Try a new author
If you try reading a new (to you) author, you may be pleasantly surprised, or you may be disappointed, but it’s certainly something you should do to get out of your reading rut.  I have recently read two books by new authors, Jane Haddam  and Linwood Barclay.  Haddam’s Cheating at Solitaire was a disappointment to me.  Liking the
Friends present award
On Tuesday, November 12, the Friends of the Pember Library presented Ryan with this t-shirt. They and the Pember staff really appreciate Ryan’s volunteer hours at the library.
Annual Holiday Open House
Please join us for our annual Holiday Open House. Our lovely Victorian building will be decorated in celebration of the holiday season.  We will have snacks, music and something for the kids! We coordinate our Open House with the Slate Valley Museum so you can also visit there across the walking bridge.
We have a winner
Here are the results of our first online contest. We hope to do more in the future! Mary Higgins Clark – Where are you now? Why I deserve to win this book. This book will be a gift to my mother who has been there for me for forever. She’s a simple person who likes gardening and reading.
Save Money by making your own Holiday Cards
"Open craft night." People can bring in their card making supplies and work here, sharing materials and ideas. Some basic materials you might bring: card stock, stickers, scissors, holiday scrapbooking paper, glitter, glue sticks, stamps & ink pads, etc. Below are some samples; there are several others on display at the library.
Gently Used DVDs
Do you have any movies in need a new home?  We are looking for donations of DVDs, in good condition, to add to our collection.
Using the E-Mail Link
Sending an email through the link on the right may be a little tricky. If you click on “Email” and an email program opens that you usually use, you are all set. However, if it opens an email program that you don’t usually use, try this: Click on “Email.” Copy the email address that appears in the
Linda’s November Program
Linda is planning a Thanksgiving program on November 22nd at 11AM. We will have Thanksgiving stories, crafts, tasty turkey treats, and a contest. All children are invited to attend.
Book Club
The library book club will be reading The Conscience of a Liberal by Paul Krugman. Their next meeting will be November 20 at 1PM.