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This Week at the Library – December 31

December  31, CLOSED, New Year’s Eve 

January  1, CLOSED, New Year’s Day 

January 2, 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.

January 4, 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.  

January 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “Inside Out” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 102 minutes. Rated PG.  

January 5, 11:00 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome. 

January 5, 7:00 pm, Winter Coffee House: Carol Hausner & Jonathan “Doc” Kaplan  – Joyful playing with heartfelt, resonant vocals will fill the Peacham Library as Carol and Jonathan return to perform more songs from their musical journey together.

January 6, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Gallery Reception: “Nature, as I see it” Photographs by Dorothy Baxter.  – “I love nature.  I go out into the woods to find peace.  My photographs are my diary. Mother Earth has given us treasures to find. My Grandfather taught me to be aware of my surroundings. These photos represent a sampling of what I have found. I hope you enjoy them.” Blessings, Dorothy

Coming up next week:

January 7, 5:00 pm, Healthy Beginnings – Is 2019 is the year you’re going to make heath a priority? Join Robyn Morrison, a Certified Transformational Health Coach, as she talks through strategies that will help you do it right!

January 7, 7:00 pm, Library Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

January 8, 1:30 pm,  Aging Well in Peacham – Jerry Senturia will share strategies and tips for keeping yourself warm in cold weather.

January 9, 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.

January 10, 1:30 – 3:00 pm, Iron Chef Jr: Cupcakes! Spend your afternoon off at the library solving clues to unlock secret ingredients and then baking up some cupcakes, some to take home and some for Coffee Hour the next day. All ages welcome, children 8 and under should be accompanied by parent or caregiver. Please call the library or use this form to register, so we have enough supplies for everyone.

January 10, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Beginner’s Class – Start at the beginning and learn about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Week 1.

January 10, 7:00 pm,  An Introduction to Wet-Felting – Join Laura Abrahamsen for a crafting evening where you’ll learn how water, soap, and friction work together to turn combed wool into felt. You’ll come away with a mug rug and an understanding of the materials and techniques you can use to continue to explore this fiber medium on your own. Wear old clothes and bring a small bowl. $5.00 material fee payable to the instructor at class time. Please call the library or use this form to register.  Space is limited to 9 people, 12 and up.

January 11, 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.  

January 13, 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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This week at the library – December 24

December 24, Christmas Eve – Library Closed

December 25, Christmas – Library Closed

December 26, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention will take a holiday break.  Join us next year – January 2 at 10 am.

December 28, 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.

December 29, 11:00 am-noon, Noon Year’s Eve Party – Too young to stay up ’til midnight on New Year’s Eve? Join us for a party with stories, food and crafts and a big celebration at the stroke of “noon-night”! All ages welcome, children 7 and under should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.

FOR KIDS IN 3RD GRADE AND UP – Want to help decorate and blow up balloons?  Come to the library at 10:30 AM to help set up and stay for the fun!!!

Coming up next week:

December 31, New Year’s Eve – Library Closed

January 1, New Year’s Day – Library Closed

January 2, 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.

January 4, 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.  

January 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “Inside Out” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 102 minutes. Rated PG.  

January 5, 11 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome. 

January 6, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Gallery Reception:”Nature, as I see it” Photographs by Dorothy Baxter. “I love nature.  I go out into the woods to find peace.  My photographs are my diary. Mother Earth has given us treasures to find. My Grandfather taught me to be aware of my surroundings. These photos represent a sampling of what I have found. I hope you enjoy them.” Blessings, Dorothy

 
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This week at the library – December 17

December 17, 7:00 pm, Library Board of Trustees Meeting – Meetings are open to the public. 

December 18, 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.

December 19, 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.

December 21, 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 Next Week

December 24 & 25, Christmas Eve & Christmas – Library Closed

December 26, 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.

December 28, 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.

December 29, 11:00 am-noon, Kids’ Noon Year’s Eve Party – Too young to stay up ’til midnight? Join us for stories, food and crafts and a big celebration at the stroke of noon-night! All ages welcome, children 7 and under should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.

 
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This week at the library – December 10

December 10, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Robert Dostis of GMP will make a presentation on the changing landscape for the energy delivery sector and what GMP is doing to lead including the products and services they offer to help lower carbon, reduce costs while increasing reliability and resiliency in a changing climate.

December 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 while you chat.

December 12, 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.

December 12, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Holiday Gathering of the Heart – Join Donna Dia Lowre for a gathering to celebrate the joys of this season of Light and Love. The holidays can be a time of stress and expectations and sadness. Let’s share all the things we are grateful for. We will meditate, sing simple songs and share our hopes and dreams. Bring your favorite reading and an open heart. Call 592-3015 for more info.

December 13, 6:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Annual Holiday potluck.  Bring a book to share – one that would make a great gift, or a reading selection for the coming year, or share just because you love it!  Contact the library for location details!

December 14, 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

December 17, 7:00 pm, Library Board of Trustees Meeting – Meetings are open to the public. 

December 18, 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.

December 19, 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.

December 21, 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 – December 3

December  1, 8:30 am, Collaborator’s Meeting – The Collaborator’s is a group who meet every other month to discuss / help organizations in Peacham.  Please join us as we help each other and the community.

December 4, 1:30 am,  Aging Well in Peacham – Holiday party! Holiday treats, Christmas cookies and drinks, music and a Yankee Swap! Bring a wrapped, simple gift valued between $0 and $5 – something useful, old or new, received, but never used, sumptuous, joyous or absolutely silly!

December 5, 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.

December 7, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

December 7, 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.  

December 7, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “Polar Express” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great holiday movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 100 minutes. Rated G.  

December 8, 10:00 am – noon, Santa, Crafts and Latkes –  A party for the whole family.  Start the morning with crafts, followed by a visit from the man in red, and end with a feast of latkes and applesauce.

December 9, 2:00 am – 4:00 pm, High Holiday Tea – Sip a cup of tea and visit with your neighbors. Sample our sweet and savory delights. Bid on a festive selection of donated items in the silent auction. Take a chance with the raffle.  All to support Friends of Peacham Library.

Coming Up

December 10, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Robert Dostis of GMP will make a presentation on the changing landscape for the energy delivery sector and what GMP is doing to lead including the products and services they offer to help lower carbon, reduce costs while increasing reliability and resiliency in a changing climate.

December 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 while you chat.

December 12, 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.

December 12, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Holiday Gathering of the Heart – Join Donna Dia Lowre for a gathering to celebrate the joys of this season of Light and Love. The holidays can be a time of stress and expectations and sadness. Let’s share all the things we are grateful for. We will meditate, sing simple songs and share our hopes and dreams. Bring your favorite reading and an open heart. Call 592-3015 for more info.

December 13, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Annual Holiday potluck.  Bring a book to share – one that would make a great gift, or a reading selection for the coming year, or share just because you love it!  Contact the library for location details!

December 14, 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 – November 26

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.

December  1, 8:30 am, Collaborators’ Meeting – The Collaborators is a group who meet every other month to discuss / help organizations in Peacham.  Please join us as we help each other and the community.

Coming Up

December 4, 1:30 am, Aging Well in Peacham – Join in the fun and explore a new topic each month with this community group.

December 5, 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.

December 7, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

December 7, 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.  

December 7, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “ Polar Express” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 100 minutes. Rated G.  

December 8, 10:00 am – noon, Santa, Crafts and Latkes –  A party for the whole family.  Start the morning with crafts, followed by a visit from the man in red, and end with a feast of latkes and applesauce.

December 9, 2:00 am – 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.

Updates to the calendar are posted on our website (peachamlibrary.org) and on Facebook.

 
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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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