Pember Board Meeting
A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Pember Library and Museum will be held on the first Wednesday of each month at the Pember. This is a regular meeting and open to the public.
Anything BUT Pie Apple Dessert Contest
The "Anything BUT Pie Apple Dessert Contest" will be taking place at the library on Friday evening, October 16, starting at 6pm. We have six judges and four great prizes. Stop in to the library to pick up your entry form! The prizes are: a gift certificate to the Northshire Bookstore . a
eMail notices
We have fixed the glitch in our email notices. People who have notices set up should now get hold notices in addition to overdue notices. SALS has also set our notices to send you an email reminder three days before an item is due. If you would like email notices set up, please ask at the desk.
Plant Sale
Plants are on sale at the library. Prices range from $2.00 - $15.00. There are some vegetable plants (tomatoes, cabbage, etc.), a few herbs (chocolate mint, & parsley) and lovely flowers.  There's still time to add some great looking plants to your garden or pretty up your porch with a hanging basket!
New downloadable audiobooks
The following new titles are available on the Salon website, our link to OverDrive audio books. Just click on the icon to the left of the blog that says “Download audiobooks OverDrive” for these and many more. If you’re reading by listening, let us know which title(s) you have enjoyed recently. Children’s eaudiobooks: Because of Winn-Dixie by
Did you know…?
…that you can see a list of new items we have added to the Pember Library’s collection by going to the catalog link and clicking on the arrow near ‘New Stuff’ at the bottom of the left column… Your choices are Fiction, Nonfiction, Children’s Books, or Videos/DVD. There is a link to New Stuff in the left
Library Launches Online Book Club
Finding a Great Book to Read Just Got Easier So many books, so little time. For all those busy people, the Pember Library has a new service sponsored by the Friends of the Pember Library: an Online Book Club that delivers books electronically. Each day, Monday through Friday, the library e-mails subscribers a portion of a
SALS Inter-Library Loans
Inter-Library Loans will be discontinued while we switch to a new courier service. Deliveries will resume June 16. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Best Selling Books of the Twentieth Century
Since we are celebrating 100 years as a library, I thought it would be interesting to see what the popular books were 100 years ago. The following is a list I found of the top books for each year of the first decade of the twentieth century. (Please note that Winston Churchill is an American
Ice Cream Social and Art Reception
Join us Saturday, June 6 from 2-5 PM, for Kid's Day, the kick-off event in the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Pember. Stewart's has generously donated the fixings for kids to make their own ice cream sundaes. Other highlights of the day will be music with DJ Brent Tuttle and balloon animals and
Magazine Sponsorship
We had a wonderful response to the request for magazine sponsorships. People read it here, there was a sign in the library and a short blurb in the Granville Sentinel. We now have sponsors for Martha Stewart Living, Bon Apetit, Horticulture, American Heritage, Northern Woodlands, Car and Driver, National Geographic Kids, Family Fun,