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This week at the library – November 19

November 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Peaceful Warrior” – Dan Millman has it all: good grades, a shot at the Olympic team on the rings and girls lining up for the handsome Berkeley college athlete all teams mates look up to with envy. Only one man shakes his confidence, an anonymous night gas station attendant, who like Socrates, keeps questioning every assumption in his life. Then a traffic crash shatters Dan’s legs, and his bright future. Now Socrates’s life coaching is to make or break Dan’s revised ambition. Running Time: 2 hours. Rated PG-13 (This is a change in the previously announced title, due to availability)

November 21, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

November 22, Thanksgiving – Library Closed

November 23, 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.

Coming Up – 

November 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 while you chat.

November 28, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

November 30, 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.

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Posted by on 19 November 2018 in News

 

This week at the library – November 12

November 12, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

November 12, 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 while you chat.

November 14, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

November 14, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight    Join us for a discussion of“Nine Lives” by Dan Baum. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

November 16, 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.

November 16, 5:00  – 8:00 pm and November 17, 9:00  am – noon, Parcel Map Review  –The listers invite you to come in and take a look at the new parcel maps. They will be on hand to answer any questions.

Coming Up

November 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “American Hustle” – Two con artists are recruited by an FBI agent to bust corrupt New Jersey politicians and mobsters. However, it’s never quite clear who is the swindler and who is the mark. 138 minutes. Rated R.

November 21, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

November 22, Thanksgiving – Library Closed

November 23, 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.

 
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Posted by on 12 November 2018 in News

 

This week at the library – November 5

November 5, 7:00 pm, Library Board of Trustees Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

November 6, 1 pm – 3:15, Afternoon Movie and Makers – Peacham Elementary School early release day. Spend your afternoon at the library for one or more activities – movie and a maker project.  Movie: “The LEGO Movie” starts at 1 PM (Time 101 minutes. Rated PG). “Maker Challenge” starts at approximately 2:45 pm (when the movie ends) Children 7 and under should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.  Homeschoolers welcome too!

November 6, 7:30 – 12:00 am, On Guard Election Get Together – Gather with the “On Guard” group to watch the evening’s election results.  Bring a snack or sweet to share.

November 7, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

November 8, 7:00 pm,  Author Talk: Bernie Lambek – Meet attorney and author of “Uncivil Liberties”. After a high school student is found dead at the bottom of a rock ledge on the outskirts of Montpelier, Vermont, the community confronts its conflicting beliefs and values—and the truths below the surface. A complex and timely legal mystery, “Uncivil Liberties” confronts hate speech and free speech, cyberbullying and privacy, religious and sexual freedom, and a community’s many faces of love and loss. In the courtrooms and streets and bedrooms of Montpelier, lawyers and clients and loved ones grapple with moral convictions and prejudices. The novel is imbued with a deep respect for the law as well as for the passionate and irrational human beings who live within, and sometimes beyond, its constraints.

November 9, 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. 

November 10, 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Game Day – Celebrate the final day of International Games Week with us, playing games – old favorites and new ones too!  Bring your friends and favorite games and a snack or sweet to share. Don’t have any games?  We will have some to choose from including but not limited to: Lanterns, Kodama, Splendor, Codenames, Iglu Iglu, Go Nuts for Donuts, and more!

November 11, 3:00 – 5:30 pm, Friendly Folk Music Jam – Open to acoustic instrument players of any skill level interested in a relaxed, collegial atmosphere to share folk or old-time music.  Come share your talent and a simple song (3 or 4 chords).  Don’t play an instrument?  Listeners are always welcome!

Coming Up

November 12, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

November 12, 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 while you chat.

November 14, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

November 14, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight    Join us for a discussion of“Nine Lives” by Dan Baum. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

November 16, 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.

November 16, 5:00  – 8:00 pm and November 17, 9:00  am – noon, Parcel Map Review  –The listers invite you to come in and take a look at the new parcel maps. They will be on hand to answer any questions.

 
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Posted by on 6 November 2018 in News

 

This week at the library – October 29

October 31, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

October 31, 5:00 pm – 7 pm, Trick or Treat – Stop by the library to show off your costume. 

November 2, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

November 2, 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.

November 2, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  

November 3, 11:00 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome. (Repeat of Friday’s program)

Coming Up

November 5, 7:00 pm, Library Board of Trustees Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

November 6, 1 pm – 3:30 pm, Afternoon Movie and Makers – Peacham Elementary School early release day. Spend your afternoon at the library for one or more activities – movie and a maker project.  Movie: “The LEGO Movie” starts at 1 PM (Time 101 minutes. Rated PG). “Maker Challenge” starts at approximately 2:45 pm (when the movie ends) Children 7 and under should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.  Homeschoolers welcome too!

November 6, 7:30 – 12:00 am, On Guard Election Get Together – Gather with the “On Guard” group to watch the evening’s election results.  Bring a snack or sweet to share.

