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.
Share stories, sing songs, and meet some great new friends! 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. Please see flyer for additional information on dates.
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.
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.
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.
In 2012, the Pelham Historical Society, in partnership with the Pelham Public Library digitized the Pelham Historical Calendars and made them publicly available on the Internet. Find the link on the Pelham Library website or visit http://vitacollections.ca/pelhamlocalhistory. This year, student Sean Lewis is returning to preserve information about Pelham high schools. The plan is to scan as many documents and photos as possible to record the history of Pelham high schools, including Fonthill High, Thorold-Fonthill High, and Pelham District High.