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This week at the library – January 28

January 28, 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.

January 30, 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 31, 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. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

February  1, 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.  

February 1, 6:00 pm, Family Movie: “Lady and the Tramp” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 76 minutes. Rated G.  

February 2, 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. 

February 2, 10:00 am – noon, “Take Your Child to the Library Day” – Stop in any time to explore the library looking for your friends from favorite books, share family STEAM activities and visit our special “Adopt a Book” sale, where for just 25¢ you can re-home a picture book from the library’s collection which has been retired to make room for new books.

February 2, 11:00 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome. 

February 2, 7:00 pm, Winter Coffee House: “Fifth Business”, Fifth Business is delighted to be rejoining the fine folks of Peacham to fight the chill of winter by huddling around the metaphorical fires of song and mirth. They will be sharing pub songs and art tunes leavened by the occasional sincere ballad. Nicolas Anzalone’s fiddle contributes ethereal flights and wry commentary; Stuart Corso keeps everyone alert with his accordions; Hannah Davie adds sparkle with mandolin; and Steve Davie leads the herd with guitar and octave mandolin. Heather Alger and Kate Davie provide random percussion, and everyone sings in a repertoire that is Not (entirely) Safe For Work.

Light refreshments will be served. There is a $5 suggested donation. Open mic will follow their performance.  Please join us to celebrate the start of another 6 weeks of winter (because you know that’s what we will have, whether the groundhog sees his shadow or not!)

Coming Up –

February 4, 7:00 pm, Library Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

February 5, 1:30 pm,  Aging Well in Peacham – Allen Thresher will share some of his poetry at this monthly get together.  Everyone welcome.

February 6, 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.

February 7, 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. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

February 8, 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.  

February 10, 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 – January 21

January 23, 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 24, 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. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

January 24, 7:00 pm, Button UP Energy Saving Program – Join Bruce Courtot, Residential Energy Consultant and Michael Trudeau, Home Performance contractor as they share ways of upgrading your home to keep out the cold, ranging from easy and inexpensive to projects on a bigger scale. Come for information, leave with a LED light bulb and other swag!

January 25, 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

January 28, 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.

January 30, 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 31, 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. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

February  1, 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.  

February 1, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Running Time 102 minutes. Rated PG.  

February 2, 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. 

February 2, 10:00 am – noon, “Take Your Child to the Library Day” –  Stop in any time to explore the library looking for your friends from favorite books, share family STEAM activities and visit our special “Adopt a Book” sale, where for just 25¢ you can re-home a picture book from the library’s collection which has been retired to make room on the shelf for new books.

February 2, 11:00 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome. 

February 2, 7:00 pm, Winter Coffee House: “Fifth Business”, Fifth Business is delighted to be rejoining the fine folks of Peacham to fight the chill of winter by huddling around the metaphorical fires of song and mirth. They will be sharing pub songs and art tunes leavened by the occasional sincere ballad. Nicolas Anzalone’s fiddle contributes ethereal flights and wry commentary; Stuart Corso keeps everyone alert with his accordions; Hannah Davie adds sparkle with mandolin; and Steve Davie leads the herd with guitar and octave mandolin. Heather Alger and Kate Davie provide random percussion, and everyone sings in a repertoire that is Not (entirely) Safe For Work.

Light refreshments will be served. There is a $5 suggested donation. Open mic will follow their performance.  Please join us to celebrate the start of another 6 weeks of winter (because you know that’s what we will have, whether the groundhog sees his shadow or not!)

 
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FREE Button Up Vermont Workshop


FREE Button Up Vermont Workshop: Come to this informal workshop to learn about how homes lose energy and discover opportunities for saving money on your energy bills. This workshop will cover low-cost tips, air sealing and insulation, and financial and technical resources. The workshop will be led by Bruce Courtot, Energy Consultant with Efficiency Vermont. Michael Trudeau, an energy contractor who does air sealing and insulation, will give some insights from the contractor’s perspective. The workshop will be held at Peacham Library in Peacham from 7:00-8:30 pm on Thursday, January 24th . Doors open at 6:30 pm. The workshop is co-sponsored by Efficiency Vermont in partnership with the Peacham Energy Committee.  Come for information, leave with a LED light bulb and other swag!
For more information, contact: Susan at the library: 592-3216.

 
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This week at the library – January 14

January 14, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committee is working on.

January 14, 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.

January 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “The Trip to Bountiful” – In 1940s Texas, an elderly woman is determined to visit her childhood home for one last time. 108 minutes. Rated PG.

January 15, 5:00 – 6:15 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join this group in helping raise funds to help the library fulfill its mission of meeting the needs of the community.

January 16, 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 17, 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. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

January 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of “LaRose” by Louise Erdrich, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

January 18, 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

January 23, 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 24, 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. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

January 24, 7:00 pm, Button Up Energy Saving Program – Join Bruce Courtot, Residential Energy Consultant and Michael Trudeau, Home Performance contractor as they share ways of upgrading your home to keep out the cold, ranging from easy and inexpensive to projects on a bigger scale. Come for information, leave with a LED light bulb and other swag!

January 25, 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 – January 7

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!  – Early Release Day at Peacham Elementary. 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. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

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, ages 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! 

Coming up

January 14, 6:00 pm, Peacham Energy Committee – Check in and see what this new town committe is working on.

January 14, 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.

January 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre: “The Trip to Bountiful” – In 1940s Texas, an elderly woman is determined to visit her childhood home for one last time. 108 minutes. Rated PG.

January 15, 5:00 – 6:15 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join this group in helping raise funds to help the library fulfill its mission of meeting the needs of the community.

January 16, 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 17, 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. Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

January 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of “LaRose” by Louise Erdrich, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

January 18, 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 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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