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This week at the library — August 23, 2015

August 24, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters — Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. There is also a jigsaw puzzle available for those who prefer this activity.

August 28, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good John Shelby Spong (photo by Dick Snyder)conversation. Suitable for all ages!

August 29, 7:00 pm, Influential Authors, at Peacham Congregational Church – Biblical scholar, Rev. John Shelby Spong, author of over 24 books, will kick off the series with a talk titled “Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World.” Future speakers to be announced. This talk is a fund-raising event, with all donations supporting the library.

Looking Ahead

August 31, 6:30pm, Retirement Party — Join us as we celebrate Hertha Forrai’s many years of library service.

August 31 — Last day to bring your Passport to Vermont Libraries in to see if you visited the most libraries!  Prizes both locally and statewide for folks in three different age groupings!  More details may be found at http://www.vermontlibraries.org/passport/.

September 4, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

September 5, 10:00 am, Story Time –Stories and activities for the young at heart.

 

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This week at the library — August 16, 2015

August 16, 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Artists’ Reception – Purposeful Travel – Photos from the Summer Series.

August 17, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

August 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Big Hero 6” A young robotics whiz, Hiro Hamada (voiceJoshua Lakin of Ryan Potter), leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax to save the metropolis of San Fransokyo. Rated PG.

August 18, 7:00 pm, Health Talk with Dr. Josh – Dr. Josh Lakin will discuss “Planning in Serious Illness: The Conversation.” A talk about how the medical specialty of Palliative Care thinks about these conversations and a brief introduction to some of the tools available for preparing for and recording these conversations with your family or your physician

August 20 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Beatrice DeRocco Ring presents“A Journey of Discovery” Journey with Beatrice as she recreates (over six years) the around-the-world trip her father and uncle made in 1928 (in a single year) using only ships, trains and cars, and taking pictures similar to the ones taken in 1928.

August 21, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

Looking Ahead

August 24, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters — Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. There is also a jigsaw puzzle available for those who prefer this activity.

August 28, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

John Shelby Spong (photo by Dick Snyder)

John Shelby Spong (photo by Dick Snyder)

August 29, 7:00 pm, Influential Authors, at Peacham Congregational Church – Biblical scholar, Rev. John Shelby Spong, author of over 24 books, will kick off the series with a talk titled “Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World.” Future speakers to be announced. This talk is a fund-raising event, with all donations supporting the library.

September 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

Of Interest

Remember, bring your Passport to Vermont Libraries in to see if you visited the most libraries!  Prizes both locally and statewide for folks in three different age groupings!  More details can be found at http://www.vermontlibraries.org/passport/.

 
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This week at the library — August 9, 2015

August 9, 4:00 pm, Author Talk with Stuart O’Brien – Nonagenarian and StuartO'Brien Peacham resident, Stuart O’Brien will discuss his book, Wildwood, a World War II love story. Books are available at the library for purchase, with all proceeds benefiting the library.

August 10, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters — Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. There is also a jigsaw puzzle available for those who prefer this activity.

August 11 – 13 – 17, 9:30 am – 11:00 am – Robotics Camp – Build and program Lego NXT robots. (sign up required by August 7 as space is very limited).

August 13, 6:30 pm, Herb Club – Join the members of Herb Club for an evening herb walk in Peacham. Herb Club is open to anyone, even if you have no experience with herbs.

August 14, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

August 14, 5:00 – 7:00pm, August 15, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library Ice Cream at PAMFest – Drop by the tennis courts during PAMFest to buy ice cream (and toppings!) from Friends of Peacham Library. Your purchase supports book purchases and programs at the library.

Looking Ahead

August 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Big Hero 6” A young robotics whiz, Hiro Hamada (voiceJoshua Lakin of Ryan Potter), leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax to save the metropolis of San Fransokyo. Rated PG.

August 18, 7:00 pm, Health Talk with Dr. Josh – Dr. Josh Lakin will discuss “Planning in Serious Illness: The Conversation.” A talk about how the medical specialty of Palliative Care thinks about these conversations and a brief introduction to some of the tools available for preparing for and recording these conversations with your family or your physician

August 20 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Beatrice DeRocco Ring presents“A Journey of Discovery” Journey with Beatrice as she recreates (over six years) the around-the-world trip her father and uncle made in 1928 (in a single year) using only ships, trains and cars, and taking pictures similar to the ones taken in 1928.

August 21, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

August 24, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters — Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. There is also a jigsaw puzzle available for those who prefer this activity.

 
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This week at the library — August 2, 2015

August 3, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.Charlie_Morris_sm

August 6, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Morris McCain and Charlie Byron present On the Road with Road Scholar in which they describe the attractions and pitfalls of being shown the world with Road Scholar instead of exploring it on your own.

August 7, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

August 7, 12 noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Friends plan great events in support of the library.

August 8, 10:00 am, Story Time –Stories and activities for the young at heart.

