Pelham Public Library JUST BROWSING September Newsletter
Thank you to our dedicated group of volunteers who helped make our Summer Book Sale an amazing success.  With their tireless effort and the support of our patrons we raised nearly $1800.00 for the Library.   We can't thank you enough.  - Your Pelham Public Library
September Adult Programming
FALL BOOK CLUBS STARTING SEPT 7 Online Clubs - Free In Person Clubs -$40 (Annual Fee) Join us in the Library to discuss both fiction and non-fiction.  Book clubs are offered monthly on the: * third Wednesday evening * fourth Wednesday morning * last Monday afternoon  No time to come in person? Join our online book club on Facebook! Registration and book pickup begins September 7.
TGIF CRAFTERS EVERY SEPT 10 | 17 | 24  1:30 - 3:30 PM  Sept. 10 - Sept 17 Sept 24  Oct 1  Knitting, crocheting, sewing or any other form of crafting, your creativity is the limit. Join us every Friday afternoon for a time of crafting friendship and fun in the Festival Room at the Fonthill Branch. Limit of 10. Registration required.
Thank you so much for your support of this amazing fundraising inititaitive.  Through our staff member Nancy's heroic efforts we nearly doubled our intitial fundraising goal.   Your continued support and efforts are truly inspiring.  OVER $10,000 RAISED!
 PHOTO CONTEST "Library Contours" We know you love your library. Now it is time to show it off. Take a picture of either of our branches, highlighting their best curves and contours and send it to us. We want to see our properties from new angles and in a new light! Winners will receive social media recognition and prizes!   Selected winning photographs will be used in upcoming promotional materials and social media. Contest ends on Oct. 31. Ready, set, SNAP!  Submit your photos to: Don’t forget to tell us a little bit about the photo and yourself!
FUN FOR ALL AGES BEGINNER UKULELE SERIES MONDAYS SEPT 13 | 20 | 27 OCT 4th 10:00 - 10:30 AM - Online  Get started playing ukulele with this 4-part series. Learn a few chords and easy songs to get you started. Great for kids ages 9+, teens and adults! Free, but register ahead so we can send you the link before the first class (instruments not provided). In partnership with the Grimsby Public Library. Free - Registration is required
LAURA'S COMFORT KITCHEN - Tuesday Sept 14 7:00 PM - Online  Join Laura Wright, local author of The First Mess Cookbook and blog, as she cooks weeknight-friendly vegan dinners that are full of flavour and comfort for cool fall evenings. These recipes will focus on pantry ingredients and seasonal produce. Free - Registration Required IN PARTNERSHIP WITH  WELLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
CLOTHING SALE AT THE LIBRARY Sunday Sept 19 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Join us for this one-day fantastic event in our Library's parking lot in Fonthill. Clothing, accessories, shoes, and more will be available to purchase. Affordable items for everyone! Fill one of our provided bags for $7.00. Social distancing and masks are mandatory. (Event is dependent on current COVID-19 restrictions and weather conditions.) VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Debt Solutions - SEPT 29 | 6:00 PM Free - Online  Participants will learn about the various solutions to managing and reducing their debt loads in this relaxed virtual workshop. Zoom link will be sent to you the day of the session. Free - Registration Required
AN EVENING OF TRUTH AND FOSTERING RECONCILIATION SEPT 30 | 6:00 PM Free - Online An Evening of Truth and Fostering Reconciliation Join us on Truth and Reconciliation Day for a virtual presentation and Q&A session with Irene Goodwin and Teresa Edwards from Legacy of Hope Foundation (LHF). Irene is a Survivor of the Indian Day School System and they are both Intergenerational Survivors. They will discuss their role at LHF, their life experiences, provide an overview of the history of the Residential and Day School System, the Sixties Scoop, and offer solutions on how to be an ally.  Registration Required.
COMING SOON TO CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMING. Tech Tuesday Join us at the Maple Acre Branch after school as we explore Sphero, Ozobots, DashJoin us every Tuesday at the Maple Acre Branch after school as we explore Sphero, Ozobots, Dash and Dot, Makey Makey, 3D Printing and more together! A fun way to explore the world of STEM! Kids COCOA CLUB A kids-focused book club for grades 4 - 6.   Join us once a month at our Fonthill Branch for all things BOOK-related. Refreshments and FUN with friends. Tell us about your favourites and explore the favourites of friends.  If interested email:
SELF GUIDED STORY TIME - STARTING OCT 5 Tues - Maple Acre Thurs - Fonthill  Bring in your children anytime during opening hours for a Self-Guided Storytime Adventure. There will be featured books, crafting, puzzles, sorting, and much more! The adventure starts October 5th!
Back to School Learning Resources Free educational tools through your library card!  Visit one of our branches or for more information. Libby : Overdrive is now officially merged with Libby. All of  your favourite content and account information can now be found on the Libby App!
Kanopy Digital Movie Streaming at Pelham Public Library
Now Streaming Thoughtful Entertainment  Watch with your library card.  Instant access to over 30,000 films on your desktop, tv or mobile device.
Expected Adult Fiction in September
Fonthill  Monday		10am-4pm Tuesday	1pm-7pm Wednesday	Closed Thursday	1pm-7pm Friday		10am-4pm Saturday	10am-4pm Sunday		Closed  Maple Acre    Monday		12pm-7pm Tuesday	12pm-6pm Wednesday	Closed Thursday	12pm-6pm Friday		12pm-6pm Saturday	Closed Sunday		Closed  Curbside Service  Fonthill  Available starting at 10am (Monday - Saturday)   Maple Acre  Available starting at 10am (Monday - Saturday)   Please call the Library at 905-892-6443 if you have any questions.  Just Browing  Pelham Public Library September Edition
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