Short Stay, Limited Services

*Short Stay, Limited Services are not available while the Niagara region is in RED or GREY. Curbside service is available.

At Stage 3 of reopening, libraries are allowed to resume all on-site services while following the gathering limits and sector-specific workplace safety guidelines. For Pelham Public Library, this means that we will allow the public back in to our building with limited capacity and under strict safety protocols. We will be calling Stage 3 Pelham Public Library services as Short Stay, Limited Services and we will be offering the following services:

  • Browsing by the public in the stacks for library items                       

  • Checking out and picking up holds at the circulation desk

  • Public computer access

  • Printing/Photocopying/Scanning

  • Curbside pickup and home delivery will continue for those who are uncomfortable or unable to enter into the building itself.

Operating Hours during Short Stay


MONDAY           10 AM – 4 PM

TUESDAY           1 PM – 7 PM

WEDNESDAY    closed

THURSDAY       1 PM – 7 PM

FRIDAY             10 AM – 4 PM

SATURDAY       10 AM – 4 PM

SUNDAY            closed


MONDAY            12 PM – 7 PM

TUESDAY          12 PM – 6 PM

WEDNESDAY    closed

THURSDAY        12 PM – 6 PM

FRIDAY               12 PM – 6 PM

SATURDAY       closed

SUNDAY           closed

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Occupancy Limited

Please make your selections quickly.

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Distancing Enforced

Observe and follow directional signs.  Maintain a minimum 6 foot distance.

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Services Offered

Browsing and selection of materials.  Public computer workstations. Copying and scanning.

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Observe Safe Practices

Hand sanitizer available.  Face coverings are mandatory by order of the Niagara Region.  Entry to the building is restricted to those who pass the COVID-19 Screening Tool.

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Committed to Your Safety

Quarantining returned materials and materials that have been used by public members. Increased cleaning of restrooms and touch points.