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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.

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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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This week at the library — June 28, 2015

June 29, 12 noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan events in support of the library.

July 3, 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 4, 10am – 3pm – Book Sale – Drop by the library before, during, and after the parade to shop the best selection of books for sale. Prices as low as twenty five cents!

July 4, Library Closed (except for the book sale)

Looking Ahead

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.

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 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.

Of Interest

Passport to Vermont Libraries Program continues — Drop by the library to pick up a passport and start visiting libraries throughout Vermont.  We’ll give out prizes at the end of the summer for folks who have visited the most libraries.  More details can be found at http://www.vermontlibraries.org/passport/.

 
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This week at the library — June 22, 2015

June 22 – 24, 1:00 – 2:300pm – Minecraft Programming Camp – learning the finer points of Minecraft Programming with Jerri Kohl. Space is limited — Call to see if space is available. Suitable for ages 9+.

June 22, 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.

June 23 – 25, 9:30 – 11:00am – Art Camp – Try your hand at a variety of art projects.  Tuesday is book art (using old books to create art pieces), Wednesday is Tessellations with Annie Sproston, Thursday is string art.  Each day is independent of the others, however, space is limited — Call to see if space is available. Suitable for ages 7 and up.

June 25, 7:00pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Tim McKay presents “Search for My Father’s War.” This talk is the culmination of three years of reading his father’s wartime letters and the 25 day trip to Europe to discover the people and places described in the letters home. The remaining talks will be July 9 / 23, and August 6 / 20.

June 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!

Looking Ahead

June 29, 12 noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan events in support of the library.

July 3, 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 4, 10am – 3 pm, Book Sale – Drop in during Peacham’s Fourth of July festivities to get the best deals on books.

July 9, 7:00pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Julie Lang presents “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.

 
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This week at the library — June 14, 2015

June 14, 4 – 6:00pm, Artist Reception – Historical Peacham, photos from historicpeachamposter052615Peacham Historical Association’s collection.

June 16, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Dinosaur 13” presents the true saga of “Sue,” the largest and most complete T-Rex ever found. This is the story of a 10 year battle for control between Sue’s finders, Black Hills Institute, the US Government, Native American tribes, museums and competing paleontologists.

June 16, 7pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

June 18, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Being Mortal by Atul Gawande. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

June 19, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

June 20, 1pm, Herb Club – Herb Club continues its study of seasonally appropriate herbs with a look at St. Johnswort, a common but unassuming weed in our fields and gardens. Find out why this is one of the few herbs that has received tremendous media attention. Herb Club is open to anyone, even if you have no experience with herbs.

Looking Ahead

June 22 – 24, 1:00 – 2:300pm – Minecraft Programming Camp – learning the finer points of Minecraft Programming with Jerri Kohl. Space is limited — signup is required by June 19. Suitable for ages 9+.

June 22, 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.

June 23 – 25, 9:30 – 11:00am – Art Camp – Try your hand at a variety of art projects.  Tuesday is book art (using old books to create art pieces), Wednesday is Tessellations with Annie Sproston, Thursday is string art.  Each day is independent of the others, however, space is limited — signup is required by June 19. Suitable for ages 7 and up.

June 25, 7:00pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Tim McKay presents “Search for My Father’s War.” This talk is the culmination of three years of reading his father’s wartime letters and the 25 day trip to Europe to discover the people and places described in the letters home. The remaining talks will be July 9 / 23, and August 6 / 20.

June 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 — June 7, 2015

June 8, 12 noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan events in support of the library.

June 8, 6:30pm, 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.

June 12, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

June 13, 10:00am, Story Time –Stories and activities for the young at heart.

Looking Ahead

June 14, 4 – 6:00pm, Artist Reception – Historical Peacham, photos from Peacham Historical Association’s collection.

June 16, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Dinosaur 13” presents the true saga of “Sue,” the largest and most complete T-Rex ever found. This is the story of a 10 year battle for control between Sue’s finders, Black Hills Institute, the US Government, Native American tribes, museums and competing paleontologists.

June 18, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Being Mortal by Atul Gawande. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

June 19, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

June 20, 1pm, Herb Club – Herb Club continues its study of seasonally appropriate herbs with a look at St. Johnswort, a common but unassuming weed in our fields and gardens. Find out why this is one of the few herbs that has received tremendous media attention. Herb Club is open to anyone, even if you have no experience with herbs.

Summer Events

June 25, 7:00pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Tim McKay presents “Search for My Father’s War.” This talk is the culmination of three years of reading his father’s wartime letters and the 25 day trip to Europe to discover the people and places he described. The remaining talks will be July 9 / 23, and August 6 / 20.

Summer Reading camps!  Sign up is required for all the camps and space is limited, so sign up soon.  Drop in any time to pick up a reading log.

  • June 22 – 24, 1:00 – 2:300pm – Minecraft Programming Camp – learning the finer points of Minecraft Programming with Jerri Kohl. Space is limited — signup is required by June 19. Suitable for ages 9+.
  • June 23 – 25, 9:30 – 11:00am – Art Camp – Try your hand at a variety of art projects. Space is limited — signup is required by June 19. Suitable for ages 7 and up.

Passport to Vermont Libraries — Everyone is welcome to pickup a Passport to Vermont Libraries. Visit libraries throughout the state to collect stamps in your passport and maybe a prize or two. At the end of the summer, we will award prizes to those who have visited the most libraries!

Every Hero Has A Travel Story — Add a pin to the Vermont map on the bulletin board for every library you visit. Add a pin to the world map for every place you visit whether via a book or in person.

New Books — New books and park passes are now available.  Be the first to borrow some!

 

 
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