Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
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.
Peabody Library
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
“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 Continue reading →
Latham Library
Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
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.
Latham Library
Sep 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
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.
Latham Library
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
“Sweetland” by Michael Crummey.  Books are now available to borrow at Latham and Peabody Libraries.  All are welcome.
Peabody Library
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
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.
Latham Library
7:00 pm
“The Last Painting of Sara de Vos” by Dominic Smith.  Books are now available to borrow at Latham and Peabody Libraries.
Peabody Library
7:00 pm
Thetford resident Elisabeth Horan will read from her new book of poems, “Self-Portrait”, a tribute to the life and art of Frida Kahlo. Slides of the paintings that inspired each poem will accompany the reading. Refreshments will be served and books Continue reading →
Latham Library
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
Come Build Shadow Puppets With The PuppeTree.  This ancient form of puppetry is really exciting at this time of year with Halloween approaching. Shadow puppets were actually the first cartoons! So, come make your own Halloween Cartoon—that moves. There will Continue reading →
Latham Library
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Trick or treat for a book!  Visit our kid-created haunted house in the library basement (if you dare)!  Spooky stories by the fireplace, by request!!
Latham Library
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
A First-person living history program in song and saga about Gudrid the Wanderer, the first Viking woman to reach the New World.  Where was Leif Ericsson’s fabled Vinland?What did the New World look like to the explorers of a thousand years Continue reading →
Latham Library
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
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.
Latham Library
1:00 pm
Parent/Teacher Conference Day program!  A storytelling presentation about the great circles of life—the basis for a balanced, sustainable existence with Earth. Michael shares stories from traditional cultures found throughout the world—including Africa, Europe, North America, Central America and more. Using a Continue reading →
Latham Library
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
“The Power” by Naomi Alderman. Books are now available to borrow at Latham or Peabody Libraries. All are welcome.
Peabody Library
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
9:00 am
Latham Library’s annual Holiday Book Sale happens on the same day as the Holiday Craft Fair at Thetford Academy.  Come shop our great selection of new, lightly used, and vintage books for adults and children, movies on DVD, music and Continue reading →
Latham Library
7:00 pm
Thetford author Dean Whitlock reads from his new young adult fantasy novel, The Arrow Rune!  Signed books will be for sale. Ed Lewis is sick of being dragged to Medieval Faires, sick of helping his uncle make bows, of minding Continue reading →
Latham Library
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
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.
Latham Library
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Thetford author Maurice Crandall reads from his new book, These People Have Always Been a Republic: Indigenous Electorates in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1598-1912 Spanning three hundred years and the colonial regimes of Spain, Mexico, and the United States, Maurice S. Continue reading →
Peabody Library
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
A holiday tradition!  Come hear Peter Blodgett read holiday stories from many cultures and traditions.  A special evening by candlelight in the loveliest room in town.  Refreshments will be served.
Peabody Library
Dec 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
All ages are welcome for holiday and winter stories. Milk and cookies will be served. Come in your pajamas if you like!
Latham Library
Jan 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
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.
Latham Library
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
“State of Wonder” by Ann Patchett.  All are welcome.  Books are available to borrow at Latham Library.
Latham Library
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
Opening event for the new show in the Latham art gallery, multi-media works by local artist Marlene Jenks.  Art supplies will be available so you can get inspired and make your own art!  All ages are welcome, and refreshments will Continue reading →
Latham Library
Feb 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
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.
Latham Library
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join us for Peabody Library’s annual Valentine’s Day celebration, the Chocolate Indulgence.  Please bring a chocolate dish to share.  Copies of recipes are encouraged.  All are welcome!
Peabody Library
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Join us for our annual Valentine’s Tea Party.  Bring a loved one for stories and refreshments.  All ages are welcome!
Latham Library
Feb 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
The Peabody Library welcomes back the Vermont Institute of Natural Science for a program on reptiles. “This program explores the characteristics of our scaly friends: the reptiles! Meet reptile ambassadors up close and learn about the adaptations of these beautiful Continue reading →
Peabody Library