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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 — March 19, 2017

March 21, 1:15, Aging Well in Peacham – Fall Prevention presentation by Peacham Fire Department.  Supported in part by the VT Dept of Health.

March 24, 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

March 26, 4:00 – 6:00pm, Artist’s Reception – Joanna Bodenweber will be on hand for you to talk to her about her Posters.

March 27, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers – Bring your knitting or other fenceshandwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle.

March 28, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Fences” (four Oscar nominations) – During the 1950’s, an African-American father struggles to raise his family while dealing with the times. Viola Davis won an Oscar and Denzel Washington was nominated for one.  Rated PG-13.

March 31, 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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April 3, 7:00 pm — Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

April 7, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart!

April 7, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Sing” Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.   

 

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This week at the library — March 12, 2017

March 13, 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.

March 14, 1:15, Aging Well in Peacham – RESCHEDULED to March 21 — Fall Prevention presentation by Peacham Fire Department.  Supported in part by the VT Dept of Health.

March 15, 5:30 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join FOPL in their support of the library!

March 16, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi.  In April the book will be Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

March 17, 10 am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. mmaSuitable for all ages!

March 18, 4:00pm, Cooking the Book — Announcing a NEW book group.  Everyone will select one (yup, just one) recipe from the same cookbook (yup, just one cookbook) to make and share. Our first cookbook will be Mma Ramotswe’s Cookbook by Stuart Brown. We will gather on Saturday, March 18 at 4pm to share our cooking and thoughts about the recipes. Stop by the library to select a recipe.   Don’t want to cook?  Talk to the librarian about how you can join the discussion.

Looking Ahead

March 21, 1:15, Aging Well in Peacham – Fall Prevention presentation by Peacham Fire Department.  Supported in part by the VT Dept of Health.

March 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – RESCHEDULED to March 28 — “Fences” (four Oscar nominations) – During the 1950’s, an African-American father struggles to raise his family while dealing with the times. Viola Davis won an Oscar and Denzel Washington was nominated for one.  Rated PG-13.

March 24, 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!

March 26, 4:00 – 6:00pm, Artist’s Reception – Joanna Bodenweber will be on hand for you to talk to her about her Posters.

March 27, 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.

March 28, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Fences” (four Oscar nominations) – During the 1950’s, an African-American father struggles to raise his family while dealing with the times. Viola Davis won an Oscar and Denzel Washington was nominated for one.  Rated PG-13.

March 31, 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!

April 7, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart!

April 7, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Sing” Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.   

 
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This week at the library — March

March 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

March 7, TOWN MEETING – The library will open after the conclusion of Town Meeting.

March 9, 7:00 pm, Green Burial   Do you try and make environmentally conscious choices in your life? Are you aware of the impact the resources we use have on our air, water, and soil? Are you concerned about protecting the planet for future generations? This educational program is hosted by end-of-life specialist and green burial educator, Michelle Acciavatti, wildlife biologist and green burial advocate Carl Anderson, and Suzanne Kelly Chair of the town of Rhinebeck Hybrid Cemetery and author of Greening Death.

March 10, 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

March 13, 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.

March 14, 1:15, Aging Well in Peacham – Fall Prevention presentation by Peacham Fire Department.  Supported in part by the VT Dept of Health.

March 15, 5:30 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join FOPL in their support of the library!

March 16, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi.  In April the book will be Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

March 17, 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!

March 18, 4:00pm, Cooking the Book — Announcing a NEW book mmagroup.  Everyone will select one (yup, just one) recipe from the same cookbook (yup, just one cookbook) to make and share. Our first cookbook will be Mma Ramotswe’s Cookbook by Stuart Brown. We will gather on Saturday, March 18 at 4pm to share our cooking and thoughts about the recipes. Stop by the library to select a recipe.   Don’t want to cook?  Talk to the librarian about how you can join the discussion.

 
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This week at the library – February 25, 2017

February 27, 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.

February 28, 6:30 pm, Kingdom Clickers – Are you interested in photography and getting the most from your photos?  Kingdom Clickers is a local group of folks who gather to talk about just that.  Newcomers welcome!petesdragon

March 3, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart!

March 3, 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!

March 3, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Pete’s Dragon” Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanie5thbusinessd by an adult.  Rated PG.

March 4, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Fifth Business returns to kickoff the evening and then at 8pm we open the mic to anyone interested in performing.

Looking Ahead

March 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

March 7, TOWN MEETING – The library will open after the conclusion of Town Meeting.

