Pelham library announces upcoming events

PELHAM – The Pelham Public Library recently announced several events that will kick off at the beginning of August.

Here is a list of upcoming events:

Pay It Forward-Give Blood! Wed. Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Someone needs blood every two seconds. 43,000 pints of donated blood are used each day in the U.S. and Canada. One pint of blood can save up to three lives. Please take time to drop by the LifeSouth bloodmobile in front of the Pelham Public Library Wednesday, August 8thfrom 10-5 and give the gift of life. Please call the library for more information at 620-6418.

Kim Frolander Author Event, Mon. Aug. 13 at 6 p.m.
Come meet local author Kimberly Frolander and celebrate the release of SEA OF DUTY , the 4th installment of her exciting series, DESERT SAILORS. This event is free and open to the public. Copies of the author’s books will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments will be served.

Free Job Interview Skill Workshop, Sat. Aug. 18 at 11 a.m.
Do job interviews fill you with dread? HotelPro is using their 15-year knowledge base to help individuals with sharpening skill sets that will help obtain employment. They are partnering with Pelham Public Library to host a job interview skills session. During this session, each individual will have an opportunity to learn how to be successful in an interview. Seating is extremely limited. If interested, please call the library at 620-6418 to reserve a seat.

Understanding Medicare Seminar, Thurs. Aug. 23 from 12-1 p.m.
Does Medicare confuse you? Get answers at this seminar provided by a Medicare advisor from Physicians Mutual. The presentation simplifies complex issues such as the Medicare parts, enrolling and more. Hundreds age into Medicare each month in this area. It is a complex and confusing process for most individuals. Attend this program and get the facts. The seminar is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the library at 620-6418.

Salesforce Saturday, Sat. Aug 25 from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
This is an informal gathering of Salesforce veterans, newbies, and those who want to learn what Salesforce is. Bring your laptops to start your Salesforce journey with #Trailhead, continue your badge journey, or just hang out with others who are passionate about Salesforce. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the library at 620-6418.

Free Self Defense Class for Teens & Adults, Tues. Aug. 28 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Karen Mitchell of Impact Martial Arts will teach a 1.5-hour class for both teens and adults on methods of self-defense, and the importance of being aware of your surroundings. Limited seating. Please call the library at 620-6418 to reserve your seat today.

Lost and Found Treasures of America, Mon. Sept. 17 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Come listen to local historian Jim Phillips as he tells stories of incredible riches that have been lost and sometimes found in the United States. Mr. Phillips has produced numerous history videos and travels around the state to give talks. He is passionate and knowledgeable about the subject, and it is sure the program will be of great interest for all who attend. If interested, please call the library at 620-6418 to reserve a seat.

Understanding Medicare Seminar, Thurs. Sept. 20 from 12-1 p.m.
Does Medicare confuse you? Get answers at this seminar provided by a Medicare advisor from Physicians Mutual. The presentation simplifies complex issues such as the Medicare parts, enrolling and more. Hundreds age into Medicare each month in this area. It is a complex and confusing process for most individuals. Attend this program and get the facts. The seminar is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the library at 620-6418.

Manga Art Classes, Tues. Sept. 25 and Thurs. Oct. 9 at 6 p.m.
Local manga artist, Alyssa L. Harleman, will be sharing her manga art knowledge this September in 2 classes. Her classes will revolve around the basics and the advanced techniques of the manga community. Students will also learn unique skills to discover their own style of drawing and how to perfect it as well. They will get the chance to learn how to do backgrounds, Students will also get the chance to interact with each other and discover different art styles. This class is free, but seating is limited to 10. Teen and adult student are welcome. Students must bring supplies. Please call 620-6418 to reserve a seat for both classes now.