Pember Presents: Joe Peck
For a humorous look at farm life, join us at the Pember Library to hear what Joe Peck has to say. He is a semi-retired farmer, author and humorist from Peckhaven Farm, just outside of Saratoga Springs. I have read his books and heard him speak at a farm dinner. I think everyone will enjoy the stories and humor he has to share. He will have copies of his books and audios available. A Tractor in the House & Other …
Book Club
We are reading any book by John Updike. Those available at the Pember are: The Best American short stories of the century. New York : Houghton Mifflin, c1999. Updike, John. A child’s calendar. New York : Holiday House, 1999. Updike, John. A helpful alphabet of friendly objects : poems. New York : A. Knopf, 1995, c1994. Updike, John. Licks of love : short stories and a sequel. New York : Alfred Knopf, 2000. Updike, John. Odd jobs : essays and …
Discussion group planned
Please join us at the Pember Library for a new discussion group. Coffee, tea and cookies will be available for participants. Those who come to our first discussion group will be able to decide when and how often they want to meet and what topic(s) they would like to talk about. Our first discussion will focus on Abraham Lincoln since 2009 marks 200 years since his birth. I will have several Lincoln books available before the group meets and we …
Thursday Tall Tales
Story Time on Thursday nights will feature Tall Tales and flannel board stories. All children welcome with their caregivers.
We the People
Pember Library awarded We the People Bookshelf Collection from National Endowment for the Humanities Granville, NY – The Pember Library is one of 3,000 libraries across the country selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA) to received free hardcover editions of 17 classic books from the first We the People Bookshelf. The theme of this year’s bookshelf is “Created Equal.” The We the People Bookshelf on “Created Equal” contains the following books: …
Download Audiobooks Anytime, Anywhere
Download Audiobooks Anytime, Anywhere Enjoy popular titles from the comfort of home Pember Library is proud to offer you popular downloadable audiobooks, accessible 24/7 starting today, April 8, 2009. Joining top rated libraries like Boston, Denver, New York, and Cleveland, we are excited to announce this at-home service for a new way to enjoy your library. With hundreds of popular and classic titles to select from, our digital collection is guaranteed to have something for everyone. Offering popular fiction and …
Computer Classes
Our computer classes for seniors have filled up quickly. If you still want to take a class with Barb, call us at the library or send an email. We will put you on a waiting list. We are trying to come up with new ideas for funding and would like to be able to do the classes more often than we have been able to schedule them. I got this photo of Lucy this morning waiting for computer classes to …
The Sap is Running
UPDATE: I removed some of the photos to make it easier on folks with slow connections. The photos are still available if someone wants to see a pic of one of the buckets. The fund-raiser was very successful using only 17 of the 30 buckets that were donated. Thank you to everyone for your continued support of the Pember. _______________________________________________________________________________ Here are photos of the sap buckets donated to the Pember for the fund-raising auction which will be taking place …
Three Different Styles
The first book is for dog owners and/or dog lovers.  The story of Chet and Bernie is at times funny, other times sad, and still other times endearing.  Chet and Bernie are investigating the disappearance of a teen-age girl, either a runaway or the victim of a kidnapping.  The story moves along quickly, going from the dark tunnels of a mine, to a biker’s bar, to the hot desert.  Of course, what makes this more interesting is the fact that …
Pember Presents: the  Great American Tractor Wars
The Pember Library presents “From Muscles to Motors on the Farm: Henry Ford and the Great American Tractor Wars, 1910-1930” The Pember Library will present a lecture by Dr. Milton Sernett on “From Muscles to Motors on the Farm: Henry Ford and the Great American Tractor Wars, 1910-1930”. Free and open to the general public, the event begins at 6:30 PM on April 9 at the Pember Library in Granville.  This event is made possible through Speakers in the Humanities, …