Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
4:00 pm
A collaborative program sponsored by the George Peabody Library and the Thetford Historical Society. Join us on a walk led by Thetford author Dean Whitlock as we learn about some of the spookier people and places in the village of Continue reading →
Peabody Library
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Trick-or-treat for a book at Latham Library! We will be giving away books (one per child, please) on the front lawn of the library on Halloween Night. Continue reading →
Latham Library
Nov 5 – Nov 30 all-day
12:00 am
All through this month, watch our Facebook page to see the crazy things that dinosaurs are getting up to at night inside the Latham and Peabody Libraries. Then, visit the libraries to see if you can find the dinosaurs and win a small prize! Continue reading →
Latham Library
7:00 pm
A special program with Shannon Honeycutt, a KonMari instructor on the Marie Kondo way of organization and owner of Spark Joy Charlotte. What is the KonMari Method®? The KonMari Method® was created by tidying expert Marie Kondo, author of the Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
The next meeting of Thetford’s informal nonfiction book discussion group will take place at Latham Library on Thetford Hill on Tuesday November 30th at 12 NOON and on Zoom.   For the Zoom link, please contact librarian@thetfordlibrary.org. We will be discussing Continue reading →
Latham Library
2:00 pm
Local poet Elisabeth Horan will read from her new book, The Mask, the follow up collection to collection Horan’s Self-Portrait and the third chapbook to be published by The Broken Spine. The reading will be followed by a poetry open mic. Elisabeth Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
The Middle Grade Book Club will be meeting to discuss “Storm Runners” by Roland Smith, both in person and over Zoom. Email librarians@thetfordlibrary.org to register. Continue reading →
Latham Library
Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Holiday Readings for the Winter Solstice: in person at the Peabody Library and over Zoom. A winter solstice tradition! Come hear Peter Blodgett read holiday stories from many cultures. A special evening by candlelight in the George Peabody Library’s historic Continue reading →
Peabody Library
Jan 1 @ 9:57 pm – Jan 31 @ 10:57 pm
9:57 pm
The Winter Reading Challenge: Read for a Better World (All Ages) is available now on the Vermont libraries Beanstack page at https://vermont.beanstack.org/. The challenge starts January 1 and ends January 31. This challenge is available for free to all Vermonters. Continue reading →
Online
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Robert Tougias, author of “Birder on Berry Lane”, will discuss the common backyard birds of Vermont and some of the ” classic woodland Vermont birds” such as the wood thrush, northern goshawk, barred owl, and yellow-bellied sapsucker. To register for this Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Jan 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
Come share your music, poetry, singing, comedy, storytelling, etc. in a virtual space to enjoy and connect us all! Hosted by Elisabeth Horan of Feral Journal of Poetry and Art. All ages are welcome to participate.If you’d like to perform, Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
The book/film discussion group returns in 2022.  Our three books and companion film presentations will consider the increasingly crucial issue of immigration and how it impacts individuals and countries throughout the world. Our first book will be Brooklyn – by Colm Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
There will be no meeting in December. Happy holidays to everyone! The next meeting of Thetford’s informal nonfiction book discussion group will take place at Latham Library on Thetford Hill on Tuesday January 25th at 12 pm noon via ZOOM. We Continue reading →
Latham Library
12:00 am
Peabody Library’s annual Chocolate Indulgence potluck is moving online this year with a Chocolate Recipe Contest! Submit your favorite chocolate recipe to librarian@thetfordlibrary.org sometime between February 1 and February 28. The best recipe, as judged by our board of trustees, Continue reading →
online
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Thetford resident John Morton is an Olympic skier and writer. Morton has participated as an athlete, coach, and team leader in seven Olympic Games for the United States in the biathlon event. In conjunction with the upcoming Olympic Games in Continue reading →
online via Zoom
3:30 pm
Join Emily on “Twos”day, 2/22/22 for a storytime and craft about the number two. Children of all ages are welcome. Spots are limited; please reserve one by emailing librarian@thetfordlibrary.org Continue reading →
Latham Library
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Film expert Rick Winston will present “Films About Immigration” in conjunction with the 2022 Book / Film Discussion Group. Whether it’s Syrians in New York (“The Visitor”) and Finland (“The Other Side of Hope”), Indians in Mississippi (“Mississippi Masala”), Palestinians Continue reading →
online via Zoom
12:00 pm
The book/film discussion group returns in 2022. Our three books and companion film presentations will consider the increasingly crucial issue of immigration and how it impacts individuals and countries throughout the world. The February selection is The Distance Between Us Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Steve Faccio, a conservation biologist with the Vermont Center for Ecostudies, will discuss the characteristics of vernal pools, their significance as “keystone” ecosystems, and various conservation efforts. This will be an online program via Zoom. To register, please email librarian@thetfordlibrary.org Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Alice’s Ordinary People is a documentary film about Alice Tregay – a woman who refused to stand still for injustice. Her remarkable story spans the historic period from the marches of Dr. King to the election of Barack Obama, and Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Samantha Moffatt and her duo Jakeza will come out on March 16th, to play an hour-long concert at the Peabody Library in Post Mills.  The duo’s return to the Peabody Library for the seasonal St. Patrick’s concert will focus on Continue reading →
Peabody Library
Mar 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
The Thetford Public Libraries present a Zoom Open Mic! Come share your music, poetry, singing, comedy, storytelling, etc. in a fun and relaxed virtual space with your neighbors! Hosted by Elisabeth Horan of Feral Journal of Poetry and Art. All ages Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
April is Citizen Science month! You don’t have to be an expert to be part of scientific research. Citizen science or community science is real scientific research conducted by amateur (or nonprofessional) scientists.There are a huge number of ways to Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Author, Auctioneer, Appraiser and Radio show Host Mike Ivankovich will introduce you to “What Determines Value“…and reveal what your Antiques, Collectibles, and Personal Treasures are really worth today. Each attendee is invited to bring in 1-2 items for Mike to Continue reading →
online via Zoom
6:30 pm
Ask questions and get answers on recycling, composting, and solid waste from Ham Gillett of the Greater Upper Valley Solid Waste Management District. Together we’ll demystify recycling and give updates on Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law. Questions can be submitted in Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
The next meeting of Thetford’s informal nonfiction book discussion group will take place on Tuesday, April 26th at 12 noon on Zoom only. We will be discussing The Great Influenza by John M Barry. The strongest weapon against pandemic is Continue reading →
online via Zoom
3:00 pm
Award-winning storyteller Michael Caduto will present “Earth Gardens and the Seasons of Life.” Each new Generation has the opportunity to carry on the ancient tradition of growing Native seeds and passing a living legacy on to the next generation. Through Continue reading →
Latham Library
May 1 – May 31 all-day
12:00 am
This year, Vermont Arbor Day is on Friday, May 6, 2022! To help libraries celebrate this holiday with their communities, the Vermont Department of Libraries is happy to partner again this year with VT Urban & Community Forestry Program, and Continue reading →
Latham Library
May 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
Latham Library’s middle grade book discussion group for 10-13 year olds has started up again! We will be meeting monthly in-person at Latham Library and concurrently over Zoom. This month’s book is Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff. Continue reading →
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
The next meeting of Thetford’s informal nonfiction book discussion group will take place at Latham Library on Thetford Hill on Tuesday May 24th at 12 NOON and on Zoom.  For the Zoom link, please contact librarian@thetfordlibrary.org We will be discussing Continue reading →