News & Service Updates

Important Service Changes Coming in 2023

Lincoln Pelham Public Library card

eResource Changes: Due to usage and costs, we are making changes to our eResources in January to better serve you.  We will be adding the National Geographic Virtual Library and a Passenger and Immigration Lists Index for genealogy work, both …

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Lincoln and Pelham Public Libraries merged on April 1, 2022

exterior shot of all four branches of Lincoln Pelham Public Library

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Lincoln and Pelham Public Libraries Merge Operations Beginning April 1, 2022, two great libraries will become one. The Lincoln Pelham Public Librarywill begin operations as one system – with its shared staffing complement providing excellentservices …

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Join the 2023 LPPL Reading Challenge!

2023 LPPL Reading Challenge 12 months, 12 books, 12 ideas

Discover new titles, explore big ideas, and read outside your comfort zone with the 2023 LPPL Reading Challenge! What is a reading challenge? It’s a fun way to challenge yourself to read (or listen) outside your comfort zone. Try a …

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Update on the Fonthill Branch Rebuild

Exterior shot of Fonthill Branch

Plans for a new library branch built near the Meridian Community Centre have been paused by the Town of Pelham. In early September, it was announced that a $5.4 million federal grant had been awarded to the Town of Pelham …

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Friends of Maple Acre Silent Auction

Picture of silent auction items at Fonthill Branch

The Friends of Maple Acre silent auction is running until December 17. All proceeds go to the tree carving and gardens at the Maple Acre Branch. You can also donate directly to the project here. Items will be on display …

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GivingTuesday is November 29

Giving Tuesday Tuesday November 29 written on a window painting showing a fawn and Lucy from Narnia walking in the snow.

GivingTuesday is a movement that celebrates the generosity of people who give back to the community the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the upcoming season and give what we …

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Join the Library Board!

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 – 2026 Lincoln Pelham Public Library (LPPL) Board. In Lincoln, applications will be accepted until December 16. In Pelham, applications will be accepted until the vacancies are filled. To be eligible, applicants …

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Looking Back: the Beamsville Aerodrome

Built in 1917, the Beamsville School of Aerial Fighting and Gunnery was an important part of the war effort as a training site of the British Royal Flying Corps. Known locally as the Aerodrome, the school was established to train …

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Permanent StoryWalk® installed at Woodstream Park

Falling leaves and the book cover for The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything

Lincoln Pelham Public Library (LPPL) is pleased to officially announce the installation of its firstpermanent StoryWalk® in Pelham at Woodstream Park (87 Spruceside Crescent, Fonthill). A StoryWalk® is an outdoor reading experience in which pages from a book are displayed …

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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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$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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