’s Suffrage Book Discussion – Wednesday May 23 @ 6:30pm
Sponsored by WNYLRC, this event features Traci Langworthy, an associate professor of history at Jamestown Community College. She will lead a book discussion about Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life.


Minecraft Club – Monday @ 3:30
Join us Mondays as we build and explore! Recommended for ages 8-15.
Makerspace – Tuesday-Friday @ 3:30
Our new makerspace is now open! Each day will feature a different activity, ranging from snap circuits to Lego
challenges and 3D design. Come and join the fun!
Early Learning Storytime – Tuesday @ 10:30
Stories, rhymes and songs designed for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
First Years Storytime – Wednesday @ 10:30
Designed for babies and toddlers, and their caregivers. Older siblings welcome!


Adult Coloring Club – Friday @ 1:00
Join us Fridays as we come together to de-stress and color with adult coloring books and calming music.
Adult Storytime – 4th Thursday of the month @ 6:30pm.
Our newest program brings the fun of storytimes to adults! Listening to a story provides a relaxing, enjoyable
experience for people of all ages. We heard from our most recent survey that an evening time would be best!
Happy Stampers Club – 2nd Wednesday of the month @ 11:00
Meets the second Wednesday of the month. Come and create cards, scrapbook pages, home decor, and more. There is no charge to observe, but a modest materials fee will be collected from those making a project.

Eat Smart New York – Monday @ 11:00
Nutrition classes offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County occur every Monday.
Participants will learn how to stretch their food dollars, plan and prepare easy meals, and make healthy choices.
Toastmasters Club – 1st and 3rd Tuesday @ 7:00
Do you want to become a confident public speaker and leader? Stop by the library the 1st or 3rd Tuesday of the month to learn more. For more information call the club president at 490-3820. Guests are welcome to visit the meetings.
Genealogy Lab – Wednesday @ 2:00
This new program meets every Wednesday in the PCC Lab. Come work on your genealogy project in a fun group
setting, with a staff member available to answer questions.

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