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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 – April 15

April 16, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “The Bookshop” – Florence Green, a free-spirited widow, puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop. 115 minutes. Not Rated.

April 17, 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.

April 18, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “There There” by Tommy Orange. This a relentlessly paced multigenerational story about violence and recovery, memory and identity, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

April 19, 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

April 22, 6:00 pm, Make a Reusable Bag – Celebrate Earth Day by sewing your own reusable cotton bag.  The bag will be a small lightweight, easy-to-sew design. No sewing experience necessary. Class size is limited. Material fee of $8.

April 22, 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.

April 24, 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.

April 26, 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.  

April 26, 7:00 pm, An Evening with Miss Emily – As Poetry Month comes to a closes, join us for an evening with the “Belle of Amherst” Emily Dickinson. Donna Dia Lowre will reprise her role as the poet, sharing scenes and poems from the play by William Luce, interspersed Emily Dickinson’s biographical background.

April 27, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Homeschool Round Table – Want to know more about homeschooling? Local homeschooling parents will be on hand to talk about a variety of subjects, including curriculum development, different methods of assessment, homeschooling a special needs child. Parents will be available to answer any questions.

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This Week at the library – April 8

April 8, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

April 8, 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.

April 9, 6:30 pm, Peacham Community Housing – This group is a non-profit, charitable organization, supporting and enabling community projects that contribute to Peacham’s quality of living.

April 9, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

April 10, 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.

April 12, 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.

April 14, 3:00 – 5:30 pm, Friendly Folk Music Jam – Open to acoustic instrument players of any skill level interested in a relaxed, collegial atmosphere to share folk or old-time music.  Come share your talent and a simple song (3 or 4 chords).  Don’t play an instrument?  Listeners are always welcome! 

Coming Up

April 16, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “The Bookshop” – Florence Green, a free-spirited widow, puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop. 115 minutes. Not Rated.

April 17, 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.

April 18, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “There There” by Tommy Orange. This a relentlessly paced multigenerational story about violence and recovery, memory and identity, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

April 19, 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 – April 1

April 1, 7:00 pm, Library Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

April 2, 1:30 pm,  Aging Well in Peacham – Join this monthly group for snacks, company and interesting topics. This month’s topic: “Living with Arthritis”.

April 3, 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

April  5, 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.

April 5, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “The Last Unicorn” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 93 minutes. Rated G.  

April 6, 8:30 am, Collaborators Meeting – The Collaborators 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.

April 6, 11:00 am, Story Time – Unicorn stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome. 

April 6, 7:00 pm, Spring Poetry Night Coffee House – Share poems together and to celebrate National Poetry Month.  Bring favorite poems to share or some of your own.  Coffee and refreshments.

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April 7, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Gallery Reception: Caledonia Central Supervisory Union Annual Student Art Exhibit – Featuring work created by PK – 12 students from Barnet, Danville, Peacham, Walden and Waterford.

Coming Up

April 8, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

April 8, 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.

April 9, 6:30 pm, Peacham Community Housing – This group is a non-profit, charitable organization, supporting and enabling community projects that contribute to Peacham’s quality of living.

April 9, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

April 10, 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.

April 12, 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.

April 14, 3:00 – 5:30 pm, Friendly Folk Music Jam – Open to acoustic instrument players of any skill level interested in a relaxed, collegial atmosphere to share folk or old-time music.  Come share your talent and a simple song (3 or 4 chords).  Don’t play an instrument?  Listeners are always welcome! 

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This Week at the Library – March 25

March 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 while you chat.

March 27, 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.

March 29, 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

April 1, 7:00 pm, Library Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

April 2, 1:30 pm,  Aging Well in Peacham – Join this monthly group for snacks, company and interesting topics.

April 3, 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

April  5, 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.

April 5, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “The Last Unicorn” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 93 minutes. Rated G.  

April 6, 11:00 am, Story Time – Unicorn stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome. 

April 6, 7:00 pm, Spring Poetry Night- Share poems together and celebrate National Poetry Month.  Bring favorite poems to share or some of your own.  Coffee and refreshments.

April 7, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Gallery Reception: Caledonia Central Supervisory Union Annual Student Art Exhibit – Featuring work created by PK – 12 students from Barnet, Danville, Peacham, Walden and Waterford.

 
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This Week at the Library – March 18

March 19, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Frankenstein” – This classic is worth watching again. 71 minutes. Not Rated.

March 20, 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.

March 21, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley: the story that took on a life of its own!

March 22, 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

March 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 while you chat.

March 27, 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.

March 29, 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 – March 11

March 11, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

March 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 while you chat.

March 12, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

March 13, 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.

March 14, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Beginner’s Class – Start at the beginning and learn about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

March 15, 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

March 19, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Frankenstein” – This classic is worth watching again. 71 minutes. Not Rated.

March 20, 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.

March 21, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley: the story that took on a life of its own!

March 22, 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 – March 4

March 4, 7:00 pm, Library Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

March 5, 10:00 Town Meeting – The library will open when Town Meeting is over. 

March 6, 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.

March 7, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Beginner’s Class – Start at the beginning and learn about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

March 8, 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.  

March 10, 3:00 – 5:30 pm, Friendly Folk Music Jam – Open to acoustic instrument players of any skill level interested in a relaxed, collegial atmosphere to share folk or old-time music.  Come share your talent and a simple song (3 or 4 chords).  Don’t play an instrument?  Listeners are always welcome! 

Coming Up

March 11, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

March 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 while you chat.

March 12, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

March 13, 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.

March 14, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Beginner’s Class – Start at the beginning and learn about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

March 15, 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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