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This Week at the Library – August 19

August 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Christopher Robin” – Christopher Robin — now a family man living in London — receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pals, and they embark on a journey to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life. 103 minutes. Rated PG.

August 21, 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. No instructor in August, but you are welcome to come and practice with friends.

August 22, 1:30 pm, Movie and a Craft: “Galaxy Quest”What’s it like to be captured by aliens? Come, watch this move and go along for the ride Stay and create an your own alien! Children under 8 should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.

August 22, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

August 22, 7:00 pm, Summer Series: Peacham Landings: 60’s and 70’s – Arriving from New York, San Francisco or beyond, folks came to Peacham in the 60’s and 70’s and have astonishing “landing” stories from following the trail of an old buried diary to escaping uptight urban parents to following a guru.  Please bring stories of your own arrival from this era. 

August 23, 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

August 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 while you chat.

August 28, 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. No instructor in August, but you are welcome to come and practice with friends.

August 29, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

August 29, 7:00 pm, Summer Series: Peacham Landings: Re-Peopling of Vermont –  Author Paul M. Searls and his new book, Re-peopling Vermont: A Paradox of Development in the Twentieth Century, about the historic patterns of “re-peopling” Vermont concludes our series.  Join us for an informal community dialogue that includes the author. The library has multiple copies of this book available to borrow throughout the month of August.

 
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This Week at the Library – August 12

August 12, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this town committee is working on. This month’s meeting will be upstairs in the library.

August 12, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers with Ply Splitting Workshop – Bring your knitting or other handwork or try something new: Introduction to Ply-Split Braiding – Picture this:  You are going mildly crazy wondering how to stay sane for a month as you recover from surgery; contemplating an upcoming long flight / drive; or looking for a way not to fret as you take your college freshman to college.  The solution – ply-split braiding!  It keeps your hands busy, you can easily complete a small project in a few hours, and you feel like you are being productive all with a bit of cord and a grip fid that fit almost neatly in your pocket. 

August 13, 9:30 – 10:30 am, Sun and Moon Art – Be creative, using the sun and moon as inspiration! There will be projects for various ages. All ages with adult as needed.

August 13, 6:30 pm, Peacham Community Housing – This group is a non-profit, charitable organization, supporting and enabling community projects that contribute to Peacham’s quality of living.

August 13, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

August 14, 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. No instructor in August, but you are welcome to come and practice with friends.

August 15, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

August 15, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania” by Erik Larsen.  The book looks at the sinking of Lusitania during World War I and the events surrounding the sinking. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

August 16, 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.

August 16, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Preview Screening of Ken Burns’ “Country Music” – Together with the Peacham Acoustic Music Festival, Vermont PBS is proud to present a special FREE preview screening of the latest documentary from filmmaker Ken Burns, followed by a discussion with Jim Rooney and Bob Amos.

Country Music is a 16-hour series exploring the history of a uniquely American art form. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over the course of the 20th century, as it eventually emerged to become America’s music. Country Music features never-before-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with more than 80 country music artists.

The documentary premiers on Vermont PBS and online on September 15. Learn more: https://go.vermontpbs.org/CMP.

Seating is limited, so be sure to reserve your tickets in advance. Use the Eventbrite page to reserve tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/preview-screening-of-country-music-a-film-by-ken-burns-tickets-68528724259

**Please arrive 30 minutes early to secure parking and a shuttle ride to the heart of the Village of Peacham. Please follow signs to parking locations.

Coming Up

August 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Christopher Robin” – Christopher Robin — now a family man living in London — receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pals, and they embark on a journey to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life. 103 minutes. Rated PG.

August 21, 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. No instructor in August, but you are welcome to come and practice with friends.

August 22, 1:30 pm, Movie and a Craft: “Galaxy Quest”What’s it like to be captured by aliens? Come, watch this move and go along for the ride Stay and create an your own alien! Children under 8 should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.

August 22, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

August 22, 7:00 pm, Summer Series: Peacham Landings: 60’s and 70’s – Arriving from New York, San Francisco or beyond, folks came to Peacham in the 60’s and 70’s and have astonishing “landing” stories from following the trail of an old buried diary to escaping uptight urban parents to following a guru.  Please bring stories of your own arrival from this era. 

August 23, 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.

