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This week at the library — February 23, 2014

23 Feb

February 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.

February 25, 4pm, Café Group

February 25, 6pm, Peacham Community Housing

February 27, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight (note date change)– The group will discuss A Confederacy of Dunces by John Toole.  The March book will be Gilead by Marilynne Robinson. Contact the library if you need a copy of either book. 

February 28, 9am — Preschool Story Time – Join us for stories, crafts and a bit of romping for children of all ages.

February 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!

March 1, 7pm —The Community Coffeehouse welcomes back Jen Corkins.   Jen taught herself guitar in JenCorkinscollege, and has always loved to sing. Her husband-equivalent, Dan, encouraged her to get out and play in public, so she started doing Open Mic nights at Langdon St. Cafe in Montpelier. After getting her feet wet that way, she became brave enough to play local farmers’ markets.  In 2011, musician friends of Dan and Jen asked if they would like to work up some tunes for a local fair. After a summer of twice a week rehearsals, the played for the first time together that August and have played St. J First Night the last two years under the name of Blue Road Crossing. Jen also plays frequently at the Bee’s Knees in Morrisville and at Brown’s Market Bistro in Groton.  An open mike for those who wish to share their music will be available at 8pm.  Coffee, tea, cider and snacks will be provided.  There is a suggested donation of $5 per person to support library programs

Looking Ahead

March 3, 7pm, Board Meeting — open to the public

March 4, TOWN MEETING — The library will open after the conclusion of Town Meeting.

March 6, 7pm — The Theramine — Peacham School music teacher Kevin Colosa will give an interactive demonstration of the theremin, one of the earliest electronic synthesizers. A musical instrument invented by accident nearly 100 years ago by a Soviet physicist during the time of Lenin, the theremin is played
without physical contact. There will be a demonstration, a Q&A session, and opportunities to try one’s hand at this unique instrument.

March 7, 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 8, 1 -3pm, Herb Club – This is a chance for those drawn to the use of both medicinal and culinary herbs to get together and have some herb nerd fun. No experience with herbs is necessary and everyone is welcome.

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