Holiday Tree Lighting and Music Celebration–Tuesday December 3 at 6:30p: Join us for the annual tree lighting followed by cookies and cocoa. At 7pm we’ll have a wonderful performance by The Pelham Congregational Church Hand Bell Choir. This is a really fun night for the community but come early, it’s standing room only every year!
Teen Pottery Craft–Wednesday, December 4th at 3pm: Pr-registration required, check in with Rebecca in the YA area or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost is $12.00 for the piece. We are still deciding on mugs/plates/or other pottery to paint. Piece will be fired and picked up the following week. Great gift for friends or family!
The Great Conversation, Thursday, December 5 from 6:30pm-8pm in the Dr. Ernest Matthew Law Reading Room.The Great Conversation is designed to engage the Community of Pelham in a conversation about the Pelham Schools and the benefits they bring to the community. Team members of this group are citizens of Pelham, who are eager to discuss some of the great things happening at Pelham schools and to facilitate a two-way conversation about opportunities to strengthen the school-community relationship in a mutually beneficial way.For more information regarding The Great Conversation, please visit their website and please watch for other community venues for additional events.
Introduction to Microsoft Excel – Friday, December 6 at 10a: Join Annie at the Pelham Public Library on Friday, December 6 at 10am to learn more about the basics of Microsoft Excel and about the basics of creating spreadsheets and using functions. To sign-up for this class, please call (603) 635-7581. Free and open to the public, but priority will be given to Pelham card holders.
Teen Anime/Manga Club – Monday, December 9 at 4:00p: Come join us as we discuss our favorite anime and manga related topics, work on your own anime and manga-inspired artwork, and watch an episode from one of our favorite series. We encourage you to bring along your favorite anime or manga to share with the group and check out the Library’s growing Manga collection.
Friends of the Library (FLIP) Meeting– Tuesday, December 10th at 6p: Join the friends to plan the annual Gala fundraiser and finalize plans for our table at Old Home Days. FLIP raises funds to support library programming and our popular Museum Pass program. We are always looking for new members to lend their ideas.
Library Hour at the Senior Center – Wednesday, December 11 from 12-1p: A Librarian will be at the Senior Center to provide reference and technology tutoring, check out a selection of books, sign Seniors up for library cards, and pick up any returned items. The Librarian makes bi-weekly visits to the Senior Center–spread the word.
Idle Hands Craft Group hosts FAMILY craft night – Tuesday, December 12 at 6:30p: A sophisticated crafters group for adults. This month we’ll be hosting a family craft night celebrating lots of different cultural celebrations. Stop by to create some fun memories with your family.
Daddy and Donuts Storytime–Saturday, December 14th at 10:30a: Join Miss Marilyn for a special storytime with Daddy. We’ll do a simple craft and of course enjoy yummy donuts! All ages and families welcome.
Adult Book Club Discussion of The Life of Pi – Tuesday, December 17 at 6:30p: Join a diverse group of adults to discuss Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates. This year our theme is to travel through the decades every month reading classic masterpieces you may have missed or are excited to revisit. All are welcome!
Teen Advisory Group Holiday Partay–Tuesday, December 17th at 3pm: TAG is a group of teens who plan events for teens and children at the library. This month we’ll be hosting a short meeting and then a big Holiday party for all Teens at the library.
Polar Express Visit–Thursday, December 19th at 4pm: All aboard for our annual Polar Express visit! We’ll have a special reading of The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg, followed by a “ride” on the Polar Express and a visit from Santa Claus!