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This week at the library — April 13, 2014

14 Apr

April 14 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.

April 14, 7:00pm, Peacham Library Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

April 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – An innocent train ride twists into intrigue when Iris Henderson (Margaret Lockwood) is hit on the head by a potted plant as she begins her journey. Iris is helped onto the train by a retired governess, but hours later “the lady vanishes” in this Alfred Hitchcock film.

April 17, 1:15pm, Children’s Theatre – This new, Academy Award winning animated film will put you right back in “frozen” territory. The story is simple—Anna sets off with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his reindeer Sven to find her sister, Elsa, whose powers have trapped the kingdom in a “frozen” winter wonderland. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

April 17, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

April 17, 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 18, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time – In celebration of Savings Month, bank officials will be on hand to talk about savings for kids and adults. There will also be the usual stories and crafts for the young and their caregivers.

April 19, 1 – 3pm, Herb Club – Herb nerd fun or how to use herbs for both medicinal and culinary purposes. No experience necessary, just an interest in herbs. April topics –a weed walk and optional seed swap. If you are interested in seeds bring baggies/containers and a way to label them. If weather keeps us indoors we will discuss wild crafting, plant identification, and spring ephemerals.

 

Looking Ahead

April 24, 11am, Lunch Talk – Identity Theft and Scams – Banking and law enforcement officials will be on hand to talk about how to protect yourself from identity theft and scams. Soup and bread will be provided.

April 25, 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 26, 9am – noon, Flea Market – Drop by Peacham Congregational Church to shop for good quality used items at the Friends of Peacham Library tables. There will also be sweets, coffee and tea for sale.

April 26, 7:00pm, Poetry and Pie – In celebration of National Poetry Month, David Bubill will give a reading of his poetry. Budbill is a nationally recognized author of seven books of poetry, a novel, short stories, and the libretto for an opera. A selection of pies along with coffee and tea will be available. This event is free and open to the public. Donations to help support Peacham Library are always appreciated.

Of Interest

Friends of Peacham Library will be selling homemade sweets and quality used items at the Flea Market at Peacham Congregational Church on April 26.  Contact Mini’s Jitney Service (592-3966) if you have items you would like to donate to the Friends’ fund raising efforts

Gilmore Gallery has a new show– Elementary Art–an exhibit of art from Peacham Elementary School students.  The art will be on display through May.  Watch for details about an Artists’ Reception.

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