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This week at the library — May 24, 2015

May 25, Memorial Day — CLOSED

May 25, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.  Spinners, ply-splitters, quilters and all fiber artists are welcome!  We will also have a jigsaw puzzle for those who like to chat and work on puzzles.

May 28, 6:00pm, Spring Concert with Readers — Peacham Elementary School and Peacham Library present the annual school’s annual spring concert interspersed with members of the community sharing their favorite children’s literature. At Peacham Congregational Church.

May 29, 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 1 — Passport to Vermont Libraries Program starts — 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.  Here is a clickable map of the participating libraries.

June 1, 7pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

June 2, 10am, Summer Reading Kickoff – Magician Tom Joyce will kickoff the library’s summer reading program – Every Hero Has A Story – with a magical hero themed show at Peacham Elementary School. Everyone is welcome.  Reading logs will be available at the library after the program.

June 5, 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 6, 10:00am, Story Time –Stories and activities for the young at heart.

June 8, 12noon, 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 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.

Of Interest

Planning a staycation?   Check out passes for a week at a time to visit some local parks and museums free or at reduced cost.  The Vermont Park Pass allows up to 8 people (in a single vehicle) to visit a state park as a day user.  The Vermont Historical Sites Pass allows 8 people (in a single vehicle) to visit for free.  The Echo Pass gets up to 4 people a discounted price of $4 to the museum in Burlington.  The Vermont History Museum and Vermont Heritage Galleries pass grants free admission to these locations in Montpelier and Barre.  And for those wanting to go south instead of west, we have a pass for free entrance to the American Precision Museum in Windsor.

We now have a color printer / scanner available for use in the library.  Copies from this printer are $0.50, while black and white copies from the laser printer or the copier are still only $0.20.

Looking for some great audio books?  Check out http://www.audiobooksync.com/ for two new books every week during the summer.  You will need to download the Overdrive app (mobile devices) or program (Windows or Mac) to listen to the books.  But you want Overdrive anyway to download audio and ebooks from ListenUp Vermont!

 

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This week at the library — May 10, 2015

May 11, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.  Spinners, ply-splitters, quilters and all fiber artists are welcome!  We will also have a jigsaw puzzle for those who like to chat and work on puzzles.

May 11, 7pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.alan

May 12, 7pm, Panel Discussion on Autism — Pediatrician Dr. Josh Kantrowitz, Special Educator Andrea Wasson, and Psychologist Dr. Judith Markey for this panel to provide information about autism, diagnosis, effective interventions / treatments and community supports.
This multidisciplinary forum hopes to begin effective professional collaboration in our community as we support individuals with autism and their families.

May 15, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

May 16, 10am, Story Time — NOTE the later start! – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

May 16, 7pm, Concert with Alan Greenleaf and The Doctor — Peacham’s own “folk” duo present a fundraising concert in support of Peacham Library, held at Peacham Congregational Church.  Come out for an evening of music from the Kingdom and support the library

Looking Ahead

May 19, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre — “The Theory of Everything” stars Eddie Redmayne as the famous Stephen Hawking. Hawking establishes himself as a leading mind of his generation while at Cambridge, where he also begins to win the heart of Jane (Felicity Jones). This biopic follows his career, his diagnosis with ALS and his changing relationship with his wife. Rated PG-13.

May 21, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Airborn by Kenneth Oppel. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

May 22, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

May 25, Memorial Day — CLOSED

 

 
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This week at the library — May 3, 2015

May 7, 7pm, Biochar with Michael Low — An evening talk with MashaPeacham’s Michael Low, who will explain the process they use at Green Fire Farm to make Biochar and go on to tell you why you, too, might want to use Biochar to enrich your soil and grow better plants.  As a teaser — Biochar is ‘Char’coal produced from wood or plant ‘Bio’mass. This charcoal will absorb nutrients like a sponge, holding them in the soil near the plants for an incredibly long time.

May 8, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

May 9, 1pm, Herb Club — This year Herb Club will be featuring a seasonally appropriate herb of the month.  Stay tuned for this month’s herb!

Looking Ahead

May 11, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.  Spinners, ply-splitters, quilters and all fiber artists are welcome!  We will also have a jigsaw puzzle for those who like to chat and work on puzzles.

May 11, 7pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

May 12, 7pm, Panel Discussion on Autism — Pediatrician Dr. Josh Kantrowitz, Special Educator Andrea Wasson, and Psychologist Dr. Judith Markey for this panel to provide information about autism, diagnosis, effective interventions / treatments and community supports.AlanGreenleaf
This multidisciplinary forum hopes to begin effective professional collaboration in our community as we support individuals with autism and their families.

May 15, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

May 16, 10am, Story Time — NOTE the later start! – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

May 16, 7pm, Concert with Alan Greenleaf and The Doctor — Peacham’s own “folk” duo present a fundraising concert in support of Peacham Library, held at Peacham Congregational Church.  Come out for an evening of music from the Kingdom and support the library

Of Interest

New books list for March and April has been posted.  The list includes the 2015-16 DCF collection.  No time like the present to get started with your reading!

