News & Service Updates

Important Service Changes Coming in 2023

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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

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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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It’s Book Sale Weekend!

Book Sale Weekend written beside a stack of books.

Find your next great read and stock up for summer! Fill your own bag for $7 or by donation. Or fill a reusable LPPL reusable for $10. Cash, credit, and debit are available. All proceeds support future programs and services. …

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Celebrate the Bees! Week

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The buzz around town is we’re celebrating the bees at LPPL! Starting on World Bee Day (May 20), join us all week for activities that celebrate our pollinator pals. “Bee” sure to check out books about bees and learn along …

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Seedy Saturday: Garden Edition

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Celebrate the start of the outdoor gardening season with hands-on activities and learning on Saturday, May 27 from 11 am – 3 pm at the Rittenhouse Branch in Vineland. Do you have extra seeds or seedlings? Label and drop off …

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Community Survey

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Lincoln Pelham Public Library (LPPL) was created on April 1, 2022, by the merger of the Lincoln and Pelham Public Libraries. A new Board of Directors has been appointed as a result of the 2022 municipal election. The Library Board will be developing a …

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Happy First Birthday to LPPL!

Happy First Birthday to LPPL

It’s been one year since the libraries in Lincoln and Pelham joined together to become Lincoln Pelham Public Library! Stop by your local branch to help us celebrate. Enjoy a free treat (peanut-free cookies and fruit snacks), get a free …

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Adopt a Plant!

Adopt a Plant Day written beside illustrations of potted plants.

Beat the winter blahs and brighten up your space with a little greenery! This month, Lincoln Pelham Public Library (LPPL) is hosting two Adopt a Plant Days in Beamsville and Fonthill.   Browse a variety of indoor houseplants, then get matched up …

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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

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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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