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This week at the library — 1 February 2018

February 2, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of runnindespicableg around.  Everyone is welcome.

February 2, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Despicable Me 3” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.

February 3, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Off The Cuff will kick off the evening.  This new group blends diverse muOffTheCuffsical interests into a vocal-oriented ensemble performing contemporary folk, acoustic blues, and all things Americana. At 8pm we’ll open the mike for all who wish to try their hand at performing.  Mark your calendars –March 3 Fifth Business returns to the Coffeehouse.

February 4, 3:00 – 5:30pm — Friendly Folk Music Jam Open to acoustic instrument players of any skill level interested in a relaxed, collegial atmosphere to share folk or old-time music. Come share your talent and a simple song (3 or 4 chords). Depending on participants’ feedback, we may try to jam regularly the 2nd Sunday afternoon of each month.

Looking Ahead

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

February 12, 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.

February 15, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  poetry by C.P. Cavafy as mentioned in last month’s book Justine by Durrell.  Contact the library if you would like to obtain a copy.frozen

February 16, 6:45pm – Winter Carnival Family Movie – “Frozen” – What better way to start the carnival than with a wintery movie?  Free popcorn!

February 17, 11:00am until gone – Winter Carnival Chili, Cornbread and Hot Chocolate – We’ll be selling hot food / drinks at the Peacham Congregational Church with proceeds to benefit Peacham Library.

February 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Victoria and Abdul” – Queen victoriaVictoria (Judi Dench) strikes up an unlike friendship with an Indian clerk.  Rated PG-13.

February 21, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  Call 751-0431 to register.

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This week at the library — 7 January 2018

January 8, 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.

January 8, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

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

January 12 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

January 16, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Murder on the Orient Express” – The classic movie starring Albert Finney and Lauren Bacall.  Rated PG.

January 17, 1:30pm – Tai Chi for Fall Prevention sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  Call 751-0431 to register.

January 18, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of Lawrence Durrell’s Justine.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy.

January 19 10am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

January 22, 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.

January 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!

Coming in February:

February 2, 9:15 am, Story Time

February 2, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Despicable Me 3”

February 3, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Off the Cuff  will be the headliners.

February 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Victoria and Abdul”

 
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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 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 1, 2017

October 2, 6:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

October 5 Fall Foliage Day

  • 9 am -4 pm – Book Sale
  • 6:30 pm – The annual showing of The Spitfire Grill, a movie filmed in Peacham

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

October 6, 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!

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

October 7, 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.

Looking Ahead

October 8, 2:00pm – 4:00pm – Fiber Fest – Celebrate National Spinning and Weaving week by learning a weaving technique – simple, hand-held methods of weaving will be available to try.

October 8, 4:00pm – 6:00pm – Artist’s Reception – Cecelia Kane will be on hand to talk about the art in her new show “A Year of Forgetting.”

October 9 , 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 11, 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 11, 7:00pm – Great Decisions –Worried about the state of the world? The prospect of nuclear weapons and materials falling into the wrong hands? 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. Our first topic will be Nuclear Security.

October 13, 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!

October 17  7:00pm – Travel Series – Locations and travels to be announced, or not, ahead of time.  Rest assured each evening will bring you to another place and time.

 
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This week at the library — September 24, 2017

 

September 25, 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.

September 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!

Looking Ahead

October 2, 6:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

October 5 Fall Foliage Day

  • 9 am -4 pm – Book Sale
  • 6:30 pm – The annual showing of The Spitfire Grill, a movie filmed in Peacham

Fiber Day – Date/Time TBA – Learn a fiber craft

Great Decisions, Date/Time TBA — Worried about the state of the world? The prospect of nuclear weapons and materials falling into the wrong hands? Want to know more about the war in Afghanistan, now the longest in U.S. history? Peacham Library will host Great Decisions in Foreign Policy, a discussion program focusing on the most critical global issues facing America today. Topics for 2017 range from threats to our nuclear security to pressures on the European Union to the fraying status quo in Saudi Arabia. Each topic is presented in a half-hour documentary, and then thrown open for a moderated hour-long discussion. Great decisions is a creation of the nonprofit nonpartisan Foreign Policy Association, founded in 1918 and dedicated to developing awareness, understanding, and informed opinion on global issues, and encouraging citizens to participate in the foreign policy process.

 
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