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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 — October 9, 2016

October 9, 4-6pm, Artist’s Reception – Grace, Compassion and Courage, kane2016_smpaintings by Cecelia Kane.

October 10, 4:30pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join the Friends as they plan events and fundraising activities in support of the library.  Thank you for all your help and support!

October 10, 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 13th 10:30am-12pm — Herb Club — In place of our normal monthly herb club meeting, Melissa will be offering a free herb walk at Sage Mountain. Sage Mountain is Rosemary Gladstar’s 500 acre herbal retreat center. This gem is a piece of herbal history with multiple herbal display gardens and wild weeds. Numerous hiking trails are also open to the public during office hours so you are welcome to stay for a hike after the walk. The office will be open as well, featuring Rosemary Gladstar books for sale. Children are welcome. Please RSVP if you can to Melissa or the library, though all are welcome, including family and friends.

October 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

October 18, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Now You See Me 2” – The illusionists are see2back with more magic and stunts to confuse and confound you.  Rated PG-13

October 20, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight –This month’s book is Second Watch by JA Jance.  The November book is still to be determined.  Contact the library if you would like a copy of either book.

October 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!

October 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.

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

Mark Your Calendars

  • November 13, 3pm – Death Café
  • December 3, 2pm –  High Holiday Tea
  • December 10, 10am – Santa, Crafts and Latkes
 
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This week at the library — October 2, 2016

October 3, 6:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.14484672_1227385307321018_2492751211318291047_n

October 7, 9:15am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

October 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!

October 7, 7pm, 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; 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.

October 8, Herb Club – A special herb walk oat Sage Mountain will take place on Thursday, October 13 instead of the normal Herb Club meeting.

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October 9, 4-6pm, Artist’s Reception – Grace, Compassion and Courage, paintings by Cecelia Kane.

October 10, 4:30pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join the Friends as they plan events and fundraising activities in support of the library.  Thank you for all your help and support!

October 10, 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 13th 10:30am-12pm — Herb Club — In place of our normal monthly herb club meeting, Melissa will be offering a free herb walk at Sage Mountain. Sage Mountain is Rosemary Gladstar’s 500 acre herbal retreat center. This gem is a piece of herbal history with multiple herbal display gardens and wild weeds. Numerous hiking trails are also open to the public during office hours so you are welcome to stay for a hike after the walk. The office will be open as well, featuring Rosemary Gladstar books for sale. Children are welcome. Please RSVP if you can to Melissa or the library, though all are welcome, including family and friends.

October 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!

October 18, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Now You See Me 2” – The illusionists are back with more magic and stunts to confuse and confound you.  Rated PG-13

 
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This week at the library — September 25, 2016

September 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.

September 29, FALL FOLLIAGE DAY –

  • 9am – 4pm, Book Sale
  • 6:30pm, Free Movie –A film made in Peacham “The Spitfire Grill” starring Ellen Burstyn and our beautiful town. Do you recognize all the locations?

September 30, 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 1, 9:00 am, Breakfast Movie – Bring your breakfast and enjoy a movie!  We’ll be showing “Hotel Transylvania” and will provide the orange juice.  Peacham Café, right across the street, will be open, so why not pick something up there and bring it over to eat while you watch the movie?  Rated PG.  Children under 10 must come with a parent or guardian.

October 1, 10:30am – noon – Fiber Fest – Celebrate National Spinning and Weaving week by learning a weaving technique – kumihimo, ply-split braiding, weaving on a CD and other simple, hand-held methods of weaving will be taught.

Looking Ahead

October 3, 6:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

October 7, 9:15am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

October 7 OR 8, after dark, 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; 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.

October 8, 1-3pm, Herb Club – Learn about the benefits of herbs in your life.  Herb Club is free and open to everyone. No experience necessary.

October 9, 4-6pm, Artist’s Reception – A new show by Cecelia Kane.

 
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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 — March 13, 016

March 14, 5:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library — Friends plan great events in support of the library.  Note the new time!

March 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.

March 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!

Looking Ahead

March 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!

March 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.

March 31, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The Volcano Lover by Susan Sontag is this month’s book.  The April book will be The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick. Contact the library if you would like to borrow either book.

Of Interest

There’s a new show in the Gilmore Gallery — Gilmore’s Peacham, artwork by Horace and Helen Gilmore, for whom the gallery is named.

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This week at the library — January 3, 2016

January 4, 6:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

January 5, 7:00, The Personal Side of Syria — What do you really know about Syria? Tamam AbuLateaf, a citizen of Syria who has been studying in Vermont since June,. will put a personal face on Syria through photos and stories of his life and family.

January 7, 12 noon, Lunch Talk — Help at Home with NEK Council on Aging — Heidi Baker, from the NEK Council on Aging, begins a series of monthly lunch talks aimed at helping older Vermonters and their families identify programs for living well as they age in the safety of their own homes .  This program compliments the work SASH has begun in Peacham.  Open to all; soup and bread will be served.

January 8, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

January 9, 1:00pm, Herb Club — Join the members of Herb Club for a discussion pipeandslippersabout herbs and their uses. No experience necessary.

January 9, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse — Pipe and Slippers will open the 2016 season of Community Coffeehouses at Peacham Library. The four member, up and coming, folk/indie band plays guitar, fiddle, electric bass, banjo, octave mandolin, and an occasional drum. They stepped up to the open mike last year, and are now ready for their own set. Use the open mike afterwards to start your musical career!

Looking Ahead

January 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.

January 15 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

January 19, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – Mr. Deeds, a small-town, Vermont tuba player, inherits $20 million only to find himself the target of ruthless businessmen, relatives and other ne’er-do-wells. Garry Loom_smCooper stars in this Frank Capra film about Mr. Deeds going to town.

Of Interest

As part of the current Gilmore Gallery exhibit, there is now a loom available for you to try your hand at weaving!  The librarians will help get you started.  The cloth woven by the community will be used to make towels for the library’s kitchen.

 

 
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