August 1, 2014

Prendergast Library July Computer Classes

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Introduction to Microsoft Office 2010 – Excel and Word
Mondays & Wednesdays  1:00-2:30pm
July 7, 9, 14, and 16

Learn an overview of both Microsoft Office 2010 Excel and Word in one class.

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word are must-have skills in today’s work force. If you are new to Microsoft Office or need to upgrade your skills, this is the perfect class. You will create spreadsheets and documents throughout the class that benefit you.  Introduction to Spreadsheets (Excel) You will learn to work with and analyze numbers using a spreadsheet.  You will create your own spreadsheets using formulas and formatting. You will learn to search, manage, calculate and use graphs in Microsoft Excel 2010.  Introduction to Word Processing (Microsoft Word). You will learn features of Microsoft Word 2010. Class includes editing and creating documents, formatting, cutting and pasting, tables, headers, footers and mailing labels.


3-D Printing Class
Wednesdays  1:00-2:30pm
July 2 OR 23

Prendergast Library will offer a new single-session Introduction to 3D printing.  Each session will contain information about the history, mechanics and applications of the expanding field of 3D printing.

Those attending will learn the fundamentals of object manipulation in MakerWare as well as printing on a Makerbot Replicator 2. There are no prerequisites for attendance, and registration is not required. Participants at all levels of technological ability are welcome.


Parent Education Class – “Internet Safety for Elementary School Age Children”
Wednesday  7:00-8:00pm
July 30th

Learn how to safeguard your children while they are online. (Located in the PCC Lab for this event.)


One-on-One Technology Assistance
Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays  1:00-4:00pm (by appointment only)

Do you need help with a new tablet, computer, or software?  Make an appointment for one-on-one assistance with one of our two Learning Lab technicians!  Our Learning Lab techs can help you with devices such as: Kindles, iPads, Nooks, Android/Apple products and many more.  We can also demonstrate the use of our 3D printer, as well as answer any question in detail. We ask that you leave information about the technology you require assistance with.

Summer Reading Program for Adults!

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Literary Elements 2014: Chautauqua Cattaraugus Summer Reading Program for Adults!  

This summer show the children in your life that reading is an important — and fun!— part of happy life.  Read at least 3 books this summer and share reviews with other readers in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties to be eligible for great raffle prizes!  Register now and submit your reviews by August 15, 2014!

90th Anniversary Open House – Hazeltine Public Library

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90th Anniversary
Open House

Tuesday, June 24th
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the 90th Anniversary Open House of the Hazeltine Public Library.  This celebration is being held 90 years from the day that the library first served the public: June 24th, 1924.

The Goose Creek band will play throughout the evening, and historical speaker John Siggins will talk about the history of the library at 7 to 7:30 p.m. We hope to see you there!

