The Pick-a-Path Pumpkin Adventure is Back!

An orange pumpkin sits behind buildings representing downtown Beamsville businesses. The words read from top to bottom: Pick-a-Path Pumpkin Adventure, Downtown Beamsville

Please note this event is fully registered. To join the waitlist, please email Kelly: Zigzag around downtown Beamsville at the second annual Pick-a-Path Pumpkin Adventure!  Saturday, October 29, 1 – 5 PM Registration is required for the Pick-a-Path Pumpkin Adventure. …

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Truth and Reconciliation Week

carved turtle sculpture on an orange background

September 30 marks the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Also known as Orange Shirt Day, we remember and honour the children who never came home and the survivors of the residential school system. All week, LPPL is …

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Books on the Bench: Adam Shoalts

Adam Shoalts standing on a rocky outcrop overlooking pine trees.

Professional explorer and national bestselling author Adam Shoalts joins us to discuss his famous solo expeditions to some of the most remote places on Earth, including his latest adventure and his new bestselling book, The Whisper on the Night Wind: The True History …

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$5.4 million awarded for a new Fonthill Branch

Library staff and Town of Pelham municipal and regional councillors standing outside the Meridian Community Centre in Fonthill.

The Town of Pelham has been awarded $5.4 million in federal funding to build a brand-new library branch in Fonthill. The 18,000-square-foot facility will be a green building, with net-zero emissions.   The Green and Inclusive Community Buildings program is part of the …

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eLibrary Spotlight: A Service of the Princeton Review

Access free, one-on-one online tutoring and job search support 24/7 with your library card! is a service of the Princeton Review, providing academic support for K – 12 students. provides support in more than 100 subjects. For help …

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August 9 is Book Lovers Day

BOOK LOVERS DAY written on brown paper with two red hearts

Just one more chapter! Visit any LPPL branch on Tuesday, August 9 to celebrate all things bookish on Book Lovers Day (plus free chocolates!). While we celebrate books every day, on August 9, we’re adding special activities and giveaways. Make …

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LPPL awarded $146,900 to improve services with technology

blue lights in a grid pattern representing connectivity

We’re improving services with technology through support from $146,900 in grant funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) Resilient Communities Fund. This grant, awarded to the Town of Pelham in April 2022, will be administered over the next 12 months …

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August 1 is Emancipation Day

Two arms thrust in the arm are breaking chains that bound the wrists together on a red, yellow and green background.

In 2021, the Canadian government officially designated August 1 as Emancipation Day. This date marks the day slavery was abolished across the British Empire. Today it is a time to celebrate Black communities, learn about the history of enslavement in …

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Swim into Shark Week!

Looking up at sharks swimming overhead in a blue ocean

It’s Shark Week on the Discovery Channel and Shark Week at LPPL. Come learn about these amazing creatures at the library. There will be different shark-themed activities all week, including Story Times, crafts, games, and green screen fun (don’t worry, …

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Book, Line, and Sinker

fishing kit and life jacket

No, that’s not a typo.   Lincoln Pelham Public Library (LPPL) now has fishing kits and children’s life jackets available to borrow with your library card. This new collection is in partnership with the St. Catharines Game & Fish Association. Fishing …

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