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.
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.
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 Pelham Historical Society is pleased to announce an expansion to its online collection. This year we were again able to hire Sean Lewis under the Canada Summer Jobs Program of the Federal Government, and we decided to put some of the early issues of the Pelham District High School magazine, the Pnyx, on line. The school was started in Fenwick in 1922 as a continuation school with eight students, and became a high school in 1949.
The Pelham Library announced today that Stephanie Stowe, Library CEO and Director since 2001, has advised the Board of Directors of her intention to retire.
Stephanie originally joined the Pelham Public Library from Sault Ste Marie and has been instrumental in expanding the book collections available to residents and students at the Fonthill and Maple Acre branches. The various children’s and seniors' programs offered through the library also grew under Stephanie’s management.
Apple released iOS 7 yesterday. When an existing OverDrive Media Console (OMC) user upgrades to iOS 7, the app will fail when trying to open a DRM-protected eBook. New or first time users of OMC are unaffected by this issue.
The issue is being resolved but in the meantime, here are immediate remedies: