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This week at the library — July 16

July 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “La La Land” – Ryan Gosling and lalalandEmma Stone star in this musical that won 6 Academy Awards (but not Best Picture).  Rated PG-13.

July 18, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Sellout by Paul Beatty is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

July 19, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of a six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.

July 20, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham One Room Wonders: The Common Elementary Schools of Peacham This year’s Summer Series will focus on 200 years of education in Peacham, from 1776 to 1976. Each evening will begin with a short historical overview followed by alumnai/ae memories and discussions. All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

July 21, 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 24, 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 26, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of a six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.

July 27, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham History of the Caledonia County Grammar School (Peacham Academy) – All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

July 28, 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 3, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham The Peacham School, Inc.: Its Origin and Its Programs – All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

August 4, 9:15 am, Story Time –  Stories and fun for all ages!

August 4, 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 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – Movie to be announced! – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.

August 6, 1:00 pm, Print Making Workshop – Join artists Lisa Murphy and Alma Grand to create beautiful one-of-a-kind prints! Make your own masterpiece using block ink, rollers and printing plates. Supplies will be provided. This workshop is easy and fun, and is perfect for both the beginning artist as well as the advanced expert.  Suggested for teens and adults, with signup required.

August 6, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Artist’s Reception – Join Lisa Murphy and Alma Grand for the opening of their show of prints in the Gilmore Gallery.

 

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This week at the library — July 9, 2017

July 10 – 14, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Build a Better World “Camp” AllAgesCoverPhotoActivities include stories, science, art, and games.  Each day has a different theme – buildings, nature, inventions, and of course t-shirts! (Signup required by July 5; children 5 and under must come with a parent)

July 10, 6:30 pm, 207th Annual Meeting with guest speaker Stergios Lazos – Back to the Future:  Lessons learned from the One Room School House – As a prelude to this year’s Summer Series, Stergios Lazos, the Upper School Director at Lyndon Institute, will discuss how teaching methods (project based learning, proficiency, etc) used in the past are just as relevant in today’s schools.

July 12, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of a six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.

July 14, 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 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “La La Land” – Ryan Gosling and lalalandEmma Stone star in this musical that won 6 Academy Awards (but not Best Picture).  Rated PG-13.

July 19, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of a six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.

July 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Sellout by Paul Beatty is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

July 20, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham One Room Wonders: The Common Elementary Schools of Peacham This year’s Summer Series will focus on 200 years of education in Peacham, from 1776 to 1976. Each evening will begin with a short historical overview followed by alumnai/ae memories and discussions. All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

July 21, 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 24, 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 26, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of a six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.

July 27, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham History of the Caledonia County Grammar School (Peacham Academy) – All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

July 28, 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!

 

 
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This week at the library — July 2, 2017

July 4, Library Closed (except for the book sale from 10 am – 3 pm)

July 4, 4:00 pm, Reading Douglass — Join WAR AND CONFLICT BOOK ERA:  CIVIL WAR/BACKGROUND: SLAVERY & ABOLITIONISMPeacham Library and Peacham Historical Association as we read, as a community, Frederick Douglass’ fiery historic speech “The Meaning of the Fourth of July for a Negro”.  Copies of the speech will be available for this participatory event at the Civil War Monument.

July 5, 12, 19, 26, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of a six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.

July 7, 9:15 am, Story Time – An animal themed story time.  Everyone is welcome to join in the fun.

July 7, 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 7, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Beauty and the Beast” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.

 

Looking Ahead

July 10 – 14, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Build a Better World “Camp” AllAgesCoverPhotoActivities include stories, science, art, and games.  Each day has a different theme – buildings, nature, inventions, and of course t-shirts! (Signup required by July 5; children 5 and under must come with a parent)

July 10, 6:30 pm, 207th Annual Meeting with guest speaker Stergios Lazos – Back to the Future:  Lessons learned from the One Room School House – As a prelude to this year’s Summer Series, Stergios Lazos, the Upper School Director at Lyndon Institute, will discuss how teaching methods (project based learning, proficiency, etc) used in the past are just as relevant in today’s schools.

July 14, 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 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “La La Land” – Ryan Gosling and lalalandEmma Stone star in this musical that won 6 Academy Awards (but not Best Picture).  Rated PG-13.

July 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Sellout by Paul Beatty is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

July 20, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham One Room Wonders: The Common Elementary Schools of Peacham This year’s Summer Series will focus on 200 years of education in Peacham, from 1776 to 1976. Each evening will begin with a short historical overview followed by alumnai/ae memories and discussions. All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

July 21, 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!

 

 
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This week at the library — June 11, 2017

June 12, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and PuzzlKnitters_Puzzlersers — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle.

June 15, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

June 16, 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!AllAgesIG

Looking Ahead

June 19, 20 and 21, 9:30 – 11:00 am – Build A Better World with Art and Math – Create art with a mathematical bent.  Suitable for ages 7 and older, or by permission.  Adults are welcome, too!91F7GjfzZDL._SY445_

June 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Hidden Figures” – Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe portray three African-American women working as “computers” for NASA in the early days of the space race. The movie was nominated for three Oscars.  Rated PG.

June 20, 4:30 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join FOPL in their support of the library!Yoga

June 21, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – A six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.  There is a charge of $60 for six weeks, with half the proceeds benefitting Peacham Library.  Sign up today as space is limited.

June 23, 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!

June 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.

