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News & Events

August 18, 2014 - August 21, 2014
during open hours

Find that next treasure at the Pelham Public Library’s Giant Book Sale.  Great books at great prices.  Most items $1:50 or less.  Collectables, puzzles, movies, software and much more!   

July 30, 2014
7 - 8 p.m.

Learn how to easily search, download or stream music to various devices from the Library’s Freegal program. Bring your device and library card. A few laptops will be available on site. Register ahead to ensure space. 


Look for our outstanding summer reading program coming soon.


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.

June 6, 2014
June 13, 2014
June 20, 2014
June 27, 2014
July 4, 2014
July 11, 2014
July 18, 2014
July 25, 2014
August 1, 2014
August 8, 2014
August 15, 2014
August 22, 2014
August 29, 2014

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 Fridays from 1-3:30. $2. Drop in. (If the Festival Room is in use, please go to the teen area.) Refreshments. 

June 11, 2014
June 25, 2014
July 2, 2014
August 6, 2014
August 27, 2014

For those who have played Bridge before. Please arrange for a partner.  

June 11, 25, July 2, Aug. 6, 27     1:00-3:00 p.m. 

$1.00. Refreshments provided. 



Fonthill, Ontario. January 17th, 2014. At their regular meeting on January 15th, 2014, the Town of Pelham Library Board of Trustees voted on the twelve recommendations included in the Library Facilities Strategic Review, Fall 2013. Prior to the Board’s decisions, several community members and Councillor Rybiak made appeals to save the Maple Acre Branch.


The Town of Pelham final Library Facilities Strategic Review (Performance Concepts) which had been presented to Town Council is now available.

Stara Facility Review February 2013