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This week at the library — August 13, 2017

August 14, 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.lion

August 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Lion” – Dev Patel, and Nicole Kidman star in this movie nominated for 6 Academy Awards.  Rated PG-13.

August 16, 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.

August 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Year of Lear by James Shapiro is this month’s book.  Future books are: Still Life by Louise Penny (September), Northanger Abby by Jane Austen (October) and The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben (November). Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of any of these books.

August 18, 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!

August 18, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm and August 19, 11 am – 7:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library Ice Cream at PAMFest – Drop by the tennis courts during PAMFest to buy ice cream (and toppings!) from Friends of Peacham Library.  Your purchase supports book purchases and programs at the library.

Looking Ahead

August 23, 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.

August 24, 7:00 pm — Climate Change:  The Science and the Skeptics  presented by Joe Alper– The science of climate change, both theory and evidence, shows that the earth is warming and that this warming is primarily due to human activity.  After presenting the science, Joe will argue that we should accept this science as true and therefore are justified in acting to slow and eventually reverse global warming.  Finally, Joe will evaluate the various arguments of the skeptics and deniers.

August 25, 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!

August 28, 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.

August 30, 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.

September 1, 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!

September 4, Labor Day, Closed.

 

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This week at the library — August 6, 2017

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

August 8 – 10, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Build a Better Robot – Build and program a robot.  Signup required; suitable for those 9 and up, including adults!

August 9, 6:30pm – PHA Annual Meeting – Susan Fineman will speak on “The Rocky Road to the Schoolhouse Door: Creating Our Common Schools.”

August 11, 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

August 14, 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.lion

August 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Lion” – Dev Patel, and Nicole Kidman star in this movie nominated for 6 Academy Awards.  Rated PG-13.

August 16, 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.

August 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Year of Lear by James Shapiro is this month’s book.  Future books are: Still Life by Louise Penny (September), Northanger Abby by Jane Austen (October) and The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben (November). Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of any of these books.

August 18, 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!

August 18, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm and August 19, 11 am – 7:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library Ice Cream at PAMFest – Drop by the tennis courts during PAMFest to buy ice cream (and toppings!) from Friends of Peacham Library.  Your purchase supports book purchases and programs at the library.

 
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This week at the library — July 30, 2017

August 2, 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.PeachamSchool

August 3, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham The Peacham School, Inc: Its Origins and Its History  – All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

August 4, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome to join in the fun.

August 4, 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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August 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Babe” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated G.

August 5, 8:00 am, Collaborator’s Meeting – The Collaborator’s are a group of folks who meet every other month to discuss and help the various organizations in Peacham.  Please join us as we help each other and the community.

Looking Ahead

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

August 8 – 10, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Build a Better Robot – Build and program a robot.  Signup required; suitable for those 9 and up, including adults!

August 9, 6:30pm – PHA Annual Meeting – Susan Fineman will speak on “The Rocky Road to the Schoolhouse Door: Creating Our Common Schools.”

August 11, 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!

August 14, 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.lion

August 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Lion” – Dev Patel, and Nicole Kidman star in this movie nominated for 6 Academy Awards.  Rated PG-13.

August 16, 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.

August 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Year of Lear by James Shapiro is this month’s book.  Future books are: Still Life by Louise Penny (September), Northanger Abby by Jane Austen (October) and The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben (November). Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of any of these books.

August 18, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm and August 19, 11 am – 7:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library Ice Cream at PAMFest – Drop by the tennis courts during PAMFest to buy ice cream (and toppings!) from Friends of Peacham Library.  Your purchase supports book purchases and programs at the library.

 
 

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This week at the library — July 16

July 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “La La Land” – Ryan Gosling and lalalandEmma Stone star in this musical that won 6 Academy Awards (but not Best Picture).  Rated PG-13.

July 18, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Sellout by Paul Beatty is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

July 19, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of a six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.

July 20, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham One Room Wonders: The Common Elementary Schools of Peacham This year’s Summer Series will focus on 200 years of education in Peacham, from 1776 to 1976. Each evening will begin with a short historical overview followed by alumnai/ae memories and discussions. All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

July 21, 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

July 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.

July 26, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of a six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.

July 27, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham History of the Caledonia County Grammar School (Peacham Academy) – All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

July 28, 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!

August 3, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham The Peacham School, Inc.: Its Origin and Its Programs – All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

August 4, 9:15 am, Story Time –  Stories and fun for all ages!

August 4, 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!

August 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – Movie to be announced! – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.

August 6, 1:00 pm, Print Making Workshop – Join artists Lisa Murphy and Alma Grand to create beautiful one-of-a-kind prints! Make your own masterpiece using block ink, rollers and printing plates. Supplies will be provided. This workshop is easy and fun, and is perfect for both the beginning artist as well as the advanced expert.  Suggested for teens and adults, with signup required.

August 6, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Artist’s Reception – Join Lisa Murphy and Alma Grand for the opening of their show of prints in the Gilmore Gallery.

