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Posted by on 28 October 2013 in News

 

FREE Button Up Vermont Workshop


FREE Button Up Vermont Workshop: Come to this informal workshop to learn about how homes lose energy and discover opportunities for saving money on your energy bills. This workshop will cover low-cost tips, air sealing and insulation, and financial and technical resources. The workshop will be led by Bruce Courtot, Energy Consultant with Efficiency Vermont. Michael Trudeau, an energy contractor who does air sealing and insulation, will give some insights from the contractor’s perspective. The workshop will be held at Peacham Library in Peacham from 7:00-8:30 pm on Thursday, January 24th . Doors open at 6:30 pm. The workshop is co-sponsored by Efficiency Vermont in partnership with the Peacham Energy Committee.  Come for information, leave with a LED light bulb and other swag!
For more information, contact: Susan at the library: 592-3216.

 
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Posted by on 15 January 2019 in News

 

This week at the library – January 14

January 14, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

January 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.

January 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “The Trip to Bountiful” – In 1940s Texas, an elderly woman is determined to visit her childhood home for one last time. 108 minutes. Rated PG.

January 15, 5:00 – 6:15 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join this group in helping raise funds to help the library fulfill its mission of meeting the needs of the community.

January 16, 10:00 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.

January 17, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Beginner’s Class- Start at the beginning and learn about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

January 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of “LaRose” by Louise Erdrich, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

January 18, 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.  

Coming Up

January 23, 10:00 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.

January 24, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Beginner’s Class- Start at the beginning and learn about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

January 24, 7:00 pm, Button Up Energy Saving Program – Join Bruce Courtot, Residential Energy Consultant and Michael Trudeau, Home Performance contractor as they share ways of upgrading your home to keep out the cold, ranging from easy and inexpensive to projects on a bigger scale. Come for information, leave with a LED light bulb and other swag!

January 25, 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.

 
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Posted by on 13 January 2019 in News

 

This week at the library – January 7

January 7, 5:00 pm, Healthy Beginnings – Is 2019 is the year you’re going to make heath a priority? Join Robyn Morrison, a Certified Transformational Health Coach, as she talks through strategies that will help you do it right!

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

January 8, 1:30 pm,  Aging Well in Peacham – Jerry Senturia will share strategies and tips for keeping yourself warm in cold weather.

January 9, 10:00 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.

January 10, 1:30 – 3:00 pm, Iron Chef Jr: Cupcakes!  – Early Release Day at Peacham Elementary. Spend your afternoon off at the library solving clues to unlock secret ingredients and then baking up some cupcakes, some to take home and some for Coffee Hour the next day. All ages welcome, children 8 and under should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.Please call the library or use this form to register, so we have enough supplies for everyone.

January 10, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Beginner’s Class- Start at the beginning and learn about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

January 10, 7:00 pm,  An Introduction to Wet-Felting – Join Laura Abrahamsen for a crafting evening where you’ll learn how water, soap, and friction work together to turn combed wool into felt. You’ll come away with a mug rug and an understanding of the materials and techniques you can use to continue to explore this fiber medium on your own. Wear old clothes and bring a small bowl. $5.00 material fee payable to the instructor at class time. Please call the library or use this form to register.  Space is limited to 9 people, ages 12 and up.

January 11, 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.  

January 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! 

Coming up

January 14, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committe is working on.

January 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.

January 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “The Trip to Bountiful” – In 1940s Texas, an elderly woman is determined to visit her childhood home for one last time. 108 minutes. Rated PG.

January 15, 5:00 – 6:15 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join this group in helping raise funds to help the library fulfill its mission of meeting the needs of the community.

January 16, 10:00 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.

January 17, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Beginner’s Class- Start at the beginning and learn about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

January 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of “LaRose” by Louise Erdrich, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

January 18, 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.  

 
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Posted by on 6 January 2019 in News

 

This Week at the Library – December 31

December  31, CLOSED, New Year’s Eve 

January  1, CLOSED, New Year’s Day 

January 2, 10:00 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.

January 4, 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.  

January 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “Inside Out” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 102 minutes. Rated PG.  

January 5, 11:00 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome. 

January 5, 7:00 pm, Winter Coffee House: Carol Hausner & Jonathan “Doc” Kaplan  – Joyful playing with heartfelt, resonant vocals will fill the Peacham Library as Carol and Jonathan return to perform more songs from their musical journey together.

January 6, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Gallery Reception: “Nature, as I see it” Photographs by Dorothy Baxter.  – “I love nature.  I go out into the woods to find peace.  My photographs are my diary. Mother Earth has given us treasures to find. My Grandfather taught me to be aware of my surroundings. These photos represent a sampling of what I have found. I hope you enjoy them.” Blessings, Dorothy

Coming up next week:

January 7, 5:00 pm, Healthy Beginnings – Is 2019 is the year you’re going to make heath a priority? Join Robyn Morrison, a Certified Transformational Health Coach, as she talks through strategies that will help you do it right!