 
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This week at the library — April 26, 2015

April 27, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.

May 1, 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

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May 3, 4-6pm, Artist Reception at Peacham Cafe — Drop by Peacham Cafe to a) welcome back Ariel, Crystal, coffee and good food in Peacham, b) view Craig Harrison’s Gilmore Gallery posters, and c) support both Peacham Cafe and Peacham Library with a donation.

 

May 7, 7pm, Biochar with Michael Low — An evening talk withgreen_char2 Peacham’s Michael Low, who will explain the process they use at Green Fire Farm to make Biochar and go on to tell you why you, too, might want to use Biochar to enrich your soil and grow better plants.  As a teaser — Biochar is ‘Char’coal produced from wood or plant ‘Bio’mass. This charcoal will absorb nutrients like a sponge, holding them in the soil near the plants for an incredibly long time.

May 8, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

May 9, 1pm, Herb Club — This year Herb Club will be featuring a seasonally appropriate herb of the month.  Stay tuned for this month’s herb!

May 11, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.  Spinners, ply-splitters, quilters and all fiber artists are welcome!  We will also have a jigsaw puzzle for those who like to chat and work on puzzles.

May 11, 7pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

May 12, 7pm, Panel Discussion on Autism — Pediatrician Dr. Josh Kantrowitz, Special Educator Andrea Wasson, and Psychologist Dr. Judith Markey form this panel to provide information about autism, diagnosis, effective interventions / treatments and community supports.AlanGreenleaf  This multidisciplinary forum hopes to begin effective professional collaboration in our community as we support individuals with autism and their families.

May 15, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

May 16, 10am, Story Time — NOTE the later start! – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

May 16, 7pm, Concert with Alan Greenleaf and The Doctor — Peacham’s own “folk” duo present a fundraising concert in support of Peacham Library, held at Peacham Congregational Church.  Come out for an evening of music from the Kingdom and support the library.

 
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This week at the library — April 19, 2015

April 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – Dennis Quaid and Rachel Griffiths star in this baseball movie based on a true story about a coach who agrees to try out for the majors if his high school team makes the playoffs. A great feel-good movie to see early in the baseball season. The movie won five awards including a Camie (Character and Morality in Entertainment). Rated G.

April 24, 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 25, 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

Looking Ahead

April 27, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.

May 1, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

Of Interest

Friends of Peacham Library are still accepting donations for the April 25th Flea Market.  Contact the library for pickup, or drop items by before Thursday, April 23.  Thank you for your support!

 
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This week at the library — April 12, 2015

April 13, 12noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan events in support of the library.

April 13, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.

April 16, 11:30 am, Lunch Talk – Is it a Scam? – Banking officials will be on hand to talk about how to protect yourself from phone scams. Soup and bread will be provided.

April 16, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Among the Bears by Benjamin Kilham. 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!

Looking Ahead

April 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – Dennis Quaid and Rachel Griffiths star in this baseball movie based on a true story about a coach who agrees to try out for the majors if his high school team makes the playoffs. A great feel-good movie to see early in the baseball season. The movie won five awards including a Camie (Character and Morality in Entertainment). Rated G.

April 24, 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 25, 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 27, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.

Of Interest

There is still time to donate items to the Friends of Peacham Library Flea Market.  Drop items off at the library or contact the library to arrange a pickup time and date.  Thank you!

 
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This week at the library — April 5, 2015

April 6, 7pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

April 7, 7pm, Health Talk with Dr. Josh – Dr. Josh, Peacham’s Health Officer, will discuss Lyme disease, which is moving further north towards the Northeast Kingdom. Learn how to protect yourself, what the symptoms are and what the current methods of treatment are.SchoolArt

April 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!

April 10, 3-5pm, Artists’ Reception – Elementary Art – Drop in to meet the young artists from Peacham Elementary School for their annual art show in Gilmore Gallery.

April 11, 1pm, Herb Club – This year Herb Club will be featuring a seasonally appropriate herb of the month. Join us for a conversation about coltsfoot, that dandelion-like flower that appears along roadsides as soon as the snow melts. Find out why the image of its leaf was the mark of an apothecary in Medieval Europe. Herb Club is open to anyone, even if you have no experience with herbs.

Looking Ahead

April 13, 12noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan events in support of the library.

April 13, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.

April 16, 11:30 am, Lunch Talk – Is it a Scam? – Banking officials will be on hand to talk about how to protect yourself from phone scams. Soup and bread will be provided.

April 16, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Among the Bears by Benjamin Kilham. 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!

Of Interest

Friends of Peacham Library are collecting items for the Spring Flea Market. This is a great way to lighten your spring cleaning and help Peacham Library at the same time.   All profits fund books and programs.  If you have any good clean items to donate you may drop them at the library or call the library to arrange a pickup, any time before April 20th.

 
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