Book Discussion

Books Available for August 29, 7:00 pm, Summer Series: Peacham Landings: Re-Peopling of Vermont –  Author Paul M. Searls and his new book, Re-peopling Vermont: A Paradox of Development in the Twentieth Century, about the historic patterns of “re-peopling” Vermont concludes our series.  Join us for an informal community dialogue that includes the author. The library has multiple copies of this book available to borrow throughout the month of August.

 
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This Week at the Library – August 5

August 5, 6:00 pm, Library Board Meeting – Trustee Orientation with VT Department of Libraries Consultantant. Regular Board Meeting to follow. Meetings are open to the public. 

August 6, 1:30 pm, Aging Well in Peacham: “Healthy Cooking” – Join Rosie Gill for some fun in the kitchen and socializing with this monthly group.  

August 7, 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. No instructor in August, but you are welcome to come and practice with friends.

August 8, 1:30 pm, Movie and a Craft: “Treasure Planet” – Enjoy this animated sci-fi adventure movie. Stay and create an out-of-this-world craft! Children under 8 should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.

August 8, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

August 8, 7:00 pm, Summer Series: Peacham Landings: FARMINGWho comes to Peacham to farm? What are some unique meanings of farming in current times? Be among the first to see the short film premier: DUCKS on the GOLD SHAW FARM by MORGAN GOLD. Learn about a new generation of farmer, one who uses social media as a tool on his specialty farm.  Conversation to follow. Did you come here to farm? We will explore the long tradition of coming to Peacham to farm and what that may mean today. 

August 9, 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.

August 10, 1:00 pm, Woof! What’s the Dog Saying? – Is a yawn always just a yawn? Why does a dog shake off even when it’s not wet? Why is growling good? Is a tail wag always friendly?This multi-media extravaganza of fun helps us all understand what dogs say to us with their bodies. We’ll demystify dog communication, reveal some common dog-human misunderstandings, and learn how we can all live safely and happily together.  After the presentation, the audience gets to engage in exercises to practice reading dog body language. (Shhhh…this is for humans only…dogs must be left at home!)

Coming Up

August 12, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this town committee is working on. This month’s meeting will be upstairs in the library.

August 22, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers with Special Guest – Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.  Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle while you chat.

August 13, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Sun and Moon Art – Be creative,sing the sun and moon as inspiration! There will be projects for various ages. (Signup required by August 6; all ages with adult as needed)

August 13, 6:30 pm, Peacham Community Housing – This group is a non-profit, charitable organization, supporting and enabling community projects that contribute to Peacham’s quality of living.

August 13, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

August 14, 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. No instructor in August, but you are welcome to come and practice with friends.

August 15, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

August 15, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania” by Erik Larsen.  The book looks at the sinking of Lusitania during World War I and the events surrounding the sinking. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

August 16, 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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This Week at the Library – July 29

July 30, 9:30 am, MicrobitsUsing this small programmable device, we will solve a series of coding challenges. Suitable for 10+ years old). Please register with the library at least one week in advance.

July 30, 6:30 pm, Recycling Workshop – The Northeast Kingdom Waste Management District bringing you all the information you need to recycle with confidence in the NEKWMD!

July 31, 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.

August 1, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

August 1, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Peacham Landings: Animals –  Animal stories that include horses, alpaca, sheep and more as we meet and chat with the people who came to Peacham because of the terrific hill farm conditions for raising animals and its related fiber production.  Did you come to Peacham to raise animals? Join in the conversation, we would love to hear your “tails”. 

Peacham Landings is a new storytelling project meant to cultivate connections to each other and to our community’s history by asking the question: “How did you land in Peacham?” Funded through a grant from Vermont Humanities Council, Peacham Landings launched this summer. 

August 2, 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.

August 2, 6:45 pm, Family Movie: “Mary Poppins Returns” – Enjoy some lemonade, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 140 minutes. Rated PG.

August 10, 1:00 pm, Gold Star Dog Training – Is a yawn always just a yawn? Why does a dog shake off even when it’s not wet? Why is growling good? Is a tail wag always friendly?This multi-media extravaganza of fun helps us all understand what dogs say to us with their bodies. We’ll demystify dog communication, reveal some common dog-human misunderstandings, and learn how we can all live safely and happily together.  After the presentation, the audience gets to engage in exercises to practice reading dog body language. (Shhhh…this is for humans only…dogs must be left at home!)

 
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This Week at the Library – July 22

July 22, 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.

July 24, 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.

