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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

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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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This week at the library — March 29, 2015

March 31, 7pm, Cycle of Rice talk by Jan Reynolds — Peacham Library welcomes jan-reynolds-3Jan Reynolds, author (14 children’s books and two adult books), wilderness photographer, world record holder and one of America’s best known and articulate spoke’s person on mountaineering.  Cycle of Rice will dig into concepts of environmental sustainability and the connection of our great human family. The talk explores rice farming in Bali, spends time with Indonesian rice farmers to learn why and how they live sustainably and then explores the link of celebrations around the world, illustrating we are one human family celebrating life on earth.  Find out more about Jan at her website — http://janreynolds.com/index.html.

April 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!

April 4, 10:00am, Story Time – NOTE the later start! – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

Looking Ahead

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.

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.SchoolArt

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.

Of Interest

Drop by the library to see the new art show — School Art — a display of the work created by our students at Peacham Elementary School beginning April 3.  There will be a reception April 10 from 3-5pm.

The reading challenges continue — the sixth reading challenge — a book set in Vermont. You might try Understood Betsy (Fisher), Witness (Hess), MIdwives (Bohjalian), Stranger in the Kingdom (Mosher), or Borderlines (Mayor). Leave a post with your favorite one!

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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This week at the library — March 22, 2015

March 23, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.

March 26 26, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Curtain by Agatha Christie. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

March 27, 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

March 31, 7pm, Cycle of Rice talk by Jan Reynolds — Peacham Library welcomes jan-reynolds-3Jan Reynolds, author (14 children’s books and two adult books), wilderness photographer, world record holder and one of America’s best known and articulate spoke’s person on mountaineering.  Cycle of Rice will dig into concepts of environmental sustainability and the connection of our great human family. The talk explores rice farming in Bali, spends time with Indonesian rice farmers to learn why and how they live sustainably and then explores the link of celebrations around the world, illustrating we are one human family celebrating life on earth.  Find out more about Jan at her website — http://janreynolds.com/index.html.

April 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!

 
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This week at the library — March 15, 2015

March 16, 12noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan events in support of the library.

March 17, 10am, Libri Grant Presentation — The library received a Books for Children Grant from the Libri Foundation.  Readers from the community will share a few of the stories as the books are presented to the children of the community as they become part of our permanent collection. Children and adults may then check out a book for the usual three weeks.  All the Libri Grant books are included in the list of new items added in February.

March 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – Cary Grant stars in “Arsenic and Old Lace,” a movie about a drama critic (Grant) who learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs who kill bachelors with laced elderberry wine and then bury them in the basement. Priscilla Lane and Peter Lorre also star in Frank Capra’s spin on the classic Joseph Kesselring stage comedy.

March 20, 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 21, Geek the Library Kickoff Event and Family Day at the Library – Tentative schedule

  • 9:30 am, Story Time Stories and activities for the young at heart.
  • 10:30 – noon, Sugar on Snow drop by for a taste this season’s sweet syrup with all the fixings!
    1:00 – 4:00pm – What Do You Geek? Whatever you geek, the library supports you! Drop in to learn more, share what you  geek, or try your hand at different activities. Prizes will be part of the afternoon!

    • Learn to solder – select either a Terror-Min (a mini Theremin!) or Weevil-Eye. Sign up is required, and there will be a $10 charge.
    • Meet a Euro-games expert and learn a new game
    • Learn to play Go
    • Make a ply-split braid
    • See the renovation plans and hear about our new education center
    • Knit a small animal.
  • 4:00 – 9:00 pm – Games at the library bring your favorite games or play one of ours
  • 6:00pm – Potluck dinner bring your favorite dish to share as we transition from family to adult games.

Looking Ahead

March 23, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.

March 26 26, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Curtain by Agatha Christie. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

March 27, 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 31, 7pm, Jan Reynolds Talk —  Potential topics of the talk include world cultures, cycle of rice and environmental sustainability or the Everest Grand Circle.  Let the library know what you’d like to hear!  Meet Jan Reynolds, photo journalist and world record-breaking skier and climber.  Find out more about Jan at her website — http://janreynolds.com/index.html.

 
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This week at the library — March 8, 2015

March 2, 7pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

March 9, 23, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.

March12, 7pm – How to Be Happy with Geshe Sherab — Geshe Sherab will share Geshe-T-Sherabhow we can be happy even when the world around us isn’t going our way. Many things can get us down in our daily lives, from unpaid bills, negative friends, ungrateful family members, and even the weather! Geshe Sherab will share real world techniques on how to master being happy when our lives seem like they’re falling apart.

March 13, 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 14, 1pm, Herb Club – A group for those interested in learning more about herbs and their uses. This month’s topic will be spring tonics and spring cleansing.

Looking Ahead

March 16, 12noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan events in support of the library.

March 17, 10am, Libri Grant Presentation — The library received a Books for Children Grant from the Libri Foundation.  Readers from the community will share a few of the stories as the books are presented to the children of the community as they become part of our permanent collection. Children and adults may then check out a book for the usual three weeks.  All the Libri Grant books are included in the list of new items added in February.

March 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – Cary Grant stars in “Arsenic and Old Lace,” a movie about a drama critic (Grant) who learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs who kill bachelors with laced elderberry wine and then bury them in the basement. Priscilla Lane and Peter Lorre also star in Frank Capra’s spin on the classic Joseph Kesselring stage comedy.

March 21, Geek the Library Kickoff Event and Family Day at the Library – Tentative schedule

9:30 am, Story Time Stories and activities for the young at heart.
10:30 – noon, Sugar on Snow drop by for a taste this season’s sweet syrup with all the fixings!
1:00 – 4:00pm – What Do You Geek? Whatever you geek, the library supports you! Drop in to learn more, share what you geek, or try your hand at different activities. Prizes will be part of the afternoon!

4:00 – 9:00 pm – Games at the library bring your favorite games or play one of ours
6:00pm – Potluck dinner bring your favorite dish to share as we transition from family

to adult games.

Of Interest

A new show is up in the Gilmore Gallery.  Stop by during open hours toruthcaldorpostersmall020215 see the works

of Ruth Kaldor, the Peacham Elementary School art teacher.

 
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