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This week at the library — July 31, 2016

August 1, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.Magnus

August 2 – 4, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Ready, Set, Create – Time to create your masterpiece – what will it be?  Something different each day. (signup suggested; suitable for those 7+ years old or by permission)

August 2 6:30pm, Herb Club *** A mini herb walk will follow.

August 4, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Long Distance Cycling, David & Marilyn Magnus – What’s it take to ride a bike 25 miles or more a day for a week or more?

August 5, 10 am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

August  6, 9:00 am, Breakfast Movie – Bring your breakfast and enjoy a movie!  We’ll be showing “Zootopia” and will provide the orange juice.  Peacham Café, right across the street, will be open, so pick something up there and bring it over to eat while you watch the movie.  Children under 10 must come with a parent or guardian.

August  6, 10:30ish am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart, right after the movie.annette

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August 7, 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Artist’s Reception – Annette Lorraine Watercolors

August 7, 6:00pm – Game Night – Bring your favorite games and a dish to share for a rousing good time!

August 8, 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.

August 10, 12 noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan and carry out fundraising events in support of the library.

August 11, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – The Walk in the Long White Cloud, Jeff and Kate Bernardoni – Hike the Te Araroa Trail, an 1800 mile trek that runs the entire length of New Zealand with Sandman and Maybe Mermaid.

August 12, 10 am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

August 13, 4:00 pm, Art Auction – An amazing collection of art will be up for auctionArtAuction with all proceeds to benefit the Peacham Library Renovation Fund.  Refreshments will be served.

August 16 – 18 from 9:30-11:00 am, Ready, Set, Design a Game — You’ve played snakes and ladders; you’ve played Minecraft; now it’s time to design your own game!  (signup required by August 10; suitable for those 9 and up, including adults!)

 

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This week at the library — July 24, 2016

Looking Ahead

July 25, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for Marsha2_smallan evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle.

July 28, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Slow Travel with Marsha Garrison –Travel by Teaching: A Semester in Myanmar” – Travel by staying in place.

July 29, 10 am – 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

August 1, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

August 2 – 4, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Ready, Set, Create – Time to create your masterpiece – what will it be?  Something different each day. (signup suggested; suitable for those 7+ years old or by permission).

August 2 6:30pm, Herb Club *** A mini herb walk will follow.

August 4, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Long Distance Cycling, David & Marilyn Magnus – MagnusWhat’s it take to ride a bike 25 miles or more a day for a week or more?

August 5, 10 am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

August  6, 9:00 am, Breakfast Movie – Bring your breakfast and enjoy a movie!  We’ll be showing “Zootopia” and will provide the orange juice.  Peacham Café, right across the street, will be open, so pick something up there and bring it over to eat while you watch the movie.  Children under 10 must come with a parent or guardian.

August  6, 10:30ish am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart, right after the movie.

August 7, 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Artist’s Reception – Annette Lorraine Watercolors

August 7, 6:00pm – Game Night – Bring your favorite games and a dish to share for a rousing good time!

August 13, 4:00 pm, Art Auction – An amazing collection of art will be up for auction with all proceeds to benefit the Peacham Library Renovation Fund.  Refreshments will be served.

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This week at the library — July 17, 2016

July 19, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre – In keeping with the summer reading theme of “On your marks, get set, READ!” and the summer Olympics, we present “Race,” the true story of Olympic legend Jesse Owens.

July 21, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – This month’s book is The Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks.  Books are available at the library if you would like to join the discussion.

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

July 21, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – This month’s book is The Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks.  Books are available at the library if you would like to join the discussion.

Looking Ahead

July 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.

July 28, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Slow Travel with Marsha Garrison – Marsha2_smallTravel by Teaching: A Semester in Myanmar” – Travel by staying in place.

