Library Closed
We will be closed Wednesday, January 28, due to poor weather conditions. Fines will be waived for items that become overdue because of the closing.
Gaiman’s book wins Newbery Award
One of the new books that was donated through our Pember Angel campaign in December was Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book. It was announced yesterday that the book won the Newbery Award for excellence in children’s literature. The story is a takeoff of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, with an orphaned boy being adopted by the
Pember Presents
The Pember Library, in cooperation with the US Census Bureau, is pleased to announce that a public information presentation on the 2010 US Census will be held Thursday evening, February 5, at 6:30 PM . In addition to a general explanation of how the US Census is organized, information will be available on when and how
Story Time
Story time will be about opposites. Children of all ages and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us.
What are you reading?
I just finished reading Stranger Room, a locked room mystery with two murders occurring 150 years apart. This is Frederick Ramsay’s fourth Ike Schwartz mystery taking place in Picketsville VA. I read a review of this a few months ago and put in a request for it. It was worth the wait. The stranger room is
Book Club
The book club decided to read any title by Robert Louis Stevenson. We have several on hand at the library or you may request one by inter library loan. Contact us at the library if you  need help with this. The choices available at the Pember include: My Shadow, a children's book, an illustrated version of Stevenson's
Story Time
Story time has been changed to Thursday evenings at 5:30. This week we will feature stories about Grampa's Farm. Jo-Ann will read a couple of books and she and the children will use the flannel board to tell their own stories.
Library closed
We will be closed today because of bad weather and poor road conditions. Fines will be waived for items that become overdue because of the closing.
Pember Angels
Our Pember Angel campaign for December was very successful. The following items are being added to our collection: Enigma: a Magical Mystery, by Graeme Base, JP The Chronicles of Spiderwick: a Grand Tour of the Enchanted World, by Tony Di Terlizzi, JF Over the Hedge, starring Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell, Wanda Sykes, William Shatner, 2006 DVD Gone with
Holiday Hours
Closed: December 24 December 25 Open: Friday, December 26, 1-5 Saturday, December 27, 10-3 Tuesday, December 30, 9-5 Closed: December 31 January 1 Reopen with our regular winter hours on January 2.