Story Time
Story time this week will feature Pets. Children will have a chance to draw their favorite pet to be entered into our contest to win a long-arm monkey or bobcat. Adults can try to match Pember people with their pets to win a copy of the book "Dewey" by Vicki Myron.
Pember Presents: FUNance
Fun and Finance Collide at the Pember Library The kids yell and point as Brad Zupp attempts to keep eight plates spinning on top of poles. Running from plate to plate, he illustrates, in a way kids can easily understand, the financial concept of needs versus wants. "Kids love learning about how to be smart with
February is Responsible Pet Owner’s Month
In honor of the pets we all consider family members, the Pember Library will have a display of books about pets. There will be a drawing contest for the kids with the prize being a long-arm bobcat. For the adults, there is a contest to see how well you know us here at the Pember. The person
Pember Presents
The following is a list of the planned Pember Presents programs. I will post detailed information on each program about two weeks before the date of the lecture/program.  All programs are free and open to the public. Upcoming Pember Presents programs include: February 5: a public information presentation on the 2010 US Census. George Demas will give
Library Closed
We will be closed Wednesday, January 28, due to poor weather conditions. Fines will be waived for items that become overdue because of the closing.
Gaiman’s book wins Newbery Award
One of the new books that was donated through our Pember Angel campaign in December was Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book. It was announced yesterday that the book won the Newbery Award for excellence in children’s literature. The story is a takeoff of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, with an orphaned boy being adopted by the
Pember Presents
The Pember Library, in cooperation with the US Census Bureau, is pleased to announce that a public information presentation on the 2010 US Census will be held Thursday evening, February 5, at 6:30 PM . In addition to a general explanation of how the US Census is organized, information will be available on when and how
Story Time
Story time will be about opposites. Children of all ages and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us.
What are you reading?
I just finished reading Stranger Room, a locked room mystery with two murders occurring 150 years apart. This is Frederick Ramsay’s fourth Ike Schwartz mystery taking place in Picketsville VA. I read a review of this a few months ago and put in a request for it. It was worth the wait. The stranger room is
Book Club
The book club decided to read any title by Robert Louis Stevenson. We have several on hand at the library or you may request one by inter library loan. Contact us at the library if you  need help with this. The choices available at the Pember include: My Shadow, a children's book, an illustrated version of Stevenson's