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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 – June 17

June 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Tea With the Dames” – Dames Judi DenchEileen AtkinsJoan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers. 84 minutes. Unrated.

June 18, 7:00 pm, Death Cafe – At Death Cafe people gather to eat cake, drink tea and tlk about death. According to many studies, talking about death helps you to be happier, healthier, kinder and many other positive character traits.

June 19, 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.

June 20, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Astronomical Art – Explore the universe of art with a choice of projects, exploring different mediums. All ages welcome.

June 20, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June 20, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome.

June 20, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “Bitter Orange” by Claire Fuller. This disturbing novel will entrap readers in its twisty narrative, leaving them to reckon with what is real and what is unreal. An intoxicating, unsettling masterpiece.”- Kirkus. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

June 21, 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

June 24, 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.

June 26, 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.

June 27, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June 27, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome.

June 28, 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 – June 10

The Peacham Library will accept

NO MORE BOOK DONATIONS

until further notice!

Thanks to your generosity our sale room is full to bursting and needs to be organized for the 4th of July Book Sale. Please visit us then – and help empty out our shelves.

June 10, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

June 10, 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.

June 11, 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.

June 11, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

June 12, 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.

June 13, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June 13, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

June 14, 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.

June 15, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Gallery Reception: Quilts and Weaving – Featuring work created by Peacham Library Director, Susan Smolinsky.

Coming Up

June 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Tea With the Dames” – Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers. 84 minutes. Unrated.

June 18, 7:00 pm, Death Cafe – At Death Cafe people gather to eat cake, drink tea and talk about death. According to many studies, talking about death helps you to be happier, healthier, kinder and many other positive character traits.

June 19, 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.

June 20, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Astronomical Art – Explore the universe of art with a choice of projects, exploring different mediums. All ages welcome.

June 20, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June 20, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome.

June 20, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “Bitter Orange” by Claire Fuller. This disturbing novel will entrap readers in its twisty narrative, leaving them to reckon with what is real and what is unreal. An intoxicating, unsettling masterpiece.”- Kirkus. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

June 21, 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 – June 3

June 3, 7:00 pm, Library Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

June 4, 1:30 pm,  Aging Well in Peacham – Join this monthly group for snacks, company and interesting topics. This month’s topic: “Making Your Home Safer”

June 5, 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.

June 5, 10:00 am, Summer Reading Kick Off  – Modern Times Theater Presents… “The Perils of Mr. Punch, Episode #211: “The Astro-Nut” at Peacham Elementary School. This summer our reading theme will be “A Universe of Stories”. We will launch this galactic theme with this fun puppet show.

June 6, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June  7, 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.

June 7, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “Incredibles 2” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 125 minutes. Rated PG. (Due to technical difficulties this title was not shown last month – we’ll try again!)

Coming Up

June 10, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

June 10, 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.

June 11, 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.

June 11, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

June 12, 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.

June 13, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June 13, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

June 14, 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.

June 15, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Gallery Reception: Quilts and Weaving – Featuring work created by Peacham Library Director, Susan Smolinsky.

 
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This Week at the Library – May 27

May 27, Library will be closed for Memorial Day 

May 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 while you chat.

May 29, 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.

May 30, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

May 31, 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.

June 1, 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.

June 1, 11:00 am, Story Time -Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome. 

Coming Up

June 5, 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.

June 6, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June 7, 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.

June 7, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “Incredibles 2” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 125 minutes. Rated PG.  

 
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This week at the library – May 20

May 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Green Book” – A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. 130 minutes. PG-13.

May 21, 7:00 pm, Garden Chat – Excited about your garden? Heading out to buy some plants and wondering what’s new? Looking for the perfect plant to fill in shady spot? Come for an evening of informal gardening conversation and sharing with Ken Kraus. There will be door prizes and snacks!

May 22, 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.

May 22, 7:00 pm, Emerald Ash Borer – Join Neil Monteith, Peacham Town Tree Warden and Protection Forester for the State of Vermont, as he shares valuable information about this invasive pest, including status of the range of the insect and how landowners can deal with the situation.

May 23, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

May 24, 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

May 27, Library will be closed for Memorial Day 

May 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 while you chat.

May 29, 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.

May 30, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

May 31, 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.

June 1, 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.

June 1, 11:00 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome. 

 
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This Week at the library – May 13

May 13, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

May 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 while you chat.

May 14, 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.

May 14, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

May 15, 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.

May 16, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “American Wolf” by Nate Blakeslee. The author presents the wolf’s basic biological requirements, but he also illustrates the far more complicated and ever-dynamic human elements affecting the wolves. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

May 17, 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

May 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Green Book” – A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. 130 minutes. PG-13.

May 21, 7:00 pm, Garden Chat – Excited about your garden? Heading out to buy some plants and wondering what’s new? Looking for the perfect plant to fill in shady spot? Come for an evening of informal gardening conversation and sharing with Ken Kraus. There will be door prizes and snacks!

May 22, 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.

May 22, 7:00 pm, Emerald Ash Borer – Join Neil Monteith, Peacham Town Tree Warden and Protection Forester for the State of Vermont, as he shares valuable information about this invasive pest, including status of the range of the insect and how landowners can deal with the situation.

May 24, 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 – May 6

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

May 7, 1:30 pm,  Aging Well in Peacham – Join this monthly group for snacks, company and interesting topics. This month’s topic: “Living with Diabetes”

May 7, 4:30 pm,  Friends of Peacham Library – Join this group in helping raise funds to help the library fulfill its mission of meeting the needs of the community.

May 8, 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.

May 9, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

May 10, 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.

May 11, 10:00 am -noon, Peacham Academy Alumni Meeting

Coming Up

May 13, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

May 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 while you chat.

May 14, 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.

May 14, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

May 15, 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.

May 16, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

May 16, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “American Wolf” by Nate Blakeslee. The author presents the wolf’s basic biological requirements, but he also illustrates the far more complicated and ever-dynamic human elements affecting the wolves. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

May 17, 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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Posted by on 6 May 2019 in News