July 25, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

July 25, 7:00 pm, Tick Awareness Presentation – Jennifer Simon of the Vermont Department of Health will share information on all things ticks.  This includes:

  • The tick life cycle
  • Diseases (in Vermont) that ticks carry and the ticks that carry them
  • Disease trends
  • Tick migration trends
  • Understanding tick behavior
  • How to protect yourself from ticks

July 26, 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

July 30, 9:30 am, MicrobitsUsing this small programmable device, we will solve a series of coding challenges. Suitable for 10+ years old). Please register with the library at least one week in advance.

July 31, 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.

August 1, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Peacham Landings: Animals –  Animal stories that include horses, alpaca, sheep and more as we meet and chat with the people who came to Peacham because of the terrific hill farm conditions for raising animals and its related fiber production.  Did you come to Peacham to raise animals? Join in the conversation, we would love to hear your “tails”. 

Peacham Landings is a new storytelling project meant to cultivate connections to each other and to our community’s history by asking the question: “How did you land in Peacham?” Funded through a grant from Vermont Humanities Council, Peacham Landings launched this summer. 

August 1, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

August 2, 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.

August 2, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “Mary Poppins Returns” – Enjoy some lemonade, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 130 minutes. Rated PG.

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August 10, 1:00 pm, Gold Star Dog Training – Is a yawn always just a yawn? Why does a dog shake off even when it’s not wet? Why is growling good? Is a tail wag always friendly? This multi-media extravaganza of fun helps us all understand what dogs say to us with their bodies. We’ll demystify dog communication, reveal some common dog-human misunderstandings, and learn how we can all live safely and happily together.  After the presentation, the audience gets to engage in exercises to practice reading dog body language. (Shhhh…this is for humans only…dogs must be left at home!)

 
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This Week at the Library – July 15

July 16, 9:30 am, Space Camp – Space activities for any aspiring astronaut to enjoy! This is a family program with challenges for all ages. Children under 8 should be accompanied by parent or caregiver. Have you registered? Please call the library if you are interested in attending. We need a minimum of 6 children signed up for this event!

.July 16, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Bohemian Rhapsody” – Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. 2 hours 13 minutes. PG-13.

July 17, 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.

July 18, 1:30 pm, Movie and a Craft: “The Cat From Outer SpaceCome and wach this classic movie. Stay and craft a crazy cat! Children under 8 should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.

July 18, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

July 18, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

July 18, Readers’ Delight Rescheduled – The group will meet next week. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

July 19, 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.

July 21, 2:00 pm, Kingdom Mountain Dulcimer Ensemble Concert – Join us for a delightful afternoon with beautiful music! Please come out to hear an hour of traditional and multicultural music on the mountain dulcimer, including a brief history of this American folk instrument. This is a free event!

Coming Up

July 22, 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.

July 24, 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.

July 25, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

July 25, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

July 25, 7:00 pm, Tick Awareness Presentation – Jennifer Simon of the Vermont Department of Health will share information on all things ticks.  This includes:

  • The tick life cycle
  • Diseases (in Vermont) that ticks carry and the ticks that carry them
  • Disease trends
  • Tick migration trends
  • Understanding tick behavior
  • How to protect yourself from ticks

July 25, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “Circe” by Madeline Miller. This disturbing novel will entrap readers in its twisty narrative, leaving them to reckon with what is real and what is unreal. An intoxicating, unsettling masterpiece.”- Kirkus. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book

July 26, 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.

In the mood for some music?

The library has been given two season’s passes for the Craftsbury Chamber Players’ 2019 season. Each pass is good for any date on the concert schedule. Passes can be reserved by calling the library or stopping by to pick them up, first come, first served. Concerts are at the Hardwick Town House on Thursday evenings thru August 15th. Concerts start at 7:30 PM (Pre-show chat starts at 6:45). Limit of one slot per family. Children under 12 attend free.
Dates: July 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15. Passes should be returned by the noon on the following Monday.

See their website for more information on the concerts: http://craftsburychamberplayers.org/this-season/programs/

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Please support the library with Amazon Smile.

Did you know July 15 – 16 is Amazon Prime Day? There will be special prices on items for Prime members, starting at 3 PM on Monday. Folks can save $$ and support the library. Using Amazon Smile, 0.5% of your eligible purchases are donated to Peacham Library!  Just log on to your Amazon account at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/03-6005999 .  Thank you!

 
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Posted by on 15 July 2019 in News