This week at the library — June 23, 2013

24 Jun

June 24, 6:30pm, Peacham Knitters – Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. New knitters are welcome to come for help and encouragement.

June 25, 26, 27, 9:30am, The Art of Silk Screening — Design and print a t-shirt to go with this year’s summer reading program theme of “Dig Into Reading.” SIGN UP IS REQUIRED; suitable for those 9 years old and up (including adults!).

June 28, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time – stories, crafts and activities for the young and their parents.

June 28, 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

June 17, 9:30am, Kids’ French Club – The kid’s club that’s not just for kids.  Stop by for an hour of French — it may be stories and games, it may be music, or maybe even food.  You never know what this week’s volunteers have planned, but given the wide range of French speakers in town, it’s sure to be something different each week.

July 2, 7 – 9 pm, Teen Night — Hang out with your friends, watch a movie, play a game, you decide!  SIGN UP REQUIRED: suitable for those 11 years old and up.

July 4, LIBRARY will be CLOSED except for the book sale.

July 4, 11am – 3pm, Book Sale – drop by during the holiday celebrations to pick up great HomeGrownPoster053013wsnipebargains on gently used books, puzzles, audios and movies.

July 5, 10am-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, 4-6pm, Artist Reception — Home Grown Furniture by Jeff Scott and Tim McKay.

July 8, 5:30pm, Henry Homeyer Author Program For the Young and Young at Heart — Henry Homeyer will talk about the writing process and read from his children’s book Wobar and the Quest for the Magic Calumet.  Suitable for children and their parents.  Followed by dessert in the garden.

July 8, 7:00pm, Peacham Library Annual Meeting — The 203rd annual meeting!  The meeting SummerSeries2013will be preceded by an author program for children and adults (see above) and dessert in the garden.  After the meeting gardener Henry Homeyer will kick off the Summer Series “Dig Into Gardening” with a talk on “How to Eat from the Garden All Year.”

Of Interest

Park Passes are here!  We have passes to Vermont State Parks, Vermont Historical Sites, the American Precision Museum and Vermont’s History Museum.  Each provides free admittance for a group of 4-8 (depending on the pass) and sometimes a discount in the local gift shop, too.  Passes are available to borrow for a week at a time.

Are you a St. Johnsbury Academy student looking for summer reading books?  Look no further than your local library–we have most of the books available either in hard cover, or as an audio or ebook download.  Want to talk about one of your books?  Our Readers’ Delight will be discussing Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close on July 16 at 7:15pm.

Looking for an event or meeting time/date/place in Peacham?  Check out the Library’s calendar.  We’re working to keep this up-to-date as your go-to place for all the town’s happenings so let us know if you would like an event added to the calendar.  Be sure to read the details careful to be sure you show up at the right location for an event!

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