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This week at the library — October 1, 2017

October 2, 6:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

October 5 Fall Foliage Day

  • 9 am -4 pm – Book Sale
  • 6:30 pm – The annual showing of The Spitfire Grill, a movie filmed in Peacham

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

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

October 7, 8:30 am, Collaborator’s Meeting – The Collaborator’s is a group who meet every other month to discuss / help organizations in Peacham.  Please join us as we help each other and the community.

Looking Ahead

October 8, 2:00pm – 4:00pm – Fiber Fest – Celebrate National Spinning and Weaving week by learning a weaving technique – simple, hand-held methods of weaving will be available to try.

October 8, 4:00pm – 6:00pm – Artist’s Reception – Cecelia Kane will be on hand to talk about the art in her new show “A Year of Forgetting.”

October 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.

October 11, 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.

October 11, 7:00pm – Great Decisions –Worried about the state of the world? The prospect of nuclear weapons and materials falling into the wrong hands? Peacham Library will host Great Decisions in Foreign Policy, a discussion program focusing on the most critical global issues facing America today. Each topic is presented in a half-hour documentary, and then thrown open for a moderated hour-long discussion. Our first topic will be Nuclear Security.

October 13, 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 17  7:00pm – Travel Series – Locations and travels to be announced, or not, ahead of time.  Rest assured each evening will bring you to another place and time.

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This week at the library — September 3, 2017

 

September 4, Labor Day, Closed.

September 4, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

September 6, 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.

September 8, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee 51V-fiXzxCL._AC_US218_or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

September 8, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Monster Trucks” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.  The October movie will be Paddington.

Looking Ahead

September 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.

September 13, 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.

September 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!

September 19, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “The Zookeeper’s Wife” – Jessica Chastain, and Daniel Bruhl star in this movie about the Warsaw Zoo and its role in the Resistance during WWII.  Rated PG-13.  Future movies will be The Man Who Knew Infinity (October) and Alexander’s Ragtime Band (November)

 
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This week at the library — August 27, 2017

August 28, 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 30, 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.

September 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!

Looking Ahead

September 4, Labor Day, Closed.

September 4, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

September 6, 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.

September 8, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee 51V-fiXzxCL._AC_US218_or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

September 8, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Monster Trucks” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.  The October movie will be Paddington.

September 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.

 

 

 
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This week at the library — August 20, 2017

August 23, 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 24, 7:00 pm — Climate Change:  The Science and MuirGlacierAlaska2_smthe Skeptics  presented by Joe Alper– The science of climate change, both theory and evidence, shows that the earth is warming and that this warming is primarily due to human activity.  After presenting the science, Joe will argue that we should accept this science as true and therefore are justified in acting to slow and eventually reverse global warming.  Finally, Joe will evaluate the various arguments of the skeptics and deniers.

August 25, 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 30, 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.

September 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!

September 1, 6pm, Family Movie — Title to be announced.  Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie. PJs optional. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

September 4, Labor Day, Closed.

 
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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 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.

 

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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 — 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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