This week at the library — May 4, 2014

04 May

May 4, 4:00 – 6:00pm – Artists’ Reception for Elementary Art – Elementaryposter040914forweba show of art created by students from Peacham Elementary School. Artwork includes self-portraits, works looking forwards and back, tubular art, a mural of South Peacham and photograms.

May 5, 7:00pm, Peacham Library Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

May 6, 4:15 – 5:30pm, Peacham Post Office Meeting – Peacham Library will be closed to allow staff to attend the community meeting on the status of the town’s Post Office. The Post Office has invited the community to this meeting at the Post Office to hear input on new hours and services.

May 8, 7:00pm, Extreme Home Composting – As part of International Compost Awareness Week we will screen Highfields Center for Composting webinar on Extreme Home Composting. Nick Comerci, President of the Highfields board, will be on hand to kick off the evening and to answer questions. Bring a few scraps and other potential compostables and we’ll start our own compost here at the library.

May 9, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

May 10, 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. May topics – a weed walk (the weather has got to be better by the second week in May, right?).

Looking Ahead

May 13 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.

May 15, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

May 16, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time – stories and crafts for the young and their caregivers.

May 16, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

May 19, 5:15pm, Friends of Peacham Library – The Friends organize events and fundraisers in support of the library with funds raised used to support book purchases and programs.  Please consider joining the Friends and helping in their efforts.

Of Interest

New books at the library!  Drop by to check out a few.

Can’t find what you are looking for at the library?  Ask for an interlibrary loan book.  You can see what other libraries have by checking the state catalog or  by clicking on the Union link on the left side of our catalog.


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