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This week at the library — February 20, 2017

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February 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “In the Heart of the Sea” –  the story upon which Melville based Moby Dick.

 

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February 23, 7:00 pm, Winter Series – Joe Alper, The Hard Problem Of Consciousness – The “hard problem” of consciousness involves the explanation of what it is like to have experiences of things like colors and pains.  Can science and psychology explain these phenomena or will a new theory be
needed, one which will have implications for understanding both human minds and computer artificial intelligence?

February 24, 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

February 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.

February 28, 6:30 pm, Kingdom Clickers – Are you interested in photography and getting the most from your photos?  Kingdom Clickers is a local group of folks who gather to talk about just that.  Newcomers welcome!

March 3, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart!

March 3, 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!petesdragon

March 3, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Pete’s Dragon” Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Rated PG.

March 4, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Fifth Business returns to kickoff the evening and then at 8pm we open the mic to anyone interested in performing.

February 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

 

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This week at the library — February 12, 2017

February 13, 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.

February 16, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The Tower at Stony Wood by Patricia McKillip.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

February 17, 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!

February 18, 11:00am until gone – Winter Carnival Chili, Cornbread and Hot Chocolate – We’ll be selling hoheartofseat food / drinks at the Peacham Congregational Church with proceeds to benefit Peacham Library.

Looking Ahead

February 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “In the Heart of the Sea” –  the story upon which Melville based Moby Dick.

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February 23, 7:00 pm, Winter Series – Joe Alper, The Hard Problem Of Consciousness – The “hard problem” of consciousness involves the explanation of what it is like to have experiences of things like colors and pains.  Can science and psychology explain these phenomena or will a new theory be
needed, one which will have implications for understanding both human minds and computer artificial intelligence?

February 3, 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!

February 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.

February 28, 6:30 pm, Kingdom Clickers – Are you interested in photography and getting the most from your photos?  Kingdom Clickers is a local group of folks who gather to talk about just that.  Newcomers welcome!

March 3, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart!

March 3, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Pete’s Dragon” Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Rated PG.

March 4, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Fifth Business returns to kickoff the evening and then at 8pm we open the mic to anyone interested in performing.

 

 

 

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This week at the library — January 29, 2017

February 3, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young a819fsyosibl-_sy445_t heart with a guest reader!

February 3, 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!

February 3, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “The BFG” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

February 4, 7:00 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Jonathan Kaplan and Carol Hausner will be the headliners for this month’s kaplancoffeehouse.  Jonathan’s joyful keyboard playing and resonant vocals blend effortlessly with Carol’s singing and playing to capture the essence of the Americana, roots and original music they perform. An open mic for those who wish to share their music will be available at 8pm.  Coffee, tea, cider and snacks will be on hand.

Looking Ahead

February 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open winterseriesto the public.

February 9, 7:00 pm, Winter Series — Marsha Garrison, Growing Up Poor:  What Determines Child Outcomes — What makes a difference in life outcome if you’re growing up at the bottom of the socioeconomic heap?  A unique database of interconnected Family Court records offers some clues.

February 10, 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!

February 11, 1:00pm, Herb Club — Join the members of Herb Club for a discussion about herbs and their uses.  No experience necessary.

February 13, 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.

 
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This week at the library — January 22, 2017

January 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.

January 24, 6:30 pm, Kingdom Clickers – Are you interested in photography and getting the most from your photos?  Kingdom Clickers is a local group of folks who gather to talk about just that.  Newcomers welcome!winterseries

January 26, 7:00 pm, Winter Series – Julie Lang, Save Your Pie for Dessert:  The Tricky Business of Visualizing Data — What you see is what you get, right?  Not necessarily…your eyes might deceive you.  We’ll take a look at common graphics and how they lead you to particular interpretations.  You’ll have a chance to weigh in.  What do you see?

January 27, 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!

January 28, 4:00 pm – Soup and Chowder – A social gathering and chance to “warm” up on a cold winter’s day.  Soup, chowder and breads for all.  Contact the library if interested in helping make soup/bread.

Looking Ahead

February 3, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart with a guest reader!

