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Pember Presents “Grandparents and Gravestones”

Posted by Ardyce on 8th March 2014

March 24, 2014
6:30 pm
Peggy Jenks' cemetery books at the Pember

Peggy Jenks’ cemetery books at the Pember

Join us at the Pember Library, 33 West Main St, Granville, on Monday, March 24 at 6:30 PM for a meeting of the Granville Historical Society. There will be light refreshments.

Starting at 7:00 PM, Peggy Jenks will give a talk and slide show about Grandparents and Gravestones, using cemetery stones as part of your genealogical research.
Peggy has been a family genealogist since 1964 and a cemetery transcriber since 1978. She has published award-winning books listing all the cemetery inscriptions of the twenty-seven towns in Rutland County, Vermont, and of Granville, Washington County, New York…over 225 cemeteries in all. Peggy’s other publications include several volumes of probate records and family histories.

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Library Closed

Posted by Ardyce on 13th February 2014

snowscenefrost The Pember Library will be closed today, February 13, 2014, because of the winter storm. Stay safe and warm.

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Closed

Posted by Ardyce on 17th December 2013

The library closed early today because of inclement weather and poor road conditions. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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SALON Participating in International Big Read September 16-30, 2013

Posted by Ardyce on 16th September 2013

The Southern Adirondack Library System invites children and their parents to take part in the Big Library Read, a program in which over 4,000  libraries  and schools world-wide give library cardholders simultaneous access to a popular title for a two-week period, creating a virtual, global book club.

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Starting Monday, September 16 through Monday, September 30, library cardholders will be able to visit the SALON website and borrow and enjoy eBook  and audiobook versions of the Big Library Read book, Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth by Jane O’Connor, Book 1 of the hugely popular Fancy Nancy children’s book series.

Borrowers may read or listen to the book on all major computers and devices, including iPhone®, iPad®, Nook®, Android™ phones and tablets, and Kindle® without worrying about wait lists or holds. Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!

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Free Publications from the Department of Education: Information on Safety, Crime and Violence in the Nation’s Schools

Posted by Ardyce on 19th December 2012

We received this information from the US Department of Education:

During the past several years the U.S. Department of Education has produced a variety of free information on the topics of safety, crime and violence in the Nation’s schools. The intended audience for this information is educators, administrators, safety officials and parents. All of the information is available at no cost from the ED Pubs website at http://www.edpubs.gov.

From the homepage of this site, select the link marked FIND PUBLICATIONS BY and select Subject. In the alphabetical list choose “S” for Safety.  This will display the complete list of the available publications, some of which may be downloaded online and others ordered for delivery by mail.

Publications available by mail may also be ordered by calling toll-free 1-877-4-ED-PUBS (1-877-433-7827), Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (ET). Please note certain quantity limitations apply on printed publications.

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