 
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This week at the library — July 9, 2017

July 10 – 14, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Build a Better World “Camp” AllAgesCoverPhotoActivities include stories, science, art, and games.  Each day has a different theme – buildings, nature, inventions, and of course t-shirts! (Signup required by July 5; children 5 and under must come with a parent)

July 10, 6:30 pm, 207th Annual Meeting with guest speaker Stergios Lazos – Back to the Future:  Lessons learned from the One Room School House – As a prelude to this year’s Summer Series, Stergios Lazos, the Upper School Director at Lyndon Institute, will discuss how teaching methods (project based learning, proficiency, etc) used in the past are just as relevant in today’s schools.

July 12, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of a six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.

July 14, 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

July 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “La La Land” – Ryan Gosling and lalalandEmma Stone star in this musical that won 6 Academy Awards (but not Best Picture).  Rated PG-13.

July 19, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of a six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.

July 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Sellout by Paul Beatty is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

July 20, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham One Room Wonders: The Common Elementary Schools of Peacham This year’s Summer Series will focus on 200 years of education in Peacham, from 1776 to 1976. Each evening will begin with a short historical overview followed by alumnai/ae memories and discussions. All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

July 21, 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!

July 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.

July 26, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of a six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.

July 27, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham History of the Caledonia County Grammar School (Peacham Academy) – All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

July 28, 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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This week at the library — July 2, 2017

July 4, Library Closed (except for the book sale from 10 am – 3 pm)

July 4, 4:00 pm, Reading Douglass — Join WAR AND CONFLICT BOOK ERA:  CIVIL WAR/BACKGROUND: SLAVERY & ABOLITIONISMPeacham Library and Peacham Historical Association as we read, as a community, Frederick Douglass’ fiery historic speech “The Meaning of the Fourth of July for a Negro”.  Copies of the speech will be available for this participatory event at the Civil War Monument.

July 5, 12, 19, 26, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of a six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.

July 7, 9:15 am, Story Time – An animal themed story time.  Everyone is welcome to join in the fun.

July 7, 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!

July 7, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Beauty and the Beast” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.

 

Looking Ahead

July 10 – 14, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Build a Better World “Camp” AllAgesCoverPhotoActivities include stories, science, art, and games.  Each day has a different theme – buildings, nature, inventions, and of course t-shirts! (Signup required by July 5; children 5 and under must come with a parent)

July 10, 6:30 pm, 207th Annual Meeting with guest speaker Stergios Lazos – Back to the Future:  Lessons learned from the One Room School House – As a prelude to this year’s Summer Series, Stergios Lazos, the Upper School Director at Lyndon Institute, will discuss how teaching methods (project based learning, proficiency, etc) used in the past are just as relevant in today’s schools.

July 14, 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!

July 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “La La Land” – Ryan Gosling and lalalandEmma Stone star in this musical that won 6 Academy Awards (but not Best Picture).  Rated PG-13.

July 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Sellout by Paul Beatty is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

July 20, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham One Room Wonders: The Common Elementary Schools of Peacham This year’s Summer Series will focus on 200 years of education in Peacham, from 1776 to 1976. Each evening will begin with a short historical overview followed by alumnai/ae memories and discussions. All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

July 21, 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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This week at the library — June 11, 2017

June 12, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and PuzzlKnitters_Puzzlersers — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle.

June 15, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

June 16, 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!AllAgesIG

Looking Ahead

June 19, 20 and 21, 9:30 – 11:00 am – Build A Better World with Art and Math – Create art with a mathematical bent.  Suitable for ages 7 and older, or by permission.  Adults are welcome, too!91F7GjfzZDL._SY445_

June 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Hidden Figures” – Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe portray three African-American women working as “computers” for NASA in the early days of the space race. The movie was nominated for three Oscars.  Rated PG.

June 20, 4:30 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join FOPL in their support of the library!Yoga

June 21, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – A six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.  There is a charge of $60 for six weeks, with half the proceeds benefitting Peacham Library.  Sign up today as space is limited.

June 23, 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!

June 26, 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.

June 27, 7:00 pm, This Year Under the Golden Dome: Senator Jane Kitchel and Representative Kitty Toll Report on the 2017 Legislative Session – Learn about this year’s legislative session from our local state representative and senator.  Sponsored by the Peacham Democratic Caucus.

June 28, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Second class.  See June 21 for details.

Summer Programs:

Build A Better World “Camp” — July 10 – 14 from 9:30 – 11:00 am, Activities include stories, science, art, and games.  Each day has a different theme – buildings, nature, inventions, and of course t-shirts!  (signup required by July 5; children 5 and under must come with a parent)

Build A Better Robot — August 8 – 10 from 9:30 – 11:00 am,  Build and program a robot.(signup required by August 4; suitable for those 9 and up, including adults!)

Summer Reading Logs —  Everyone is welcome to pickup a reading log starting June 2nd!

Passport to Vermont Libraries — Pickup a Passport to Vermont Libraries and then visit libraries throughout the state to collect stamps in your passport and maybe a prize or two.

Museum and Park Passes — Checkout passes for free or reduced admission to VT State Parks and Historical Sites, ECHO Museum, American Precision Museum or
the Vermont Historical Museum.

 
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