February 3, 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!819fsyosibl-_sy445_

February 3, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “The BFG” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

February 4, 7:00 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Jonathan Kaplan and Carol Hausner will be the headliners for this month’s coffeehouse.

 
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This week at the library — January 15, 2017

January 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Florence Foster Jenkins” is the story of a patron of the 91fif5yzajl-_sy445_arts who dreams of being an opera singer and the husband who supported her dream – a difficult task as what Florence hears in her head is hilariously awful to her audiences.  Starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant.

January 19 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – Malgudi Days, by R.K. Narayan is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

January 20, 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

January 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.

January 24, 6:30 pm, Kingdom Clickers – Are you interested in photography and getting the most from your photos?  Kingdom Clickers is a local group of folks who gather to talk about just that.  Newcomers welcome!winterseries

January 26, 7:00 pm, Winter Series – Julie Lang, Save Your Pie for Dessert:  The Tricky Business of Visualizing Data — What you see is what you get, right?  Not necessarily…your eyes might deceive you.  We’ll take a look at common graphics and how they lead you to particular interpretations.  You’ll have a chance to weigh in.  What do you see?

January 27, 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!

January 28, 4:00 pm – Soup and Chowder – A social gathering and chance to “warm” up on a cold winter’s day.  Soup, chowder and breads for all.  Contact the library if interested in helping make soup/bread.

 
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This week at the library — January 8, 2017

January 9, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers – Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. winterseriesOr work on the current jigsaw puzzle.

January 12, 7pm, Winter Lecture Series — Geoffrey Fried, Design and the Science of Learning — How we can apply science of learning to teaching in Design and the Visual Arts, providing some examples of what it really takes to teach students to be “creative.”

January 13, 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!

January 14, 1:00pm, Herb Club — Join the members of Herb Club for a discussion about herbs and their uses.  No experience necessary.

Looking Ahead

January 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Florence Foster Jenkins” is the story of a patron of the arts91fif5yzajl-_sy445_ who dreams of being an opera singer and the husband who supported her dream – a difficult task as what Florence hears in her head is hilariously awful to her audiences.  Starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant.

January 19 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – Malgudi Days, by R.K. Narayan is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

January 20,  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!

January 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.

January 24, 6:30 pm, Kingdom Clickers – Are you interested in photography and getting the most from your photos?  Kingdom Clickers is a local group of folks who gather to talk about just that.  Newcomers welcome!

January 26, 7:00 pm, Winter Series – Julie Lang, Save Your Pie for Dessert:  The Tricky Business of Visualizing Data — What you see is what you get, right?  Not necessarily…your eyes might deceive you.  We’ll take a look at common graphics and how they lead you to particular interpretations.  You’ll have a chance to weigh in.  What do you see?

 

 
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This week at the library — December 25, 2016

December 26, 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.

December 30, 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!

December 31, New Year’s Eve – CLOSED.

Looking Ahead

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

January 6, 9:15am, Story Time — Stories and activities for the young at heart, with a guest reader!819fsyosibl-_sy445_

January 6, 6:00pm, Family Theater — “The BFG”  Experience the new Disney interpretation of Roald Dahl’s famous book.  Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJ’s optional.   All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Rated PG.

January 7, 7 – 9pm, Community Coffeehouse — Shake off the winter blues, sit back, relax and enjoy the music at our community coffeehouse.  Katherine Keenan, a budding folk guitarist, will kick off our 2015 season with folk songs from the 60’s to today.   An open mic for those who wish to share their music will be available at 8pm.  Coffee, tea, cider and snacks will be

January 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.

January 12, 7pm, Winter Series — Talks by some of Peacham’s own professors!  Second and fourth Thursdays in January and February.

Of Interest

Would you like to support the library by adopting a book?  Consider adopting a book with the Holiday Adopt-A-Book program, with books available to adopt until the end of the year.

  •  Find a book on the list that you’d like to adopt.  All the books are on display at the library.
  •  Tell the Librarian.
  •  You pay for the book.
  •  The Librarian puts a label in the book (if you want).
  •  You get to check the book out first!

A FULL list of the books is available on the library’s website

Or support the library by using Amazon Smile!amazonsmile3

 

 
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