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This Month at the Library – June 2018

June 1, 9:15 am, Story Time Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around. Everyone is welcome.

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June 1, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “Coco” Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie. PJs optional. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.

June 4, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting Meetings are open to the public.

June 5, 10 am, Summer Reading Kick-Off with Mr. K (aka Kurt Valenta of Exordium) at the Peacham Elementary School. What causes sound, why music boxes work and how we recognize familiar sounds. A hands-on demonstration the phenomenon we call sound. 12:30 pm, Make your own 3 tone panpipe from invasive Japanese Knotweed.

June 5, 1:30 pm, AWIP At the monthly meeting of Aging Well in Peacham, Melissa Hough will discuss the East Peacham Schoolhouse Project. Guests will be invited to share personal stories about attending the one-room schoolhouse. Refreshments will be served.

June 6, 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. If you are new to Tai Chi, please come at 10:00 for an introduction.

June 10, 3:00-5:30 pm, Friendly Folk Music Jam Open to acoustic instrument players of any skill level interested in a relaxed, collegial atmosphere to share folk or old-time music. Come share your talent and a simple song (3 or 4 chords). Don’t play an instrument? Listeners are always welcome!

June 11, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle while you chat.

June 14, THURSDAY 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

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June 20, 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

June 21, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight Join us for a discussion of “Symphony for the City of the Dead” by M.T. Anderson. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

June 23, 10:00 am, Artists’ Reception Meet and greet the artists of the current show at the Gilmore Gallery.

June 25, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle while you chat.

June 27, 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

Every Friday, 10:00 am-noon, Coffee Hour A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.

Updates to the calendar are posted on our website (peachamlibrary.org) and on Facebook.

 
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This month at the library — May 2018

May 2, 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  If you are new to Tai Chi, please come at 10:00 am for an introduction.

May 4, 9:15 am, Story Time Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

May 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!Ferdinand

May 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie − “Ferdinand”    Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Rated PG.

May 7, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting Meetings are open to the public.

May 9, 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

May 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!

May 13, 3:00-5:30 pm, Friendly Folk Music Jam − Open to acoustic instrument players of any skill level interested in a relaxed, collegial atmosphere to share folk or old-time music.  Come share your talent and a simple song (3 or 4 chords).  Don’t play an instrument?  Listeners are always welcome!

May 14, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.  Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle while you chat.showman

May 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre “The Greatest Showman”    Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum and celebrating the birth of show business, the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle.  Rated PG.

May 16, 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

May 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight Join us for a discussion of On Tyranny by Amor Towles.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

May 18, 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 23, 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  If you are new to Tai Chi, please come at 10:00 am for an introduction.

May 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!

May 28, CLOSED The library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day

May 30, 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

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This week at the library — April 22, 2018

April 23, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle while you chat.

April 25, 10:30am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Join us for regular Tai Chi practice, for both beginners and more advanced practitioners.   Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

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April 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!

April 28, 9am – noon, FOPL Flea Market – Support Friends of Peacham Library – drop by the Flea Market at the Congregational Church and pick up some bargains and sweets.  Donations of quality used items are welcome.  Contact Becky Lafferty at 592-3531 or Joanna Bodenweber at 563-2656 for pick up assistance.

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May 4, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

May 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!

May 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Ferdinand” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.

May 7, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting Meetings are open to the public.

 

 

 
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This week at the library — April 15, 2018

April 18, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

April 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!

April 21, 11am, Kick Your Sugar Cravings Goodbye – sugarHealth Coach, Robyn Morrison, will help you understand your sugar cravings, why you have them, what they mean and what to do about them.

Looking Ahead

April 23, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle while you chat.

April 25, 10:30am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Join us for regular Tai Chi practice, for both beginners and more advanced practitioners.   Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 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!

April 28, 9am – noon, FOPL Flea Market – Support Friends of Peacham Library – drop by the Flea Market at the Congregational Church and pick up some bargains and sweets.  Donations of quality used items are welcome.  Contact Becky Lafferty at 592-3531 or Joanna Bodenweber at 563-2656 for pick up assistance.

 

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This week at the library — April 8, 2018

April 8, 3:00 – 5:30pm – Friendly Folk Music Jam OpenMusic1 to acoustic instrument players of any skill level interested in a relaxed, collegial atmosphere to share folk or old-time music. Come share your talent and a simple song (3 or 4 chords).

April 9, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle while you chat.

April 11, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 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!

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April 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Goodbye Christopher Robin” – The story behind the Winnie the Pooh books – the relationship between AA Milne, the author, and CR Milne, the son who the stories are about. Rated PG.

April 18, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

April 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!

April 21, 11am, Kick Your Sugar Cravings Goodbye – sugarHealth Coach, Robyn Morrison, will help you understand your sugar cravings, why you have them, what they mean and what to do about them.

Of Interest

It’s SPRING CLEANING time again!  We’re gearing up for our Annual Flea Market to benefit the Friends of Peacham Library on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Peacham Congregational Church.  We’re seeking donations of good, clean, items such as furniture, lamps, electronics in working order, linens, glass and wooden ware, toys, artwork, household items, sporting goods, and jewelry.  No clothing or books, please.  This is a great way to help with your spring cleaning and assist Peacham Library at the same time.

Items may be dropped off at the Church between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday, April 27, or call Becky Lafferty at 592-3531 or Joanna Bodenweber at 563-2656 for pick up assistance.  Thanks for your generosity, and please join us at the Flea Market!

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Library Director Job Search

The Peacham Library Board of Trustees announces a search for the Library Director, an approximately 17-hour per week position.  The Director manages the collection, creates programs of interest to various constituencies in the community and serves as the public face of the Peacham Library.  In addition, the Director supervises an Assistant Librarian and a Saturday Assistant, as well as regular volunteers. Interested candidates can view a fuller job description by visiting the website at www.peachamlibrary.org.  Please send a resume and cover letter to peachamlibrarydirectorsearch@gmail.com by Monday, April 16, 2018.
 
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This week at the library — April 1, 2018

April 2, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting Meetings are open to the public.

April 4, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 6, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

April 6, 10am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!wonder

April 6, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Wonder” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.

Looking Ahead

April 8, 3:00 – 5:30pm – Friendly Folk Music Jam OpenMusic1 to acoustic instrument players of any skill level interested in a relaxed, collegial atmosphere to share folk or old-time music. Come share your talent and a simple song (3 or 4 chords).

April 9, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle while you chat.

April 11, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  goodbye

April 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!

April 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Goodbye Christopher Robin” – The story behind the Winnie the Pooh books – the relationship between AA Milne, the author, and CR Milne, the son who the stories are about. Rated PG.

April 18, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

April 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!

April 21, 11am, Kick Your Sugar Cravings Goodbye – sugarHealth Coach, Robyn Morrison, will help you understand your sugar cravings, why you have them, what they mean and what to do about them.

Of Interest

It’s SPRING CLEANING time again!  We’re gearing up for our Annual Flea Market to benefit the Friends of Peacham Library on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Peacham Congregational Church.  We’re seeking donations of good, clean, items such as furniture, lamps, electronics in working order, linens, glass and wooden ware, toys, artwork, household items, sporting goods, and jewelry.  No clothing or books, please.  This is a great way to help with your spring cleaning and assist Peacham Library at the same time.

Items may be dropped off at the Church between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday, April 27, or call Becky Lafferty at 592-3531 or Joanna Bodenweber at 563-2656 for pick up assistance.  Thanks for your generosity, and please join us at the Flea Market!

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