First Friday ~ Zombie Walk
Calling All Zombies, Vampires and Ghouls Halloween Party at the Pember Monster Mash at the Slate Valley Museum 8PM Zombie Walk down Main Street to the SVMThe night air is getting chillier and Halloween is just around the corner…The Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum are teaming up again, this time to host their Fourth
Music of the Erie Canal Saturday 2PM
“A Mule Named Sal”: Music of the Erie Canal Erie Canal music in an old slate mining and farming town! I’m looking forward to this visit, sponsored by Humanities NY and their wonderful Public Scholars program. The Pember will also be displaying a traveling Erie Canal exhibit. Here’s a description of the program… Dave Ruch has spent the last
Introducing “Flat Frank”
FLAT FRANK made his debut at the annual dinner September 25, 2017. Franklin Pember was a businessman in Granville in the early 20th century. He was an entrepreneur, naturalist and philanthropist. He founded the Pember Library and Museum of Natural History. Pember also constructed the Pember Opera House and provided land for the community sewer systems. Granville
Pember Board Meeting ~ changed
This meeting has been moved to September 28, 6PM September 21, 6PM A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Pember Library and Museum will be held on the third Thursday of each month at the Pember. This is a regular meeting and open to the public. See Upcoming Events Calendar for dates of meetings.
Pennies for Pember nearing goal
We started collecting pennies in June 2014 with a goal of collecting one million pennies. Other coins, bills, and checks were all donated to the “Penny Jar.” This proves that even the smallest donations can make a difference. Thank you to all who help.
Annual Fundraising Dinner at the Organ Barn, September 25
Cocktails at 5:00PM Dinner at 6:30PM Music by Moose Crossing Silent Auction Menu choices: Maple Bourbon Chicken Roasted Prime Rib au jus Cajun Creole Salmon $50 per person or $90 per couple Silent Auction items may be viewed on our FaceBook page. RSVP by calling the Pember at 518 642-2525 or 518 642-1515.
Mad Science
After school programs focusing on the five senses. 3:30-4:30. Fun activities for kids to learn about their senses. Registration is required. September 27 – Touch October 11 – Smell October 25 – Taste November 8 – Hearing December 6 – Sight
Two Hundred Years on the Erie Canal
New York State Libraries Celebrate Erie Canal Bicentennial The Erie Canal was started 200 years ago this year, and libraries across the state are observing it with a traveling exhibit. Titled “Two Hundred Years on the Erie Canal” it was created by the Empire State Library Network in partnership with the Digital Public Library of America,