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FRIDAY JULY 12

5:30 pm Woodbelly Pizza and Artesano Ice Cream Dinner:

A fundraising dinner at the Peacham Town Tennis Court (across the street from the church) starting at 5:30pm. Woodbelly Pizza will be serving up delicious wood-fired pies made to order, along with Artesano Ice Cream sundaes. All food purchases are by donation to benefit the Peacham Library, and no reservations are required. 

6:45 pm Special Family Movie Time: 

Designed to serve as childcare by donation for those attending the Zookeepers performance at the church. Kids can enjoy a PG-rated movie, popcorn and lemonade, and PJs are encouraged! Suggested donation $10 per child. Please register in advance through Eventbrite at
https://peachamlibraryzookeepersbenefit.eventbrite.com

7:00 pm Concert:

Opening act Platinum Tide, featuring the Marcotte brothers Owen and Aden, and Cameron Clark, will bring youthful energy and local flavor to the performance.
They will be followed by 2019 Tammie Award “Best Vermont Rock Album” winner David Rosane & the Zookeepers. This Vermont based band is in their 2nd year of touring to support Vermont libraries and shine a light on their pivotal role in our communities. All donations raised go to the Peacham Library to support our programs and needs. 

Suggested donation $15; tickets are available in advance through Eventbrite at
https://peachamlibraryzookeepersbenefit.eventbrite.com

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS GREAT EVENT TO BENEFIT THE LIBRARY!

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Posted by on 11 July 2019 in News

 

This Week at the Library – July 8

July 8, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this town committee is working on. This month’s meeting will be upstairs in the library.

July 8, 6:00 pm, Annual Library Board Meeting – This annual meeting will include reports from the trustees and director and election of new trustees to the board. All meetings are open to the public. At 7:00 pm Guest Jane Beck will speak on “Catching People’s Stories”.  Beck is founder and former executive director of the Vermont Folklife Center. This is a reflective talk on why people tell stories, what they mean to an individual, and examples of how they are used.

July 9, 6:30 pm, Peacham Community Housing – This group is a non-profit, charitable organization, supporting and enabling community projects that contribute to Peacham’s quality of living.

July 9, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

July 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.

July 11, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

July 11, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

July 12, 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.

July 12, 9:30 am – 10:30 am, Tie Dye and Ice Cream – Our popular annual event – create a beautiful t-shirt and make some fresh ice cream. All ages welcome, with adult helpers as needed. Register at the library, so we are sure to have a shirt in your size!

July 12, 5:30 pm, Pizza and Ice Cream Dinner – Fundraising dinner at the Peacham Town Tennis Court (across the street from the church). Woodbelly Pizza will be serving up delicious wood-fired pies made to order, along with Artesano Ice Cream sundaes. All food purchases are by donation to benefit the Peacham Library, and no reservations are required

July 12, 6:45 pm, Family Movie: “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” – The Library will offer a special Family Movie Night in the Peacham Library Community Room, designed to serve as childcare by donation for those attending the Zookeepers performance at the church. Kids can enjoy a PG-rated movie, popcorn and lemonade, and PJs are encouraged! Suggested donation $10 per child. Please register in advance through Eventbrite at https://peachamlibraryzookeepersbenefit.eventbrite.com.  Running Time 104 minutes. Rated PG.

July 12, 7:00 pm, David Rosane & the Zookeepers – at the Peacham Congregational Church. This tour supports Vermont libraries and shines a light on their pivotal role in our communities. The Peacham Library is one of 16 libraries to be supported by this tour.cOpening act Platinum Tide, featuring the Marcotte brothers Owen and Aden, and Cameron Clark, will bring youthful energy and local flavor to the performance.  Suggested donation $15; tickets are available in advance through Eventbrite at https://peachamlibraryzookeepersbenefit.eventbrite.com.

Coming Up

July 16, 9:30 am, Space Camp – Space activities for any aspiring astronaut to enjoy! This is a family program with challenges for all ages. Children under 8 should be accompanied by parent or caregiver. Please register with the library at least one week in advance.

.July 16, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Bohemian Rhapsody” – Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. 2 hours 13 minutes. PG-13.

