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This week at the library — August 16, 2015

17 Aug

August 16, 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Artists’ Reception – Purposeful Travel – Photos from the Summer Series.

August 17, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

August 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Big Hero 6” A young robotics whiz, Hiro Hamada (voiceJoshua Lakin of Ryan Potter), leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax to save the metropolis of San Fransokyo. Rated PG.

August 18, 7:00 pm, Health Talk with Dr. Josh – Dr. Josh Lakin will discuss “Planning in Serious Illness: The Conversation.” A talk about how the medical specialty of Palliative Care thinks about these conversations and a brief introduction to some of the tools available for preparing for and recording these conversations with your family or your physician

August 20 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Beatrice DeRocco Ring presents“A Journey of Discovery” Journey with Beatrice as she recreates (over six years) the around-the-world trip her father and uncle made in 1928 (in a single year) using only ships, trains and cars, and taking pictures similar to the ones taken in 1928.

August 21, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

Looking Ahead

August 24, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters — Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. There is also a jigsaw puzzle available for those who prefer this activity.

August 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!

John Shelby Spong (photo by Dick Snyder)

John Shelby Spong (photo by Dick Snyder)

August 29, 7:00 pm, Influential Authors, at Peacham Congregational Church – Biblical scholar, Rev. John Shelby Spong, author of over 24 books, will kick off the series with a talk titled “Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World.” Future speakers to be announced. This talk is a fund-raising event, with all donations supporting the library.

September 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

Of Interest

Remember, bring your Passport to Vermont Libraries in to see if you visited the most libraries!  Prizes both locally and statewide for folks in three different age groupings!  More details can be found at http://www.vermontlibraries.org/passport/.

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