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May 3, 2014
12 - 5

Come in on Sat., May 3 and pick up your free comic book courtesy of Pulp Comics in Niagara Falls. Pelham Public Library.

Pulp Comics Logo


Effective April 10, 2014, the OverDrive Media Console (OMC) mobile app for BlackBerry will no longer be available to download on BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10, and Playbook devices.  BlackBerry users with the app installed prior to April 10 will be able to continue downloading eBooks and audiobooks via OMC. However, no further development or testing will be dedicated to it.


Help children who would like support in their reading
Earn volunteer hours for school
Run fun literacy activities, games and crafts with the kids


The Friends of the Pelham Library and Maple Acre Friends provide support to the Library Board and staff and promote and stimulate the use of the libraries by all citizens of the Town of Pelham. The Friends believe the library is truly a community resource to be cherished.

Fundraising and volunteer efforts are major aspect of both Friends groups activities. Over the past few years both groups have supported the Libraries' children's services, furnishings, and collections.

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Knit it, scrap it, bead it, quilt it – whatever your craft is, bring your materials to the Pelham Library for sharing, learning and fun on most Fridays from 1-3:30. $2. Drop in. Refreshments. 

April 9, 2014
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May 28, 2014
June 11, 2014
June 25, 2014

For those who have played Bridge before. Please arrange for a partner.  Wed., Apr. 9, 16, May 14, 28, June 11, 25 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Refreshments. $1.00 per session. Pelham Public Library. 

May 12, 2014

Learn about this provincially-funded program that provides laid-off workers with skills training and financial support to help them find jobs in high-demand occupations in Ontario. Presented by Niagara College Employment and Training Solutions. Mon., May 12 from 2-4 p.m. Free. Please register ahead. 905-892-6443.

April 28, 2014
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May 3, 2014
Open Hours

All sizes and styles. Retro, accessories, bedding, curtains and more. Starts Mon., Apr. 28 at 10:00. Ends Sat., May 3 at 5. Open when Pelham Library is open. Sat. fill a garbage bag for $5.

Accepting gently-used, clean clothing, curtains, linens, etc. now.

April 14, 2014 - May 2, 2014
Open Hours

This is your chance to win some great gifts and support the library at the same time. Themed gift baskets, artwork, tickets, and more at the Fonthill Branch. Sign up for a number at the front desk to get in on the fun.

Bidding begins Mon., April 14 at 10 a.m and ends Friday, May 2 at 4 p.m. 

April 8, 2014

In 1959, Ron Bowman quit his job as a reporter and bought a 150cc Lambretta scooter intending to ride from Thorold all the way to South America. Three weeks before the trip, he was utterly smitten by a beautiful young woman. The farther south he rode, the more he began to feel that he had made a horrible mistake and had left the woman of his dreams behind. He finally he asked her fly to Mexico City, marry him, and continue on to South America.