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Pelham Public Library running modified schedule next week due to partial loss of heat


Editor’s note: This press release was provided by the Town of Pelham Public Library. The Pelham Examiner publishes press releases in the form received as a service to the community.

It may be cold inside the Library, but our warm-hearted staff are here to help you. The Library is currently closed due to lack of heat in part of the building, but we will reopen Tuesday, February 20 operating on a modified schedule until repairs to our furnace are completed. Please visit our website for updates. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Our dedicated librarians are monitoring our email and are here to answer questions regarding your account or the abundant downloadable resources you can assess from home (see below). Please write to us at [email protected]. We promise to respond promptly.

You can also access your account from home to reserve or renew books by clicking here then clicking on the sign-in button in the upper right-hand corner. Enter your current 14-digit library card number and your pin (usually the last four digits of the phone number associated with your card).

As always, the book drop located at the entrance on Carol Place is open 24/7. Items returned before February 24, 2024 will not incur any late fees.

Tuesday, February 20, 12-5pm

We will be open on a limited basis on Tuesday allowing us to continue with our Stuffed Animal Sleepover program. We are sorry, but we are at capacity and registration for this event is closed.

If using other portions of the Library please dress warmly. Staff will be available in person and via phone for all of your circulation and reference needs. All library services including notary and printing will be available during our open hours.

Wednesday February 21, 1-5 pm

The Library will be open from 1-5 pm on Wednesday. Our scheduled Kids’ Craft: Bracelet Making will take place in the heated program room from 1-2pm. This is a drop in program and no registration is necessary.

Thursday, February 22, TBD

We are crossing our fingers that the repairs to our furnace will be completed on Thursday. Please check our website and social media (Facebook and Instagram) for updates on our Thursday hours.

Digital Library, Always Open

  • Check your account, request books, pay fines, and search the catalog all from home using our online catalog.
  • Libby (formerly known as OverDrive) offers a wide selection of eBooks and audiobooks.
  • Hoopla offers audiobooks, comics, eBooks, movies, music, and television shows.
  • Kanopy offers movies galore to stream. There is also a KanopyKids page.
  • Printable Museum Passes can be booked online at anytime and printed from home. Be sure to check the individual museum’s hours before visiting.
  • Click here to view all of our digital resources.

We thank you for your understanding and patience during this time.


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