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This week at the library — May 28, 2017

May 29, Memorial Day, CLOSED.

May 31, 7:00pm,  – PrintBetty Keller, MD, will share a the film “The Healthcare Movie” describing the evolution of healthcare insurance in Canada and the US and then lead a discussion on what a single-payer healthcare system might mean for Vermont and the US.

June 1, 10:30am, Summer Reading Program Modern Times TheaterKickoff at Peacham Elemenatary School — Modern Times Theater will present “The Perils of Mr. Punch,” as a prelude to the library’s “Build a Better World” summer program.   Sponsored, in part, by the Vermont Department of Libraries.   All are welcome to attend.

June 2, 9:15am, Story Time — Stories and crafts for the young and the young at heart

June 2, 10 am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or teamoana, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

June 2, 6:00pm, Family Movie — Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Looking Ahead

June 4, 4:00 – 6:00pm, Artist’s Reception — Join Dean Bornstein for the opening of his Gilmore Gallery art show.Bornstein_Gallery_sm

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

June 9, 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!

Summer Programs:

Introduction to Yoga at the Library — Wednesdays, June 21 – July 5:30 – 6:30pm — Class fee of $60, with half to benefit the library.  Sign up at the library.

Build a Better World Art and Math — June 19 – 21, 9:30 – 11:00am —  Art with a mathematical bent.  Recommended for ages seven and older, or by permission.  Adults welcome!

Build a Better World “Camp” — July 10 – 14, 9:30 – 11:00am — Details to follow!

 

 
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This week at the library — May 21, 2017

May 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.

May 26, 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!

May 27, 4:00pm, Cooking the Book — Join us for our second cookbook.  The cooks select one recipe from the confederacy of duncessame cookbook to make and share. This month the cookbook will be The Confederacy of Dunces Cookbook by Cynthia LeJeune Nobles. We will gather to share our cooking and thoughts about the recipes. Stop by the library to select a recipe.   You do not need to cook to participate, but please let the librarian know that you will be attending so that the cooks make enough!

Looking Ahead

May 29, Memorial Day, CLOSED.

May 31, 7:00pm, Single-Payer Health Care Discussion – Betty Keller, MD, will share a the film “The Healthcare Movie” describing the evolution of healthcare insurance in Canada and the US and then lead a discussion on what a single-payer healthcare system might mean for Vermont and the US.

June 1, 10:00am, Summer Reading Program Kickoff at PeachamModern Times Theater Elemenatary School — Modern Times Theater will present “The Perils of Mr. Punch,” as a prelude to the library’s “Build a Better World” summer program.  All are welcome to attend.

June 2, 9:15am, Story Time — Stories and crafts for the young and the young at heart

June 2, 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 2, 6:00pm, Family Movie — Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

 
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This week at the library — February 20, 2017

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February 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “In the Heart of the Sea” –  the story upon which Melville based Moby Dick.

 

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February 23, 7:00 pm, Winter Series – Joe Alper, The Hard Problem Of Consciousness – The “hard problem” of consciousness involves the explanation of what it is like to have experiences of things like colors and pains.  Can science and psychology explain these phenomena or will a new theory be
needed, one which will have implications for understanding both human minds and computer artificial intelligence?

February 24, 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

February 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.

February 28, 6:30 pm, Kingdom Clickers – Are you interested in photography and getting the most from your photos?  Kingdom Clickers is a local group of folks who gather to talk about just that.  Newcomers welcome!

March 3, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart!

March 3, 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!petesdragon

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

March 4, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Fifth Business returns to kickoff the evening and then at 8pm we open the mic to anyone interested in performing.

February 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

 
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This week at the library — February 28, 2016

March 1, TOWN MEETING – The library will open after the conclusion of Town Meeting.

March 3, 12 noon, Lunch Talk — Help at Home with NEK Council on Aging — Heidi Baker from the NEK Council on Aging’s returns for another lunch talk on issues relevant to elders and their caregivers..  This program compliments the work SASH has begun in Peacham.  Open to all; soup and bread will be served.

March 4, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

March 5, 10:00 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

March 5, Games at the library – Families 4 – 6pm, Potluck Dinner for all 6 – 7pm, Adults 7 – 9pm — bring your favorite games or play one of ours.