June 27, 7:00 pm, This Year Under the Golden Dome: Senator Jane Kitchel and Representative Kitty Toll Report on the 2017 Legislative Session – Learn about this year’s legislative session from our local state representative and senator.  Sponsored by the Peacham Democratic Caucus.

June 28, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Second class.  See June 21 for details.

Summer Programs:

Build A Better World “Camp” — July 10 – 14 from 9:30 – 11:00 am, Activities include stories, science, art, and games.  Each day has a different theme – buildings, nature, inventions, and of course t-shirts!  (signup required by July 5; children 5 and under must come with a parent)

Build A Better Robot — August 8 – 10 from 9:30 – 11:00 am,  Build and program a robot.(signup required by August 4; suitable for those 9 and up, including adults!)

Summer Reading Logs —  Everyone is welcome to pickup a reading log starting June 2nd!

Passport to Vermont Libraries — Pickup a Passport to Vermont Libraries and then visit libraries throughout the state to collect stamps in your passport and maybe a prize or two.

Museum and Park Passes — Checkout passes for free or reduced admission to VT State Parks and Historical Sites, ECHO Museum, American Precision Museum or
the Vermont Historical Museum.

 
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This week at the library — May 28, 2017

May 29, Memorial Day, CLOSED.

May 31, 7:00pm,  – PrintBetty Keller, MD, will share a the film “The Healthcare Movie” describing the evolution of healthcare insurance in Canada and the US and then lead a discussion on what a single-payer healthcare system might mean for Vermont and the US.

June 1, 10:30am, Summer Reading Program Modern Times TheaterKickoff at Peacham Elemenatary School — Modern Times Theater will present “The Perils of Mr. Punch,” as a prelude to the library’s “Build a Better World” summer program.   Sponsored, in part, by the Vermont Department of Libraries.   All are welcome to attend.

June 2, 9:15am, Story Time — Stories and crafts for the young and the young at heart

June 2, 10 am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or teamoana, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

June 2, 6:00pm, Family Movie — Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Looking Ahead

June 4, 4:00 – 6:00pm, Artist’s Reception — Join Dean Bornstein for the opening of his Gilmore Gallery art show.Bornstein_Gallery_sm

June 5, 7:00pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

June 9, 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!

Summer Programs:

Introduction to Yoga at the Library — Wednesdays, June 21 – July 5:30 – 6:30pm — Class fee of $60, with half to benefit the library.  Sign up at the library.

Build a Better World Art and Math — June 19 – 21, 9:30 – 11:00am —  Art with a mathematical bent.  Recommended for ages seven and older, or by permission.  Adults welcome!

Build a Better World “Camp” — July 10 – 14, 9:30 – 11:00am — Details to follow!

 

 
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This week at the library — May 21, 2017

May 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.

May 26, 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!

May 27, 4:00pm, Cooking the Book — Join us for our second cookbook.  The cooks select one recipe from the confederacy of duncessame cookbook to make and share. This month the cookbook will be The Confederacy of Dunces Cookbook by Cynthia LeJeune Nobles. We will gather to share our cooking and thoughts about the recipes. Stop by the library to select a recipe.   You do not need to cook to participate, but please let the librarian know that you will be attending so that the cooks make enough!

Looking Ahead

May 29, Memorial Day, CLOSED.

May 31, 7:00pm, Single-Payer Health Care Discussion – Betty Keller, MD, will share a the film “The Healthcare Movie” describing the evolution of healthcare insurance in Canada and the US and then lead a discussion on what a single-payer healthcare system might mean for Vermont and the US.

June 1, 10:00am, Summer Reading Program Kickoff at PeachamModern Times Theater Elemenatary School — Modern Times Theater will present “The Perils of Mr. Punch,” as a prelude to the library’s “Build a Better World” summer program.  All are welcome to attend.

June 2, 9:15am, Story Time — Stories and crafts for the young and the young at heart

June 2, 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!

June 2, 6:00pm, Family Movie — Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

 
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This week at the library — April 30, 2017

May 1, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

May 5, 9:15 am, Story TimeTrees, gardens and plants will be the theme at this month’s Kubostory time in honour of sprin.

May 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!

May 5, 6:00 pm, Family Movie — “Kubo and the two stings” Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Rated PG.

Looking Ahead

May 8, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and PuzzlersBring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.  Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle.lolita

May 9, 1:15pm, Free Movie – “Lolita.” James Mason, Shelley Winters and Peter Sellers star in this 1962 adoptation of Vladimir Nabokov’s book of the same title.

May 10, 12:00 noon, Friends of Peacham LibraryJoin FOPL in their support of the library!

May 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!

May 27, 4:00pm, Cooking the Book — Join us for our seconconfederacy of duncesd cookbook.  The cooks select one recipe from the same cookbook to make and share. This month the cookbook will be The Confederacy of Dunces Cookbook by Cynthia LeJeune Nobles. We will gather to share our cooking and thoughts about the recipes. Stop by the library to select a recipe.   You do not need to cook to participate, but please let the librarian know that you will be attending so that the cooks make enough!

Wild Flowers at the Library

Beginning in May, there will be an ongoing and constantly changing wildflower table in the library.  The table will display wildflowers in bloom in the Peacham area.  The exhibit will draw upon the knowledge of Joan Churchill, longtime Peacham resident and wildflower enthusiast, for identification and historical comment.  For more information, or if you are interested in helping with this project, please contact the library, Kalanani Gallas or Ken Kraus.

 
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