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This week at the library — May 13, 2012

Frog News

New frog pictures!  Peacham recently travelled to Virginia and had a great time in the Shenandoah Valley visiting the Strasburg Library and other places.  At the same time, Jing, flew off to Scotland, England and Iceland.  To see all the places the frogs have travelled check out the Library Frogs page.

While the frogs were gone, a new frog arrived at the library.  Not only is this a very colorful frog, but there are magnets in the arms and legs that will make it easy to attach the frog to a sign for photo ops!  Please help us name this frog.  Drop off your suggestions, post them here, or email us. We’ll let the folks at coffee hour choose the final name.

Upcoming Events

May 14, 4pm, Writers Workshop 2,   POSTPONED, check back for new date, Author Elizabeth O’Donnell will continue to lead us through writing and illustrating a short picture book.  It’s never too late to join this writers group.

May 14, 7pm, Tech Monday, Word Processing, A workshop for both the beginner and the more experienced!    We’ll cover getting started, saving your work, and making your documents work for you instead of you working on them.  But most importantly we’ll teach you to stop thinking of your word processor as a typewriter.

May 15, 1:15pm,  Tuesday Theatre presents an Academy Award nominated movie based on the book War Horse by Michael Morpurgo.  The movie is set in Rural England and Europe during World War I.  When his father buys a thoroughbred rather than a plough horse, Albert (Jeremy Irvine) trains the horse and names him Joey.  When the crops fail, Joey is sold to an English officer who takes him to Europe as a cavalry mount.  The movie follows Joey through the war as he inspires all he meets. Rated PG.

May 15, 4pm, Literary Youth will discuss Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne.

May 17, 7pm, Readers’ Delight will be discussing The Beekeeper’s Lament by Hannah Nordhaus.

May 18, 9am, Preschool Story Time with guest Jim Minichiello.    

May 18, 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

May 21, 6:30pm, Writers Workshop 1 continues with an hour of writing and sharing poetry. 

May 25, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour

May 28, Memorial Day, closed all day.

 

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This week at the library — April 6, 2012

A complete listing of this month’s programs is found in this PDF (Adobe Reader needed).

May 7, 7pm, Board Meeting

May 9, 7pm, Game Night — There will be board games, card games, games that require luck, games that require thought and planning, long games, short games, but most importantly — fun games.

May 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!

May 12, 9am – noon, ”Demystifying Digital Cameras” a digital photography workshop sponsored by Vermont Coverts and the Visual Literacy Collaborative.  Registration is required and there is a fee.  Call 592-3949 for details or stop by the library for a registration form.

Looking Ahead

May 14, 4pm, Writers Workshop 2,   Author Elizabeth O’Donnell will continue to lead us through writing and illustrating a short picture book.  It’s never too late to join this writers group.

May 14, 7pm, Tech Monday, Word Processing, A workshop for both the beginner and the more experienced!    We’ll cover getting started, saving your work, and making your documents work for you instead of you working on them.  But most importantly we’ll teach you to stop thinking of your word processor as a typewriter.

May 15, 1:15pm,  Tuesday Theatre presents an Academy Award nominated movie based on the book War Horse by Michael Morpurgo.

May 15, 4pm, Literary Youth will discuss Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne.

May 17, 7pm, Readers’ Delight will be discussing The Beekeeper’s Lament by Hannah Nordhaus.

May 18, 9am, Preschool Story Time with guest Jim Minichiello.    

May 18, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour

 
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This week at the library — March 25, 2012

March 27, 4pm, Literary Youth — This book discussion group for all ages will discuss  Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field and The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

March 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!

March 31 — Last day to see the works of Robert Van Vranken.  A new show, featuring David Smith will be up April 2nd.

Looking Ahead

April 2, 7pm, Board Meeting

April 4, 7pm, Acoustic Music Night, bring your instrument and join the jam session, or just stop by to listen.

April 6, 9am, Preschool Story Time

April 6, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour

April 7, 7pm, Community Coffee House, celebrating National Poetry Month.  Peacham resident Bob Ryan will get the evening started by presenting one of the world’s best-known poems.  Combining his acting background with his interest in the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe, he will perform The Raven.  The rest of the evening is open to others to share their own and their favorite poems.  We’ll have plenty of poetry books available for you to find just the right poem, and a few others with poems for multiple voices.

Of Interest

More new photos of Jing.  This time he’s in Japan and France!

