Lucy
Lucy is getting older. We have recently faced several visits to the vet clinic with her, with issues that unfortunately come with aging. We find a need for extra funds for Lucy to cover vet visits, medicines and looking ahead to the end of life care. Lucy has been a faithful loving companion to many people who visit the Pember; some drop in just to spend time with her. We are asking, if you are able, to consider donating money …
Carry out service starting 7-7-2020
Starting today! You may enter our building through the front door. You can pick up your pre-orders or ask us to put something on hold. No browsing or internet access yet. This week the hours will be Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 and Saturday 10:30-noon. Face coverings are required and there’s one-way traffic. If you still require curbside, we will be happy to deliver to your vehicle. ps: we have some tax forms!
Pember building open with limited access
The Pember Library will allow limited access to our building beginning July 7. (through the front door only) Tuesday through Friday 1-4, Saturday 10:30-noon We will continue curbside service for those who need it. Books still must be requested ahead of time by phone or email. You may also request through the online catalog but ILL with other libraries in our system has not started yet. Your returns must be left in the outside drop box. There will be no …
Summer Reading – Activity Kit 2
Our newest “Imagine your Story”: activity is this Inspiration Jar. Call the library to reserve one for your family.The directions say:Turn the jar a few turns and see what items catch your eye. Or dump it all out on a paper plate and pull a few items from the jar and create a story about them. Use color, shapes, textures, lines, letters, & forms. Tell someone or write your story on paper.NOT intended for small children. There are many small …
Summer Reading – Activity Kit 1
The Dahls are working on their summer reading. Our theme this year is “Imagine your Story.” The first activity kit is story cubes. The directions are in the kit. You just cut out your story cube, fold along the lines and tape or glue each one into a cube. There are people, places, objects, and animal cubes. The combination of pictures will prompt ideas for magical and exciting stories. Younger children can tell the stories aloud and older ones can …
Maintenance
The SALS network including all services (Polaris, third party authentication for Overdrive, etc) will be unavailable between 9:00 pm and midnight on 6/22/2020 in order to do network maintenance.
ReadSquared Summer Reading
Summer Reading? We all know it’s going to be different this year!The plan we are working on is to have activity kits. Let me know either by a phone call to the library 642-2525 or an email pember.library@gmail.com if you are interested. The 2020 theme is “Imagine Your Story.” These kits are intended for school-age children. The first kit is “story cubes” and will be available beginning June 18. One per family, please. Don’t forget to join our online summer …
Grab ‘n Go Kits
We have put together some grab ‘n go kits of childrens’ books. We currently have ten different themes. They will each check out as four or five items but they are in one bag. The themes are Dogs, Cats, Dinosaurs, Bugs, Library, Senses, Pete the Cat, Magic School Bus, Trucks, and Birds.
The Dahl family June 5
The adventures of the Dahl family continue: Jennie, Ruth & Ella drank a toast to the First Friday art work last night. They were joined by Marie, Alice, & Hannah. Alice had a cola since she is only 17. They loved getting all dressed up for the occasion and remind you that the (virtual) display will be available all month at https://thepember.org/index.php/first-friday/.
Curbside Delivery
We are doing curbside delivery! Send us an email pember.library @ gmail .com Or call and leave a message at 642-2525 Include your name, phone number and a list of up to 5 items (2 may be DVDs.) Currently, you may only request items available in our library. The catalog is available online. https://pac.sals.edu/polaris/Search/default.aspx… We have no way to access any online requests which is why we ask you to use email or leave a phone message. (I’ll let you know …