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This week at the library — October 29, 2017

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

November 1, 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.

November 3, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

November 3, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or one-sheettea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

November 3, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Toy Story 3” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.

November 4,  International Games Day, IGD_LOGO_Americas Families 4 – 6pm, Potluck for all 6 – 7pm, Adults 7 – 9pm – Drop by the library to play your favorite games or try a new one. We’ll have old favorites as well as new games from Loony Labs. Bring a dish and your favorite games to share.

Looking Ahead

November 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

November 8, 7:00pm – Great Decisions –The European Union: The Future of Europe, Coping with Crisis? Peacham Library will host Great Decisions in Foreign Policy, a discussion program focusing on the most critical global issues facing America today. Each topic is presented in a half-hour documentary, and then thrown open for a moderated hour-long discussion.

November 10, 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 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.

November 15, 6:30pm, Vermont Farm Kids – The library will screen a new film, “Vermont Farm Kids” produced by Maria Reade and filmed by James Chandler as part of Vermont’s Agricultural Literacy Week. This short documentary depicts the unique and poignant stories of farm kids (ages 10-28) from across the state of Vermont.

November 16, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of any of the book.

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This week at the library — October 22, 2017

October 23, 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 24, 4:30pm, Friends of Peacham Library — Join the Friends as they plan great events to support Peacham Library.

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October 24 , 7:00pm – Travel Series – You’ve seen the frogs at the desk, but did you know they travel all over the world with our library patrons? Becky Jensen, Peacham Llibrary Director, will share with you the joys of travelling with a frog, not only here in Peacham, but throughout the world.

October 25, 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.

October 26, 5pm — Farmer’s Market Meeting — A community discussion and brainstorm session regarding the future of our Farmers Market.  Cofffee, tea and baked goods will be provided.

October 27, 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ag14484672_1227385307321018_2492751211318291047_nes!

FRIDAY – October 27, 6:30pm, International Observe the Moon Night — Peacham Library and Northeast Kingdom Astronomy Foundation invite you to join us for International Observe the Moon Night, a worldwide celebration of our nearest neighbor, the Moon!  NOTE:  Date and time may change depending on weather, but right now FRIDAY looks to be the best; please check www.nkaf.org or www.peachamlibrary.org and the library throughout the week to be sure you come on the right day!  Held at the observatory.

Looking Ahead

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

November 1, 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.

October 6, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories, a craft, and a bit of running around.  Everyone is welcome.

November 3 10 am – noon, Coffee Hour – Join us for a cup of coffee or one-sheettea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

November 3, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Toy Story 3” – Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Rated PG.

November 4,  International Games Day, IGD_LOGO_Americas Families 4 – 6pm, Potluck for all 6 – 7pm, Adults 7 – 9pm – Drop by the library to play your favorite games or try a new one. We’ll have old favorites as well as new games from Loony Labs. Bring a dish and your favorite games to share.

 
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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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This week at the library — July 24, 2016

Looking Ahead

July 25, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Bring your knitting or other handwork for Marsha2_smallan evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle.

July 28, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Slow Travel with Marsha Garrison –Travel 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!

Looking Ahead

August 1, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

August 2 – 4, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Ready, Set, Create – Time to create your masterpiece – what will it be?  Something different each day. (signup suggested; suitable for those 7+ years old or by permission).

August 2 6:30pm, Herb Club *** A mini herb walk will follow.

August 4, 7:00 pm, Summer Series – Long Distance Cycling, David & Marilyn Magnus – MagnusWhat’s it take to ride a bike 25 miles or more a day for a week or more?

August 5, 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  6, 9:00 am, Breakfast Movie – Bring your breakfast and enjoy a movie!  We’ll be showing “Zootopia” and will provide the orange juice.  Peacham Café, right across the street, will be open, so pick something up there and bring it over to eat while you watch the movie.  Children under 10 must come with a parent or guardian.

August  6, 10:30ish am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart, right after the movie.

August 7, 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Artist’s Reception – Annette Lorraine Watercolors

August 7, 6:00pm – Game Night – Bring your favorite games and a dish to share for a rousing good time!

August 13, 4:00 pm, Art Auction – An amazing collection of art will be up for auction with all proceeds to benefit the Peacham Library Renovation Fund.  Refreshments will be served.

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This week at the library — February 28, 2016

March 1, TOWN MEETING – The library will open after the conclusion of Town Meeting.

March 3, 12 noon, Lunch Talk — Help at Home with NEK Council on Aging — Heidi Baker from the NEK Council on Aging’s returns for another lunch talk on issues relevant to elders and their caregivers..  This program compliments the work SASH has begun in Peacham.  Open to all; soup and bread will be served.

March 4, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

March 5, 10:00 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

March 5, Games at the library – Families 4 – 6pm, Potluck Dinner for all 6 – 7pm, Adults 7 – 9pm — bring your favorite games or play one of ours.

Looking Ahead

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

March 11, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour – join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

March 12, 1:00pm, Herb Club — Spring is right around the corner and with it, the coming of the dandelions. Join the members of Herb Club and learn how you can use this little weed in cooking, medicinal products, and body care. No experience necessary.

March 14, 12:00 pm, Friends of Peacham Library — Friends plan great events in support of the library.

March 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.

Of Interest

In preparation for our construction, we are selling a GE Refrigerator/Freezer, a Zenith Rear Projection TV, and a White/Westinghouse Range/Oven. Make us an offer and take one away today!

 

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This week at the library — November 15, 2015

November 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton star as an elderly couple living “five flights up” in Brooklyn and thinking that perhaps they should cash in on their valuable asset – a sought after apartment. Offers fly, discussions follow, and the happily married couple discover a new lease on life. Rated PG-13.

November 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – The group will discuss H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald. The January book will be The Martian by Andy Weir. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

November 20, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

November 21, International Game Day – Families 4 – 6pm, Pizza for all 6 – 7pm, Adults 7 – 9pm – Drop by the library to play your favorite games or try a new one. We’ll have old favorites as well as new games from USAopoly, Steve Jackson Games and Paizo. Bring a dish and your favorite games to share.

Looking Ahead

November 21, International Game Day – Families 4 – 6pm, Pizza for all 6 – 7pm, Adults 7 – 9pm – Drop by the library to play your favorite games or try a new one. We’ll have old favorites as well as new games from USAopoly, Steve Jackson Games and Paizo. Bring a dish and your favorite games to share.

November 23, 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 26, CLOSED for Thanksgiving.

November 27, 10am-noon, Coffee Hour –  join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

Mark your calendar 

December 5, 2 – 4pm,  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.

December 12, 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.

Of Interest

Holiday Adopt a Book is just around the corner.  Do you have a book you think the library should add to the collection?  Would you like to adopt it?  Talk to the librarian today and solve all your holiday shopping!

Did you know that you can now support Peacham Library by using Amazon Smile?  Just log onto your regular Amazon account through Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to Peacham Library (as long as the library is your chosen charity).  Your items cost the same as through the regular Amazon webpage and it benefits the library, so why not give it a try today?  There is a handy link right on our home page to help you out.

 
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