The Perils of Facebooking on Public WiFi
I read this interesting article and think it is worth sharing. Remember, you are responsible for your own security at any wireless connection.  
HeritageQuest tutorial
Have you been watching “Who do you think you are?” and wondering about your own family history? Search census records and family histories right from your home. From our homepage click on HeritageQuest in the left column and use your 13-digit Pember Library barcode to access  unique primary sources, local and family histories, and
Viewing and Renewing Items Out
Each page of your Patron Account shows the total number of items you have currently checked out from the library. In addition, you can view a list of the materials you currently have checked out, and renew items if your library provides this option. Occasionally, you may not be able to
Did you know?
We have “Consumer Reports” magazine available at the Pember for you to check out. But  did you know that you can access it online at home when you need some buying guide info? I need to buy a new vacuum cleaner and I am able to look at the ratings online at home! Follow the steps
HeritageQuest webinar
Do you love HeritageQuest but wish you could get a little more out of it? ProQuest is offering training webinars to help you. There is one September 17 at 2:30 PM and another October 14 at 12:00 PM. From  the above link, choose “genealogy.” You can access these from home but you do need to register in
Did you know?
Sometimes you learn new things just by accident. I have been using the computer or online card catalog for the Pember since about 1994. It has changed several times during those years. I tried to look up some books a couple of weeks ago for a library theme and got way too many hits to
email notices
We have the ability to generate overdue notices, hold notices and ‘almost due’ notices by email. If you would like to get this service, please give your current email address at the circulation desk next time you check out and we will set this up for you. Hold notices are generated overnight and will be delivered
Did you know…?
…that you can see a list of new items we have added to the Pember Library’s collection by going to the catalog link and clicking on the arrow near ‘New Stuff’ at the bottom of the left column… Your choices are Fiction, Nonfiction, Children’s Books, or Videos/DVD. There is a link to New Stuff in the left
Job Searching & Resume Information
In light of the ever growing unemployment numbers, the Southern Adirondack Library System created a resource to help us guide patrons who come into the library looking for job and resume assistance. The following information was compiled by the Southern Adirondack Library System in March 2009. The New York State Library Division of Library Development has
Senior Computer Classes
If you are 50 or older and would like to learn how to use a computer or improve the skills you have, now is the time to join us for a couple of lessons - no pressure, relaxed atmosphere, and hopefully, some enjoyment. Each three-hour class will be divided between Monday & Friday from 10:00 AM
Change in  our downloadable audiobooks
Netlibrary, the current downloadable audiobook vendor for the Southern Adirondack Library System, will end at midnight of February 28, 2009. The link has been removed from the Pember Library’s website so if you click on “eAudiobooks” nothing will happen. Why is this being done? It was decided at the SALS directors’ meeting to try a different