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This week at the library — April 16, 2017

April 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Queen of Katwe” – QueenChess, the game of Kings, is not one you’d expect to see in the shanty towns of Uganda and yet, it is from here that a coach provides a rag-tag group of children the opportunity to learn chess and receive a meal.  Out of his group comes a young woman who masters the game. Rated PG.

41Q0o3rNKJLApril 19, 9:00am, Build the Eiffel Tower – You’ve seen part of it at the library, now it’s your turn to help rebuild it from the ground up.  Open to all, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

April 20, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

April 21, 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

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!

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 – Support 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.

FLEA MARKET

It’s flea market time again! We’re seeking good quality flea market items for the Friends of Peacham Library to sell at Peacham’s Annual Flea Market (9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 29, downstairs in the Peacham Congregational Church). No clothing or books, please.

Items may be dropped off at the Church after 10 a.m. on Friday, April 28, or call Martha Ide at 592-3995 or Becky Lafferty at 592-3531. Thanks for your generosity, and please remember to come!

 
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This week at the library — April 9, 2017

April 10, 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 12, 12 noon,  Friends of Peacham Library – Join FOPL in their support of the library!

April 13, 1:00pm, DCF Books Available – Drop in to pick a couple of the DCF books before vacation!

April 14, 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

April 18, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Queen of Katwe” – Chess, the game Queenof Kings, is not one you’d expect to see in the shanty towns of Uganda and yet, it is from here that a coach provides a rag-tag group of children the opportunity to learn chess and receive a meal.  Out of his group comes a young woman who masters the game. Rated PG.

April 19, 9:00am, Build the Eiffel Tower – You’ve seen part of it at the library, now it’s your turn to help rebuild it from the ground up.  Open to all, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

April 20, 7:00 pm, Readers’ Delight – Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

April 21, 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 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!

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 – Support 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.

Gilmore Gallery

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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.

Are you interested in showing your work at the gallery?  Contact Craig Harrison to talk about potential opportunities.

 
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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 – February 25, 2017

February 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.

February 28, 6:30 pm, Kingdom Clickers – Are you interested in photography and getting the most from your photos?  Kingdom Clickers is a local group of folks who gather to talk about just that.  Newcomers welcome!petesdragon

March 3, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart!

March 3, 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 3, 6:00 pm, Family Movie – “Pete’s Dragon” Enjoy some cocoa, popcorn and a great movie.  PJs optional.  All children must be accompanie5thbusinessd by an adult.  Rated PG.

March 4, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Fifth Business returns to kickoff the evening and then at 8pm we open the mic to anyone interested in performing.

Looking Ahead

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!

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 — February 12, 2017

February 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.

February 16, 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – The Tower at Stony Wood by Patricia McKillip.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

February 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!

February 18, 11:00am until gone – Winter Carnival Chili, Cornbread and Hot Chocolate – We’ll be selling hoheartofseat food / drinks at the Peacham Congregational Church with proceeds to benefit Peacham Library.

Looking Ahead

February 21, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “In the Heart of the Sea” –  the story upon which Melville based Moby Dick.

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February 23, 7:00 pm, Winter Series – Joe Alper, The Hard Problem Of Consciousness – The “hard problem” of consciousness involves the explanation of what it is like to have experiences of things like colors and pains.  Can science and psychology explain these phenomena or will a new theory be
needed, one which will have implications for understanding both human minds and computer artificial intelligence?

February 3, 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!

February 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.

February 28, 6:30 pm, Kingdom Clickers – Are you interested in photography and getting the most from your photos?  Kingdom Clickers is a local group of folks who gather to talk about just that.  Newcomers welcome!

March 3, 9:15 am, Story Time – Stories and activities for the young at heart!

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

March 4, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Coffeehouse – Fifth Business returns to kickoff the evening and then at 8pm we open the mic to anyone interested in performing.

 

 

 
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This week at the library — January 15, 2017

January 17, 1:15 pm, Tuesday Theatre – “Florence Foster Jenkins” is the story of a patron of the 91fif5yzajl-_sy445_arts who dreams of being an opera singer and the husband who supported her dream – a difficult task as what Florence hears in her head is hilariously awful to her audiences.  Starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant.

January 19 7:00pm, Readers’ Delight – Malgudi Days, by R.K. Narayan is this month’s book.  Contact the library if you would like to borrow a copy of the book.

January 20, 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

January 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.

January 24, 6:30 pm, Kingdom Clickers – Are you interested in photography and getting the most from your photos?  Kingdom Clickers is a local group of folks who gather to talk about just that.  Newcomers welcome!winterseries

January 26, 7:00 pm, Winter Series – Julie Lang, Save Your Pie for Dessert:  The Tricky Business of Visualizing Data — What you see is what you get, right?  Not necessarily…your eyes might deceive you.  We’ll take a look at common graphics and how they lead you to particular interpretations.  You’ll have a chance to weigh in.  What do you see?

January 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 ages!

January 28, 4:00 pm – Soup and Chowder – A social gathering and chance to “warm” up on a cold winter’s day.  Soup, chowder and breads for all.  Contact the library if interested in helping make soup/bread.

 
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This week at the library — November 13, 2016

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.dory

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.

Looking Ahead

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.

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.

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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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