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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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This week at the library — May 31, 2015

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, 1pm, Herb Club – POSTPONED to June 20, 1pm — 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 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.historicpeachamposter052615

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

June 16, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – A movie about 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 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.

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.

 

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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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