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This week at the library — February 26, 2012

27 Feb

February 28, 4pm, Literary Youth — discussion of The Giver by Lois Lowry.  Youth of all ages are welcom to join the discussion.

March 1, 1:30pmLiterary Youth Movie —  As a follow up to a previous Literary Youth book discussion, we will screen a movie, starring Gene Wilder, based on Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.  Popcorn and cider will be provided.

March 2, 9am, Preschool Story Time — There will be stories, a craft and an occasional song or finger-play.  Children of all ages are welcome, but those under five and their parents may appreciate the activities the most! 

March 2, 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 3, 7pm, Community Coffeehouse — Bobby Farlice-Rubio of Tritium Well will open the evening at 7pm.  With his acoustic guitar, Bobby enjoys stripping the varnish off of well-known classics and traditional folk songs to reveal the majestic, raw beauty lying within.  Whether playing medieval murder ballads, Cuban boleros, or original compositions, each tune Bobby sings is infused with authentic intensity and emotion. The mike is open for those who want a chance at sharing their music at 8.  There is a suggested donation to help support the Library.

March 4, 4 -6pm, Artist’s Reception — The Gilmore Gallery exhibition for February and March is Robert Van Vranken, a highly accomplished visual artist, and a recent transplant to Peacham from Brunswick, Maine. Mr. Van Vranken’s work has been featured in well known New York galleries for well over 20 years. He has participated in no less than 16 solo shows and over 30 group exhibitions in galleries from Seattle to Maine, and has taught at Princeton, the San Francisco Art Institute and the University of Maine.  The centerpiece of the Robert Van Vranken exhibit at Gilmore Gallery is an impressive 47″ x 82″ oil painting that highlights Mr. Van Vranken’s painstaking attention to detail and technical skill, along with his extensive knowledge of light and shadow. It and several smaller pieces will be on display until the end of March. 

Looking Ahead

March 5, 7pm, Board Meeting

March 6, Town Meeting, the library will open after the conclusion of the meeting should the meeting extend beyond 1pm.  The library is thankful to all our patrons and to the Town of Peacham voters for your support and look forward to welcoming you at the library after the meeting.

March 9, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour

March 12, 7pm, Tech Monday, Vermont Online Library

March 14, 7pm, Game Night

March 15, 7pm, Readers’ Delight, Abraham by Bruce Feiler

Of Interest

The Gilmore Gallery now has its own blog — http://gilmoregallery.blogspot.com/ — in addition to the page here.

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