January 4, 6:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.
January 5, 7:00, The Personal Side of Syria — What do you really know about Syria? Tamam AbuLateaf, a citizen of Syria who has been studying in Vermont since June,. will put a personal face on Syria through photos and stories of his life and family.
January 7, 12 noon, Lunch Talk — Help at Home with NEK Council on Aging — Heidi Baker, from the NEK Council on Aging, begins a series of monthly lunch talks aimed at helping older Vermonters and their families identify programs for living well as they age in the safety of their own homes . This program compliments the work SASH has begun in Peacham. Open to all; soup and bread will be served.
January 8, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!
January 9, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse — Pipe and Slippers will open the 2016 season of Community Coffeehouses at Peacham Library. The four member, up and coming, folk/indie band plays guitar, fiddle, electric bass, banjo, octave mandolin, and an occasional drum. They stepped up to the open mike last year, and are now ready for their own set. Use the open mike afterwards to start your musical career!
January 11, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle.
January 15 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!
January 19, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – Mr. Deeds, a small-town, Vermont tuba player, inherits $20 million only to find himself the target of ruthless businessmen, relatives and other ne’er-do-wells. Garry Cooper stars in this Frank Capra film about Mr. Deeds going to town.
As part of the current Gilmore Gallery exhibit, there is now a loom available for you to try your hand at weaving! The librarians will help get you started. The cloth woven by the community will be used to make towels for the library’s kitchen.