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This week at the library — April 8, 2018

April 8, 3:00 – 5:30pm – Friendly Folk Music Jam OpenMusic1 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).

April 9, 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.

April 11, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 13, 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

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April 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Goodbye Christopher Robin” – The story behind the Winnie the Pooh books – the relationship between AA Milne, the author, and CR Milne, the son who the stories are about. Rated PG.

April 18, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

April 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!

April 21, 11am, Kick Your Sugar Cravings Goodbye – sugarHealth Coach, Robyn Morrison, will help you understand your sugar cravings, why you have them, what they mean and what to do about them.

Of Interest

It’s SPRING CLEANING time again!  We’re gearing up for our Annual Flea Market to benefit the Friends of Peacham Library on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Peacham Congregational Church.  We’re seeking donations of good, clean, items such as furniture, lamps, electronics in working order, linens, glass and wooden ware, toys, artwork, household items, sporting goods, and jewelry.  No clothing or books, please.  This is a great way to help with your spring cleaning and assist Peacham Library at the same time.

Items may be dropped off at the Church between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday, April 27, or call Becky Lafferty at 592-3531 or Joanna Bodenweber at 563-2656 for pick up assistance.  Thanks for your generosity, and please join us at the Flea Market!

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This week at the library — April 1, 2018

April 2, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting Meetings are open to the public.

April 4, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

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

April 6, 10am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!wonder

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

Looking Ahead

April 8, 3:00 – 5:30pm – Friendly Folk Music Jam OpenMusic1 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).

April 9, 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.

April 11, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.  goodbye

April 13, 10am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

April 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Goodbye Christopher Robin” – The story behind the Winnie the Pooh books – the relationship between AA Milne, the author, and CR Milne, the son who the stories are about. Rated PG.

April 18, Tai Chi for Fall Prevention – Beginners 10am – 10:45am, Advanced 11:00 – noon–sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging and SASH.

April 19, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Join us for a discussion of  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles. Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

April 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!

April 21, 11am, Kick Your Sugar Cravings Goodbye – sugarHealth Coach, Robyn Morrison, will help you understand your sugar cravings, why you have them, what they mean and what to do about them.

Of Interest

It’s SPRING CLEANING time again!  We’re gearing up for our Annual Flea Market to benefit the Friends of Peacham Library on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Peacham Congregational Church.  We’re seeking donations of good, clean, items such as furniture, lamps, electronics in working order, linens, glass and wooden ware, toys, artwork, household items, sporting goods, and jewelry.  No clothing or books, please.  This is a great way to help with your spring cleaning and assist Peacham Library at the same time.

Items may be dropped off at the Church between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday, April 27, or call Becky Lafferty at 592-3531 or Joanna Bodenweber at 563-2656 for pick up assistance.  Thanks for your generosity, and please join us at the Flea Market!

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This week at the library — May 28, 2017

May 29, Memorial Day, CLOSED.

May 31, 7:00pm,  – PrintBetty Keller, MD, will share a the film “The Healthcare Movie” describing the evolution of healthcare insurance in Canada and the US and then lead a discussion on what a single-payer healthcare system might mean for Vermont and the US.

June 1, 10:30am, Summer Reading Program Modern Times TheaterKickoff at Peacham Elemenatary School — Modern Times Theater will present “The Perils of Mr. Punch,” as a prelude to the library’s “Build a Better World” summer program.   Sponsored, in part, by the Vermont Department of Libraries.   All are welcome to attend.

June 2, 9:15am, Story Time — Stories and crafts for the young and the young at heart

June 2, 10 am – noon — Coffee Hour — Join us for a cup of coffee or teamoana, a sweet or two and good conversation. Suitable for all ages!

June 2, 6:00pm, Family Movie — Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn, and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Looking Ahead

June 4, 4:00 – 6:00pm, Artist’s Reception — Join Dean Bornstein for the opening of his Gilmore Gallery art show.Bornstein_Gallery_sm

June 5, 7:00pm, Board Meeting — Meetings are open to the public.

June 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!

Summer Programs:

Introduction to Yoga at the Library — Wednesdays, June 21 – July 5:30 – 6:30pm — Class fee of $60, with half to benefit the library.  Sign up at the library.

Build a Better World Art and Math — June 19 – 21, 9:30 – 11:00am —  Art with a mathematical bent.  Recommended for ages seven and older, or by permission.  Adults welcome!

Build a Better World “Camp” — July 10 – 14, 9:30 – 11:00am — Details to follow!

 

 
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This week at the library — May 21, 2017

May 22, 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.

May 26, 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!

