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This week at the library — July 17, 2016

July 19, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre – In keeping with the summer reading theme of “On your marks, get set, READ!” and the summer Olympics, we present “Race,” the true story of Olympic legend Jesse Owens.

July 21, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – This month’s book is The Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks.  Books are available at the library if you would like to join the discussion.

July 22, 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!

July 21, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – This month’s book is The Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks.  Books are available at the library if you would like to join the discussion.

Looking Ahead

July 25, 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.

July 28, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Slow Travel with Marsha Garrison – Marsha2_smallTravel by Teaching: A Semester in Myanmar” – Travel by staying in place.

July 29, 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!

And in August —

  • Summer Reading Program
    • August 2 – 4, Ready, Set, Create
    • August 16 – 18, Ready Set Design a Game
  • Summer Series
    • August 4, David and Marilyn Magnus, Long Distance Cycling
    • August 18, Jeff and Kate Bernardoni The Walk in the Long White Cloud
  • Art Auction – August 13

Of Interest

New books are on the shelves.  Prefer audio books or ebooks?  Try ListenUp Vermont and One-Click Digital.

 

 

 
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This week at the library — May 4, 2014

May 4, 4:00 – 6:00pm – Artists’ Reception for Elementary Art – Elementaryposter040914forweba show of art created by students from Peacham Elementary School. Artwork includes self-portraits, works looking forwards and back, tubular art, a mural of South Peacham and photograms.

May 5, 7:00pm, Peacham Library Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

May 6, 4:15 – 5:30pm, Peacham Post Office Meeting – Peacham Library will be closed to allow staff to attend the community meeting on the status of the town’s Post Office. The Post Office has invited the community to this meeting at the Post Office to hear input on new hours and services.

May 8, 7:00pm, Extreme Home Composting – As part of International Compost Awareness Week we will screen Highfields Center for Composting webinar on Extreme Home Composting. Nick Comerci, President of the Highfields board, will be on hand to kick off the evening and to answer questions. Bring a few scraps and other potential compostables and we’ll start our own compost here at the library.

May 9, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

May 10, 1 – 3pm, Herb Club – Herb nerd fun or how to use herbs for both medicinal and culinary purposes. No experience necessary, just an interest in herbs. May topics – a weed walk (the weather has got to be better by the second week in May, right?).

Looking Ahead

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 15, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

May 16, 9:00 am, Preschool Story Time – stories and crafts for the young and their caregivers.

May 16, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

May 19, 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.

Of Interest

New books at the library!  Drop by to check out a few.

Can’t find what you are looking for at the library?  Ask for an interlibrary loan book.  You can see what other libraries have by checking the state catalog or  by clicking on the Union link on the left side of our catalog.

 
 

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This week at the library — September 30

October 1, 5:30pm – Board Retreat

October 4, 9am – 3pm, Fall Foliage Book and Food Sale, stop by early for the best prices on books, and the sweetest treats!  Proceeds from the sale support the library and the Friends.

October 4, 6:30, Fall Foliage Movie – Peacham becomes Gilead, Maine in this film, starring Ellen Burstyn, about a small town down on its luck.  There will be people on hand to tell you about the location of Spitfire Grill, the jail cell, the realtor’s office, and other insider views of the movie.  The film is rated PG-13.

October 5, 9:00am, Preschool Story Time, stories, crafts and activities for the young and their parents.

October 5, 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 7, starting time 10am – noon, Biking For Books, the best 10, 28 or 53 miles you’ll ever ride in support of Peacham Library.  Rain last weekend forced the postponement of the ride.  We hope this weekend will be nicer!

Looking Ahead

October 12, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour

Other News

Job Opening — Peacham Library is seeking a flexible, friendly Assistant Librarian with excellent communication skills, computer proficiency, basic familiarity with library services, and a willingness to learn.  A college degree is desirable.  Submit a letter of interest, resume and names of three references by October 5, 2012 to peachamlibrary@gmail.com.    More details are given further down this page.

 
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This week at the library — September 23, 2012

September 28, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation.  Suitable for all ages!

September 29, 10am – noon start, Biking For Books, the best 10, 28 or 53 miles you’ll ever ride in support of Peacham Library.  Rain date September 30.

Looking Ahead

October 1, 5:30pm – Board Retreat

October 3, 7pm, Acoustic Music Night

October 4, Fall Foliage Day in Peacham. Stop by the library to buy food and books during the day.  Stop back later to watch a movie filmed in Peacham.

October 5, 9am, Preschool Story Time, a time for parents and children to enjoy stories, free play and a craft.

October 5, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour

Of Interest

We have new books and DVDs at the library.  Checkout this quarter’s list of new books.

 
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Biking for Books — September 29

 
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This week at the library — September 16, 2012

September 18, 7pm, Game Night!  Enjoy an evening of games in the naturally air conditioned comfort of the library.  Bring your own or play one of the library’s.

September 18, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre presents Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman as two cancer patients who set off on a road trip to accomplish as many things on their “bucket list” as they can before cancer takes them.  Rated PG-13.

September 20, 7 pm, Readers’ Delight, discussing Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dia Sijie.

September 21, 9:00am, Preschool Story Time, stories, crafts and activities for the young and their parents

September 21, 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

September 28, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour

September 29, 10am – noon start, Biking For Books, the best 10, 28 or 53 miles you’ll ever ride in support of Peacham Library.  Rain date September 30.

October 4, Fall Foliage Day in Peacham. Stop by the library to buy food and books during the day.  Stop back later to watch a movie filmed in Peacham.

 
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This week at the library — September 9, 2012

September 14, 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

September 18, 7pm, Game Night!  Enjoy an evening of games in the naturally air conditioned comfort of the library.  Bring your own or play one of the library’s.

September 18, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre presents Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman as two cancer patients who set off on a road trip to accomplish as many things on their “bucket list” as they can before cancer takes them.  Rated PG-13.

September 20, 7 pm, Readers’ Delight, discussing Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dia Sijie.

September 21, 9:00am, Preschool Story Time, stories, crafts and activities for the young and their parents.

September 21, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour

September 29, 10am – noon start, Biking For Books, the best 10, 28 or 53 miles you’ll ever ride in support of Peacham Library.  Rain date September 30.

 
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