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As one way to provide the best selection of materials for your library, the Pelham Public Library invites you to become a Library Lover.  Below is one of a number of ways to express your love and enjoy the privileges of being a Library Lover. 

Three Great Reasons to Become a Library Lover


The Maple Acre branch of the Pelham Public Library was closed temporarily for renovations but has reopened during its regular hours


Are you passionate about books and libraries? The Pelham Public Library invites residents of Pelham to consider applying to become a board member.

A board member is:

October 21, 2014
6:30 pm

Float on in with your best costume , and enjoy a magic show by our local magicians.

Please Register Ahead.

October 8, 2014
November 12, 2014
December 10, 2014
4:30 - 5:30 pm

Do you love to read books? Join us once a month at our Maple Acre Branch for our book club. Fun games, and activities- all based on a great book.

Hot Chocolate provided.

Please Register Ahead

Grades 5 - 8

September 23, 2014
September 30, 2014
October 7, 2014
October 21, 2014
November 11, 2014
November 18, 2014
November 25, 2014
December 2, 2014
December 9, 2014
4:30 - 5:30

Join our  "After School is Cool" Club! Fun games, crafts, and individualized reading support from a teen buddy.

Grades k-4

Tuesdays from 4:30 - 5:30

Session 1: Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7, 21

Session 2: Nov. 11, 18, 25  Dec. 2, 9

Space is limited

September 5, 2014
September 12, 2014
September 19, 2014
October 3, 2014
October 10, 2014
October 17, 2014
October 24, 2014
October 31, 2014
November 7, 2014
November 14, 2014
November 21, 2014
November 28, 2014
December 5, 2014
December 12, 2014

Bring the children down most Fridays from 10-12 to take advantage of the toys and activities available in the Festival Room.

Ontario Early Years Centres are places where parents and caregivers can:

  • take part with their children in a range of programs and activities
  • get answers to questions
  • get information about programs and services that are available for young children and their families
  • talk to early years professionals, as well as other parents and caregivers in the community.

The Town of Pelham Public Library invites applications from qualified applicants for the position of Circulation Library Assistant. The successful candidate will perform a variety of tasks that assist in providing library services to the community, with an emphasis on circulation and information duties. This is a six-month contract position. 


Great fall programs!

***NEW for 2014*** 

  • Jump N’ Jive Storytime

Share stories, sing songs, and meet some new puppet playmates! This program will be designed to incorporate all ages from babies to preschoolers. A craft will be provided at the end for any participants that are able to craft. 


September 15, 2014
September 29, 2014
October 6, 2014
October 20, 2014
November 3, 2014

*Please note the change in start date from Sept. 8 to 15.

Have fun and some social time while being the best you can be--physically, mentally, emotionally, socially and spiritually. Rita Talosi, RN, BScN, MSN energizes these sessions. Whether standing or from a chair you can keep your body moving and your mind sharp. No matter what your age or ability, Rita will keep you active.

Mon., Sept. 15, 29, Oct. 6, 20, Nov. 3 10:30.  

$30 per five-week session. Please register ahead. Pelham Public Library.