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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 — July 9, 2016

July 4, 9:00 am – 3:00 pmBook Sale – The book room downstairs will be open for sales. The rest of the library will be closed for the holiday.

July 4, noonish 3:00 pm –  Lyders Book Sale – In the Lyders’ Barn – Going out of business sale, with all proceeds benefiting Peacham Librarychamplain - release e hanson photo trim by phyl newbeck

July 6, 7:00 pm, The Natural (and Unnatural) History of the Common Loon: from territorial takeovers and sibling rivalry to mercury laziness and satellite tracking —  Eric Hanson, the Vermont Loon Conservation Project (VLCP) Biologist, will share his work with and on loons.

July 7, 6:30pm, Herb Club Taste a bit of tea and talk about St. Johnswort, an herb that has been used for centuries to treat depression, anxiety, and nerve pain/trauma such as burns. A mini herb walk will follow.

July 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!

Looking Ahead

July 11, 6:30 pm, Annual Meeting — The library’s 206th annual meeting!  You, our members, elect the board and the officers.  Stay for the grand opening at 7:00pm.

July 11, 7:00 pm, Grand Opening of the library’s Community Center — Join us for the Grand Opening of our newly renovated ground floor space – Peacham Library’s Community Center.  This project was supported by the Vermont Arts Council and the State of Vermont, Passumpsic Savings Bank, Larabee’s Building Supply, Valley Floors, Rusty Barber, Allen Thresher, Tim McKay and members or our community.  Thank you.

July 14, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Slow Travel with Tim McKay –Skiing Hut to Hut” – Backcountry skiing in Quebec, Maine and Colorado.

July 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!

July 19, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre – In keeping with the summer reading theme of “On your marks, get set, READ!” and the summer Olympics, we present “Race,” the true story of Olympic legend Jesse Owens.

July 21, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – This month’s book is The Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks.  Books are available at the library if you would like to join the discussion.passes

Of Interest

Did you know you can borrow a Vermont State Park Pass, a Vermont State Historical Museum Pass, an Echo Museum Pass, a Vermont Historical Society Museum Pass and an American Precision Museum Pass from the library.  Each pass goes out for a week at a time.

 
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This week at the library — June 26, 2016

June 27 – July 1, 9:30 – 11:00am – Summer Reading – Ready, Set Read “Camp” – All things that require you to “get ready,” “set” and read / fly / experiment / play / make. At the town gym.

June 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

July 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!

July 2, 10:00 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

Looking Ahead

July 4, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Book Sale – The book room downstairs will be open for sales. The rest of the library will be closed.

July 4, noonish 3:00 pm –  Lyders Book Sale – In the Lyders’ Barn – Going out of business sale, with all proceeds benefiting Peacham Library

July 6, 7:00 pm, The Natural (and Unnatural) History of the Common Loon: champlain - release e hanson photo trim by phyl newbeckfrom territorial takeovers and sibling rivalry to mercury laziness and satellite tracking —  Eric Hanson, the Vermont Loon Conservation Project (VLCP) Biologist, will share his work with and on loons.

July 7, 6:30pm, Herb Club Taste a bit of tea and talk about St. Johnswort, an herb that has been used for centuries to treat depression, anxiety, and nerve pain/trauma such as burns. A mini herb walk will follow.

July 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!

July 11, 6:30 pm, Annual Meeting — The library’s 206th annual meeting!  You, our members, elect the board and the officers.  Stay for the grand opening at 7:00pm.

July 11, 7:00 pm, Grand Opening of the library’s Community Center — Join us for the Grand Opening of our newly renovated ground floor space – Peacham Library’s Community Center.  This project was supported by the Vermont Arts Council and the State of Vermont, Passumpsic Savings Bank, Larabee’s Building Supply, Valley Floors, Rusty Barber, Allen Thresher, Tim McKay and members or our community.  Thank you.

July 14, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Slow Travel with Tim McKay –Skiing Hut to Hut” – Backcountry skiing in Quebec, Maine and Colorado.

July 15, 10 am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitablpassporte for all ages!

Of Interest

Passport to Vermont Libraries Program — Pick up a passport and start visiting libraries throughout Vermont.  More details can be found at https://www.facebook.com/vermontpassport.

 

 
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This week at the library — July 12, 2015

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 are welcome but 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.

July 16, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

July 17, 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 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Unbroken” presents the incredible story of Olympian and war hero Louis “Louie” Zamperini (played by Jack O’Connell), who, survived, along with two other crewmen, a WWII airplane crash, 47 days in a raft, and capture by the Japanese. A true story of the resilient power of the human spirit.

July 23, 7:00pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – “Teaching Inspired by Traveling” Bruce_smwith Bruce Maclean. Travelling to over 75 countries impacted Bruce’s teaching, changing not only what he taught, but how he taught.

July 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!

 
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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 — July 13, 2014

July 14, 5:30pm, Is It Going to Rain?  Ask the Cows! – Mark Breen will be here with51ef5vuODSL._SP160,160,0,T_ 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.

July 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – During World War II, a platoon, known as the Monuments Men, were tasked with saving priceless artistic masterpieces and returning them to their rightful owners. PG-13

July 16, 9am, French Club – Time to practice your French with songs, stories and games.  Children and adults welcome!

July 16, 5:15pm, Friends of Peacham Library — Help the Friends plan events in support of Peacham Library.

July 17, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss The Garlic Ballads by Mo Yan. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

July 18, 9am, Fiber Friday – Fiber fun for all ages. This month’s project will be pot holders.

July 18, 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 19, Game Day – Families 4 – 6pm, Pizza for all 6 – 7pm, Adults 7 – 9pm – Drop by the library to play your favorite games or try a new one. We’ll have chess, Scrabble, Rummy, Wits & Wagers, and Dominion, as well as two new games – Tapple and Cross Ways. As with all gaming events, we encourage you to bring your favorite games to share.

Looking Ahead

July 21– 25, 9:30-11:00 am, Fizz, Boom, Read! Camp — – All things science and more. Sign up required; children 5 and under must come with an adult.

July 21, 6pm, Open Meeting Webinar for Libraries — What does the new open meeting law mean for libraries.  Vermont Department of Libraries will host a webinar, which Peacham Library will join.

July 22, 7:00pm, Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie — Part Four – Doers and Shapers, explores the people and institutions that push boundaries in education, progressive movements and civil unions

July 24, 7:00pm, Summer Series – Earth, Wind, Fire, and Beyond – Adam Kane, Director of the Fairbanks Museum, speaking on Shipwrecks of Lake Champlain.

July 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!

Of Interest

The Mini-Technology Camp has been rescheduled to August 19-21, 9:30 – 11:00am.  The camp is open to ALL, age 9 and older.  The topic will be Arduinos.  Sign up is required.

Our Reading Challenge is heating up!  The adults seem to be building sideways while the kids are going up.  The adults should break 100 fiction books this week, what about the kids?

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