Susan B. Anthony visits Pelham

Tim Becker/Creative Images

Tim Becker/Creative Images

Susan B. Anthony – The Invincible! – Thursday, April 24 at 6p: Arrested, tried and convicted for voting in the 1872 presidential election, Miss Anthony became the symbol of the struggle for women’s suffrage.Witness her involvement in the Anti-Slavery Society, the Civil War, the 14th and 15th amendments, and hazardous trips to WY, CA, OR, and the White House. Caricatured, criticized, and threatened, Miss Anthony never wavered. She spent 50 years working for equal rights and continued to insist, “Failure is Impossible.” Sally Matson portrays Anthony in this living history program. Sponsored by New Hampshire Humanities Council, this program is free and open to the public.

Clothing Swap

clothing swapRevamp your closet for FREE!
Relax, mingle, enjoy some light refreshments and mocktails–and then start the swapping.

Join the Friends of the Library on Tuesday, May 6th at 6:00pm.

Women, Teens, and Kids clothes. Bring your unwanted garments in great condition and swap for someone else’s unwanted treasures.

Stuffed Animal Sleep Over

Stuffed Animastuffed-animalsl Sleep Over: Thursday, April 10th 6:00-8:00pm: Children are invited to bring a stuffed animal to the library for a special bedtime story hour. After the story, everyone enjoys milk and cookies, the children tuck their stuffed animal friend into bed and then go home. Parents are charged with explaining that the animal would be staying the night and to make sure it was a toy kids could sleep without!  They will receive a letter, complete with photos, from their animals describing all the fun they have had! **This program is made possible by Teen Advisory Group volunteers who tirelessly stage fun events for the stuffed friends. Thank you!

FLIP Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline Approaching!

On behalf of the Pelham Public Library, the Friends of the Pelham Public Library plan to award two scholarships in the amount of $500 for the 2014-2015 school year. There will be one scholarship for a traditional student and one for a non-traditional student (over 24 years old). Those who wish to apply are asked to submit a one page essay on how the library has impacted their career or school achievements. Applicants must be Pelham residents but need not attend Pelham High School.  For a complete application and guidelines, please download the forms. Applications are due by May 1, 2014. Individual winners will be announced by August 1, 2014 on the library website at Submissions should be submitted at the Pelham Public Library or mailed to The Friends of the Pelham Public Library at 24 Village Green, Pelham, NH 03076.

Red Sox Day

6th Annual Red Sox Day Friday, April 4th at 2pm: It’s Opening Day at Fenway Park! We honor this auspicious event here Boston_Red_Sox8at the library with our 6th Annual Red Sox Day! There will be Fenway Franks, cold drinks, popcorn, baseball trivia and a live broadcast of the game. Our returning Major League champion Red Sox will host their 114th Opening Day against the Milwaukee Brewers.