T-Shirts available
As part of Robert Birbeck’s show of sketches of the authors of Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels of the 20th Century we are offering these t-shirts with some of your favorite authors! $20 each. 50% of profits go to the Pember. Let us know if you want one.
Looking for Volunteers
We’re looking for people willing to share their skills and talents. Do you have a craft or skill or specified knowledge that you can share with other people? Examples might be doll making, scrapbooking, or card making, clay crafts, other handicrafts. Can you show people how to make a poster or sign using our computers. Maybe you have special knowledge about photography or photoshopping, genealogy, local history. We could get a group together willing to help each other write poetry …
Red Cross Disaster Preparedness 1-19-2016 6PM
At the Pember Library: As residents of New York State, we are all at risk of different kinds of disasters. It has become clear over the past few years, especially after the last hurricanes, that New York is not as prepared for a disaster as it should be. Governor Cuomo’s Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program provides New Yorkers with the knowledge and tools to prepare for emergencies and disasters, respond accordingly, and recover as quickly as possible to post-disaster conditions. …
Pember Board meeting
December 17 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.
1000 Books before Kindergarten
1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN SETS CHILDREN ON THE PATH TO SUCCESS . . . ONE BOOK AT A TIME Families are invited to join the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the Pember Library. The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a nationwide challenge that encourages parents and caregivers to regularly read aloud to their children. By reading just one book a night, families can reach the 1,000-book goal in three years and provide their children essential early literacy skills. …
Our new bench!
  Stop in and see this wonderful bench generously donated by Hicks Memorials. It is located in the front of our building under the apple tree.
Tax forms
We should be getting NYS tax forms soon. For a head start, here is a link to NY State Tax forms online: http://www.tax.ny.gov/forms/  ($.25 per page if you use our printers and ink). We will not be sent any federal forms. Federal tax forms can be downloaded from the internet, ($.25 per page if you use our printers and ink). Go to http://www.irs.gov/Forms-&-Pubs where you can access and acquire both electronic and print media. You can download irs.gov/Pub17 , a …
Ancestry Library Edition
This is now available in the library. It works similarly to ancestry.com although there are a few differences. Come in and give it a try!
Where does your American past begin? HeritageQuest Online provides libraries with a unique and growing collection of research materials for genealogists and historians. Use the link in  the left column and put in your 13-digit library card number. You can access HeritageQuest from your home computer. A special use of Central Library Book Aid funds has made Heritage Quest available to all SALS libraries. Beginning and professional genealogists can use this powerful online resource to trace family histories and American …