Looking Ahead

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

March 11, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

March 12, 1:00pm, Herb Club — Spring is right around the corner and with it, the coming of the dandelions. Join the members of Herb Club and learn how you can use this little weed in cooking, medicinal products, and body care. No experience necessary.

March 14, 12:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library — Friends plan great events in support of the library.

March 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.

Of Interest

In preparation for our construction, we are selling a GE Refrigerator/Freezer, a Zenith Rear Projection TV, and a White/Westinghouse Range/Oven. Make us an offer and take one away today!

 

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This week at the library — February 21, 2016

February 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.

February 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!.

February 27, 11:00 am – ? – Winter Carnival Chili sale – The library will sell chili, cornbread and hot chocolate during the Winter Carnival celebrations. The library will open at 10am as usual with chili sales starting around 11am.  The library will remain open until the chili is gone.

Looking Ahead

March 1, TOWN MEETING – The library will open after the conclusion of Town Meeting.

March 3, 12 noon, Lunch Talk — Help at Home with NEK Council on Aging — Heidi Baker from the NEK Council on Aging’s returns for another lunch talk on issues relevant to elders and their caregivers..  This program compliments the work SASH has begun in Peacham.  Open to all; soup and bread will be served.

March 4, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

March 5, 10:00 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

Of Interest

The renovation project is moving forward!  The first step was the landscaping / drainage work accomplished this last fall.  The second stop was accomplished last weekend — moving all of the sale books downstairs into one room onto nice blue shelves.  Drop by to see the new sale room and maybe buy a book or two!  If you are interested in purchasing a refrigerator / freezer, rear-projection TV, or a stove / oven, contact the library — we will be selling these at quite reasonable prices, with all proceeds going to the renovation project.

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This week at the library — January 24, 2016

January 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.

January 29, 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

February 1, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

February 3, 12 noon, Lunch Talk — Help at Home with NEK Council on Aging — Pam Smith from the NEK Council on Aging’s Caregiver Support Program will join Heidi Bake for a discussion on ways to support family caregivers and provide some information about at home training and support for dementia care giving.  This program compliments the work SASH has begun in Peacham.  Open to all; soup and bread will be served.

February 4, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

February 6, 8:00am, Collaborator Meeting — Join the Collaborator’s as they work together to support Peacham organizations.

February 6, 10:00 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

February 6, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Fifth Business is back for another set at the Community Coffeehouse. There will be an open mike after their set.

February 7, 2 – 4pm, Peacham Library Renovation Campaign Kickoff Event

 
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This week at the library — January 3, 2016

January 4, 6:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

January 5, 7:00, The Personal Side of Syria — What do you really know about Syria? Tamam AbuLateaf, a citizen of Syria who has been studying in Vermont since June,. will put a personal face on Syria through photos and stories of his life and family.

January 7, 12 noon, Lunch Talk — Help at Home with NEK Council on Aging — Heidi Baker, from the NEK Council on Aging, begins a series of monthly lunch talks aimed at helping older Vermonters and their families identify programs for living well as they age in the safety of their own homes .  This program compliments the work SASH has begun in Peacham.  Open to all; soup and bread will be served.

January 8, 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 9, 1:00pm, Herb Club — Join the members of Herb Club for a discussion pipeandslippersabout herbs and their uses. No experience necessary.

January 9, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse — Pipe and Slippers will open the 2016 season of Community Coffeehouses at Peacham Library. The four member, up and coming, folk/indie band plays guitar, fiddle, electric bass, banjo, octave mandolin, and an occasional drum. They stepped up to the open mike last year, and are now ready for their own set. Use the open mike afterwards to start your musical career!

Looking Ahead

January 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.

January 15 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 19, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – Mr. Deeds, a small-town, Vermont tuba player, inherits $20 million only to find himself the target of ruthless businessmen, relatives and other ne’er-do-wells. Garry Loom_smCooper stars in this Frank Capra film about Mr. Deeds going to town.

Of Interest

As part of the current Gilmore Gallery exhibit, there is now a loom available for you to try your hand at weaving!  The librarians will help get you started.  The cloth woven by the community will be used to make towels for the library’s kitchen.

 

 
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