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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 — December 10, 2017

December 10, 3:00pm, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker – A Lincoln Center at the Movies film of the New York City Ballet’s 2011 production.

December 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.

December 13, 1:30pm – Tai Chi for Fall Prevention sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  Call 751-0431 to register.

December 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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December 19, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn” – The classic holiday movie starring Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby and featuring the award winning song “White Christmas.”

December 20,  1:30pm – Tai Chi for Fall Prevention sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  Call 751-0431 to register.

December 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!

December 25, Christmas – CLOSED.

December 27,  1:30pm – Tai Chi for Fall Prevention sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  Call 751-0431 to register.

December 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!

January 1, New Year’s Day – CLOSED.

January 3,  1:30pm – Tai Chi for Fall Prevention sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  Call 751-0431 to register.

January 5, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

January 5, 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!cars3

January 5, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Cars 3” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

January 6, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – The Community Coffeehouse house returns for another season of locally sourced music.  Stay tuned for performers and start practicing for the open mike!

January 10,  1:30pm – Tai Chi for Fall Prevention sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  Call 751-0431 to register.

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Now in the Gilmore Gallery — Richard Brown’s “Photographs of Tasha Tudor.”RichardWBrownposter112917sm

Amazon Smile — Wrap-up your holiday shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/03-6005999 and Amazon donates to Peacham Library.

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Holiday Adopt – A – Book

Would you like to support the library by adopting a book?  Consider adopting a book with the Holiday Adopt-A-Book program, with books available to adopt until the end of the year.

  •  Find a book on the list that you’d like to adopt.  All the books are on display at the library.
  •  Tell the Librarian.
  •  You pay for the book.
  •  The Librarian puts a label in the book (if you want).
  •  You get to check the book out first!

A FULL list of the books is available on the library’s website

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This week at the library — November 26, 2017

November 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.

December 1, 9:15am, Story Time — Stories and play for the young and young at heone-sheetart.

December 1, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

December 1, 6:00pm, Family Movie – The Polar Express– Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJ’s optional. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

December 3, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, High Holiday Tea — Sip a cup of tea and tea2017visit with your neighbors. Sample our sweet and savory delights. Take a chance with the raffle.  All to support Friends of Peacham Library.

Looking Ahead

December 4, Holiday Adopt-A-Books on display — Drop by to look at the books and maybe adopt a book in support of the library.  A complete list is available here.

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

December 6, 7:00pm – Great Decisions –Saudia Arabia in saudiTransition.  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.

December 7, 3:00 – 5:00, Hour of Code — Take a break from the robot_smholiday preparations to join us at the library for an hour of code.  Try your hand at writing code or learn to program a Lego robot!  There are many tutorials to try, each only an hour long.  To help you out, we’ll have people on hand with coding experience.  Can’t make it to the library, check out the “Hour of Code” website (https://hourofcode.com/us).

December 8, 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!

December 9, 10am – noon, Santa, Crafts and Latkes — A party for the whole family.  Start the morning with crafts, followed by a visit from the man in red, and end with a feast of latkes and applesauce.

 
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This week at the library — November 19, 2017

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November 19, 2:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library — Join the Friends as they plan events in support of the library.

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November 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Eagle Huntress” – Follow Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl, as she becomes the first female eagle huntress in this stunning documentary filmed in Mongolia.  Nominated for 19 awards with 8 wins at film festivals around the world.

November 23, Thanksgiving – CLOSED.

November 24, 10:00 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

November 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.

December 1, 9:15am, Story Time — Stories and play for the young and young at heart.

December 1, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

December 1, 6:00pm, Family Movie – TBA – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJ’s optional. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

December 3, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, High Holiday Tea — Sip a cup of tea and visit with your neighbors. Sample our sweet and savory delights. Take a chance with the raffle.  All to support Friends of Peacham Library.

December 6, TBA, Hour of Code — Take a break from the holiday preparations to join us at the library for an hour of code.  Try your hand at writing code or learn to program a Lego robot!  There are many tutorials to try, each only an hour long.  To help you out, we’ll have people on hand with coding experience.  Can’t make it to the library, check out the “Hour of Code” website (https://hourofcode.com/us).

