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This week at the library — September 25, 2016

September 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.

September 29, FALL FOLLIAGE DAY –

  • 9am – 4pm, Book Sale
  • 6:30pm, Free Movie –A film made in Peacham “The Spitfire Grill” starring Ellen Burstyn and our beautiful town. Do you recognize all the locations?

September 30, 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 1, 9:00 am, Breakfast Movie – Bring your breakfast and enjoy a movie!  We’ll be showing “Hotel Transylvania” and will provide the orange juice.  Peacham Café, right across the street, will be open, so why not pick something up there and bring it over to eat while you watch the movie?  Rated PG.  Children under 10 must come with a parent or guardian.

October 1, 10:30am – 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.

Looking Ahead

October 3, 6:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

October 7, 9:15am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

October 7 OR 8, after dark, International Observe the Moon Night — Peacham Library and Northeast Kingdom Astronomy Foundation invite you to join us for International Observe the Moon Night, a worldwide celebration of our nearest neighbor, the Moon!  NOTE:  Date and time may change depending on weather; please check www.nkaf.org or www.peachamlibrary.org and the library throughout the week to be sure you come on the right day!  Held at the observatory.

October 8, 1-3pm, Herb Club – Learn about the benefits of herbs in your life.  Herb Club is free and open to everyone. No experience necessary.

October 9, 4-6pm, Artist’s Reception – A new show by Cecelia Kane.

 
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This week at the library — September 18, 2016

September 20, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre – JoJo Moyes’ book Me Before You comes to the big screen.  Lou (Emilia Clarke) looses her job as a waitress and applies for a job taking care of Will (Sam Claflin), a banker paralyzed in an accident.  She’s winging it but her no-nonsense ways help reconnect with life and the inevitable happens.  Rated PG-13

September 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!

September 23, 6:00pm – Game Night and Potluck Dinner– Start your weekend off with a potluck of Food and Games.  Bring your favorites of both to share with others.

September 24, 1:00pm — Herb Club — Fall is suddenly with us, which means this is the perfect time to fortify yourself against colds and flus. Come taste and learn about a traditional Chinese remedy that is touted as being a potent longevity and immune system herb (modern science agrees).  Herb Club is free and open to everyone. No experience necessary.

Looking Ahead

September 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.

September 29, FALL FOLLIAGE DAY –

  • 9am – 4pm, Book Sale
  • 6:30pm, Free Movie –A film made in Peacham “The Spitfire Grill” starring Ellen Burstyn and our beautiful town. Do you recognize all the locations?

September 30, 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 — August 28, 2016

September 1, 3:30pm – Free Movie – In honor of Gene Wilder, we will show “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.”  Rated G.  Children under 10 must come with a parent or guardian.

September 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!

September 3, 9:00 am, Breakfast Movie – Bring your breakfast and enjoy a movie!  We’ll be showing “The Jungle Book” (the 2016 version) and will provide the orange juice.  Peacham Café, right across the street, will be open, so pick something up there and bring it over to eat while you watch the movie.  Children under 10 must come with a parent or guardian.

September 3, 10:30ish am, Story Time — Stories and crafts to follow the Jungle Book theme.  Young and old are welcome!

Looking Ahead

September 5, CLOSED for Labor Day.

September 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!

September 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.

September 12, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

 
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This week at the library — July 31, 2016

August 1, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.Magnus

August 2 – 4, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Ready, Set, Create – Time to create your masterpiece – what will it be?  Something different each day. (signup suggested; suitable for those 7+ years old or by permission)

August 2 6:30pm, Herb Club *** A mini herb walk will follow.

August 4, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Long Distance Cycling, David & Marilyn Magnus – What’s it take to ride a bike 25 miles or more a day for a week or more?

August 5, 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  6, 9:00 am, Breakfast Movie – Bring your breakfast and enjoy a movie!  We’ll be showing “Zootopia” and will provide the orange juice.  Peacham Café, right across the street, will be open, so pick something up there and bring it over to eat while you watch the movie.  Children under 10 must come with a parent or guardian.

August  6, 10:30ish am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart, right after the movie.annette

Looking Ahead

August 7, 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Artist’s Reception – Annette Lorraine Watercolors

August 7, 6:00pm – Game Night – Bring your favorite games and a dish to share for a rousing good time!

August 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.

August 10, 12 noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan and carry out fundraising events in support of the library.

August 11, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – The Walk in the Long White Cloud, Jeff and Kate Bernardoni – Hike the Te Araroa Trail, an 1800 mile trek that runs the entire length of New Zealand with Sandman and Maybe Mermaid.

August 12, 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 13, 4:00 pm, Art Auction – An amazing collection of art will be up for auctionArtAuction with all proceeds to benefit the Peacham Library Renovation Fund.  Refreshments will be served.

August 16 – 18 from 9:30-11:00 am, Ready, Set, Design a Game — You’ve played snakes and ladders; you’ve played Minecraft; now it’s time to design your own game!  (signup required by August 10; suitable for those 9 and up, including adults!)

 
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This week at the library — July 24, 2016

Looking Ahead

July 25, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for Marsha2_smallan evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle.

July 28, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Slow Travel with Marsha Garrison –Travel by Teaching: A Semester in Myanmar” – Travel by staying in place.

July 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

August 1, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

August 2 – 4, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Ready, Set, Create – Time to create your masterpiece – what will it be?  Something different each day. (signup suggested; suitable for those 7+ years old or by permission).

August 2 6:30pm, Herb Club *** A mini herb walk will follow.

August 4, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Long Distance Cycling, David & Marilyn Magnus – MagnusWhat’s it take to ride a bike 25 miles or more a day for a week or more?

August 5, 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  6, 9:00 am, Breakfast Movie – Bring your breakfast and enjoy a movie!  We’ll be showing “Zootopia” and will provide the orange juice.  Peacham Café, right across the street, will be open, so pick something up there and bring it over to eat while you watch the movie.  Children under 10 must come with a parent or guardian.

August  6, 10:30ish am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart, right after the movie.

August 7, 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Artist’s Reception – Annette Lorraine Watercolors

August 7, 6:00pm – Game Night – Bring your favorite games and a dish to share for a rousing good time!

August 13, 4:00 pm, Art Auction – An amazing collection of art will be up for auction with all proceeds to benefit the Peacham Library Renovation Fund.  Refreshments will be served.

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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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