Several events coming up at the Pelham library

Published 3:46 pm Wednesday, February 13, 2019

PELHAM – The Pelham Public Library recently announced several events taking place in March.

All of the upcoming events are free. To make event reservations and for general information call the library at 620-6418.

Here is a list of upcoming events:

Pelham Memories: A Pictorial History: On Saturday March 9, at noon, the library will honor the state’s 200th birthday. The Pelham Public Library will host Alabama Bicentennial Ambassador, historian and author Bobby Joe Seales as he presents a unique program covering Pelham’s early history. Seales will also be available to sign copies of Pelham Memories: A Pictorial History. Featuring hundreds of stunning Pelham historic photos, copies of this heirloom-quality, hardcover book will be sold for $20, more than half its retail price of $44.95. This will be the only event where this book will be sold at such a great price. The event is free, but seating is limited. Don’t miss this opportunity. Please call the library at 620-6418 to reserve a seat.  Refreshments will be served.

Understanding Medicare Seminar: Does Medicare confuse you? Get answers on Wednesday, March 20, at noon at a seminar provided by Linda Reynolds, an independent insurance agent with 15 years of experience. 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.

Free Evening ESOL Classes (English for Speakers of Other Languages): Adults who seek to learn English are invited to these classes which are held every Thursday evening at the Pelham Public Library from 6-7:30 p.m. beginning March 7. Classes will be taught by a tutor trained and supported by the Literacy Council.  For more information or to reserve a seat, please call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925. Childcare is not provided.

Free Morning ESL Classes: English as a Second Language (ESL) progressing to GED Class every Thursday morning from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library. This class is designed for all levels of English Language Learners – beginners through advanced and those preparing for the GED exam. The class is free and is administered through Central Alabama Community College, please call 256-378-2017 for more info. Childcare is not provided.

¡Spanish Conversation Table!: Do you speak Spanish but need the opportunity to practice with others? Did you take Spanish classes, study abroad, or go on missions’ trips to Spanish speaking countries? ¿Habla Spanglish? If so, this is the perfect group for you. Spanish Conversation Table is March 7 and March 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pelham Public Library. Our language conversation table offers the opportunity to practice with others. We’ll come together to practice and learn in a fun and casual environment. Registration is not required.