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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 15, 2017

October 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Alexander’s Ragtim51WJR3HZD8L._AC_US218_e Band” – Tyrone Power and Alice Faye star in this movie about a gifted violinist who starts a Jazz Band, falls in love with his lead singer and then heads off to WWI.  The movie won the Oscar for Best Music, Scoring in 1939.

October 17 , 7:00pm – Travel Series – Last spring Tim headed for the west coast to explore, beginning and ending at a base camp at Chuck and Henry Gallagher’s place in Portland, Oregon. From there he drove down the coast with stops at old growth forests until he reached the Redwoods. He spent five days hiking amid these wondrous trees, then drove east and north through Klamath Falls and the east side of the Cascades, avoiding late season snow storms and getting to know the dry side of Oregon. Finally he spend a couple of days in the Three Sisters area before ending his trip back in Portland with a final hike up Tom,Dick, and Harry mountain.

October 18, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of an introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.  There is a fee.

October 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Northanger Abby by Jane Austen is this month’s book.  The November book will be The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either books.

October 20, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

October 20, 7:30pm, Star Party at Northern Skies Observatory — 14484672_1227385307321018_2492751211318291047_nThe weather for next week’s International Observe the Moon Night is somewhat questionable at this time.  This is a chance to see the stars (but not the moon tonight) up close and personal.  Park at the school and walk up the hill.

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October 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.Reading

October 24 , 7:00pm – Travel Series – You’ve seen the frogs at the desk, but did you know they travel all over the world with our library patrons? Becky Jensen, Peacham Llibrary Director, will share with you the joys of travelling with a frog, not only here in Peacham, but throughout the world.

October 25, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of an introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.  There is a fee.

October 26, 5pm — Farmer’s Market Meeting — A community discussion and brainstorm session regarding the future of our Farmers Market.  Cofffee, tea and baked goods will be provided.

October 27, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

October 28, after dark, International Observe the Moon Night — 14484672_1227385307321018_2492751211318291047_nPeacham Library and Northeast Kingdom Astronomy Foundation invite you to join us for International Observe the Moon Night, a worldwide celebration of our nearest neighbor, the Moon!  NOTE:  Date and time may change depending on weather; please check www.nkaf.org or www.peachamlibrary.org and the library throughout the week to be sure you come on the right day!  Held at the observatory.

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This week at the library — October 1, 2017

October 2, 6:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

October 5 Fall Foliage Day

  • 9 am -4 pm – Book Sale
  • 6:30 pm – The annual showing of The Spitfire Grill, a movie filmed in Peacham

October 6, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

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

October 6, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Paddington” – Enjoy some cocoa,paddington popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.

October 7, 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.

Looking Ahead

October 8, 2:00pm – 4:00pm – Fiber Fest – Celebrate National Spinning and Weaving week by learning a weaving technique – simple, hand-held methods of weaving will be available to try.

October 8, 4:00pm – 6:00pm – Artist’s Reception – Cecelia Kane will be on hand to talk about the art in her new show “A Year of Forgetting.”

October 9 , 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.

October 11, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of an introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.  There is a fee.

October 11, 7:00pm – Great Decisions –Worried about the state of the world? The prospect of nuclear weapons and materials falling into the wrong hands? Peacham Library will host Great Decisions in Foreign Policy, a discussion program focusing on the most critical global issues facing America today. Each topic is presented in a half-hour documentary, and then thrown open for a moderated hour-long discussion. Our first topic will be Nuclear Security.

October 13, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

October 17  7:00pm – Travel Series – Locations and travels to be announced, or not, ahead of time.  Rest assured each evening will bring you to another place and time.

 
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This week at the library — September 24, 2017

 

September 25, 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.

September 29, 10 am – 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

October 2, 6:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

October 5 Fall Foliage Day

  • 9 am -4 pm – Book Sale
  • 6:30 pm – The annual showing of The Spitfire Grill, a movie filmed in Peacham

Fiber Day – Date/Time TBA – Learn a fiber craft

Great Decisions, Date/Time TBA — Worried about the state of the world? The prospect of nuclear weapons and materials falling into the wrong hands? Want to know more about the war in Afghanistan, now the longest in U.S. history? Peacham Library will host Great Decisions in Foreign Policy, a discussion program focusing on the most critical global issues facing America today. Topics for 2017 range from threats to our nuclear security to pressures on the European Union to the fraying status quo in Saudi Arabia. Each topic is presented in a half-hour documentary, and then thrown open for a moderated hour-long discussion. Great decisions is a creation of the nonprofit nonpartisan Foreign Policy Association, founded in 1918 and dedicated to developing awareness, understanding, and informed opinion on global issues, and encouraging citizens to participate in the foreign policy process.

 
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This week at the library — September 17, 2017

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September 19, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “The Zookeeper’s Wife” – Jessica Chastain, and Daniel Bruhl star in this movie about the Warsaw Zoo and its role in the Resistance during WWII.  Rated PG-13.  Future movies will be The Man Who Knew Infinity (October) and Alexander’s Ragtime Band (November).

September 21, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Still Life by Louise Penny is this month’s book.  Future books are: Northanger Abby by Jane Austen (October) and The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben (November). Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of any of these books.

September 22, 10 am – 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

September 25, 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.

September 29, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

 
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This week at the library — September 10, 2017

 

September 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.

September 13, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of an introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.  There is a fee.

September 15, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

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September 19, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “The Zookeeper’s Wife” – Jessica Chastain, and Daniel Bruhl star in this movie about the Warsaw Zoo and its role in the Resistance during WWII.  Rated PG-13.  Future movies will be The Man Who Knew Infinity (October) and Alexander’s Ragtime Band (November).

September 21, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Still Life by Louise Penny is this month’s book.  Future books are: Northanger Abby by Jane Austen (October) and The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben (November). Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of any of these books.

September 22, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

September 25, 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.

 
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This week at the library — September 3, 2017

 

September 4, Labor Day, Closed.

September 4, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

September 6, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of an introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.  There is a fee.

September 8, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee 51V-fiXzxCL._AC_US218_or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

September 8, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Monster Trucks” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.  The October movie will be Paddington.

Looking Ahead

September 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.

September 13, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of an introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.  There is a fee.

September 15, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

September 19, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “The Zookeeper’s Wife” – Jessica Chastain, and Daniel Bruhl star in this movie about the Warsaw Zoo and its role in the Resistance during WWII.  Rated PG-13.  Future movies will be The Man Who Knew Infinity (October) and Alexander’s Ragtime Band (November)

 
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This week at the library — August 27, 2017

August 28, 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.

August 30, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of an introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.  There is a fee.

September 1, 10 am – 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

September 4, Labor Day, Closed.

September 4, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

September 6, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of an introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.  There is a fee.

September 8, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee 51V-fiXzxCL._AC_US218_or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

September 8, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Monster Trucks” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.  The October movie will be Paddington.

September 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.

 

 

 
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