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This week at the library — October 5, 2014

October 7, 7pm, Board Meeting – meetings are open to the public.

October 10, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time stories and crafts for the young and their caregivers.

October 10, 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 11, 9am – 11am, Celebrate National Spinning and Weaving Week – there will be weaving and braiding activities and maybe a spinner or two so you can try your hand at these great crafts.

Looking Ahead

October 12, 4 – 6pm, Artist’s Reception – Meet Cecilia Kane, the artist whose work is currently on display in the gallery.

October 13, 6:30, Puzzling Night And Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on a Peacham jigsaw puzzle.  Or do both!

October 16, 7:15pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss The Love of a Good Woman by Alice Munro. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

October 17, 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 18, 1pm, Herb Club – A chance to talk herbs and take a look at fall offerings.

October 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – The inspiring life story of Ben Carson (played by Cuba Gooding Jr.) a poor, inner-city boy who overcomes great odds to become a neurosurgeon with “gifted hands.”

Of Interest

We have new books on the shelves as well as a few new movies.  You can find the list of July through September additions under Find Books and Resources, New Books.  You will also find information or links for community organizations, databases, interlibrary loan, and Listenup! Vermont through the Find Books and Resources menu.

 
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This week at the library — August 3, 2014

August 3, 4 – 6pm, Artist’s Reception – Faces: On The Edge of A New Frontier by Nicholas Alex will be in the Gilmore Gallery through September.

August 4, 7pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

August 7, 7:00pm, Summer Series – Earth, Wind, Fire, and Beyond – Brad Vietje, Northeast Kingdom Astronomy Foundation Science Advisor, speaking on Cosmic Fires: The Sun and Other Stars.

August 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!

Looking Ahead

August 11, 5:15pm, Friends of Peacham Library — The Friends organize events and fundraisers in support of the library with funds raised used to support book purchases and programs.  Please consider joining the Friends and helping in their efforts.

August 11, 6:30pm, Peacham Knitters – Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. New knitters are welcome to come for help and encouragement.

August 12, 7:00pm, Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie — Part Five – Ceres’ Children, takes a deeper look at some of Vermont’s cherished traditions: participatory democracy and the conservation ethic, from the ideas of George Perkins Marsh, one of America’s first environmentalists, to contemporary volunteer groups and activist movements.

August 14, 6:30pm, Herb Club – This month there will be a weed walk and a discussion of herbs that are good for the nervous system.

August 15, 9am, Fiber Friday – Fiber fun for all ages.  This month’s project will be sock animals.

August 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!

August 16, 10am – 5pm, 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 19 – 21, 9:30 – 11:00am, Mini-Technology Camp – Create and program projects using the Arduino microcontroller.  Must be 9 or older (and yes, adults are welcome) with some coding experience.  Sign up is required as space is limited.  Note, this a week later than originally scheduled.

Of Interest

Have you added your summer reading to our Reading Challenge Graph?  One more month — can we fill the graph with books?  It’s been a slow week, but the kids are still ahead — 156 books to 146, with the lead in fiction being nearly 20 books.

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Interested in ebooks or audio books?  Did you know that with your 8 digit library card you can borrow books from ListenUp Vermont?  What, you don’t have an 8 digit library card number?  Stop by the library to update your record and get a new number with 8 digits.  You’ll also learn how to sign up for classes at Universal Class, as well as get access to Vermont Online Library and Heritage Quest.

 
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This week at the library — May 12, 2013

May 13, 5:15pm, Friends of Peacham Library — a wrap up of the flea market and discussion of future events

May 13, 6:30pm, Peacham Knitters – Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. New knitters are welcome to come for help and encouragement.

May 16, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight discussing The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund DeWaal.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy.

May 17, 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

May 20, 7:00 pm, Tech Night – The library has a wide range of on-line resources for you – all free.  Find out about downloadable audio and e-books, language learning, career help, online classes, reading magazines online, and more.

May 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre — Victor Hugo’s book, Les Miserables, comes to life in this 2012 film starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, and Anne Hathaway.

May 24, 9am, Preschool Story Time – a change for April and May, with story time on the 2nd and 4th Fridays, just before Coffee Hour.  Stories, maybe a song, and always a craft, for children of all ages.

May 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!

May 27, Memorial Day — CLOSED

Mark Your Calendar!

June 4, 10:00am,  Summer Reading Program Kickoff Event – We’ll dig into reading with singer / story teller Gary Dulabaum at Peacham Elementary School.  Children of all ages are welcome, but those under five and those not enrolled at the school must be accompanied by an adult.

June 15, 7 – 9pm, Family Dance Party

Dance Party

 

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