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This week at the library — July 30, 2017

August 2, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of an introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.  There is a fee.PeachamSchool

August 3, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – 200 Years of Education in Peacham The Peacham School, Inc: Its Origins and Its History  – All alums of Peacham schools are invited and encouraged to attend!

August 4, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome to join in the fun.

August 4, 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!

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August 4, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Babe” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated G.

August 5, 8:00 am, Collaborator’s Meeting – The Collaborator’s are a group of folks who meet every other month to discuss and help the various organizations in Peacham.  Please join us as we help each other and the community.

Looking Ahead

August 7, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

August 8 – 10, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Build a Better Robot – Build and program a robot.  Signup required; suitable for those 9 and up, including adults!

August 9, 6:30pm – PHA Annual Meeting – Susan Fineman will speak on “The Rocky Road to the Schoolhouse Door: Creating Our Common Schools.”

August 11, 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!

August 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.lion

August 15, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Lion” – Dev Patel, and Nicole Kidman star in this movie nominated for 6 Academy Awards.  Rated PG-13.

August 16, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Introduction to Yoga – Continuation of an introduction to basic yoga poses, breathing and meditation with instructor Kalanani Gallas.  There is a fee.

August 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Year of Lear by James Shapiro is this month’s book.  Future books are: Still Life by Louise Penny (September), Northanger Abby by Jane Austen (October) and The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben (November). Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of any of these books.

August 18, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm and August 19, 11 am – 7:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library Ice Cream at PAMFest – Drop by the tennis courts during PAMFest to buy ice cream (and toppings!) from Friends of Peacham Library.  Your purchase supports book purchases and programs at the library.

 
 

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This week at the library — April 23, 2017

April 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.

April 28, 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!mic

April 28, 7:00 pm, Poetry Night – Rhymes, rhythms, limericks, sonnets and more.  This is your chance to share your favorite poetry with others.    It could be a slam, or maybe just a quiet performance, whichever you prefer.  So get your poetry hat on and join us!

April 29, 9:00 am – noon – Flea Market – SupporFlea Market 2017t Friends of Peacham Library at the annual Flea Market held at Peacham Congregational Church.  Quality used items as well as coffee and sweets will be sold.  Donations of quality items accepted until April 28.  Contact Martha Ide.

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May 1, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

May 5, 9:15 am, Story TimeTrees, gardens and plants will be the theme at this month’s Kubostory time in honour of sprin.

May 5, 6:00 pm, Family Movie — “Kubo and the two stings” Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Rated PG.

May 8, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and PuzzlersBring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.  Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle.lolita

May 9, 1:15pm, Free Movie – “Lolita.” James Mason, Shelley Winters and Peter Sellers star in this 1962 adoptation of Vladimir Nabokov’s book of the same title.

May 10, 12:00 noon, Friends of Peacham LibraryJoin FOPL in their support of the library!

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Urban Geometry: The Lines and Forms of City Life, a new show by Nicholas Alex will be on display in the Gilmore Gallery during April and May.  Drop in during regular library hours to see these original collages.

 
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This week at the library — March 12, 2017

March 13, 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.

March 14, 1:15, Aging Well in Peacham – RESCHEDULED to March 21 — Fall Prevention presentation by Peacham Fire Department.  Supported in part by the VT Dept of Health.

March 15, 5:30 pm, Friends of Peacham Library – Join FOPL in their support of the library!

March 16, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi.  In April the book will be Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

March 17, 10 am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. mmaSuitable for all ages!

March 18, 4:00pm, Cooking the Book — Announcing a NEW book group.  Everyone will select one (yup, just one) recipe from the same cookbook (yup, just one cookbook) to make and share. Our first cookbook will be Mma Ramotswe’s Cookbook by Stuart Brown. We will gather on Saturday, March 18 at 4pm to share our cooking and thoughts about the recipes. Stop by the library to select a recipe.   Don’t want to cook?  Talk to the librarian about how you can join the discussion.

Looking Ahead

March 21, 1:15, Aging Well in Peacham – Fall Prevention presentation by Peacham Fire Department.  Supported in part by the VT Dept of Health.

March 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – RESCHEDULED to March 28 — “Fences” (four Oscar nominations) – During the 1950’s, an African-American father struggles to raise his family while dealing with the times. Viola Davis won an Oscar and Denzel Washington was nominated for one.  Rated PG-13.

March 24, 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!

March 26, 4:00 – 6:00pm, Artist’s Reception – Joanna Bodenweber will be on hand for you to talk to her about her Posters.

March 27, 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.