July 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.

July 18, 1:30 pm, Movie and a Craft: “The Cat From Outer SpaceCome and wach this classic movie. Stay and craft a crazy cat! Children under 8 should be accompanied by parent or caregiver.

July 18, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

July 18, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

July 18, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “Circe” by Claire Fuller. This disturbing novel will entrap readers in its twisty narrative, leaving them to reckon with what is real and what is unreal. An intoxicating, unsettling masterpiece.”- Kirkus. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

July 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.

July 21, 2:00 pm, Kingdom Mountain Dulcimer Ensemble Concert – Join us for a delightful Sunday afternoon with beautiful music! Please come out to hear an hour of traditional and multicultural music on the mountain dulcimer, including a brief history of this American folk instrument. This is a free event!

 
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Posted by on 11 July 2019 in News

 

This Week at the Library – July 1

July 2, 1:30 pm,  Aging Well in Peacham – Join this monthly group for snacks, company and interesting topics. This month the group will meet at the library for a barbecue.

July 3, 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.

July 4, 10:00 am – 3:30 pm, Book Sale – Enjoy browsing at our huge Book Sale in the basement of the Library.  Books are sorted by subject and author.  Most are price at $1 or less.

July 4, 3:30 pm, Reading Frederick Douglass – Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Community members are invited to witness and/or join in the reading. Copies of the speech will be provided. Contact the library if you are interested. Sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council.

July 4, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

July  5, 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

July 8, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this town committee is working on. This month’s meeting will be upstairs in the library.

July 8, 6:00 pm, Annual Library Board Meeting – This annual meeting will include reports from the trustees and director and election of new trustees to the board. All meetings are open to the public. At 7:00 pm Guest Jane Beck will speak on “Catching People’s Stories”.  Beck is founder and former executive director of the Vermont Folklife Center. This is a reflective talk on why people tell stories, what they mean to an individual, and examples of how they are used. A Vermont Humanities Council Speakers Event.

July 9, 6:30 pm, Peacham Community Housing – This group is a non-profit, charitable organization, supporting and enabling community projects that contribute to Peacham’s quality of living.

July 9, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

July 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.

July 11, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

July 11, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

July 12, 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.

July 12, 9:30 am – 10:30 am, Tie Dye and Ice Cream – Our popular annual event – create a beautiful t-shirt and make some fresh ice cream. All ages welcome, with adult helpers as needed. Register at the library, so we are sure to have a shirt in your size!

July 12, 5:30 pm, Pizza and Ice Cream Dinner – Fundraising dinner at the Peacham Town Tennis Court (across the street from the church). Woodbelly Pizza will be serving up delicious wood-fired pies made to order, along with Artesano Ice Cream sundaes. All food purchases are by donation to benefit the Peacham Library, and no reservations are required

July 12, 6:45 pm, Family Movie: “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” – The Library will offer a special Family Movie Night in the Peacham Library Community Room, designed to serve as childcare by donation for those attending the Zookeepers performance at the church. Kids can enjoy a PG-rated movie, popcorn and lemonade, and PJs are encouraged! Suggested donation $10 per child. Please register in advance through Eventbrite at https://peachamlibraryzookeepersbenefit.eventbrite.com.  Running Time 104 minutes. Rated PG.

July 12, 7:00 pm, David Rosane & the Zookeepers – at the Peacham Congregational Church. This tour supports Vermont libraries and shines a light on their pivotal role in our communities. The Peacham Library is one of 16 libraries to be supported by this tour.cOpening act Platinum Tide, featuring the Marcotte brothers Owen and Aden, and Cameron Clark, will bring youthful energy and local flavor to the performance.  Suggested donation $15; tickets are available in advance through Eventbrite at https://peachamlibraryzookeepersbenefit.eventbrite.com.

 
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Posted by on 1 July 2019 in News

 

This Week at the Library – June 24

June 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 while you chat.

June 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.

June 27, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June 27, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome.

June 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.

Coming Up

July 2, 1:30 pm,  Aging Well in Peacham – Join this monthly group for snacks, company and interesting topics. 

July 3, 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.

