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This month at the library — June 2016

June 1, CLOSED while we insulate the attic.

June 2 — Passport to Vermont Libraries Program starts — Pick up a passport and start visiting libraries throughout Vermont. More details can be found at https://www.facebook.com/vermontpassport.

June 2, 10:00am, Summer Reading Kick-off Event, at Peacham Elementary School — Stephen Coronella will present stories, music and more around this summer’s theme – Ready, Set, Read.  Everyone is welcome to join us.

June 4, 10:00 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

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

June 13 & 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.

June 16, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – This month’s book is Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.  Books are available at the library if you would like to join the discussion.

June 21, 6:30pm, Community Discussion of Being Mortal by Atul Gawande at St. Johnsbury SchoolPlease join us for both small and large group discussions, a sharing of ideas and experiences, and an opportunity to explore the most important issues that each of us will face as we care not only for our loved ones, but ourselves, during the journey towards end-of- life needs.  Facilitated by Dr. Josh Lakin, a colleague of Dr. Gawande, along with Dr. Mary Ready, and Rev. Ann Hockridge.

June 23, 7:00pm, Health Talk with Dr. Josh – Dr. Josh Kantrowitz will facilitate a discussion on child protection services based on the article “Baby Doe: A political history of tragedy” printed in the February 1, 2016 issue of The New Yorker.  Contact the library for help obtaining a copy of the article.

June 27 – July 1, 9:30 – 11:00am – Summer Reading – Ready, Set Read “Camp” – All things that require you to “get ready,” “set” and read / fly / experiment / play / make.  (signup required by June 23; children 5 and under must come with a parent).

Every Friday, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two and chat with your friends and neighbors. 

Of Interest

Updates to the calendar are posted on our website and on Facebook.

Please support Peacham Library when shopping at Amazon.  In just six months our supports have purchased enough for us to receive nearly $50 – not bad for a small Vermont town.  All you need to do is log on to your Amazon account through Amazon Smile (https://smile.amazon.com/ch/03-6005999) and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase total to Peacham Library.  Thank you for your support!

NEW Audio and e-Book options – Try OneClick Digital for your electronic reading!  You will need your
14 digit patron number to register.  (http://vermontstate.oneclickdigital.com/).  ListenUp Vermont (http://listenupvermont.org)  is another great source for free audios and ebooks.

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This month at the library — May 2016

May 2, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

May 7, 10:00 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

May 9 & 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.

May 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – This month’s book is So What: The Life of Miles Davis by John Szwed. June’s book will be Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

May 23, 6:00pm, Spring Concert with Readers – at Peacham Congregational Church in conjunction with Peacham Elementary School

May 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.

May 30, CLOSED for Memorial Day

June 2, 10:00am, Summer Reading Kick-off Event, at Peacham Elementary School — Stephen Coronella will present stories, music and more around this summer’s theme – Ready, Set, Read.

EVERY FRIDAY, 10:00 am – noon, Coffee Hour – A chance to drink a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy a sweet or two and chat with your friends and neighbors. 

Of Interest

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Support Peacham Library when shopping at Amazon.   Log on to your Amazon account through Amazon Smile  and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase total to Peacham Library.  Thank you for your support!

NEW Audio and e-Book options – Try OneClick Digital for your electronic reading!  You will need your
14 digit patron number to register.

Renovations – There is light in the basement – the new windows have been installed!

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This week at the library — February 14, 2016

February 16, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – Hellen Hanff’s book 84 Charing Cross Road is brought to life in this award winning Mel Brooks film staring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins. Bancroft portrays a bibliophile who writes to a small bookseller in London. Hopkins is the man who replies, starting a twenty year romance via the mail.

February 18, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – American Nations by Colin Woodard is this month’s book. The March book will be The Volcano Lover by Susan Sontag. Contact the library if you would like to borrow either book.

February 19, 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

February 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.

February 26, 10am-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, 11:00 am – ? – Winter Carnival Chili sale – The library will sell chili, cornbread and hot chocolate during the Winter Carnival celebrations. The library will open at 10 and remain open until the chili is gone.

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