Pelham Public Library participates in a worldwide Big Library Read eBook Event
Pilot program runs from May 15th to June 1st, encourages participants to join global reading of eBook
(May 20, 2013) – Pelham Public Library invites the public to take part in the Big Library eBook Read, a pilot program in which libraries worldwide offer a single eBook to their cardholders. The program is designed to unite library patrons from all around the world.
From May 15th to June 1, 2013, anyone with a valid Pelham Library card can borrow the eBook The Four Corners of the Sky by New York Times bestselling author Michael Malone for free from the NH Downloadable Books Consortium at http://nh.lib.overdrive.com and read on all major devices, including Kindle® and iPad®.
Over 7,500 libraries in 10 countries from five continents are participating. Readers are invited to join the book discussion on Twitter using #BigLibraryRead.
For more information about the Big Library Read, please visit http://www.overdrive.com/big-library-read/.
Spotlight on Community Events:
Pelham Elementary School will be hosting Sigmund Brouwer and his Rock and Roll Literacy campaign on Wednesday & Thursday, May 29th & 30th. All members of the community are invited to join us for a family presentation on the evening of Wednesday, May 29th at 6pm at PES when he will share new ways to engage children in literacy. The night will be full of music, fun, and every child who brings a parent or caregiver will receive a FREE BOOK.
For more information about Mr. Brouwer you can visit his website at http://orcabook.com/rockandroll-literacy/index.html
Idle Hands Craft Group – Thursday, May 16 at 6:30p: A sophisticated crafters group for adults. This will be a monthly group of serious crafters tackling fun Pinterest inspired types of crafts. This month we will be making trivets or coasters out of recycled wine corks and fancy ribbon! Call the Library to register today.
Join the Friends of the Library!
FLIP meets Tuesday May 14, 2013 at 6pm. The group helps plan book sales and other successful fundraisers to bolster the library program budget. Did you know FLIP paid for the children’s area rug, chairs, the Up All Night program, supplies for the Adult Idle Crafter’s group, almost all the museum passes and much more!? FLIP does so much for the library and we need your help! Join us to plan fundraisers or lend a hand at our next event.
Hope to see you Tuesday night! FLIP is currently seeking a Treasurer, come to find out more!
Keep reading to your kids moms!
Drop-In Craft for Mother’s Day
Thursday, May 9th @ 3:30
Plan to stop by today to create something cool (shhhh..it’s a secret!) for your Mom and/or some other special someone.