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Do you like to talk about books? Argue about books? Hear about books others have read or are reading? Then we have a book club space with your name on it! Choose a club that fits your schedule and sign up now! 

Registration for all book clubs must be in person. $45 for the year (9 sessions) or NEW 3-month Book Club ($15 for 3 sessions).

Adult Book Clubs

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The next session of Storytime begins in November. See the Storytime Flyer for details.

 

***NEW for 2014***

Jump N’ Jive Storytime

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Look for our outstanding summer reading program coming soon.

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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.

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

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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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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
December 19, 2014
1-3:30
2.00

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. 

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PRESS RELEASE

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.

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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

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The Town of Pelham Public Library recently participated in an operational review.

Effective January 2, 2014, in an effort to stay fiscally responsible, we will be reducing our operating hours to bring us in line with other Ontario public libraries of similar-sized populations.

Fonthill Branch