October Happenings

flipOur annual Fall Book Sale is happening Saturday Oct. 4th from 10am-2pm, in conjunction with the Boy Scout Troop 610’s Bake Sale Fundraiser.

 The book sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Library in Pelham (FLIP). Proceeds from this and other FLIP events help fund some of our most innovative programming and make our discount passes for popular museums possible. Join FLIP today to help keep these awesome community benefits alive!


Special Events for October

Lizzie Borden Took An Axe

Lizzie Borden Took an Axe—Or Did She? Thursday, October 16th, 6:30pm
Join us as Professor Annette Holba takes us through the dark and mysterious true story of Lizzie Borden and the gruesome Borden murders that happened on August 4th, 1892 in Fall River, Massachusetts. Holba will share the facts of the case as well as the wild speculations surrounding the trials, and lead us to draw our own conclusions with the facts she brings to light.

Teen Pumpkin Painting Tuesday, October 21st, 3:00pm
Teens are invited to celebrate the Halloween season by painting pumpkins with Nicole in the YA Area. Make them spooky or silly, terrified or terrifying—it’s totally up to you! Event limited to 15 teens, so sign up now to secure your spot. All materials will be provided.

Family Pumpkin “Non-Carving” Event Tuesday, October 21st, 6:00pm
You are invited to the library to participate in our first annual “Non-Carving Pumpkin Event!”  There will be materials on hand to create pumpkin masterpieces using all kinds of techniques, so bring your pumpkins and your imagination and join us for this fun family event!

Jack-O-LanternStorytime Halloween Party & Parade Wednesday, October 29th, 12:00 noon
Come in costume for a special Halloween story time, where we’ll read a story and then go trick-or-treating around the town green! This event is open to children of all ages.

Children’s Halloween Party! Thursday, October 30th, 6:00pm
Our annual TAG-sponsored Halloween Party is primed to be better than ever this year, with lots of games, candy and prizes for kids. Wear your costumes and be ready for a spooktacular night of fun! Parents should plan to accompany their children, and are encouraged to dress up as well!

Happy Halloween!

Monthly Events:

- Daddy & Donuts October 4th 10:30am
- Fall Storytime Session continues through October 31st:
          Ages 3’s & 4’s Tuesdays 10am
          Ages K’s & 5’s Wednesdays 11:45am
Infants Fridays 10am
          Just for Two’s Fridays 11am
- Lego-My-Library Tuesday, October 14th 3:30pm
Fall Group is full, but check back for our Holiday session!

Anime Club Wednesday, October 8th & 22nd 3:00pm
Group meets every other Wednesday and is open to members 14+, while younger members will need a permission slip to join.
Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.) Wednesday, October 15th & 29nd 3:00pm
Group meets on the 3rd Wednesday each month, and will hold a special meeting late this month to plan the Children’s Halloween Party.
- Lego League (Robotics Club) Thursdays, 3:00-6:00pm
Group is closed for the fall competition season, but interested parties can drop in to learn more and inquire about next season’s team!

- Idle Hands Craft Group Thursday October 9th 6:30pm
- Book Club Thursday October 23rd 6:30pm
          October’s Read: The Ginger Tree by Oswald Wynd
- Scrabble Club Tuesdays, 1:00pm
- Tuesday Knits Weekly on Tuesdays
          Daytime Knitters, 1-2pm
          Evening Knitters, 6-8pm



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