July 4, 10:00 am – 3:30 pm, Book Sale – Enjoy browsing at our huge Book Sale in the basement of the Library.  Books are sorted by subject and author.  Most are price at $1 or less.

July 4, 3:30 pm, Reading Frederick Douglass – Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Community members are invited to witness and/or join in the reading. Copies of the speech will be provided. Contact the library if you are interested.

July 4, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

July  5, 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 25 June 2019 in News

 

This Week at the Library – June 17

June 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Tea With the Dames” – Dames Judi DenchEileen AtkinsJoan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers. 84 minutes. Unrated.

June 18, 7:00 pm, Death Cafe – At Death Cafe people gather to eat cake, drink tea and tlk about death. According to many studies, talking about death helps you to be happier, healthier, kinder and many other positive character traits.

June 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.

June 20, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Astronomical Art – Explore the universe of art with a choice of projects, exploring different mediums. All ages welcome.

June 20, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June 20, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome.

June 20, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “Bitter Orange” by Claire Fuller. This disturbing novel will entrap readers in its twisty narrative, leaving them to reckon with what is real and what is unreal. An intoxicating, unsettling masterpiece.”- Kirkus. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

June 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

June 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 while you chat.

June 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.

June 27, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June 27, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome.

June 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.

 
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Posted by on 18 June 2019 in News

 

This Week at the Library – June 10

The Peacham Library will accept

NO MORE BOOK DONATIONS

until further notice!

Thanks to your generosity our sale room is full to bursting and needs to be organized for the 4th of July Book Sale. Please visit us then – and help empty out our shelves.

June 10, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

June 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.

June 11, 6:30 pm, Peacham Community Housing – This group is a non-profit, charitable organization, supporting and enabling community projects that contribute to Peacham’s quality of living.

June 11, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

June 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.

June 13, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June 13, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

June 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.

June 15, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Gallery Reception: Quilts and Weaving – Featuring work created by Peacham Library Director, Susan Smolinsky.

Coming Up

June 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “Tea With the Dames” – Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers. 84 minutes. Unrated.

June 18, 7:00 pm, Death Cafe – At Death Cafe people gather to eat cake, drink tea and talk about death. According to many studies, talking about death helps you to be happier, healthier, kinder and many other positive character traits.

June 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.

June 20, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Astronomical Art – Explore the universe of art with a choice of projects, exploring different mediums. All ages welcome.

June 20, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June 20, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome.

June 20, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  “Bitter Orange” by Claire Fuller. This disturbing novel will entrap readers in its twisty narrative, leaving them to reckon with what is real and what is unreal. An intoxicating, unsettling masterpiece.”- Kirkus. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book. 

June 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 – June 3

June 3, 7:00 pm, Library Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

June 4, 1:30 pm,  Aging Well in Peacham – Join this monthly group for snacks, company and interesting topics. This month’s topic: “Making Your Home Safer”

June 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.

June 5, 10:00 am, Summer Reading Kick Off  – Modern Times Theater Presents… “The Perils of Mr. Punch, Episode #211: “The Astro-Nut” at Peacham Elementary School. This summer our reading theme will be “A Universe of Stories”. We will launch this galactic theme with this fun puppet show.

June 6, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June  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.

June 7, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “Incredibles 2” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 125 minutes. Rated PG. (Due to technical difficulties this title was not shown last month – we’ll try again!)

Coming Up

June 10, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

June 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.

June 11, 6:30 pm, Peacham Community Housing – This group is a non-profit, charitable organization, supporting and enabling community projects that contribute to Peacham’s quality of living.

June 11, 7:00 pm, Peacham Fire District #1 – The regular monthly meeting is open to the public.

June 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.

June 13, 5:30 pm, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention: Level 2 – Continue learning about this ancient practice, building strength and balance in a quiet setting. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

June 13, 5:30 pm, Story Time at the Farmer’s Market – Join us at the Farmer’s Market this summer as the Library brings stories, and a craft to the Peacham Farmer’s Market.  Everyone is welcome. 

June 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.

June 15, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Gallery Reception: Quilts and Weaving – Featuring work created by Peacham Library Director, Susan Smolinsky.

 
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Posted by on 3 June 2019 in News