May 27, 4:00pm, Cooking the Book — Join us for our second cookbook.  The cooks select one recipe from the confederacy of duncessame cookbook to make and share. This month the cookbook will be The Confederacy of Dunces Cookbook by Cynthia LeJeune Nobles. We will gather to share our cooking and thoughts about the recipes. Stop by the library to select a recipe.   You do not need to cook to participate, but please let the librarian know that you will be attending so that the cooks make enough!

Looking Ahead

May 29, Memorial Day, CLOSED.

May 31, 7:00pm, Single-Payer Health Care Discussion – Betty Keller, MD, will share a the film “The Healthcare Movie” describing the evolution of healthcare insurance in Canada and the US and then lead a discussion on what a single-payer healthcare system might mean for Vermont and the US.

June 1, 10:00am, Summer Reading Program Kickoff at PeachamModern Times Theater Elemenatary School — Modern Times Theater will present “The Perils of Mr. Punch,” as a prelude to the library’s “Build a Better World” summer program.  All are welcome to attend.

June 2, 9:15am, Story Time — Stories and crafts for the young and the young at heart

June 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!

June 2, 6:00pm, Family Movie — 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 — March

March 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

March 7, TOWN MEETING – The library will open after the conclusion of Town Meeting.

March 9, 7:00 pm, Green Burial   Do you try and make environmentally conscious choices in your life? Are you aware of the impact the resources we use have on our air, water, and soil? Are you concerned about protecting the planet for future generations? This educational program is hosted by end-of-life specialist and green burial educator, Michelle Acciavatti, wildlife biologist and green burial advocate Carl Anderson, and Suzanne Kelly Chair of the town of Rhinebeck Hybrid Cemetery and author of Greening Death.

March 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!

Looking Ahead

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 – 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. Suitable for all ages!

March 18, 4:00pm, Cooking the Book — Announcing a NEW book mmagroup.  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.

 
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This week at the library — October 18, 2015

October 19, noon, Friends of Peacham Library –Friends plan great events in support of the library.

October 20, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – Spencer Tracy, Sid Caesar, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman and four other all-star comedians star in this mad-cap, zany movie. It’s a crazy world, or maybe a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad one, when eight vacation-bound travelers learn the location of a stolen treasure in a chance meeting with a stranger. Be ready for the laughs and a zany time. Rated G.

October 20, 7:00pm, Asperger’s Support Group – This is the first meeting of a new support group for parents and /or guardians of children, teens, or young adults with Asperger’s syndrome or high functioning autism.

October 23, 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

October 26, 6:30 pm, Peacham Knitters and Puzzlers— Death.pub9-23-15Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting. Or work on the current jigsaw puzzle.

October 30, 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 31, 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Trick or Treat at the Library – Drop in for your treat.

November 1, 3:00pm, 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.

 
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This week at the library — May 3, 2015

May 7, 7pm, Biochar with Michael Low — An evening talk with MashaPeacham’s Michael Low, who will explain the process they use at Green Fire Farm to make Biochar and go on to tell you why you, too, might want to use Biochar to enrich your soil and grow better plants.  As a teaser — Biochar is ‘Char’coal produced from wood or plant ‘Bio’mass. This charcoal will absorb nutrients like a sponge, holding them in the soil near the plants for an incredibly long time.

May 8, 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 9, 1pm, Herb Club — This year Herb Club will be featuring a seasonally appropriate herb of the month.  Stay tuned for this month’s herb!

Looking Ahead

May 11, 6:30, Peacham Knitters — Bring your knitting or other handwork for an evening of creativity and chatting.  Spinners, ply-splitters, quilters and all fiber artists are welcome!  We will also have a jigsaw puzzle for those who like to chat and work on puzzles.

May 11, 7pm, Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public.

May 12, 7pm, Panel Discussion on Autism — Pediatrician Dr. Josh Kantrowitz, Special Educator Andrea Wasson, and Psychologist Dr. Judith Markey for this panel to provide information about autism, diagnosis, effective interventions / treatments and community supports.AlanGreenleaf
This multidisciplinary forum hopes to begin effective professional collaboration in our community as we support individuals with autism and their families.

May 15, 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 16, 10am, Story Time — NOTE the later start! – Stories and activities for the young at heart.

May 16, 7pm, Concert with Alan Greenleaf and The Doctor — Peacham’s own “folk” duo present a fundraising concert in support of Peacham Library, held at Peacham Congregational Church.  Come out for an evening of music from the Kingdom and support the library

Of Interest

New books list for March and April has been posted.  The list includes the 2015-16 DCF collection.  No time like the present to get started with your reading!

 
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