Jul
26
Fri
Exordium presents “The Story of Air as it Occupies Space” @ Latham Library
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Exordium presents "The Story of Air as it Occupies Space" @ Latham Library

Kurt Valenta of EXORDIUM will present a hands-on science workshop, “The Story of Air as it Occupies Space.” A cornucopia of science experiments demonstrating that air, though invisible, does occupy space. For young and old, but best for ages 5 and up.

Aug
5
Mon
Plant Universe with Jacqueline Soule! @ Latham Library
Aug 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Plant Universe with Jacqueline Soule! @ Latham Library

Jacqueline Soule presents PLANT UNIVERSE!  Come learn about biospheres then make your own to take home.  Best for ages 5 and up.
“We will discuss how people could feed themselves if they lived in outer space all the time, or on the moon. Discussion will introduce the concept of biospheres and nutrient cycles. Dr. Soule will demonstrate biospheres – then everyone makes one themselves to take home.”

 

Aug
7
Wed
Middle Grade Book Club @ Peabody Library
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Middle Grade Book Club @ Peabody Library

For students entering grades 5-8.  Registration Required, please email to sign up: librarians@thetfordlibrary.org
July 10: Little Dog Lost by Marion Dane Bauer
July 24: George by Alex Gino
August 7: Half Magic by Edward Eager
Books are now available to borrow at Latham Library!

Aug
14
Wed
Summer Book Discussion series @ Peabody Library
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Book Discussion series @ Peabody Library

6/19 “City of Thieves” by David Benioff.
7/17 “The Age of Miracles” by Karen Thompson Walker
8/14 “The Book of Unknown Americans” by Cristina Henriquez
Books are now available to borrow at Latham and Peabody Libraries.

Aug
22
Thu
Stories of the Stars: Myths of the Zodiac @ Latham Library
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Stories of the Stars: Myths of the Zodiac @ Latham Library

“Stories of the Stars: Myths of the Zodiac” with astromythologist and storyteller KELLEY HUNTER.  The starry sky is a library of tales from around the world. Come hear classic and unusual tales about the twelve Zodiac constellations, plus the magical 13th constellation. Which story is yours?  Best for ages 8 and up.

Aug
26
Mon
Universe of Stories Finale Party @ Latham Library
Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Universe of Stories Finale Party @ Latham Library

Children who recorded at least three books in a reading log this summer are invited to this party, where they will receive a certificate and a prize for completing the summer reading program.  Refreshments will be served.

Sep
5
Thu
Unplugged Game Night @ Latham Library
Sep 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Unplugged Game Night @ Latham Library

Come play one of our board games or bring your own!  All ages are welcome.  Pizza will be served.  If you would like pizza, please RSVP to librarians@thetfordlibrary.org.

Sep
18
Wed
Peabody Library Book Discussion Series @ Peabody Library
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Peabody Library Book Discussion Series @ Peabody Library

“Sweetland” by Michael Crummey.  Books are now available to borrow at Latham and Peabody Libraries.  All are welcome.

Oct
3
Thu
Unplugged Game Night @ Latham Library
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Unplugged Game Night @ Latham Library

Come play one of our board games or bring your own!  All ages are welcome.  Pizza will be served.  If you would like pizza, please RSVP to librarians@thetfordlibrary.org.

Oct
22
Tue
POSTPONED: Peabody Library Book Discussion Series @ Peabody Library
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
POSTPONED: Peabody Library Book Discussion Series @ Peabody Library

“The Last Painting of Sara de Vos” by Dominic Smith.  Books are now available to borrow at Latham and Peabody Libraries.