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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. 

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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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This week at the library — April 24, 2016

April 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.

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

April 30, 9:00 am – noon – Flea Market – Support Friends of Peacham Library at the annual Flea Market held at Peacham Congregational Church.  Quality used items as well as coffee and sweets will be sold.

Looking Ahead

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

May 6, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

May 7, 10:00 am, Story Time – Drop in for “green-up” stories before you head out to pick up along the roads.  Stories and activities for the young at heart.

May 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.

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More audio books and e-books are now available through OneClickDigital.  OCD_eBooks_eAudio_web_buttonYou’ll need your 14 digit library card number to register; contact the library if you do not know your number.

Hand-drawn note cards for sale!  Scott Sauter has created some amazing note cards notecardsthat are available to purchase at the library.  Each hand-drawn card comes with an envelope and sells for $5 with all proceeds benefiting Peacham Library.

Renovations are right on schedule — the radiant heat tubes have been placed, the cement poured and the framing is done, the ceiling is going up and soon we’ll have insulation and windows.  Follow our Facebook page for daily updates.  No need to login, our page is open to everyone.  Want to be part of the process?  Use Amazon Smile (or use the link to the right) when purchasing items from Amazon and we’ll get 0.5% as a donation from Amazon.  Want to give more?  Make a donation directly to the library — either through PayPal  or directly to the library. Thank you all for your support!

Flea Market!  Do you have any quality, used items you wish gone from you house?  Why not give them to Friends of Peacham Library for the Flea Market on April 30?

 
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This week at the library — April 3, 2016

April 3, 4:00 pm, Commemorative Stamps – Thaddeus Stevens and more! Tea, Coffee, and Light Refreshments will be served at 3:30 with the talk at 4:00 — Don Gallagher is on a mission – obtaining a commemorative stamp in honor of Thaddeus Stevens.  Gallagher believes Stevens is an ideal person to commemorate with a first-class, Forever stamp because of Stevens’ leadership during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Gallagher will talk about the process required by the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee for commemorative stamps as well as his past stamp campaigns and the current Thaddeus Stevens campaign.

April 4, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

April 8, 10am-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

April 11, 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.

April 13, 5:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join FOPL in their support of the library!

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

April 21, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

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Hand-drawn note cards for sale!  Scott Sauter has created some amazing note cards that are available to purchase at the library.  Each hand-drawn card comes with an envelope and sells for $5 with all proceeds benefiting Peacham Library.

Renovations are right on schedule — the radiant heat tubes have been placed, the cement poured and the framing is about to start.  Follow our Facebook page for daily updates.  No need to login, our page is open to everyone.  Want to be part of the process?  Use Amazon Smile (or use the link to the right) when purchasing items from Amazon and we’ll get 0.5% as a donation from Amazon.  Want to give more?  Make a donation directly to the library — either through PayPal  or directly to the library.  FleaMarket_donationThank you all for your support!

Flea Market!  Do you have any quality, used items you wish gone from you house?  Why not give them to Friends of Peacham Library for the Flea Market on April 30?

 
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This week at the library — March 27, 2016

March 28, 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.

March 31, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The Volcano Lover by Susan Sontag is this month’s book.  The April book will be The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick. Contact the library if you would like to borrow either book.

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

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

Looking Ahead

April 3, 4:00 pm, Commemorative Stamps – Thaddeus Stevens and more! Tea, Coffee, and Light Refreshments will be served at 3:30 with the talk at 4:00 — Don Gallagher is on a mission – obtaining a commemorative stamp in honor of Thaddeus Stevens.  Gallagher believes Stevens is an ideal person to commemorate with a first-class, Forever stamp because of Stevens’ leadership during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Gallagher will talk about the process required by the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee for commemorative stamps as well as his past stamp campaigns and the current Thaddeus Stevens campaign.

April 4, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

April 11, 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.

Of Interest

The Gilmore Gallery has a new show — the paintings of Horace and Helen Gilmore.  Drop by to see these paintings up close and personal.

Renovations are right on schedule.  Follow our Facebook page for daily updates.  No need to login, our page is open to everyone.  Want to be part of the process?  Use Amazon Smile (or use the link to the right) when purchasing items from Amazon and we’ll get 0.5% as a donation from Amazon.  Want to give more?  Make a donation directly to the library — either through PayPal  or directly to the library.  Thank you all for your support!

 
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This week at the library — March 20, 2016

March 23, CLOSED for renovation work — you really don’t want to hear the noise, do you?

March 25, 10am-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

March 28, 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.

March 31, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The Volcano Lover by Susan Sontag is this month’s book.  The April book will be The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick. Contact the library if you would like to borrow either book.

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

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

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Renovations have begun!  Follow the progress on our Facebook page.  Want to be part of the process?  Use Amazon Smile (or use the link to the right) when purchasing items from Amazon and we’ll get 0.5% as a donation from Amazon.  Want to give more?  Make a donation directly to the library — either through PayPal (use the link on our homepage) or directly to the library.  Thank you all for your support!

 
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This week at the library — March 13, 016

March 14, 5:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library — Friends plan great events in support of the library.  Note the new time!

March 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.

March 18, 10am-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

March 25, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

March 28, 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.

March 31, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The Volcano Lover by Susan Sontag is this month’s book.  The April book will be The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick. Contact the library if you would like to borrow either book.

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There’s a new show in the Gilmore Gallery — Gilmore’s Peacham, artwork by Horace and Helen Gilmore, for whom the gallery is named.

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This week at the library — February 28, 2016

March 1, TOWN MEETING – The library will open after the conclusion of Town Meeting.

March 3, 12 noon, Lunch Talk — Help at Home with NEK Council on Aging — Heidi Baker from the NEK Council on Aging’s returns for another lunch talk on issues relevant to elders and their caregivers..  This program compliments the work SASH has begun in Peacham.  Open to all; soup and bread will be served.

March 4, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

March 5, 10:00 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

March 5, Games at the library – Families 4 – 6pm, Potluck Dinner for all 6 – 7pm, Adults 7 – 9pm — bring your favorite games or play one of ours.

Looking Ahead

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

March 11, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

March 12, 1:00pm, Herb Club — Spring is right around the corner and with it, the coming of the dandelions. Join the members of Herb Club and learn how you can use this little weed in cooking, medicinal products, and body care. No experience necessary.

March 14, 12:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library — Friends plan great events in support of the library.

March 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.

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In preparation for our construction, we are selling a GE Refrigerator/Freezer, a Zenith Rear Projection TV, and a White/Westinghouse Range/Oven. Make us an offer and take one away today!

 

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