July 29, 10 am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

And in August —

  • Summer Reading Program
    • August 2 – 4, Ready, Set, Create
    • August 16 – 18, Ready Set Design a Game
  • Summer Series
    • August 4, David and Marilyn Magnus, Long Distance Cycling
    • August 18, Jeff and Kate Bernardoni The Walk in the Long White Cloud
  • Art Auction – August 13

Of Interest

New books are on the shelves.  Prefer audio books or ebooks?  Try ListenUp Vermont and One-Click Digital.

 

 

 
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This week at the library — July 9, 2016

July 4, 9:00 am – 3:00 pmBook Sale – The book room downstairs will be open for sales. The rest of the library will be closed for the holiday.

July 4, noonish 3:00 pm –  Lyders Book Sale – In the Lyders’ Barn – Going out of business sale, with all proceeds benefiting Peacham Librarychamplain - release e hanson photo trim by phyl newbeck

July 6, 7:00 pm, The Natural (and Unnatural) History of the Common Loon: from territorial takeovers and sibling rivalry to mercury laziness and satellite tracking —  Eric Hanson, the Vermont Loon Conservation Project (VLCP) Biologist, will share his work with and on loons.

July 7, 6:30pm, Herb Club Taste a bit of tea and talk about St. Johnswort, an herb that has been used for centuries to treat depression, anxiety, and nerve pain/trauma such as burns. A mini herb walk will follow.

July 8, 10 am – 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

July 11, 6:30 pm, Annual Meeting — The library’s 206th annual meeting!  You, our members, elect the board and the officers.  Stay for the grand opening at 7:00pm.

July 11, 7:00 pm, Grand Opening of the library’s Community Center — Join us for the Grand Opening of our newly renovated ground floor space – Peacham Library’s Community Center.  This project was supported by the Vermont Arts Council and the State of Vermont, Passumpsic Savings Bank, Larabee’s Building Supply, Valley Floors, Rusty Barber, Allen Thresher, Tim McKay and members or our community.  Thank you.

July 14, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Slow Travel with Tim McKay –Skiing Hut to Hut” – Backcountry skiing in Quebec, Maine and Colorado.

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

July 19, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre – In keeping with the summer reading theme of “On your marks, get set, READ!” and the summer Olympics, we present “Race,” the true story of Olympic legend Jesse Owens.

July 21, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – This month’s book is The Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks.  Books are available at the library if you would like to join the discussion.passes

Of Interest

Did you know you can borrow a Vermont State Park Pass, a Vermont State Historical Museum Pass, an Echo Museum Pass, a Vermont Historical Society Museum Pass and an American Precision Museum Pass from the library.  Each pass goes out for a week at a time.

 
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This week at the library — June 26, 2016

June 27 – July 1, 9:30 – 11:00am – Summer Reading – Ready, Set Read “Camp” – All things that require you to “get ready,” “set” and read / fly / experiment / play / make. At the town gym.

June 27, 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

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

July 2, 10:00 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

Looking Ahead

July 4, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Book Sale – The book room downstairs will be open for sales. The rest of the library will be closed.

July 4, noonish 3:00 pm –  Lyders Book Sale – In the Lyders’ Barn – Going out of business sale, with all proceeds benefiting Peacham Library

July 6, 7:00 pm, The Natural (and Unnatural) History of the Common Loon: champlain - release e hanson photo trim by phyl newbeckfrom territorial takeovers and sibling rivalry to mercury laziness and satellite tracking —  Eric Hanson, the Vermont Loon Conservation Project (VLCP) Biologist, will share his work with and on loons.

July 7, 6:30pm, Herb Club Taste a bit of tea and talk about St. Johnswort, an herb that has been used for centuries to treat depression, anxiety, and nerve pain/trauma such as burns. A mini herb walk will follow.

July 8, 10 am – 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, 6:30 pm, Annual Meeting — The library’s 206th annual meeting!  You, our members, elect the board and the officers.  Stay for the grand opening at 7:00pm.