New OverDrive Titles Purchased from June 4-11, 2014

Title Creator Format
Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck Parish, Herman Audiobook
Between Heaven and Texas: Cobbled Quilt Series, Book 6 Bostwick, Marie eBook
Budding Ballerina O’Connor, Jane Audiobook
Death March: Dragonlance: The Stonetellers Series, Volume 2 Rabe, Jean eBook
Goblin Nation: Dragonlance: The Stonetellers Series, Volume 3 Rabe, Jean eBook
Hot Blooded: New Orleans Series, Book 1 Jackson, Lisa eBook
Just My Luck! O’Connor, Jane Audiobook
Mary Poppins: Mary Poppins Series, Book 1 (unabridged) Travers, P. L. Audiobook
The Rebellion: Dragonlance: The Stonetellers Series, Volume 1 Rabe, Jean eBook
Running Scared Jackson, Lisa eBook
Second Son: A Jack Reacher Story Child, Lee eBook
Twice Kissed Jackson, Lisa eBook
Wanted Van Allsburg, Chris eBook
Written in My Own Heart’s Blood: Outlander Series, Book 8 Gabaldon, Diana eBook
An Act of Love Thayer, Nancy eBook
The Bridge of Sighs: A Novel Steinhauer, Olen eBook
The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza:Bernie Rhodenbarr Series, Book 4 Block, Lawrence eBook
Clouds of Witness: Lord Peter Wimsey Series, Book 2 Sayers, Dorothy L. eBook
Death at the Door: Death On Demand Series, Book 24 Hart, Carolyn eBook
The Directive: A Novel Quirk, Matthew eBook
Empire Girls Hayes, Suzanne eBook
An Expert in Murder: Josephine Tey Series, Book 1 Upson, Nicola eBook
The Good Thief’s Guide to Venice:Charlie Howard Series, Book 4 Ewan, Chris eBook
Goodnight June: A Novel Jio, Sarah eBook
Hyde Levine, Daniel eBook
The Last Boyfriend: Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy, Book 2 Roberts, Nora eBook
The Leftovers Perrotta, Tom eBook
Run for Your Life: Michael Bennett Series, Book 2 Patterson, James eBook
The Sins of the Wolf: William Monk Mystery Series, Book 5 Perry, Anne eBook
A Spy by Nature: Alec Milius Series, Book 1 Cumming, Charles eBook
Stay a Little Longer: The Tucker Family Series, Book 1 Garlock, Dorothy eBook
A Stranger in Mayfair: Charles Lenox Mystery Series, Book 4 Finch, Charles eBook
The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair: A Novel Dicker, Joel eBook
The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection Dozois, Gardner eBook
The American Mission Palmer, Matthew Audiobook
A Breath of Snow and Ashes: Outlander Series, Book 6 Gabaldon, Diana eBook
Child of Mine Lewis, Beverly eBook
China Dolls: A Novel (unabridged) See, Lisa Audiobook
Delicious!: A Novel (unabridged) Reichl, Ruth Audiobook
Distortion: Moonlighter Series, Book 2 Blackstock, Terri eBook
Dreamweaver Trail: Eternity Springs Series, Book 8 March, Emily eBook
Drums of Autumn: Outlander Series, Book 4 Gabaldon, Diana eBook
The Fiery Cross: Outlander Series, Book 5 Gabaldon, Diana eBook
Fourth of July Creek: A Novel (unabridged) Henderson, Smith Audiobook
The Lincoln Myth: A Novel (unabridged) Berry, Steve Audiobook
The Midwife Petersheim, Jolina eBook
One Perfect Spring: A Novel Hannon, Irene eBook
Private L.A.: Private Series, Book 6 (unabridged) Patterson, James Audiobook
Rosemary Cottage: Hope Beach Series, Book 3 Coble, Colleen eBook
Seagrass Pier: Hope Beach Series, Book 2 Coble, Colleen eBook
The Space Between: An Outlander Novella Gabaldon, Diana eBook
Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises (unabridged) Geithner, Timothy F. Audiobook
Tidewater Inn: Hope Beach Series, Book 1 Coble, Colleen eBook
Top Secret Twenty-One: Stephanie Plum Series, Book 21 (unabridged) Evanovich, Janet Audiobook
Voyager: Outlander Series, Book 3 Gabaldon, Diana eBook
The Complete Works of George Eliot Eliot, George eBook
The Directive: Mike Ford Series, Book 2 (unabridged) Quirk, Matthew Audiobook
The Good Luck of Right Now Quick, Matthew Audiobook
Midnight Riot: Rivers of London Series, Book 1 Aaronovitch, Ben eBook
Code Name: Johnny Walker: The Extraordinary Story of the IraqiWho Risked Everything to Fight with the U.S. Navy SEALs Walker, Johnny eBook
Dangerous Creatures: Dangerous Creatures Series, Book 1 Garcia, Kami eBook
Fourth of July Creek Henderson, Smith eBook
Me Before You Moyes, Jojo eBook
Think Like a Freak:The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain Levitt, Steven D. eBook
Warriors: Alexander Hawke Series, Book 8 Bell, Ted eBook
Broken Homes: Rivers of London Series, Book 4 Aaronovitch, Ben eBook
Deadly Décor Smith, Karen Rose eBook
The Farm Smith, Tom Rob eBook
Free to Fall Miller, Lauren eBook
The From-Aways: A Novel Hauser, CJ eBook
The Hollow Girl Coleman, Reed Farrel eBook
Kiss and Tell: Sisterhood Series, Book 23 Michaels, Fern eBook
The Marriage Pact Miller, Linda Lael eBook
Mrs. Hemingway: A Novel Wood, Naomi eBook
The Neighbor: Short Story Koontz, Dean eBook
The One: The Selection Series, Book 3 Cass, Kiera eBook

Library Manager Opening – Ripley Free Library

Ripley Free Library
64 W. Main St., Ripley, NY 14775

Library Manager

Ripley Free Library is looking for a part-time (30 hrs) library manager.

  • Must have computer knowledge of Microsoft Office, adept in social media venues.
  • Familiar with grant writing and can orchestrate fundraisers.
  • Ability to understand and comply within a limited budget.
  • Oversee children’s programs.
  • Attend workshops, webinars and meetings.
  • Provide entertaining and educational happenings for adults.
  • Able to lift up to 20 lbs. up and down stairs.
  • Must have at least an associate’s degree.
  • Applications now being accepted at the library. Please bring cover letter and resume.
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