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
Bestseller List
Our list of new and popular books matches pretty well with the NY Times Bestseller lists. We have twelve of the top fifteen from the fiction list and four of the top five from the nonfiction list. Any one who responds to this post with a comment about one of the books or a review
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,
Pember Presents
Dave Ruch will be giving a special concert entitled "Old-TimeTraditional & Historical Songs of New York State" on June 12 at 7 P. M. at the Pember Library, 33 West Main St in Granville, NY. When we think of old-time ballads and songs handed down from generation to generation, we might think of places like Kentucky,
Book Club
The Book Club will be reading The colossus of New York : a city in thirteen parts by Colson Whitehead. "The Colossus of New York captures the city's inner and outer landscapes in a series of vignettes, meditations, and personal memories. Colson Whitehead conveys with almost uncanny immediacy the feelings and thoughts of longtime residents
Here’s a photo of Ryan and me waiting for the parade to begin. Thanks to Tiffany and Ryan for taking part in the parade (and pushing the carts). Thanks to Heather and Alyssa for their help with putting the cake together. Also thanks to Cy for his help in putting the banners on the second
Thursday Tall Tales
Story Time on Thursday nights will feature Tall Tales and flannel board stories. All children welcome with their caregivers.
Fireside Story Time
Join us on Saturday mornings for Fireside Story Time.  Pat O, MaryLou O, and Robyn L will each host one of the story times in June & July. Anyone else who would like to volunteer some time to read to the children, please give a call to the library and we will work you in