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

January 8, 1:30 pm,  Aging Well in Peacham – Jerry Senturia will share strategies and tips for keeping yourself warm in cold weather.

January 9, 10:00 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.

January 10, 1:30 – 3:00 pm, Iron Chef Jr: Cupcakes! Spend your afternoon off at the library solving clues to unlock secret ingredients and then baking up some cupcakes, some to take home and some for Coffee Hour the next day. All ages welcome, children 8 and under should be accompanied by parent or caregiver. Please call the library or use this form to register, so we have enough supplies for everyone.

January 10, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Beginner’s Class – Start at the beginning and learn about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Week 1.

January 10, 7:00 pm,  An Introduction to Wet-Felting – Join Laura Abrahamsen for a crafting evening where you’ll learn how water, soap, and friction work together to turn combed wool into felt. You’ll come away with a mug rug and an understanding of the materials and techniques you can use to continue to explore this fiber medium on your own. Wear old clothes and bring a small bowl. $5.00 material fee payable to the instructor at class time. Please call the library or use this form to register.  Space is limited to 9 people, 12 and up.

January 11, 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.  

January 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!

 
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Posted by on 31 December 2018 in News

 

This week at the library – December 24

December 24, Christmas Eve – Library Closed

December 25, Christmas – Library Closed

December 26, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention will take a holiday break.  Join us next year – January 2 at 10 am.

December 28, 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.

December 29, 11:00 am-noon, Noon Year’s Eve Party – Too young to stay up ’til midnight on New Year’s Eve? Join us for a party with stories, food and crafts and a big celebration at the stroke of “noon-night”! All ages welcome, children 7 and under should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.

FOR KIDS IN 3RD GRADE AND UP – Want to help decorate and blow up balloons?  Come to the library at 10:30 AM to help set up and stay for the fun!!!

Coming up next week:

December 31, New Year’s Eve – Library Closed

January 1, New Year’s Day – Library Closed

January 2, 10:00 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.

January 4, 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.  

January 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “Inside Out” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 102 minutes. Rated PG.  

January 5, 11 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome. 

January 6, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Gallery Reception:”Nature, as I see it” Photographs by Dorothy Baxter. “I love nature.  I go out into the woods to find peace.  My photographs are my diary. Mother Earth has given us treasures to find. My Grandfather taught me to be aware of my surroundings. These photos represent a sampling of what I have found. I hope you enjoy them.” Blessings, Dorothy

 
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Posted by on 24 December 2018 in News

 

This week at the library – December 17

December 17, 7:00 pm, Library Board of Trustees Meeting – Meetings are open to the public. 

December 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “American Hustle” – Two con artists are recruited by an FBI agent to bust corrupt New Jersey politicians and mobsters. However, it’s never quite clear who is the swindler and who is the mark. 138 minutes. Rated R.

December 19, 10:00 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.

December 21, 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.

Coming Up Next Week

December 24 & 25, Christmas Eve & Christmas – Library Closed

December 26, 10:00 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.

December 28, 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.

December 29, 11:00 am-noon, Kids’ Noon Year’s Eve Party – Too young to stay up ’til midnight? Join us for stories, food and crafts and a big celebration at the stroke of noon-night! All ages welcome, children 7 and under should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.

 
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This week at the library – December 10

December 10, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Robert Dostis of GMP will make a presentation on the changing landscape for the energy delivery sector and what GMP is doing to lead including the products and services they offer to help lower carbon, reduce costs while increasing reliability and resiliency in a changing climate.

December 10, 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.

December 12, 10:00 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.

December 12, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Holiday Gathering of the Heart – Join Donna Dia Lowre for a gathering to celebrate the joys of this season of Light and Love. The holidays can be a time of stress and expectations and sadness. Let’s share all the things we are grateful for. We will meditate, sing simple songs and share our hopes and dreams. Bring your favorite reading and an open heart. Call 592-3015 for more info.

December 13, 6:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Annual Holiday potluck.  Bring a book to share – one that would make a great gift, or a reading selection for the coming year, or share just because you love it!  Contact the library for location details!

December 14, 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.  

Coming Up

December 17, 7:00 pm, Library Board of Trustees Meeting – Meetings are open to the public. 

December 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “American Hustle” – Two con artists are recruited by an FBI agent to bust corrupt New Jersey politicians and mobsters. However, it’s never quite clear who is the swindler and who is the mark. 138 minutes. Rated R.

December 19, 10:00 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.

December 21, 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.

 
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Posted by on 9 December 2018 in News