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This week at the library — November 10, 2013

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 November 11, 5:15pm, Friends of Peacham Library — planning for the Holiday Tea on December 7.

November 11, 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.

November 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!

November 16, International Games Day – Family time 4 – 6pm, Pizza for all 6 – 7pm, Adults 7 – 9pm – Drop by the library to play your favorite games or try a new one. We’ll have chess, Scrabble, Rummy, Wits & Wagers, and Dominion, as well as three new games – Tapple,  Cross Ways, and the Yu-Gi-OH! trading Card Game.  As with all gaming events, we encourage you to bring your favorite games to share.

Looking Ahead

November 19, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – Make a “joyful noise” and sing out with Dolly Parton, Queen Latifah and Jeremy Jordan in this spirited movie about the Joyful Noise Competition and a choir from a small town in Georgia.

November 21, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Tara Conklin’s The House Girl.  The January book will be NW by Zadie Smith. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

November 22, 9am, Preschool Story Time – Stories and a craft for the young and young at heart

November 22, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

Holiday Eventsadopt

Holiday Adopt a Books are coming.  Looking for a unique present for that someone special?  Adopt a book at the library? Here’s how it works: Select a book from those available or suggest a book to the librarian.  After you pay the library for the book we’ll put a special adoption label in and check the book out to your special someone.  When the person has read the book, return it for others to enjoy – both the book and your generosity.  Books may be adopted for people, pets, entities, the library, almost anyone.  You can, if you desire, remain anonymous.  The list will be available soon; the books will be on display in early December.

cards2013Friends of Peacham Library have new Gilmore notecards for sale!  Help support the Friends and the library by buying some soon.

December 7, 2 – 4pm, 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.

December 14, 10am – 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.

Gilmore Gallery

We’re looking to put together a one-month show at the Gilmore Gallery for the month of December with a holiday or a “winter in/around Peacham” theme.  If you have any pieces (2D, 3D, digital, video, whatever) that you thing would be appropriate, please let us know.
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