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This week at the library – April 15, 2012

16 Apr

April 16, 6:30pm, Writers Workshop 1 –  (geared towards adults, but all are welcome) Continuing the celebration of National Poetry Month, children’s author and Peacham resident Elizabeth O’Donnell will lead us in an exploration of haiku and other forms of poetry. 

April 17, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre – presents the Academy Award winning movie based on The Invention of Hugo Cabret  by Brian Selznick.  The movie, directed by Martin Scorsese, follows a young orphan (Asa Butterfield) who lives in the walls of a train station.  Unbeknownst to anyone, Hugo has taken on his deceased uncle’s job of maintaining the station’s clocks.  As he attempts to repair an automaton of his father’s, Hugo helps a shopkeeper (Ben Kingsley) understand his past.  Rated PG.

April 19, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight –  We’ll be discussing The Odd Women by George Gissing.  The book for May is The Beekeeper’s Lament by Hannah Nordhaus.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy.

April 20, 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 22, 4 – 6pm, Artist’s Reception — The Gilmore Gallery at Peacham Library is proud to be exhibiting Oil Paintings by David Smith for the months of April and May.  The exhibit is available for viewing whenever the library is open.

Looking Ahead

April 27, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour

April 28, 9am – noon, Friends of Peacham Library selling sweets, coffee and quality used items at the Congregational Church Flea Market.  Proceeds support library programs and book purchases.

April 30, 4pm, Writers’ Workshop 2, Elizabeth O’Donnell, author of several picture books and a Peacham resident, will lead us through the ins and outs of picture books and what makes these such fun, but difficult pieces to write.  The workshop is geared towards ages 10-16, but adults are welcome to join us!

Of Interest

The 2012-13 DCF books are here!  For a complete list and description of each book, check the official DCF website.

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