July 11, 7:00 pm, Grand Opening of the library’s Community Center — Join us for the Grand Opening of our newly renovated ground floor space – Peacham Library’s Community Center.  This project was supported by the Vermont Arts Council and the State of Vermont, Passumpsic Savings Bank, Larabee’s Building Supply, Valley Floors, Rusty Barber, Allen Thresher, Tim McKay and members or our community.  Thank you.

July 14, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Slow Travel with Tim McKay –Skiing Hut to Hut” – Backcountry skiing in Quebec, Maine and Colorado.

July 15, 10 am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitablpassporte for all ages!

Of Interest

Passport to Vermont Libraries Program — Pick up a passport and start visiting libraries throughout Vermont.  More details can be found at https://www.facebook.com/vermontpassport.

 

 
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This month at the library — June 2016

June 1, CLOSED while we insulate the attic.

June 2 — Passport to Vermont Libraries Program starts — Pick up a passport and start visiting libraries throughout Vermont. More details can be found at https://www.facebook.com/vermontpassport.

June 2, 10:00am, Summer Reading Kick-off Event, at Peacham Elementary School — Stephen Coronella will present stories, music and more around this summer’s theme – Ready, Set, Read.  Everyone is welcome to join us.

June 4, 10:00 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

June 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

June 13 & 27, 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.

June 16, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – This month’s book is Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.  Books are available at the library if you would like to join the discussion.

June 21, 6:30pm, Community Discussion of Being Mortal by Atul Gawande at St. Johnsbury SchoolPlease join us for both small and large group discussions, a sharing of ideas and experiences, and an opportunity to explore the most important issues that each of us will face as we care not only for our loved ones, but ourselves, during the journey towards end-of- life needs.  Facilitated by Dr. Josh Lakin, a colleague of Dr. Gawande, along with Dr. Mary Ready, and Rev. Ann Hockridge.

June 23, 7:00pm, Health Talk with Dr. Josh – Dr. Josh Kantrowitz will facilitate a discussion on child protection services based on the article “Baby Doe: A political history of tragedy” printed in the February 1, 2016 issue of The New Yorker.  Contact the library for help obtaining a copy of the article.

June 27 – July 1, 9:30 – 11:00am – Summer Reading – Ready, Set Read “Camp” – All things that require you to “get ready,” “set” and read / fly / experiment / play / make.  (signup required by June 23; children 5 and under must come with a parent).

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. 

Of Interest

Updates to the calendar are posted on our website and on Facebook.

Please support Peacham Library when shopping at Amazon.  In just six months our supports have purchased enough for us to receive nearly $50 – not bad for a small Vermont town.  All you need to do is log on to your Amazon account through Amazon Smile (https://smile.amazon.com/ch/03-6005999) and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase total to Peacham Library.  Thank you for your support!

NEW Audio and e-Book options – Try OneClick Digital for your electronic reading!  You will need your
14 digit patron number to register.  (http://vermontstate.oneclickdigital.com/).  ListenUp Vermont (http://listenupvermont.org)  is another great source for free audios and ebooks.

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This month at the library — May 2016

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

May 7, 10:00 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

May 9 & 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.

May 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – This month’s book is So What: The Life of Miles Davis by John Szwed. June’s book will be Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

May 23, 6:00pm, Spring Concert with Readers – at Peacham Congregational Church in conjunction with Peacham Elementary School

May 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.

May 30, CLOSED for Memorial Day

June 2, 10:00am, Summer Reading Kick-off Event, at Peacham Elementary School — Stephen Coronella will present stories, music and more around this summer’s theme – Ready, Set, Read.

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. 

Of Interest

NEW Books Check out the list of new books here.OCD_eBooks_eAudio_web_button

Support Peacham Library when shopping at Amazon.   Log on to your Amazon account through Amazon Smile  and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase total to Peacham Library.  Thank you for your support!

NEW Audio and e-Book options – Try OneClick Digital for your electronic reading!  You will need your
14 digit patron number to register.

Renovations – There is light in the basement – the new windows have been installed!

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