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This month at the library — May 2018

May 2, 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  If you are new to Tai Chi, please come at 10:00 am for an introduction.

May 4, 9:15 am, Story Time Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

May 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!Ferdinand

May 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie − “Ferdinand”    Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Rated PG.

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

May 9, 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

May 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!

May 13, 3:00-5:30 pm, 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).  Don’t play an instrument?  Listeners are always welcome!

May 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 while you chat.showman

May 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre “The Greatest Showman”    Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum and celebrating the birth of show business, the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle.  Rated PG.

May 16, 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

May 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight Join us for a discussion of On Tyranny by Amor Towles.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

May 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!

May 23, 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  If you are new to Tai Chi, please come at 10:00 am for an introduction.

May 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!

May 28, CLOSED The library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day

May 30, 10:15 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

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This week at the library — April 15, 2018

April 18, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

April 20, 10am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

April 21, 11am, Kick Your Sugar Cravings Goodbye – sugarHealth Coach, Robyn Morrison, will help you understand your sugar cravings, why you have them, what they mean and what to do about them.

Looking Ahead

April 23, 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 while you chat.

April 25, 10:30am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Join us for regular Tai Chi practice, for both beginners and more advanced practitioners.   Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 27, 10am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

April 28, 9am – noon, FOPL Flea Market – Support Friends of Peacham Library – drop by the Flea Market at the Congregational Church and pick up some bargains and sweets.  Donations of quality used items are welcome.  Contact Becky Lafferty at 592-3531 or Joanna Bodenweber at 563-2656 for pick up assistance.

 

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This week at the library — April 8, 2018

April 8, 3:00 – 5:30pm – Friendly Folk Music Jam OpenMusic1 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).

April 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 while you chat.

April 11, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 13, 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

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April 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Goodbye Christopher Robin” – The story behind the Winnie the Pooh books – the relationship between AA Milne, the author, and CR Milne, the son who the stories are about. Rated PG.

April 18, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

April 20, 10am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

April 21, 11am, Kick Your Sugar Cravings Goodbye – sugarHealth Coach, Robyn Morrison, will help you understand your sugar cravings, why you have them, what they mean and what to do about them.

Of Interest

It’s SPRING CLEANING time again!  We’re gearing up for our Annual Flea Market to benefit the Friends of Peacham Library on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Peacham Congregational Church.  We’re seeking donations of good, clean, items such as furniture, lamps, electronics in working order, linens, glass and wooden ware, toys, artwork, household items, sporting goods, and jewelry.  No clothing or books, please.  This is a great way to help with your spring cleaning and assist Peacham Library at the same time.

Items may be dropped off at the Church between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday, April 27, or call Becky Lafferty at 592-3531 or Joanna Bodenweber at 563-2656 for pick up assistance.  Thanks for your generosity, and please join us at the Flea Market!

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This week at the library — April 1, 2018

April 2, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting Meetings are open to the public.

April 4, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

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

April 6, 10am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!wonder

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

Looking Ahead

April 8, 3:00 – 5:30pm – Friendly Folk Music Jam OpenMusic1 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).

April 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 while you chat.

April 11, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  goodbye

April 13, 10am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

April 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Goodbye Christopher Robin” – The story behind the Winnie the Pooh books – the relationship between AA Milne, the author, and CR Milne, the son who the stories are about. Rated PG.

April 18, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

April 20, 10am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

April 21, 11am, Kick Your Sugar Cravings Goodbye – sugarHealth Coach, Robyn Morrison, will help you understand your sugar cravings, why you have them, what they mean and what to do about them.

Of Interest

It’s SPRING CLEANING time again!  We’re gearing up for our Annual Flea Market to benefit the Friends of Peacham Library on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Peacham Congregational Church.  We’re seeking donations of good, clean, items such as furniture, lamps, electronics in working order, linens, glass and wooden ware, toys, artwork, household items, sporting goods, and jewelry.  No clothing or books, please.  This is a great way to help with your spring cleaning and assist Peacham Library at the same time.

Items may be dropped off at the Church between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday, April 27, or call Becky Lafferty at 592-3531 or Joanna Bodenweber at 563-2656 for pick up assistance.  Thanks for your generosity, and please join us at the Flea Market!

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This week at the library — March 11, 2018

March 11, 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).TaiChi

March 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.

March 14, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Cancelled due to snow.

March 15, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.  The April book will be Rules of Civility by Amor Towles. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

March 16,  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

March 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Murder on the Orient Express”Murder – Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Johnny Depp and Judi Dench star in this 2017 movie version of the Agatha Christie novel. Rated PG-13.

March 21, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

March 23,  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 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.

March 28, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

March 30,  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 — March 4, 2018

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

March 6, TOWN MEETING The library will open after the TaiChiconclusion of Town Meeting.

March 7, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

March 9,  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

March 11, 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).

March 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.

March 14, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

March 15, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.  The April book will be RMurderules of Civility by Amor Towles. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

March 16,  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 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Murder on the Orient Express” – Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Johnny Depp and Judi Dench star in this 2017 movie version of the Agatha Christie novel. Rated PG-13.

March 21, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

March 23,  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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Museum Pass — Peacham Library has a new museum pass — Fairbanks Museum! Not only can you visit all the beautiful displays (including the bug art), but you can also see a great show in the Planetarium.

Shopping online at Amazon?

Please support the library with Amazon Smile.  From March 12 – 31 Amazon will donate 1.5% of your first eligible purchase to Peacham Library!  Just log on to your Amazon account at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/03-6005999 .  If you already use Amazon Smile to support Peacham Library, or you continue to use Amazon Smile after your first purchase, 0.5% of your purchase will be donated to the library at no cost to you.  Thank you!
 
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This “week” at the library – March 1, 2018

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

March 2,  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 2, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Winnie The Pooh” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated G.

March 3, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community 5thBusiness2Coffeehouse – Fifth Business returns with pub songs, fiddle tunes, and musical musings on the vagaries of life. At 8pm we’ll open the mike for all who wish to try their hand at performing.  There is a suggested donation.

 

Looking Ahead

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

March 6, TOWN MEETING The library will open after the TaiChiconclusion of Town Meeting.

March 7, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

March 9,  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 11, 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).

March 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.

March 14, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

March 16,  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 15, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.  The April book will be RMurderules of Civility by Amor Towles. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

March 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Murder on the Orient Express” – Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Johnny Depp and Judi Dench star in this 2017 movie version of the Agatha Christie novel. Rated PG-13.

Of InterestFairbanks2_sm

Museum Pass — Peacham Library has a new museum pass — Fairbanks Museum! Not only can you visit all the beautiful displays (including the bug art), but you can also see a great show in the Planetarium.

Shopping online at Amazon?

Please support the library with Amazon Smile.  From March 12 – 31 Amazon will donate 1.5% of your first eligible purchase to Peacham Library!  Just log on to your Amazon account at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/03-6005999 .  If you already use Amazon Smile to support Peacham Library, or you continue to use Amazon Smile after your first purchase, 0.5% of your purchase will be donated to the library at no cost to you.  Thank you!
 
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