For those who have lived in Pelham for some time, Novel Night is filled with expectation, an exciting every-other-year event in which hundreds of residents participate—whether hosting one of several dozen novel-themed dinners, spending hours...Read more
September 2014 Bookmark: Kindergarten “K-Day,” An Author Talk, A Book Battle, Novel Night: It’s All Part of Fall at the Library!
Fall is a season full of rituals, be it that last Labor Day barbecue, the opening of school, the beginning of the football season or the spectacle of the changing leaves. At the Town of Pelham Public Library, it means renewed activity and events...Read more
September is Library Card Sign-up Month
The library is a hub of community activity. A library card unlocks a world of adventure— giving everyone access to books, eBooks and other digital content, plus computers, homework help, music, movies, and more. Listen to a PSA View Video Clip of...Read more
August 2014 Bookmark: The Library’s Book Club Resumes in September: It’s an Ongoing Opportunity to Connect With Other Readers
A CHANCE TO READ AND CONNECT WITH OTHER READERS There’s still plenty of summer left, but there’s one enjoyable thing you can do now to get ready for September—start reading some of the books that will be upcoming topics at the Town of Pelham...Read more
July 2014 Bookmark: What We’re Reading — An Unofficial Guide to Pelham’s Summer Reading
Last year at this time, Bookmark asked employees, trustees and Friends of the Town of Pelham Public Library what they planned on reading during the summer. This year, with the help of local Facebook groups, we opened the question up to a broader...Read more
June 2014 Bookmark: The Pelham Library’s Summer Reading Program: “Fizz Boom Read” with Science, a Reading Game, and More!
As surely as summer follows spring, summer at the Town of Pelham Public Library means the Summer Reading Program, a time for loads of enjoyable kid-friendly programs from family movie nights to activities – and the annual reading game! This...Read more
May 2014 Bookmark: What Does the Westchester Library System Do?
A Talk with Pelham’s Cathy Draper, WLS Board VP If you’ve ever looked through the Town of Pelham Public Library’s online catalog, borrowed a book from another Westchester public library or used an e-resource such as OverDrive, you know the reach...Read more
April 2014 Bookmark: The Borrowers Speak … What Pelham People Love About Their Library
Ask people in Pelham to talk about why they love their Library and you’ll get plenty of volunteers. So, in honor of the theme of National Library Week (April 13 – 19), which is “Lives change @ your library,” the Bookmark did just that. We...Read more
March 2014 Bookmark: Take Me Out to the Book Game … Pelham Library To Host Talks With Two Prominent Baseball Authors
With the kind of winter we’ve been having, there’s likely a heightened interest in the baseball season, a sign of spring that ranks right up there with seeing the first robin or a crocus poking through the snow. To get you ready for that first...Read more
February 2014 Bookmark: Putting the Free in E-Books … A Primer on Book Downloading Available Via The Library
Given the close ties between some e-reader manufacturers and major booksellers, it never occurs to many of us that e-books—and e-audiobooks—can also be downloaded for free. Just as ink-on-paper books can be borrowed from the library, their...Read more
LOOKING FOR A NEW CAREER IN THE NEW YEAR? LET THE LIBRARY’S CAREER COUNSELING SEMINAR HELP
If your short list of New Year’s resolutions includes re-entering the workforce, changing careers, going back to school or finally ending an employment drought, the Town of Pelham Public Library can get you started in 2014. Through the...Read more