Looking Ahead

August 9, 4:00 pm, Author Talk with Stuart O’Brien – Nonagenarian and StuartO'Brien Peacham resident, Stuart O’Brien will discuss his book, Wildwood, a World War II love story. Books are available at the library for purchase, with all proceeds benefiting the library.

August 10, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters — Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. There is also a jigsaw puzzle available for those who prefer this activity.

August 11 – 13 – 17, 9:30 am – 11:00 am – Robotics Camp – Build and program Lego NXT robots. (sign up required by August 7 as space is very limited).

August 13, 6:30 pm, Herb Club – Join the members of Herb Club for an evening herb walk in Peacham. Herb Club is open to anyone, even if you have no experience with herbs.

August 14, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

August 14, 5:00 – 7:00pm, August 15, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library Ice Cream at PAMFest – Drop by the tennis courts during PAMFest to buy ice cream (and toppings!) from Friends of Peacham Library. Your purchase supports book purchases and programs at the library.

August 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Big Hero 6” A young robotics whiz, Hiro Hamada (voiceJoshua Lakin of Ryan Potter), leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax to save the metropolis of San Fransokyo. Rated PG.

August 18, 7:00 pm, Health Talk with Dr. Josh – Dr. Josh Lakin will discuss “Planning in Serious Illness: The Conversation.” A talk about how the medical specialty of Palliative Care thinks about these conversations and a brief introduction to some of the tools available for preparing for and recording these conversations with your family or your physician

 
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This week at the library — July 26, 2015

July 27, 6:30pm, Peacham Knitters — Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. There is also a jigsaw puzzle available for those who prefer this activity.

July 31, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

Looking Ahead

August 3, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

August 6, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Morris McCain anCharlie_Morris_smd Charlie Byron present On the Road with Road Scholar in which they describe the attractions and pitfalls of being shown the world with Road Scholar instead of exploring it on your own.

August 7, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

August 7, 12 noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Friends plan great events in support of the library.

August 8, 10:00 am, Story Time –Stories and activities for the young at heart.

August 9, 4:00 pm, Author Talk with Stuart O’Brien – Nonagenarian and Peacham resident, Stuart O’Brien will discuss his book, Wildwood, a World War II love story. Books are available at the library for purchase, with all proceeds benefitting the library.

 
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This week at the library — July 12, 2015

July 13 – 17, 9:30am – 11:00am – Summer Reading Camp — All things heroes and more. Sign up required by July 10. Children 5 and under are welcome but must come with a parent.

July 13, 7:00pm – Library Annual Meeting with Robert VanVranken VanVranken Join us for our 205th Annual Meeting and the second of our Summer Series speakers. Robert will present “Thoughts on Travel,” as he contrasts a slow/meditative hike across Austria is with the hectic return home in a talk about human nature and various ways we move through space.

July 16, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

July 17, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

Looking Ahead

July 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Unbroken” presents the incredible story of Olympian and war hero Louis “Louie” Zamperini (played by Jack O’Connell), who, survived, along with two other crewmen, a WWII airplane crash, 47 days in a raft, and capture by the Japanese. A true story of the resilient power of the human spirit.

July 23, 7:00pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – “Teaching Inspired by Traveling” Bruce_smwith Bruce Maclean. Travelling to over 75 countries impacted Bruce’s teaching, changing not only what he taught, but how he taught.

July 26, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

 
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This week at the library — July 5, 2015

July 9, 7:00pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Julie Lang presentsJulie_sm “Going Solo.”  With the travel companions of fantasy, the Lonely Planet, and local guides, Julie often chooses to ‘go it alone.’  On a summer night in Peacham, we’ll travel together, spending a little time in places like Mongolia, Bhutan, Cambodia and Peru.

July 10, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

July 11, 10:00am, Story Time –Stories and activities for the young at heart.

July 11, 1pm, Herb Club – Herb Club continues its study of seasonally appropriate herbs.  Herb Club is open to anyone, even if you have no experience with herbs.

Looking Ahead

July 13 – 17, 9:30am – 11:00am – Summer Reading Camp — All things heroes and more. Sign up required by July 10. Children 5 and under are welcome but must come with a parent.

July 13, 7:00pm – Library Annual Meeting with Robert VanVranken VanVranken Join us for our 205th Annual Meeting and the second of our Summer Series speakers. Robert will present “Thoughts on Travel,” as he contrasts a slow/meditative hike across Austria is with the hectic return home in a talk about human nature and various ways we move through space.

July 16, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

July 17, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

July 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Unbroken” presents the incredible story of Olympian and war hero Louis “Louie” Zamperini (played by Jack O’Connell), who, survived, along with two other crewmen, a WWII airplane crash, 47 days in a raft, and capture by the Japanese. A true story of the resilient power of the human spirit.

July 23, 7:00pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – “Teaching Inspired by Traveling” with Bruce Maclean. Travelling to over 75 countries impacted Bruce’s teaching, changing not only what he taught, but how he taught.

 Of Interest

Have you checked our Facebook page lately?  There are reading challenges, reminders of upcoming events, and occasional photos of past events.  There is no need to have a Facebook account, so take a look today!

 
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