March 28, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Fences” (four Oscar nominations) – During the 1950’s, an African-American father struggles to raise his family while dealing with the times. Viola Davis won an Oscar and Denzel Washington was nominated for one.  Rated PG-13.

March 31, 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!

April 7, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart!

April 7, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Sing” Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.   

 
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This week at the library — November 27, 2016

November 28, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers – Bring polaryour knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle.

December 2, 9:15am, Story Time — Stories and play for the young and young at heart.

December 2, 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!

December 2, 6:00pm, Family Movie – “Polar Express” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJ’s optional. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

December 3, 2 – 4 pm, High Holiday Tea — Sip a cup of teatea and visit with your neighbors. Sample our sweet and savory delights. Take a chance with the raffle.  All to support Friends of Peacham Library.

Looking Ahead

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

December 8, TBA, Hour of Code — Take a break from the holiday preparations to join us at the library for an hour of code.  Try your hand at writing code or learn to program a Lego robot!  There are many tutorials to try, each only an hour long.  To help you out, we’ll have people on hand with coding experience.  Can’t make it to the library, check out the “Hour of Code” website (https://hourofcode.com/us).

December 9, 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!

December 10, 10am – 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 10, 1:00 pm, Herb Club – Learn about the benefits of herbs in your life.  Herb Club is free and open to everyone. No experience necessary.

December 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.

 
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This week at the library — November 20, 2016

 

November 24, Thanksgiving – CLOSED.

November 25, 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!

November 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.

December 2, 9:15am, Story Time — Stories and play for the young and young at heart.

December 2, 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!

December 2, 6:00pm, Family Movie – “Polar Express” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJ’s optional. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

December 3, 2 – 4 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.

Looking Ahead

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

December 8, TBA, Hour of Code — Take a break from the holiday preparations to join us at the library for an hour of code.  Try your hand at writing code for a game, an art piece, an app, an arduino or a Lego robot!  There are many tutorials to try, each only an hour long.  To help you out, we’ll also have people on hand with coding experience throughout the day.  Can’t make it to the library, check out the “Hour of Code” website (https://hourofcode.com/us).

December 9, 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!

December 10, 10am – 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 10, 1:00 pm, Herb Club – Learn about the benefits of herbs in your life.  Herb Club is free and open to everyone. No experience necessary.

December 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.

 
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This week at the library — November 6, 2016

November 7, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to theigd_logo_americaspublic.

November 11, 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!

November 12, 1:00 pm, Herb Club – Learn about the benefits of herbs in your life.  Herb Club is free and open to everyone. No experience necessary.

November 12, 6:00pm – International Games @ Your Library Night – Bring your favorite games to share for a rousing good time!

Looking Ahead

November 13, 3:00 pm, Death Café — Drink tea, eat cake, and talk about death.  There is no agenda, no advertising or conclusion, just the opportunity to talk about death.

November 14, 12 noon, Friends of Peacham Library – Help the Friends plan and carry out fundraising events in support of the library.

November 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.

November 15, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Genius” the story of Thomas Wolfe (Jude Law) and his Scribner editor, Max Perkins (Colin Firth).    Rated PG-13

November 17, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – This month we will discuss Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind by Yuval Noah Harari.  Contact the library if you would like a copy of the book.

November 18, 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!

November 18, 6:00pm, Family Movie – “Finding Dory” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJ’s optional. This is the first of our Family Movie Nights, which will move to 1st Fridays in December.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

November 24, Thanksgiving – CLOSED.

November 25, 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!

November 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.

Mark Your Calendar

  • December 2, 6:00pm – Family Movie – “Polar Express”
  • December 3, 2pm –  High Holiday Tea
  • December 10, 10am – Santa, Crafts and Latkes

Of Interest

Looking for a new book to read?  Check the NEW Books list to see what was recently added.

Want to do some holiday shopping and support the library?  Adopt a book for the library — the list will be available later in November.AmazonSmile2

Doing your shopping at Amazon?  Remember, use Amazon Smile to support Peacham Library

 

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This week at the library — October 24, 2016

October 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.

October 28, 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!

Looking Ahead

October 31, 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Trick or Treat at the Library – Drop in for a treat.

November 4, 9:15am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

November 4, 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!igd_logo_americas

November 12, 6pm — International Games Day @ Peacham Library – Drop by the library to play your favorite games or try a new one. We’ll have old favorites.  Bring your favorite games to share.

Mark Your Calendars

  • November 13, 3pm – Death Café
  • December 3, 2pm –  High Holiday Tea
  • December 10, 10am – Santa, Crafts and Latkes
 
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