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This week at the library — February 1, 2015

01 Feb

February 2, 1pm, Introduction to the Arduino – Light up the lights and flash your name across the screen while learning a bit of coding and electronics with a Sparkfun Arduino kit.

February 2, 7pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

February 5, 3:30pm,– Doing the Dewey – Extended Learning Opportunities at the library with Peacham Elementary School explores the Dewey Decimal system one non-fiction section at a time with books, activities and fun.

January 30, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

February 6, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or Fifth Business 2015two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

February 7, 7pm, Community Coffeehouse – The Community Coffeehouse welcomes  back Fifth Business.  Leaving songs about bad love, sung in the key of “me”, to the younger crowd, Fifth Business shares traditional and original music leading off the beaten path. An open mic 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

February 9, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.

February 6, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

February 14, 1pm, Herb Club – The Ayurvedic concept of doshas and quizzes to discover your dosha/constitution are this month’s program.

Of Interest

New books added in January are now posted online!  Expect to see a few more new ones on the shelves in the next week or so!

How are you doing with our Reading Challenge?  The current challenge is read a Dorothy Canfield Fisher book.  For those of you who don’t know, every year Vermont selects 30 books for students in grades 4-8 to read should they wish to. In the spring students vote for their favorite books to select a winner of the “Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award” for the year. The Department of Libraries has a variety of information on this year’s list and a page with links to the yearly lists all the way back to 1957. Peacham Library has large the current DCF books prominently on display, and has large colored dots near the spine label of all DCF books from the last 10 years to help you spot these special books. And why is there a reading list for Vermont students named after Dorothy Canfield Fisher? Find out more on the DCF website.

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