If you’re thinking of joining a book club, the dog days of summer are the perfect time to discover the two offered at the Town of Pelham Public Library. Both clubs – the After-Dark Book Club, which meets on the first Thursday evening of the month...Read more
Adult Coloring Continues Into the New Year!
Leave your holiday stress and winter blues behind and drop into the Library program room to color — yes, color! Coloring has been rediscovered by a new generation and found to be highly relaxing and meditative. Here are the next dates. All...Read more
Books That Inspired Local Residents to Build a Better World
Among its other charms, summer is a great time to read books, as some of the demands of the rest of the year temporarily fade away. With that in mind, the Bookmark often devotes one of its summer columns to books Pelhamites love. As the theme of...Read more
One-Way Traffic Flow Now in Library Parking Lot
Due to safety concerns, the Library is now enforcing the original, one-way traffic flow plan, approved by the Village of Pelham Manor, in the parking lot. Going forward, traffic will enter the driveway from Wolfs Lane and exit onto Carol Place...Read more
For Summer Fun, Join the Summer Reading Program!
While schools and backpacks lie dormant in the summer, books do not – especially at the Library when the annual Summer Reading Program is in full swing and kids get to read for the sheer fun of it. As Children’s Services Librarian Lilly Hecker...Read more
Our Librarians in Havana: Hemingway’s Cuba and More, on May 22
Want to learn more about Cuba? Then join local Westchester librarians Nancy Coradin and Diana Lennon on Monday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m., when they will come to the Library to discuss their visits over the last two years to Havana, on trips sponsored...Read more
Author Talk, Gerry Marzorati, June 15
Pelham resident Gerry Marzorati, an award-winning author, editor and Senior Strategist at Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, will discuss finding a new passion as you age at this author talk on Thursday, June 15 from 7:30 – 8:45...Read more
The 2016 Pelham Library Annual Report: Your Library in Action!
Every year, the Pelham Library — and each of the other 38 member libraries in the Westchester Library System (WLS) — file an annual report with the New York State Department of Education. Like all annual reports, it gives the initial...Read more
YA Review: “Out of My Mind” by Sharon M. Draper
Like the main character in R.J. Palacio’s Wonder, Melody, in Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper, was born with a disability — in her case, cerebral palsy, which has affected her body, but not her brain. Wheelchair bound, and unable...Read more
Meet the Library Staff: Clerks Carl Wadley and Adam Marciano
Most of us might think of the library as a quiet space. But it’s really more of a gathering place, where people of all ages come to attend programs, connect with friends, browse the stacks and confer with the staff. In fact, the circulation desk...Read more
See Animals, Build Bridges, Watch a Movie or Make Things Go, During Spring Break at the Library!
The Library is planning special activities for the upcoming spring break, which in Pelham, is during the week of April 10. Come see an animal, build a bridge, watch a movie, or make things that go! The spring break programs are in addition to the...Read more
Chess Instruction Is Back at the Library!
The Library is once again offering free chess instruction this spring, taught by John Gallagher, in a program that allows attendees to learn or practice. The series is for ages five and up—and people of all ages and abilities. Bring a friend or...Read more