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This week at the library — July 30, 2017

August 2, 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.PeachamSchool

August 3, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham The Peacham School, Inc: Its Origins and Its History  – All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

August 4, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome to join in the fun.

August 4, 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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August 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Babe” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated G.

August 5, 8:00 am, Collaborator’s Meeting – The Collaborator’s are a group of folks who meet every other month to discuss and help the various organizations in Peacham.  Please join us as we help each other and the community.

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

August 8 – 10, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Build a Better Robot – Build and program a robot.  Signup required; suitable for those 9 and up, including adults!

August 9, 6:30pm – PHA Annual Meeting – Susan Fineman will speak on “The Rocky Road to the Schoolhouse Door: Creating Our Common Schools.”

August 11, 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 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.lion

August 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Lion” – Dev Patel, and Nicole Kidman star in this movie nominated for 6 Academy Awards.  Rated PG-13.

August 16, 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.

August 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Year of Lear by James Shapiro is this month’s book.  Future books are: Still Life by Louise Penny (September), Northanger Abby by Jane Austen (October) and The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben (November). Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of any of these books.

August 18, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm and August 19, 11 am – 7:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library Ice Cream at PAMFest – Drop by the tennis courts during PAMFest to buy ice cream (and toppings!) from Friends of Peacham Library.  Your purchase supports book purchases and programs at the library.

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This week at the library — July 16

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 18, 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 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 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!

Looking Ahead

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!

August 3, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham The Peacham School, Inc.: Its Origin and Its Programs – All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

August 4, 9:15 am, Story Time –  Stories and fun for all ages!

August 4, 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 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – Movie to be announced! – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.

August 6, 1:00 pm, Print Making Workshop – Join artists Lisa Murphy and Alma Grand to create beautiful one-of-a-kind prints! Make your own masterpiece using block ink, rollers and printing plates. Supplies will be provided. This workshop is easy and fun, and is perfect for both the beginning artist as well as the advanced expert.  Suggested for teens and adults, with signup required.

August 6, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Artist’s Reception – Join Lisa Murphy and Alma Grand for the opening of their show of prints in the Gilmore Gallery.

 
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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 — 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 12, 2017

February 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.

February 16, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The Tower at Stony Wood by Patricia McKillip.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

February 17, 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!

February 18, 11:00am until gone – Winter Carnival Chili, Cornbread and Hot Chocolate – We’ll be selling hoheartofseat food / drinks at the Peacham Congregational Church with proceeds to benefit Peacham Library.

Looking Ahead

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

winterseries

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 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!

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, 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.

 

 

 
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This week at the library — August 14, 2016

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!)

August 16, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre – In keeping with Peacham Historical Association’s summer theme of distilling, we present “The Hallelujah Trail” starring Lee Remick as temperance leader Cora Templeton Massingale who is bound and determined to stop a shipment of whiskey protected by the US Calvary lead by Col. Thaddeus Gearhardt (Burt Lancaster).

August 18, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Continuing the Summer Series theme, this month’s book is The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck.  Contact the library if you would like a copy of the book.

August 19, 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 19, 5:00 – 7:00 pm and August 20, 11 am – 7:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library Ice Cream at PAMFest – Drop by the tennis courts during PAMFest to buy ice cream (and toppings!) from Friends of Peacham Library.  Your purchase supports book purchases and programs at the library.

Looking Ahead

August 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.

August 22, 7:00pm, Democracy, Engagement and Act 46 Talk, sponsored by Peacham Act 46 Study Group

August 23, 7:00 pm, Self Publishing with Bob RyanWhat’s it take to publish your book?  Bob Ryan will talk about his experiences with self-publishing.

August 25, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Europe On 10 Miles A Day with Barry and Lynne Lawson

August 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!

 
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