March 9, 7:00 pm, Green Burial   Do you try and make environmentally conscious choices in your life? Are you aware of the impact the resources we use have on our air, water, and soil? Are you concerned about protecting the planet for future generations? This educational program is hosted by end-of-life specialist and green burial educator, Michelle Acciavatti, wildlife biologist and green burial advocate Carl Anderson, and Suzanne Kelly Chair of the town of Rhinebeck Hybrid Cemetery and author of Greening Death.

March 10, 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!

March 13, 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.

March 14, 1:15, Aging Well in Peacham – Fall Prevention presentation by Peacham Fire Department.  Supported in part by the VT Dept of Health.

March 15, 5:30 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join FOPL in their support of the library!

March 16, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi.  In April the book will be Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

March 17, 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!

March 18, 4:00pm, Cooking the Book — Announcing a NEW book mmagroup.  Everyone will select one (yup, just one) recipe from the same cookbook (yup, just one cookbook) to make and share. Our first cookbook will be Mma Ramotswe’s Cookbook by Stuart Brown. We will gather on Saturday, March 18 at 4pm to share our cooking and thoughts about the recipes. Stop by the library to select a recipe.   Don’t want to cook?  Talk to the librarian about how you can join the discussion.

 
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This week at the library — February 20, 2017

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February 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “In the Heart of the Sea” –  the story upon which Melville based Moby Dick.

 

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February 23, 7:00 pm, Winter Series – Joe Alper, The Hard Problem Of Consciousness – The “hard problem” of consciousness involves the explanation of what it is like to have experiences of things like colors and pains.  Can science and psychology explain these phenomena or will a new theory be
needed, one which will have implications for understanding both human minds and computer artificial intelligence?

February 24, 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

February 27, 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.

February 28, 6:30 pm, Kingdom Clickers – Are you interested in photography and getting the most from your photos?  Kingdom Clickers is a local group of folks who gather to talk about just that.  Newcomers welcome!

March 3, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart!

March 3, 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!petesdragon

March 3, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Pete’s Dragon” Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Rated PG.

March 4, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Fifth Business returns to kickoff the evening and then at 8pm we open the mic to anyone interested in performing.

February 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

 
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This week at the library — February 12, 2017

February 13, 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.

February 16, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The Tower at Stony Wood by Patricia McKillip.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

February 17, 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!

February 18, 11:00am until gone – Winter Carnival Chili, Cornbread and Hot Chocolate – We’ll be selling hoheartofseat food / drinks at the Peacham Congregational Church with proceeds to benefit Peacham Library.

Looking Ahead

February 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “In the Heart of the Sea” –  the story upon which Melville based Moby Dick.

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February 23, 7:00 pm, Winter Series – Joe Alper, The Hard Problem Of Consciousness – The “hard problem” of consciousness involves the explanation of what it is like to have experiences of things like colors and pains.  Can science and psychology explain these phenomena or will a new theory be
needed, one which will have implications for understanding both human minds and computer artificial intelligence?

February 3, 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!

February 27, 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.

February 28, 6:30 pm, Kingdom Clickers – Are you interested in photography and getting the most from your photos?  Kingdom Clickers is a local group of folks who gather to talk about just that.  Newcomers welcome!

March 3, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart!

March 3, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Pete’s Dragon” Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Rated PG.

March 4, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Fifth Business returns to kickoff the evening and then at 8pm we open the mic to anyone interested in performing.

 

 

 
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This week at the library — January 29, 2017

February 3, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young a819fsyosibl-_sy445_t heart with a guest reader!

February 3, 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!

February 3, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “The BFG” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

February 4, 7:00 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Jonathan Kaplan and Carol Hausner will be the headliners for this month’s kaplancoffeehouse.  Jonathan’s joyful keyboard playing and resonant vocals blend effortlessly with Carol’s singing and playing to capture the essence of the Americana, roots and original music they perform. An open mic for those who wish to share their music will be available at 8pm.  Coffee, tea, cider and snacks will be on hand.

Looking Ahead

February 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open winterseriesto the public.

February 9, 7:00 pm, Winter Series — Marsha Garrison, Growing Up Poor:  What Determines Child Outcomes — What makes a difference in life outcome if you’re growing up at the bottom of the socioeconomic heap?  A unique database of interconnected Family Court records offers some clues.

February 10, 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!

February 11, 1:00pm, Herb Club — Join the members of Herb Club for a discussion about herbs and their uses.  No experience necessary.

February 13, 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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