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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

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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 17, 2016

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.

July 22, 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 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.

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July 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.

July 28, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Slow Travel with Marsha Garrison – Marsha2_smallTravel 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!

And in August —

  • Summer Reading Program
    • August 2 – 4, Ready, Set, Create
    • August 16 – 18, Ready Set Design a Game
  • Summer Series
    • August 4, David and Marilyn Magnus, Long Distance Cycling
    • August 18, Jeff and Kate Bernardoni The Walk in the Long White Cloud
  • Art Auction – August 13

Of Interest

New books are on the shelves.  Prefer audio books or ebooks?  Try ListenUp Vermont and One-Click Digital.

 

 

 
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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 — September 20, 2015

September 22, 6:00 pm, Book Signing, 7:00pm, Author Talk with Tim McKay warbrideTim will sign copies of his book, “Letters to a War Bride,” from 6-7 then present his talk “Search for My Father’s War.” The book and talk are the culmination of three years of reading his father’s wartime letters and the 25 day trip to Europe to discover the people and places he described.

September 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!

Looking Ahead

September 28, 7pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

October 1, ALL DAY, Fall Foliage Day in Peacham – The library will be open at 9am and close at 7pm.
9am – 4pm, Book Sale
10am – noon, Book Signing –
Peacham authors will sell / sign copies of their books.
6:30pm, Free Movie –
The film stars Ellen Burstyn as the owner of The Spitfire Grill.

October 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!

October 3, 10:00 am, Story Time – Read with a horse – There will be a special guest at story time – a miniature horse! Stories will be about horses and other animals that help people.

 
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This week at the library — August 9, 2015

August 9, 4:00 pm, Author Talk with Stuart O’Brien – Nonagenarian and StuartO'Brien Peacham resident, Stuart O’Brien will discuss his book, Wildwood, a World War II love story. Books are available at the library for purchase, with all proceeds benefiting the library.

August 10, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters — Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. There is also a jigsaw puzzle available for those who prefer this activity.

August 11 – 13 – 17, 9:30 am – 11:00 am – Robotics Camp – Build and program Lego NXT robots. (sign up required by August 7 as space is very limited).

August 13, 6:30 pm, Herb Club – Join the members of Herb Club for an evening herb walk in Peacham. Herb Club is open to anyone, even if you have no experience with herbs.

August 14, 10am-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, 5:00 – 7:00pm, August 15, 11:00 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 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Big Hero 6” A young robotics whiz, Hiro Hamada (voiceJoshua Lakin of Ryan Potter), leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax to save the metropolis of San Fransokyo. Rated PG.

August 18, 7:00 pm, Health Talk with Dr. Josh – Dr. Josh Lakin will discuss “Planning in Serious Illness: The Conversation.” A talk about how the medical specialty of Palliative Care thinks about these conversations and a brief introduction to some of the tools available for preparing for and recording these conversations with your family or your physician

August 20 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Beatrice DeRocco Ring presents“A Journey of Discovery” Journey with Beatrice as she recreates (over six years) the around-the-world trip her father and uncle made in 1928 (in a single year) using only ships, trains and cars, and taking pictures similar to the ones taken in 1928.

August 21, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

August 24, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters — Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. There is also a jigsaw puzzle available for those who prefer this activity.

 
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This week at the library — August 2, 2015

August 3, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.Charlie_Morris_sm

August 6, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Purposeful Travel – Morris McCain and Charlie Byron present On the Road with Road Scholar in which they describe the attractions and pitfalls of being shown the world with Road Scholar instead of exploring it on your own.

August 7, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

August 7, 12 noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Friends plan great events in support of the library.

August 8, 10:00 am, Story Time –Stories and activities for the young at heart.

Looking Ahead

August 9, 4:00 pm, Author Talk with Stuart O’Brien – Nonagenarian and StuartO'Brien Peacham resident, Stuart O’Brien will discuss his book, Wildwood, a World War II love story. Books are available at the library for purchase, with all proceeds benefiting the library.

August 10, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters — Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. There is also a jigsaw puzzle available for those who prefer this activity.

August 11 – 13 – 17, 9:30 am – 11:00 am – Robotics Camp – Build and program Lego NXT robots. (sign up required by August 7 as space is very limited).

August 13, 6:30 pm, Herb Club – Join the members of Herb Club for an evening herb walk in Peacham. Herb Club is open to anyone, even if you have no experience with herbs.

August 14, 10am-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, 5:00 – 7:00pm, August 15, 11:00 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.

August 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Big Hero 6” A young robotics whiz, Hiro Hamada (voiceJoshua Lakin of Ryan Potter), leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax to save the metropolis of San Fransokyo. Rated PG.

August 18, 7:00 pm, Health Talk with Dr. Josh – Dr. Josh Lakin will discuss “Planning in Serious Illness: The Conversation.” A talk about how the medical specialty of Palliative Care thinks about these conversations and a brief introduction to some of the tools available for preparing for and recording these conversations with your family or your physician

 
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