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. She tells me that the best gift I can give her is a book, because as a child growing up during difficult times, …
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 “to” field. Open your email program in a  new window or new tab. Paste the email address into the “to” field in your …
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.
If you are a member of the Pember Library, you can enter our first ever online contest! The library recently got a donation of several brand new books. These five 2008 books are already in our collection so we decided to share them with our library users. Simply send me an email by November 7 saying why you deserve to be the winner of one of these books. Just put your name, return email address and reason in the email. …
Check out our new web site
We are hoping to ‘go live’ with our new website / blog on Thursday. This blog needs to be tweaked in several places.  Send us your comments.  Watch for opportunities to participate in discussions about books, our library, and our community.
What are you reading?
I’m currently reading a couple of books. How to knit a wild bikini by Christie Ridgeway, an escapist romance that I am only a couple of chapters into. From previews I read about it, it looks like it may get a little steamy… Also by my bedside is A Pocketful of History: Four Hundred Years of America–One State Quarter at a Time by Jim Noles. It is a fascinating book of readable nonfiction about the history behind each state quarter. Over …