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This week at the library — September 27, 2015

September 28, 7pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

October 1, ALL DAY, Fall Foliage Day in Peacham – The library will be open at 9am and close at 7pm.
9am – 4pm, Book Sale
10am – noon, Book Signing –
Peacham authors will sell / sign copies of their books.
6:30pm, Free Movie –
The film stars Ellen Burstyn as the owner of The Spitfire Grill.

October 2, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

October 3, 10:00 am, Story Time – Read with a horse – There will be a special guest at story time – a miniature horse! Stories will be about horses and other animals that help people.

Looking Ahead

October 5, noon, Friends of Peacham Library –Friends plan great events in support of the library.

October 5, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

October 10, 10:00am – noon – Fiber Fest – Celebrate National Spinning and Weaving week by learning a weaving technique – kumihimo, ply-split braiding, weaving on a CD and other simple, hand held methods of weaving will be taught.

October 10, 1:00 pm, Herb Club – Join the members of Herb Club for a discussion about herbs and their uses.

October 11, 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Artists’ Reception – Cecelia Kane presents “How Do I Feel Today” – hand printed self-portraits on beaded, quilted and embroidered vintage family hankies.

Of Interest

The New Book list for July – September is now online.

 
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This week at the library — September 20, 2015

September 22, 6:00 pm, Book Signing, 7:00pm, Author Talk with Tim McKay warbrideTim will sign copies of his book, “Letters to a War Bride,” from 6-7 then present his talk “Search for My Father’s War.” The book and talk are the culmination of three years of reading his father’s wartime letters and the 25 day trip to Europe to discover the people and places he described.

September 25, 10am-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 28, 7pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

October 1, ALL DAY, Fall Foliage Day in Peacham – The library will be open at 9am and close at 7pm.
9am – 4pm, Book Sale
10am – noon, Book Signing –
Peacham authors will sell / sign copies of their books.
6:30pm, Free Movie –
The film stars Ellen Burstyn as the owner of The Spitfire Grill.

October 2, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

October 3, 10:00 am, Story Time – Read with a horse – There will be a special guest at story time – a miniature horse! Stories will be about horses and other animals that help people.

 
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This week at the library — June 28, 2015

June 29, 12 noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan events in support of the library.

July 3, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

July 4, 10am – 3pm – Book Sale – Drop by the library before, during, and after the parade to shop the best selection of books for sale. Prices as low as twenty five cents!

July 4, Library Closed (except for the book sale)

Looking Ahead

July 9, 7:00pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Julie Lang presentsJulie_sm “Going Solo.”  With the travel companions of fantasy, the Lonely Planet, and local guides, Julie often chooses to ‘go it alone.’  On a summer night in Peacham, we’ll travel together, spending a little time in places like Mongolia, Bhutan, Cambodia and Peru.

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

July 11, 10:00am, Story Time –Stories and activities for the young at heart.

July 11, 1pm, Herb Club – Herb Club continues its study of seasonally appropriate herbs.  Herb Club is open to anyone, even if you have no experience with herbs.

July 13 – 17, 9:30am – 11:00am – Summer Reading Camp — All things heroes and more. (sign up required by July 10; children 5 and under must come with a parent

July 13, 7:00pm – Library Annual Meeting with Robert VanVranken VanVranken Join us for our 205th Annual Meeting and the second of our Summer Series speakers. Robert will present “Thoughts on Travel,” as he contrasts a slow/meditative hike across Austria is with the hectic return home in a talk about human nature and various ways we move through space.

Of Interest

Passport to Vermont Libraries Program continues — Drop by the library to pick up a passport and start visiting libraries throughout Vermont.  We’ll give out prizes at the end of the summer for folks who have visited the most libraries.  More details can be found at http://www.vermontlibraries.org/passport/.

 
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This week at the library — June 22, 2015

June 22 – 24, 1:00 – 2:300pm – Minecraft Programming Camp – learning the finer points of Minecraft Programming with Jerri Kohl. Space is limited — Call to see if space is available. Suitable for ages 9+.

June 22, 6:30pm, Peacham Knitters — Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. There is also a jigsaw puzzle available for those who prefer this activity.

June 23 – 25, 9:30 – 11:00am – Art Camp – Try your hand at a variety of art projects.  Tuesday is book art (using old books to create art pieces), Wednesday is Tessellations with Annie Sproston, Thursday is string art.  Each day is independent of the others, however, space is limited — Call to see if space is available. Suitable for ages 7 and up.

June 25, 7:00pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Tim McKay presents “Search for My Father’s War.” This talk is the culmination of three years of reading his father’s wartime letters and the 25 day trip to Europe to discover the people and places described in the letters home. The remaining talks will be July 9 / 23, and August 6 / 20.

June 26, 10am-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

June 29, 12 noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan events in support of the library.

July 3, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

July 4, 10am – 3 pm, Book Sale – Drop in during Peacham’s Fourth of July festivities to get the best deals on books.

July 9, 7:00pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Julie Lang presents “Going Solo.”  With the travel companions of fantasy, the Lonely Planet, and local guides, Julie often chooses to ‘go it alone.’  On a summer night in Peacham, we’ll travel together, spending a little time in places like Mongolia, Bhutan, Cambodia and Peru.

