News and Events
Thursday, April 3, 6-8 pm - Gallery Opening & Reading: "Painters Who Write--Writers Who Paint", a Multi-Media Art Exhibit for April, National Poetry Month

art exhibit Featuring the art and writing of Linn Bower, Shirley Conant, Barbara Cooper, Ange DiBenedetto, Kit Fairchild, Bella Halsted and others. Curated by writer/artist Barbara Cooper of Pelham, the show includes a variety of paintings, mixed media and photography. Most of the pieces on display were created by members of “Sketchbook Journal,” a new workshop led by Bella Halsted of Amherst, that experiments with writing and art “as they come together in unexpected ways. At the April 3rd opening some members of the “Sketchbook Journal” group will read original poems as well as a few favorites by other well-known poets. Light refreshments will be served.

Wed. April 9, 7:30 PM: Pelham Book Group

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This month's selection is "City of Women" by David R. Gillham. Copies are available at the desk. The group will meet at the library on
Wednesday, April 9 at 7:30. All are welcome.

Thursday, April 17th 6-8 p.m. Permaculture Design: Connecting You with Your Backyard Landscape

apermaculture with Ashley Schenk of Broadfork Permaculture Learn how you can use Permaculture Design in your backyard to create a healthy ecosystem that produces food and looks great. Ashley will focus on your relationship to your residential landscape as seen through the unique lens of a permaculture designer. He'll use case studies of real projects to describe the process, from articulating your goals to employing design strategies, and identifying what is and isn't working in your landscape.


For updates and cancellaltions,please check our Facebook page.

Sundays at 10:30 am: Overeaters Anonymous group meets
Mondays 10:30 am: Music for Little Ones with Wendy Plummer
Mondays 5:30: Yoga for seniors

The class has a moderate pace and is best suited for those with some prior experience.  People should bring their own mats and any other props if they have them.  Please contact Elyse Bynum at for registration or more information.

Fridays at 10:30, Preschool Story Hour.

Features stories and crafts for children ages 5 and under with a grown-up. Join us for an hour of fun and reading! Each week features read aloud stories and a related craft.

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Calling all Laptops!

Do you have a wireless card for your computer? The Pelham Library is a wireless hotspot! Thank you to Comcast for this free service to the community.

Have you seen what's new in the History Room?

View the Historical Assets Survey online and learn about the houses on Amherst Road.

Read our Newsletter (The Gneiss News) online:

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Pelham Library

Est. 1891

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