November 7, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

November 8, 7:00 pm,  Author Talk: Bernie Lambek – Meet attorney and author of “Uncivil Liberties”: a complex and timely legal mystery, “Uncivil Liberties” confronts hate speech and free speech, cyberbullying and privacy, religious and sexual freedom, and a community’s many faces of love and loss. In the courtrooms and streets and bedrooms of Montpelier, lawyers and clients and loved ones grapple with moral convictions and prejudices. The novel is imbued with a deep respect for the law as well as for the passionate and irrational human beings who live within, and sometimes beyond, its constraints.

November 9, 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. 

November 10, 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Game Day – Celebrate the final day of “International Games Week” with us, playing games – old favorites and new ones too!  Bring your friends and favorite games and a snack or sweet to share. Don’t have any games?  We will have some to choose from including but not limited to: Lanterns, Kodama, Splendor, Codenames, Iglu Iglu, Go Nuts for Donuts, and more!

November 11, 3:00 – 5:30 pm, Friendly Folk Music Jam – Open to acoustic instrument players of any skill level interested in a relaxed, collegial atmosphere to share folk or old-time music.  Come share your talent and a simple song (3 or 4 chords).  Don’t play an instrument?  Listeners are always welcome!

 

 
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Posted by on 29 October 2018 in News

 

This week at the library – October 22

October 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 while you chat.

genealogy treeOctober 23, 7:00 pm, Genetic Genealogy with Alana Considine – Genetic genealogy takes DNA testing beyond paternity tests to uncover connections to individuals and ethnic groups. You’re thinking of testing, but should you choose Ancestry, 23andMe, Family Tree DNA, My Heritage or one of the many companies new on the scene? Already tested? How do you get the most from your results? Alana will discuss the differences between DNA testing companies, how to interpret results, and just enough genetics to make sense of it all. She will also delve into the ethical issues of genealogical genetic testing.

October 24, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

October 26, 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.

Coming Up

October 31, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

October 31, 5:00 pm – 7 pm, Trick or Treat – Stop by the library to show off your costume. 

November 2, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

November 2, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “Early Man” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 89 minutes. Rated PG. 

November 3, 11:00 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome. (Repeat of Friday’s program)

 
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Posted by on 21 October 2018 in News

 

This week at the library – October 15

Dirty dancing

October 16, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Dirty Dancing” – The story of the romance between a “daddy’s girl” and bad boy dance instructor during a summer the spent at a family resort in the Catskills.  Runtime 100 minutes. Rated PG-13.

October 16, 5:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join the FOPL in their support of the library.

October 17, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

October 18, 1:00 pm, Afternoon Activities    Peacham Elementary School early release day. Spend your afternoon at the library for “Hotel Transylvania 3”  at 1 pm.  We will have 4 stations for creating Halloween crafts from 3 – 4 pm.  Snacks will be served. Children 8 and under should be accompanied by an adult.  Homeschoolers welcome too!

October 18, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight    Join us for a discussion “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann.  November’s title will be “Nine Lives” by Dan Baum. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

October 19, 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. 

Coming Up

October 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 while you chat.

October 23, 7:00 pm, Genetic Genealogy with Alana Considine – Genetic genealogy takes DNA testing beyond paternity tests to uncover connections to individuals and ethnic groups. You’re thinking of testing, but should you choose Ancestry, 23andMe, Family Tree DNA, My Heritage or one of the many companies new on the scene? Already tested? How do you get the most from your results? Alana will discuss the differences between DNA testing companies, how to interpret results, and just enough genetics to make sense of it all. She will also delve into the ethical issues of genealogical genetic testing.

October 24, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

October 26, 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. 

 
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This Week at the Library – October 8

October 8, 7:00 pm, Library Board of Trustees Meeting – Meetings are open to the public. 

October 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 while you chat.

October 10, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

October 13, 9:00 am – all day, Peacham Fall Fondo – A bicycle ride around Peacham.  Support the community and enjoy the ride.  Check out the internet cafe, water stop and pie sale – all happening at the library.  More details at the Fondo website.

October 14, 3:00-5:30 pm, Friendly Folk Music Jam – Open to acoustic instrument players of any skill level interested in a relaxed, collegial atmosphere to share folk or old-time music.  Come share your talent and a simple song (3 or 4 chords).  Don’t play an instrument?  Listeners are always welcome!

 

Coming Up

October 16, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Dirty Dancing” – The story of the romance between a “daddy’s girl” and bad boy dance instructor during a summer the spent at a family resort in the Catskills.  Runtime 100 minutes. Rated PG-13.

October 16, 5:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join the FOPL in their support of the library.

October 17, 10:00 am, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH. Continue your practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting.

October 18, 12:00 noon, Afternoon Activities    Peacham Elementary School early release day. Spend your afternoon at the library for one or more activities – movie, craft project and more.  Check our website and Facebook page later this week for more details.  Children 7 and under should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.  Homeschoolers welcome too!

October 18, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight    Join us for a discussion “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann.  November’s title will be “Nine Lives” by Dan Baum. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

 
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Posted by on 9 October 2018 in News