 
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This week at the library — June 29, 2014

July 4, 10am – 4pm, Book Sale  – Drop in during Peacham’s Fourth of July festivities to get the best deals on books.

July 4, 10am – 3pm, Author Signing – Six authors, including Gary Schoolcraft and Beth Kanell, will be on hand to sign and sell their books.

Looking Ahead

July 6, 4 – 6pm, Artists Reception, Mr. Gilmore’s View – Drop in to meet Ed Kadunc and to view his paintings and drawings of the Peacham area.

July 8, 7:00pm, Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie — Part Three – Refuge, Reinvention and Revolution, explores innovators, the creation of the interstate highways and the high price of “eminent domain,” and the “hippies” who established roots in Vermont

July 10, 6:30pm, Herb Club – Learn how to use herbs for both medicinal and culinary purposes. Herbal testing with the Ayurvedic herb, Gymnema, Destroyer of Sweet. Followed by another herb walk.  Note new day!

July 11, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time stories and crafts for the young and their caregivers.

July 14, 5:30pm, Is It Going to Rain?  Ask the Cows! – Mark Breen will be here with a light hearted look at the weather.  Geared for children, but all are welcome to attend.

July 14, 7pm, Annual Meeting with Mark Breen – Join us for our 204th Annual Meeting and the start of our Summer Series — Earth, Wind, Fire, and Beyond.  Mark Breen will be speaking on Vermont Weather, Past, Present and Future.

Of Interest

Reading is starting take off!  Take a look at our graph this week.

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This week at the Library — June 22, 2014

June 23 6:30pm, Peacham Knitters – Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. New knitters are welcome to come for help and encouragement.

June 24 – 26, 9:30 – 11:00am – Mini Mathematical Art Camp – Origami, Geodesic domes, and Computer Art. Must be 8 or older. Adults are welcome! Sign up required.

June 24, 7:00pm, Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie — Part Two – Under the Surface – Peacham Library will screen this six part film on Vermont on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays throughout the summer.

June 27, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time stories and crafts for the young and their caregivers.

June 27, 10am-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

July 4, 10am – 3pm, Book Sale and Author Signings – Six authors including Beth Kanell and Gary Schoolcraft will be on hand to sign books during the library’s annual 4th of July Book Sale.

July 6, 4 – 6pm, Artists Reception, Mr. Gilmore’s View — Drop in to meet Ed Kadunc and to view his paintings and drawings of the Peacham area.

July 14, 5:30pm, Is It Going to Rain?  Ask the Cows! — Mark Breen will be here with a light hearted look at the weather.  Geared for children, but all are welcome to attend.

July 14, 7pm, Annual Meeting with Mark Breen — Join us for our 204th Annual Meeting and the start of our Summer Series — Earth, Wind, Fire, and Beyond.  Mark Breen will be speaking on Vermont Weather, Past, Present and Future.

Summer Programs

What have you been reading?  Are you like the folks who’ve added Bulletin_140623their books to our bulletin board?  Adults are “streaking” ahead on non-fiction, but adults and kids are neck and neck on fiction.

The Vermont Movie continues on June 24 and again on July 8 at 7pm.

Summer Reading Camp is July 21-25 — Be sure to sign up.

Checkout the full schedule to see all the upcoming programs.

 
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This week at the library — June 15, 2014

June 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – We all know and love Mary Poppins, but what about Mr. Banks, the father of the children? And what do we really know of P.L. Travers, the author of Mary Poppins? Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, and Colin Farrell star in this PG-13 movie about saving Mr. Banks.

June 18, 9:00am, French Club — French activities and fun for everyone!

June 19, 1:15 pm, Family Theatre – Julie Andrews (in her screen debut) and Dick Van Dyke bring P.L. Travers’ book Mary Poppins alive in this G rated Disney movie. Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

June 19, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher by Timothy Egan. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

June 20, 9:00am, Fiber Friday — Fantastic fiber fun for everyone!  We’ll have materials on hand to make a drawstring bag, but fiber fanatics are welcome to bring their own fiber related projects to work on for an hour or so of fiber fun.

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

June 20, 7:00pm, Ragtime Concert with Deborrah Wyndham — Peacham Library presents Deborrah WyndhamMainPicDeborrah Wyndham for a delightful evening fundraising concert to be held a Peacham Congregational Church.

Looking Ahead

June 23 6:30pm, Peacham Knitters – Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. New knitters are welcome to come for help and encouragement.

June 24 – 26, 9:30 – 11:00am – Mini Mathematical Art Camp – Origami, Geodesic domes, and Computer Art. Must be 8 or older. Sign up required.

June 24, 7:00pm, Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie — Part Two – Under the Surface – Peacham Library will screen this six part film on Vermont on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays throughout the summer.

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

July 4, 10am – 3pm, Book Sale and Author Signings – July 4, 10am – 3pm – Six authors including Beth Kanell and Gary Schoolcraft will be on hand to sign books during the library’s annual 4th of July Book Sale.

Of Interest

For details on special summer programs, checkout the summer events page.

We have a new show up in the gallery — Mr. Gilmore’s View.  An Artist Reception is planned for July 6, 4-6pm.

Summer Reading is in full swing.  What are you reading?  Join our challenge to plot our reading habits.  Right now it looks like everyone is reading fiction, with an occasional non-fiction book thrown in.

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