 
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This week at the library — March 18, 2012

March 20 , 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre —  We’ll screen a movie based on  Moneyball by Michael Lewis. Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane, the Oakland A’s general manager who employs a statistician to help buy new plays and improve the baseball team’s record.  Nominated for six Oscars, but won none.  Rated PG-13.

March 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

March 27, 4pm, Literary Youth, This book discussion group for all ages will discuss  Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field and The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

March 30, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour

Of Interest

The books we received from the Libri Foundation Books for Children Grant are now on the shelves.  To find out what titles we have, check this list under Juvenile.

Looking for good quality used items to include in the Friends of Peacham Library Flea Market Table on April 28.  Bring by the library before April 21.

 
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This week at the library — March 11, 2012

March 12, 9am, Libri Grant Presentation — The library received a Books for Children Grant from the Libri Foundation.  This morning we will share the books with the children of Peacham for the first time.  There will be several readers on hand to share a few of the books and then the children may check out a book for the usual three weeks.  The books will become part of our permanent collection for all to checkout. All the Libri Grant books are included in the list of new items added in January and February.

March 12, 7pm, Tech Monday — Join us as we discuss Vermont Online Library, an online collection of searchable periodicals, online biographies, business databases and other information.  There are also sections for students, career transitions and learning a foreign language.  Bring your laptop or use one of our computers.

March 14, 7pm, Game Night — Love to play games?  Join us for games from Yikerz to Agricula.  Bring your favorite or play one of ours.

March 15, 7pm, Readers’ DelightAbraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths by Bruce Feiler.  The next book will be The Odd Women by George Gissing.  This book is available free as an e-book at ListenUp! Vermont, or we can request one for you via inter library loan.  Just let us know how you’d like to read this book so we can help you get a copy.

March 16, 9am, Preschool Story Time — Join us for stories, a craft, and some running around! 

March 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!

Looking Ahead

March 20 , 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre,  We’ll screen a movie based on  Moneyball by Michael Lewis. Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane, the Oakland A’s general manager who employs a statistician to help buy new plays and improve the baseball team’s record.  Nominated for six Oscars, but won none.  Rated PG-13.

March 23, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour

March 27, 4pm, Literary Youth, This book discussion group for all ages will discuss  Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field and The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

Of Interest

There are new Regional Library books available to checkout.  These books are located on top of the free-standing bookshelves in both the adult and juvenile areas.  Click here for a complete list of books available.

A list of all the new items (mostly the Libri Grant books) added in January and February is found here.

New frog pictures!  Jing in Honduras.  Coming soon — Jing’s recent visit to France and Peacham’s second trip to Africa!

 
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This week at the library — March 4, 2012

March 5, 7pm, Board Meeting

March 6, Town Meeting, the library will open after the conclusion of the meeting should the meeting extend beyond 1pm.  The library is thankful to all our patrons and to the Town of Peacham voters for your support and look forward to welcoming you at the library after the meeting.

March 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!

Looking Ahead

March 12, 7pm, Tech Monday, Join us as we discuss Vermont Online Library, an online collection of searchable periodicals, online biographies, business databases and other information.  There are also sections for students, career transitions and learning a foreign language.  Bring your laptop or use one of our computers.

March 14, 7pm, Game Night

March 15, 7pm, Readers’ Delight, Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths by Bruce Feiler.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy.

March 16, 9am, Preschool Story Time

March 16, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour

March 20 , 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre presents a movie based on Moneyball by Michael Lewis.  Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane.

March 27, 4pm, Literary Youth, a book discussion group for all ages will be discussing Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field and The Miraculour Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo on Tuesday, March 27th at 4pm.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of either book.

Of Interest

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This week at the library — February 19, 2012

February 21, 1:15pm, Tuesday Theatre, a movie based on Kathryn Stockett’s book The Help.  Skeeter, a recent college graduate, returns home to Mississippi in the 60’s determined to become a writer. She finds her cause, telling the story of the black women who take care of many of the prominent Southern families, much to the dismay of her society friends.  The movie is rated PG-13.

February 24, 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

February 28, 4pm, Literary Youth, reading The Giver by Lois Lowry.

March 1, 1:30pm, Literary Youth movie based on Roald Dahl’s  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

March 2, 9am, Preschool Story Time

March 2, 10am – noon, Coffee Hour

March 3, 7pm, Community Coffeehouse

Of Interest

Looking for great books to buy?  Need a jigsaw puzzle for that rainy day?  Do you still have a VCR and want to buy some new videos?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, then stop by the library to peruse the items available for sale in our basement “book room.”

 

 
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