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About Peacham Library

Founded in 1810, the Peacham Library is one of the oldest incorporated libraries in Vermont. With a collection of nearly 10,000 items, the P

This Week at the Library-October 21

October 22, 2:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library -Come and help support the library. The funds raised by this group cover the costs of new materials and programs at the library. Come and help them prepare for their Annual Holiday Tea.

October 23, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention -Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. All levels.

October 25, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.

October 28, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers and Scrabblers – NEW this month, we will break out the Scrabble™ board for any interested wordsmiths. Bring your knitting or other handwork, work on the current jigsaw puzzle while enjoying lively company and conversation.

October 29, 6:30 pm, End of Life Options – Dr. Mary Ready, palliative care physician and Allison Wright-Roberts RN, Hospice Coordinator at Caledonia Home Health Care & Hospice will speak about end of life options and services available in this area. Whether you are caring for a loved one or planning for yourself, this program will help you make informed decisions.

October 30, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention -Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. All levels.

October 31, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Trick or Treat – Stop by the library to show off your costume.

November 1, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.

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This Week at the Library – October 14

October 14, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers and Scrabblers – NEW this month, we will break out the Scrabble™ board for any interested wordsmiths. Bring your knitting or other handwork, work on the current jigsaw puzzle while enjoying lively company and conversation.

October 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “On the Basis of Sex” – Inspired by the powerful true story of the young Ruth Bader Ginsburg Rated PG-13. Running Time 120 minutes. NEW!Encore showing at 6 PM.

October 16, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention -Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. All levels.

October 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “These Truths” by Jill LePore (This month – Part One and Part Two).  The most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, this book offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

October 18, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.

October 20, 4:30 pm, Soup and Stories – A potluck dinner that includes a story time for the kids. The library will provide the soup and you are welcome to bring along something to share. Sign up here https://www.mealtrain.com/potlucks/y2y5gy. Sign up is optional.

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October 22, 2:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library -Come and help support the library. The funds raised by this group cover the costs of new materials and programs at the library. Come and help them prepare for their Annual Holiday Tea.

October 23, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention -Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. All levels.

October 25, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.

 
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This Week at the Library – October 7

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

October 8, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

October 8, 7:00 pm, RIDE THE FUTURE: A cross country adventure in electric vehicles – Duane Leffel will recounts how eight strangers from around the world attempt to set four Guinness World Records on electric vehicles to prove they are reliable and viable. They set off on their 44 day journey with no corporate funding and limited planning and have come away with amazing stories about people, places and sustainability accomplishments.

October 9, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention -Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. All levels.

October 11, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.

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October 14, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this town committee is working on. 

October 14, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers and Scrabblers – NEW this month, we will break out the Scrabble™ board for any interested wordsmiths. Bring your knitting or other handwork, work on the current jigsaw puzzle while enjoying lively company and conversation.

October 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “On the Basis of Sex” – Inspired by the powerful true story of the young Ruth Bader Ginsburg Rated PG-13. Running Time 120 minutes. NEW!Encore showing at 6 PM.

October 16, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention -Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. All levels.

October 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “These Truths” by Jill LePore (This month – Part One and Part Two).  The most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, this book offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

October 18, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.

October 20, 4:30 pm, Soup and Stories – A potluck dinner that includes a story time for the kids. The library will provide the soup and you are welcome to bring along something to share. Sign up here https://www.mealtrain.com/potlucks/y2y5gy.

 
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This Week at the Library – September 30

October 1, 1:30 pm, Aging Well in Peacham: “Tim McKay: Peacham Child Care Center” – Enjoy an afternoon at the library, with food, fun and socializing with this monthly group.  

October 2, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention -Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. All levels.

October 3, 10:00 am, Fall Foliage Book Sale, 10:00 am – 3 pm, – Stop by and find a treasure. Buy a book and support the library! 

October 4, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.

October 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – Enjoy some lemonade, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  

October 5, 8:30 am, Collaborator’s Meeting – The Collaborator’s is a group who meet every other month to discuss / help organizations in Peacham.  Please join us as we help each other and the community.

October 5, 11:00 am, Drag Queen Story Time – Vermont’s own Emoji Nightmare and Nikki Champagne are coming to Peacham Library!  Join us from 11 – 12 noon. on Saturday, October. 5, for Drag Queen Story Hour, a program of stories, songs, and a craft celebrating inclusivity.  This program for all ages will be held in the community room.  

Coming up

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

October 8, 7:00 pm, Ride The Future Tour – Join Duane Leffel, driver of the Nissan LEAF during the Ride The Future Tour, and take a behind-the-scenes journey across the U.S. with the Tour. With humor and candor, he will take you from Charleston, SC to San Francisco and share over 500 hundred color photos from the actual trip. Learn how he set a Guinness World Record, information about sustainability initiatives around the country, and how YOU can make a sustainability impact too.

October 8, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

October 9, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention -Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. All levels.

October 11, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.

 
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This Week at the Library – September 23

September 23, 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 while you chat.

September 25, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention -Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. All levels.

September 26, 6:30 pm, Green Burials in Vermont – Green burial is a way of caring for the dead with minimal environmental impact that aids in the conservation of natural resources, reduction of carbon emissions, protection of worker health, and the restoration and/or preservation of habitat. Find out more at this presentation.

September 27, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.

Coming Up

October 1, 1:30 pm, Aging Well in Peacham: “Tim McKay: Peacham Child Care Center” – Enjoy an afternoon at the library, with food, fun and socializing with this monthly group.  

October 2, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. All levels.

October 3, 10:00 am – 3 pm , Fall Foliage Book Sale – Stop by and find a treasure. Buy a book and support the library! 

October 4, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.

October 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – Enjoy some lemonade, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  

October 5, 8:30 am, Collaborator’s Meeting – The Collaborator’s is a group who meet every other month to discuss / help organizations in Peacham.  Please join us as we help each other and the community.

October 5, 11:00 am, Drag Queen Story Time – Vermont’s own Emoji Nightmare and Nikki Champagne are coming to Peacham Library!  Join us for a program of stories, songs, and a craft celebrating inclusivity.  This program for all ages will be held in the community room.  

 
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This Week at the Library – September 16

September 16, 7:00 pm, Library Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public. 

September 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “The Public” – A Cincinnati librarian helps a group of homeless people take refuge at the free public library in order to survive a brutal winter night. 122 minutes. Rated PG-13. NEW!Encore showing at 6 PM.

September 18, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention -Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. All levels.

September 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “Sunday Philosophy Club” by Alexander McCall Smith.  Amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie is a philosopher and Editor of the Review of Applied Ethics, who also uses her training to solve unusual mysteries. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

September 20, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.

September 21, 12:30 pm – 3 pm, Fall Fondo Pie Sale – Stop by the Peacham Library basement to grab a slice of a wide variety of homemade pies! Highlights last year were chocolate cream, buttermilk pie and key lime in addition to all sorts of fruit pies. Sale continues until pies are gone!

Coming Up

September 23, 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 while you chat.

September 25, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention -Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. All levels.

September 26, 6:30 pm, Green Burials in Vermont – Green burial is a way of caring for the dead with minimal environmental impact that aids in the conservation of natural resources, reduction of carbon emissions, protection of worker health, and the restoration and/or preservation of habitat. Find out more at this presentation.

September 27, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two, and chat with your friends and neighbors.

 
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