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Event
May 4, 2016
7:00
4.00

“History told well, with a beating heart and a burning desire for adventure, is about as exciting and worthwhile as stories can get,” according to Cougler who has turned her interest in Canadian Loyalists into a series of novels. With vivid scenes of desperation, heroism, and personal angst, we travel back to the beginnings of one great country and the planting of Loyalist seeds for another.

Wed., May 4 at 7:00.
$4.00. Please register ahead.

Event
May 3, 2016
7:00 AM - 6 PM

Due to an upgrade, the Library catalogue will be unavailable Tuesday, May 3.  The Library will be open and you will be able to check items out.  You will not be able to place holds, renew items or check on your account.  (Nothing will be due that day.)  Thank you for your patience!

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Fill out the Pelham Public Library Community Survey. The Pelham Public Library is updating our strategic plan. As part of that process, we would like to hear from you about our current services and your hopes and dreams for the future of library services in Pelham.
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As of April 15, 2016, all holds (books, DVDs, etc.) that are not picked within 3 days will be returned to circulation.

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We're moving and we need your help!

Help us store and move the children's book and DVD collections while the build is underway.  Those who help us with storage will have exclusive access to preview the new Maple Acre branch before we open.

Pickup / Store / Return:

Event
May 7, 2016
12-5
0.00

Come in on Sat., May 7 between 12 and 5 and pick up your free comic book courtesy of Sketchbook Comics and Games, 224 Glenridge Ave, St. Catharines. 

Event
May 6, 2016
May 7, 2016
May 8, 2016
varies
10.00

The Pelham Art Festival Art is the Premiere Southern Ontario Spring Art Festival. This juried show and sale is a must for art lovers. Proceeds benefit Pelham Library. Special 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Mother’s Day Weekend ~ May 6 ~ 7 ~ 8

Pelham Arena ~ 1120 Haist Street ~ Fonthill ~ Ontario

Event
June 6, 2016
2:00
0.00

Should you take your Canada Pension Plan at 60? What are the benefits?

Tammy MacRitchie, Financial Coach with Primerica Financial Services leads this informative session that will help your family make the best decisions when it comes to retirement and finances.

Mon., June 6 at 2 p.m. Free. Please register ahead. 

Event
June 8, 2016
2:00
0.00

June is Senior's Month. Let's Celebrate Together! 

Join us for dessert, music and a little old-fashioned fun in the Festival Room of the Fonthill Branch.

Wed., June 8, 2016 (2:00 pm)

Free. Please register ahead. Space is limited. 

Event
May 16, 2016
7:00
2.00

Lighthouses, now sadly becoming an endangered species, remain powerful symbols signifying safety and hope for travelers. The Canadian government declared 970 lighthouses redundant and too expensive to maintain. But there is hope in preserving our maritime heritage through the Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act that outlines the procedure to follow for groups who want to take over surplus lighthouses in Canada.