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This week at the library — November 5, 2017

November 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

November 8, 7:00pm – Great Decisions –The European Union: The Future of Europe,flag_yellow_low Coping with Crisis? 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.

November 10, 10:00 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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November 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.

November 15, 6:30pm, Vermont Farm Kids – The library will Berenscreen a new film, “Vermont Farm Kids” produced by Maria Reade and filmed by James Chandler as part of Vermont’s Agricultural Literacy Week. This short documentary depicts the unique and poignant stories of farm kids (ages 10-28) from across the state of Vermont.

November 16, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of any of the book.

November 17, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

November 19, 2:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library — Join the Friends as they plan events in support of the library.

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November 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Eagle Huntress” – Follow Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl, as she becomes the first female eagle huntress in this stunning documentary filmed in Mongolia.  Nominated for 19 awards with 8 wins at film festivals around the world.

November 23, Thanksgiving – CLOSED.

November 24, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

November 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.

December 3, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, High Holiday Tea — Sip a cup of tea and visit with your neighbors. Sample our sweet and savory delights. Take a chance with the raffle.  All to support Friends of Peacham Library.

 
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This week at the library — October 22, 2017

October 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.

October 24, 4:30pm, Friends of Peacham Library — Join the Friends as they plan great events to support Peacham Library.

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October 24 , 7:00pm – Travel Series – You’ve seen the frogs at the desk, but did you know they travel all over the world with our library patrons? Becky Jensen, Peacham Llibrary Director, will share with you the joys of travelling with a frog, not only here in Peacham, but throughout the world.

October 25, 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 26, 5pm — Farmer’s Market Meeting — A community discussion and brainstorm session regarding the future of our Farmers Market.  Cofffee, tea and baked goods will be provided.

October 27, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ag14484672_1227385307321018_2492751211318291047_nes!

FRIDAY – October 27, 6:30pm, 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, but right now FRIDAY looks to be the best; 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.

Looking Ahead

October 31, 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Trick or Treat at the Library – Drop in for a treat.

November 1, 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 6, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

November 3 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or one-sheettea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

November 3, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Toy Story 3” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.

November 4,  International Games Day, IGD_LOGO_Americas Families 4 – 6pm, Potluck for all 6 – 7pm, Adults 7 – 9pm – Drop by the library to play your favorite games or try a new one. We’ll have old favorites as well as new games from Loony Labs. Bring a dish and your favorite games to share.

 
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This week at the library — August 13, 2017

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, 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 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.

Looking Ahead

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 the 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!

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!

September 4, Labor Day, Closed.

 
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This week at the library — August 6, 2017

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!

Looking Ahead

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, 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 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 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.

Looking Ahead

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 — June 11, 2017

June 12, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and PuzzlKnitters_Puzzlersers — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle.

June 15, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

June 16, 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!AllAgesIG

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June 19, 20 and 21, 9:30 – 11:00 am – Build A Better World with Art and Math – Create art with a mathematical bent.  Suitable for ages 7 and older, or by permission.  Adults are welcome, too!91F7GjfzZDL._SY445_

June 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Hidden Figures” – Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe portray three African-American women working as “computers” for NASA in the early days of the space race. The movie was nominated for three Oscars.  Rated PG.

June 20, 4:30 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join FOPL in their support of the library!Yoga

June 21, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – A six week introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.  There is a charge of $60 for six weeks, with half the proceeds benefitting Peacham Library.  Sign up today as space is limited.

June 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!

June 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.

June 27, 7:00 pm, This Year Under the Golden Dome: Senator Jane Kitchel and Representative Kitty Toll Report on the 2017 Legislative Session – Learn about this year’s legislative session from our local state representative and senator.  Sponsored by the Peacham Democratic Caucus.

June 28, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Second class.  See June 21 for details.

Summer Programs:

Build A Better World “Camp” — July 10 – 14 from 9:30 – 11:00 am, Activities 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)

Build A Better Robot — August 8 – 10 from 9:30 – 11:00 am,  Build and program a robot.(signup required by August 4; suitable for those 9 and up, including adults!)

Summer Reading Logs —  Everyone is welcome to pickup a reading log starting June 2nd!

Passport to Vermont Libraries — Pickup a Passport to Vermont Libraries and then visit libraries throughout the state to collect stamps in your passport and maybe a prize or two.

Museum and Park Passes — Checkout passes for free or reduced admission to VT State Parks and Historical Sites, ECHO Museum, American Precision Museum or
the Vermont Historical Museum.

 
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This week at the library — April 30, 2017

May 1, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

May 5, 9:15 am, Story TimeTrees, gardens and plants will be the theme at this month’s Kubostory time in honour of sprin.

May 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!

May 5, 6:00 pm, Family Movie — “Kubo and the two stings” Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Rated PG.

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May 8, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and PuzzlersBring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.  Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle.lolita

May 9, 1:15pm, Free Movie – “Lolita.” James Mason, Shelley Winters and Peter Sellers star in this 1962 adoptation of Vladimir Nabokov’s book of the same title.

May 10, 12:00 noon, Friends of Peacham LibraryJoin FOPL in their support of the library!

May 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!

May 27, 4:00pm, Cooking the Book — Join us for our seconconfederacy of duncesd cookbook.  The cooks select one recipe from the same cookbook to make and share. This month the cookbook will be The Confederacy of Dunces Cookbook by Cynthia LeJeune Nobles. We will gather to share our cooking and thoughts about the recipes. Stop by the library to select a recipe.   You do not need to cook to participate, but please let the librarian know that you will be attending so that the cooks make enough!

Wild Flowers at the Library

Beginning in May, there will be an ongoing and constantly changing wildflower table in the library.  The table will display wildflowers in bloom in the Peacham area.  The exhibit will draw upon the knowledge of Joan Churchill, longtime Peacham resident and wildflower enthusiast, for identification and historical comment.  For more information, or if you are interested in helping with this project, please contact the library, Kalanani Gallas or Ken Kraus.

 
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