December 8, 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!

December 9, 10am – noon, Santa, Crafts and Latkes — A party for the whole family.  Start the morning with crafts, followed by a visit from the man in red, and end with a feast of latkes and applesauce.

 
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This week at the library — November 12, 2017

November 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.

November 15, 6:30pm, Vermont Farm Kids – The library will Berenscreen a new film, “Vermont Farm Kids” produced by Maria Reade and filmed by James Chandler as part of Vermont’s Agricultural Literacy Week. This short documentary depicts the unique and poignant stories of farm kids (ages 10-28) from across the state of Vermont.

November 16, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of any of the book.

November 17, 10:00 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

November 19, 2:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library — Join the Friends as they plan events in support of the library.

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November 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Eagle Huntress” – Follow Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl, as she becomes the first female eagle huntress in this stunning documentary filmed in Mongolia.  Nominated for 19 awards with 8 wins at film festivals around the world.

November 23, Thanksgiving – CLOSED.

November 24, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

November 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.

December 3, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, High Holiday Tea — Sip a cup of tea and visit with your neighbors. Sample our sweet and savory delights. Take a chance with the raffle.  All to support Friends of Peacham Library.

 
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This week at the library — November 5, 2017

November 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

November 8, 7:00pm – Great Decisions –The European Union: The Future of Europe,flag_yellow_low Coping with Crisis? 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.

November 10, 10:00 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

November 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.

November 15, 6:30pm, Vermont Farm Kids – The library will Berenscreen a new film, “Vermont Farm Kids” produced by Maria Reade and filmed by James Chandler as part of Vermont’s Agricultural Literacy Week. This short documentary depicts the unique and poignant stories of farm kids (ages 10-28) from across the state of Vermont.

November 16, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of any of the book.

November 17, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

November 19, 2:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library — Join the Friends as they plan events in support of the library.

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November 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Eagle Huntress” – Follow Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl, as she becomes the first female eagle huntress in this stunning documentary filmed in Mongolia.  Nominated for 19 awards with 8 wins at film festivals around the world.

November 23, Thanksgiving – CLOSED.

November 24, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

November 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.

December 3, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, High Holiday Tea — Sip a cup of tea and visit with your neighbors. Sample our sweet and savory delights. Take a chance with the raffle.  All to support Friends of Peacham Library.

 
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This week at the library — October 29, 2017

October 31, 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Trick or Treat at the Library – Drop in for a treat.

November 1, 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.

November 3, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

November 3, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or one-sheettea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

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

November 4,  International Games Day, IGD_LOGO_Americas Families 4 – 6pm, Potluck for all 6 – 7pm, Adults 7 – 9pm – Drop by the library to play your favorite games or try a new one. We’ll have old favorites as well as new games from Loony Labs. Bring a dish and your favorite games to share.

Looking Ahead

November 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

November 8, 7:00pm – Great Decisions –The European Union: The Future of Europe, Coping with Crisis? 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.

November 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!

November 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.

November 15, 6:30pm, Vermont Farm Kids – The library will screen a new film, “Vermont Farm Kids” produced by Maria Reade and filmed by James Chandler as part of Vermont’s Agricultural Literacy Week. This short documentary depicts the unique and poignant stories of farm kids (ages 10-28) from across the state of Vermont.

November 16, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of any of the book.

 
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This week at the library — October 22, 2017

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.

October 24, 4:30pm, Friends of Peacham Library — Join the Friends as they plan great events to support Peacham Library.

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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 ag14484672_1227385307321018_2492751211318291047_nes!

FRIDAY – October 27, 6:30pm, International Observe the Moon Night — Peacham 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, but right now FRIDAY looks to be the best; 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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October 31, 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Trick or Treat at the Library – Drop in for a treat.

November 1, 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 6, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

November 3 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or one-sheettea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

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

November 4,  International Games Day, IGD_LOGO_Americas Families 4 – 6pm, Potluck for all 6 – 7pm, Adults 7 – 9pm – Drop by the library to play your favorite games or try a new one. We’ll have old favorites as well as new games from Loony Labs. Bring a dish and your favorite games to share.

 
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