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This week at the library — April 13, 2014

April 14 6:30pm, Peacham Knitters – Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. New knitters are welcome to come for help and encouragement.

April 14, 7:00pm, Peacham Library Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

April 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – An innocent train ride twists into intrigue when Iris Henderson (Margaret Lockwood) is hit on the head by a potted plant as she begins her journey. Iris is helped onto the train by a retired governess, but hours later “the lady vanishes” in this Alfred Hitchcock film.

April 17, 1:15pm, Children’s Theatre – This new, Academy Award winning animated film will put you right back in “frozen” territory. The story is simple—Anna sets off with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his reindeer Sven to find her sister, Elsa, whose powers have trapped the kingdom in a “frozen” winter wonderland. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

April 17, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

April 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!

April 18, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time – In celebration of Savings Month, bank officials will be on hand to talk about savings for kids and adults. There will also be the usual stories and crafts for the young and their caregivers.

April 19, 1 – 3pm, Herb Club – Herb nerd fun or how to use herbs for both medicinal and culinary purposes. No experience necessary, just an interest in herbs. April topics –a weed walk and optional seed swap. If you are interested in seeds bring baggies/containers and a way to label them. If weather keeps us indoors we will discuss wild crafting, plant identification, and spring ephemerals.

 

Looking Ahead

April 24, 11am, Lunch Talk – Identity Theft and Scams – Banking and law enforcement officials will be on hand to talk about how to protect yourself from identity theft and scams. Soup and bread will be provided.

April 25, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

April 26, 9am – noon, Flea Market – Drop by Peacham Congregational Church to shop for good quality used items at the Friends of Peacham Library tables. There will also be sweets, coffee and tea for sale.

April 26, 7:00pm, Poetry and Pie – In celebration of National Poetry Month, David Bubill will give a reading of his poetry. Budbill is a nationally recognized author of seven books of poetry, a novel, short stories, and the libretto for an opera. A selection of pies along with coffee and tea will be available. This event is free and open to the public. Donations to help support Peacham Library are always appreciated.

Of Interest

Friends of Peacham Library will be selling homemade sweets and quality used items at the Flea Market at Peacham Congregational Church on April 26.  Contact Mini’s Jitney Service (592-3966) if you have items you would like to donate to the Friends’ fund raising efforts

Gilmore Gallery has a new show– Elementary Art–an exhibit of art from Peacham Elementary School students.  The art will be on display through May.  Watch for details about an Artists’ Reception.

 

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This week at the library — April 6, 2014

April 5 – 12, Money Smart Week – Drop by the library to checkout book, movies, and magazines on money, saving, and economics.

April 11, 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

April 14 6:30pm, Peacham Knitters – Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. New knitters are welcome to come for help and encouragement.

April 14, 7:00pm, Peacham Library Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

April 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – An innocent train ride twists into intrigue when Iris Henderson (Margaret Lockwood) is hit on the head by a potted plant as she begins her journey. Iris is helped onto the train by a retired governess, but hours later “the lady vanishes” in this Alfred Hitchcock film.

April 17, 1:15pm, Children’s Theatre – This new, Academy Award winning animated film will put you right back in “frozen” territory. The story is simple—Anna sets off with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his reindeer Sven to find her sister, Elsa, whose powers have trapped the kingdom in a “frozen” winter wonderland. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

April 17, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

April 18, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time – In celebration of Savings Month, bank officials will be on hand to talk about savings for kids and adults. There will also be the usual stories and crafts for the young and their caregivers.

April 19, 1 – 3pm, Herb Club – Herb nerd fun or how to use herbs for both medicinal and culinary purposes. No experience necessary, just an interest in herbs. April topics –a weed walk and optional seed swap. If you are interested in seeds bring baggies/containers and a way to label them. If weather keeps us indoors we will discuss wild crafting, plant identification, and spring ephemerals.

Of Interest

Friends of Peacham Library will be selling homemade sweets and quality used items at the Flea Market at Peacham Congregational Church on April 26.  Contact Mini’s Jitney Service (592-3966) if you have items you would like to donate to the Friends’ fund raising efforts

The 2014-2015 DCF books are in!  Get a head start on reading this great list of 30 books so that you’ll be able to vote on your favorite in April 2015.  The books are available for everyone to read, but only students in grades 4-8 are able to vote.

 

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This week at the library — March 30, 2014

April 4, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time – join us for stories and crafts for all ages, this month on the 1st and 3rd Fridays.

April 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!

Looking Ahead

April 5 – 12, Money Smart Week – Drop by the library to checkout book, movies, and magazines on money, saving, and economics.

April 11, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

April 14, 7pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

Friends of Peacham Library

Friends of Peacham Library will be selling homemade sweets and quality used items at the Flea Market at Peacham Congregational Church on April 26.  Contact Mini’s Jitney Service (592-3966) if you have items you would like to donate to the Friends’ fund raising efforts.

 

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This week at the library — March 23, 2014

March 24, 5:15pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan events and fundraisers in support of Peacham Library.

March 24, 6:30pm, Peacham Knitters – Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. New knitters are welcome to come for help and encouragement.

March 27, 7pm, Health Talk with Dr. Josh — The Impact of Concussion — AT PEACHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Research from the last decade has put a spotlight on the dangers and potential long-term effects of concussion.  Please come for a presentation on head injury followed by a community conversation.   We will focus mainly on concussion in children but everyone is welcome.   Hosted jointly by Peacham Library and Peacham Elementary School.

