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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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This week at the library – December 3

December  1, 8:30 am, Collaborator’s Meeting – The Collaborator’s is a group who meet every other month to discuss / help organizations in Peacham.  Please join us as we help each other and the community.

December 4, 1:30 am,  Aging Well in Peacham – Holiday party! Holiday treats, Christmas cookies and drinks, music and a Yankee Swap! Bring a wrapped, simple gift valued between $0 and $5 – something useful, old or new, received, but never used, sumptuous, joyous or absolutely silly!

December 5, 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 7, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

December 7, 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 7, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “Polar Express” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great holiday movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 100 minutes. Rated G.  

December 8, 10:00 am – noon, Santa, Crafts and Latkes –  A party for the whole family.  Start the morning with crafts, followed by a visit from the man in red, and end with a feast of latkes and applesauce.

December 9, 2:00 am – 4:00 pm, High Holiday Tea – Sip a cup of tea and visit with your neighbors. Sample our sweet and savory delights. Bid on a festive selection of donated items in the silent auction. Take a chance with the raffle.  All to support Friends of Peacham Library.

Coming Up

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, 7:00 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.  

 
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This week at the library – November 26

November 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.

November 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.

November 30, 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  1, 8:30 am, Collaborators’ Meeting – The Collaborators is a group who meet every other month to discuss / help organizations in Peacham.  Please join us as we help each other and the community.

Coming Up

December 4, 1:30 am, Aging Well in Peacham – Join in the fun and explore a new topic each month with this community group.

December 5, 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 7, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

December 7, 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 7, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “ Polar Express” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 100 minutes. Rated G.  

December 8, 10:00 am – noon, Santa, Crafts and Latkes –  A party for the whole family.  Start the morning with crafts, followed by a visit from the man in red, and end with a feast of latkes and applesauce.

December 9, 2:00 am – 4:00 pm, High Holiday Tea – Sip a cup of tea and visit with your neighbors. Sample our sweet and savory delights. Take a chance with the raffle.  All to support Friends of Peacham Library.

Updates to the calendar are posted on our website (peachamlibrary.org) and on Facebook.

 
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This week at the library – November 19

November 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Peaceful Warrior” – Dan Millman has it all: good grades, a shot at the Olympic team on the rings and girls lining up for the handsome Berkeley college athlete all teams mates look up to with envy. Only one man shakes his confidence, an anonymous night gas station attendant, who like Socrates, keeps questioning every assumption in his life. Then a traffic crash shatters Dan’s legs, and his bright future. Now Socrates’s life coaching is to make or break Dan’s revised ambition. Running Time: 2 hours. Rated PG-13 (This is a change in the previously announced title, due to availability)

November 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.

November 22, Thanksgiving – Library Closed

November 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 – 

November 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.

November 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.

November 30, 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 – November 12

November 12, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

November 12, 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.

November 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.

November 14, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight    Join us for a discussion of“Nine Lives” by Dan Baum. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

November 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.

November 16, 5:00  – 8:00 pm and November 17, 9:00  am – noon, Parcel Map Review  –The listers invite you to come in and take a look at the new parcel maps. They will be on hand to answer any questions.

Coming Up

November 20, 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.

November 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.

November 22, Thanksgiving – Library Closed

November 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.

 
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This week at the library – November 5

November 5, 7:00 pm, Library Board of Trustees Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

November 6, 1 pm – 3:15, Afternoon Movie and Makers – Peacham Elementary School early release day. Spend your afternoon at the library for one or more activities – movie and a maker project.  Movie: “The LEGO Movie” starts at 1 PM (Time 101 minutes. Rated PG). “Maker Challenge” starts at approximately 2:45 pm (when the movie ends) Children 7 and under should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.  Homeschoolers welcome too!

November 6, 7:30 – 12:00 am, On Guard Election Get Together – Gather with the “On Guard” group to watch the evening’s election results.  Bring a snack or sweet to share.

November 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.

November 8, 7:00 pm,  Author Talk: Bernie Lambek – Meet attorney and author of “Uncivil Liberties”. After a high school student is found dead at the bottom of a rock ledge on the outskirts of Montpelier, Vermont, the community confronts its conflicting beliefs and values—and the truths below the surface. A complex and timely legal mystery, “Uncivil Liberties” confronts hate speech and free speech, cyberbullying and privacy, religious and sexual freedom, and a community’s many faces of love and loss. In the courtrooms and streets and bedrooms of Montpelier, lawyers and clients and loved ones grapple with moral convictions and prejudices. The novel is imbued with a deep respect for the law as well as for the passionate and irrational human beings who live within, and sometimes beyond, its constraints.

November 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. 

November 10, 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Game Day – Celebrate the final day of International Games Week with us, playing games – old favorites and new ones too!  Bring your friends and favorite games and a snack or sweet to share. Don’t have any games?  We will have some to choose from including but not limited to: Lanterns, Kodama, Splendor, Codenames, Iglu Iglu, Go Nuts for Donuts, and more!

November 11, 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

November 12, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

November 12, 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.

November 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.

November 14, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight    Join us for a discussion of“Nine Lives” by Dan Baum. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

November 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.

November 16, 5:00  – 8:00 pm and November 17, 9:00  am – noon, Parcel Map Review  –The listers invite you to come in and take a look at the new parcel maps. They will be on hand to answer any questions.

 
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This week at the library – October 29

October 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.

October 31, 5:00 pm – 7 pm, Trick or Treat – Stop by the library to show off your costume. 

November 2, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

November 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.

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

November 3, 11:00 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome. (Repeat of Friday’s program)

Coming Up

November 5, 7:00 pm, Library Board of Trustees Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

November 6, 1 pm – 3:30 pm, Afternoon Movie and Makers – Peacham Elementary School early release day. Spend your afternoon at the library for one or more activities – movie and a maker project.  Movie: “The LEGO Movie” starts at 1 PM (Time 101 minutes. Rated PG). “Maker Challenge” starts at approximately 2:45 pm (when the movie ends) Children 7 and under should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.  Homeschoolers welcome too!

November 6, 7:30 – 12:00 am, On Guard Election Get Together – Gather with the “On Guard” group to watch the evening’s election results.  Bring a snack or sweet to share.

November 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.

November 8, 7:00 pm,  Author Talk: Bernie Lambek – Meet attorney and author of “Uncivil Liberties”: a complex and timely legal mystery, “Uncivil Liberties” confronts hate speech and free speech, cyberbullying and privacy, religious and sexual freedom, and a community’s many faces of love and loss. In the courtrooms and streets and bedrooms of Montpelier, lawyers and clients and loved ones grapple with moral convictions and prejudices. The novel is imbued with a deep respect for the law as well as for the passionate and irrational human beings who live within, and sometimes beyond, its constraints.

November 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. 

November 10, 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Game Day – Celebrate the final day of “International Games Week” with us, playing games – old favorites and new ones too!  Bring your friends and favorite games and a snack or sweet to share. Don’t have any games?  We will have some to choose from including but not limited to: Lanterns, Kodama, Splendor, Codenames, Iglu Iglu, Go Nuts for Donuts, and more!

November 11, 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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