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Is there a mad scientist in your family?

Join us for 1 hour of hands-on science

Each child will get to conduct crazy science experiments with their own teen buddy!

Limited to 15 participants on a first come first serve basis (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)

Tuesdays 4:30 - 5:30

Cost: FREE

Ages 6-10


Look out for out "New" Teacher section on our website. Coming soon . The Pelham Public Library has had great enjoyment in partnering with the District School Board Niagara and the Niagara Catholic District School Board in the Pelham area schools. We have some great resources for teachers to meet your curriculum needs. Library Visits are always available. Just contact Jennifer Bennett , by e-mail, or phone 905-892-6443.


Be aware that your account number and pass code are needed for all of these services. If you are having trouble renewing, putting holds, or borrowing on Overdrive or using any of the other online services, your account may be blocked for a number of reasons. Please call the library to check to see if your card has expired or if you have outstanding fines or long overdue books.


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. 

Three Great Reasons to Become a Library Lover


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 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 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