March 28, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time – CANCELLED this week, join us next week (April 4) for stories and crafts for all ages.

March 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!

Looking Ahead

April 4, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time –  join us for stories and crafts for all ages, this month on the 1st and 3rd Fridays.

April 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!

 

 

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This week at the library — March 16, 2014

March 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – Just in time for baseball season, the story of Jackie Robinson, number 42, who paved the way for African American’s to play major league baseball.

March 20, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Gilead by Marilynne Robinson. Contact the library if you need a copy of the book.

March 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!

March 22, 3:00 – 4:30pm, Building Community through Astronomy: Intergenerational STEM Learning – Peacham Library, NKAF, Peacham Elementary School and Pope Memorial Library offer this opportunity for adults and kids to learn about astronomy together led by a local teacher and an advanced amateur astronomer.  There will be a variety of astronomy related activities as well as the opportunity to tour the observatory.  This event will take place at Peacham Elementary School and the Northern Skies Observatory

Looking Ahead

March 24, 5:15pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan events and fundraisers in support of Peacham Library.

March 24, 6:30pm, Peacham Knitters – Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. New knitters are welcome to come for help and encouragement.

March 27, 7pm, Health Talk with Dr. Josh — The Impact of Concussion — AT PEACHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Research from the last decade has put a spotlight on the dangers and potential long-term effects of concussion.  Please come for a presentation on head injury followed by a community conversation.   We will focus mainly on concussion in children but everyone is welcome.   Hosted jointly by Peacham Library and Peacham Elementary School.

March 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!

March 28, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time – CANCELLED.

 

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This week at the library — March 9, 2014

March 9, 4 – 6pm, Artist Reception – Teen Art Show — The Gilmore Gallery at Peacham Library is proud to feature aspiring teenage artists for February and March. This will be a great opportunity to meet a group of talented young artists at the dawn of their artistic careers.

March 10, 6:30pm, Peacham Knitters – Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. New knitters are welcome to come for help and encouragement.

March 13, 4 – 7pm, Health Talk with Dr. Josh — CANCELLED TONIGHT, but will be rescheduled–The Impact of Concussion — AT PEACHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Research from the last decade has put a spotlight on the dangers and potential long-term effects of concussion.  Please come for a presentation on head injury followed by a community conversation.   We will focus mainly on concussion in children but everyone is welcome.   Hosted jointly by Peacham Library and Peacham Elementary School.

March 14 7, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time – stories and crafts for the young and their caregivers.

March 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!

March 15, 10:00am, Sugar on Snow – drop by for a taste this season’s sweet syrup with all the fixings!

Looking Ahead

March 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – Just in time for baseball season, the story of Jackie Robinson, number 42, who paved the way for African American’s to play major league baseball.

March 20, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Gilead by Marilynne Robinson. Contact the library if you need a copy of the book.

March 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!

March 22, 3:00 – 4:30pm, Building Community through Astronomy: Intergenerational STEM Learning – Peacham Library, NKAF, Peacham Elementary School and Pope Memorial Library offer this opportunity for adults and kids to learn about astronomy together led by a local teacher and an advanced amateur astronomer.  There will be a variety of astronomy related activities as well as the opportunity to tour the observatory.  This event will take place at Peacham Elementary School and the Northern Skies Observatory

 

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This week at the library — March 2, 2014

March 3, 7pm, Board Meeting — open to the public

March 4, TOWN MEETING – The library will open after the conclusion of Town Meeting.Theremin

March 6, 7pm — Musical, Magical Theremin – Peacham School music teacher Kevin Colosa will give an interactive demonstration of the Theremin, one of the earliest electronic synthesizers. A musical instrument invented by accident nearly 100 years ago by a Soviet physicist during the time of Lenin, the Theremin is played without physical contact. There will be a demonstration, a Q&A session, and opportunities to try one’s hand at this unique instrument.

March 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!

March 8, 1 – 3, Herb Club – This is a chance for those drawn to the use of both medicinal and culinary herbs to get together and have some herb nerd fun. No experience with herbs is necessary and everyone is welcome.  March topics – Talking about Spring Cleansing/Spring Greens and an optional seed swap.

Looking Ahead

March 9, 4 – 6pm, Artist Reception – Teen Art Show — The Gilmore Gallery at Peacham Library is proud to teenart020314feature aspiring teenage artists for February and March. This will be a great opportunity to meet a group of talented young artists at the dawn of their artistic careers.

March 10, 6:30pm, Peacham Knitters – Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. New knitters are welcome to come for help and encouragement.

March 13, 4 – 7pm, Health Talk with Dr. Josh — The Impact of Concussion – Research from the last decade has put a spotlight on the dangers and potential long-term effects of concussion.  Please come for a presentation on head injury followed by a community conversation.   We will focus mainly on concussion in children but everyone is welcome.   Hosted jointly by Peacham Library and Peacham Elementary School.

March 14 7, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time – stories and crafts for the young and their caregivers.

March 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!

March 15, 10:00am, Sugar on Snow – drop by for a taste this season’s sweet syrup with all the fixings!

Of Interest

New items added to the collection in January and February have been posted in our resource section.

 

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