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 →
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Sunday, May 29, 10:00am-2:00pm. Latham Library’s Spring Book Sale has moved outside! Our excellent selection of books for children and adults, movies on DVD, audiobooks, and games and puzzles will be set up on tables in the Latham Library parking Continue reading →
Latham Library
12:00 am
Starting June 13, kids of all ages can sign up for the “Oceans of Possibilities” summer reading program. Children will receive a reading log to keep track of books they read over the summer, some small prizes for signing up, Continue reading →
Latham Library
4:00 pm
Latham Library is proud to present Modern Times Theater on June 19 at 4:00pm. Bring Dad or Grandpa to see “The Perils of Mr. Punch” episode #63, “Oceananigans Abound!” This updated classic follows the troubles and travails of puppetry’s favorite Continue reading →
Thetford Hill Green
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Thursday, June 23 and then Tuesdays at noon through August 9, weather permitting. All ages welcome! Meet at the gazebo by the lake. Continue reading →
Treasure Island Beach on Lake Fairlee
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
The next meeting of Thetford’s informal nonfiction book discussion group will take place at Latham Library on Thetford Hill on Tuesday June 28th at 7 pm – note the new time!   Weather permitting, we will meet outside the library.   If Continue reading →
Latham Library
Jun 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
Where does a drop of water falling in your backyard come from? Where does it go? And who does it meet along the way? Join a VINS Environmental Educator in exploring the ways in which our green mountain landscape and Continue reading →
Peabody Library
4:00 pm
Please join us for a fun and funny magic show that is full of laughs, tons of audience participation and amazing magic! Tom Joyce is a former magician at FAO Schwartz Toy Store in NYC. Tom delivers a magic show Continue reading →
Latham Library
11:00 am
Do you have questions or need information about available food or seasonal fuel resources? Come to the Libraries to learn more! Information and Application Assistance Sessions: Latham Library: Saturday, July 9, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Peabody Library: Wednesday, July Continue reading →
Latham Library
Jul 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
Learn about metal detecting with Scott Moore and view some of the treasures he has found. Rain date: Thursday, July 14. Location: Thetford Hill Green. All ages welcome. Continue reading →
Thetford Hill Green
Jul 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Kurt Valenta will lead demonstrations and hands-on activities that explore the geological past of Vermont’s Champlain Basin: from the fossils found at the Chazy Reef in Isle La Motte to the sand dunes of Alburgh and the remnants of shoreline Continue reading →
Latham Library
3:00 pm
Do you have questions or need information about available food or seasonal fuel resources? Come to the Libraries to learn more! Information and Application Assistance Sessions: Latham Library: Saturday, July 9, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Peabody Library: Wednesday, July Continue reading →
Peabody Library
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Come see “Jaws” on the big screen in our newly renovated and ventilated Community Room! Open to teens of all ages. Pizza and snacks will be provided. Please RSVP to librarian@thetfordlibrary.org so we can plan for food. This event is Continue reading →
Latham Library
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Come learn to make a puppet designed by Thetford’s own PuppeTree! This program is free, open to the public, and part of the Thetford Libraries “Oceans of Possibilities” summer reading program.  Continue reading →
Latham Library
Aug 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
Attend a Knit Democracy Together maker circle at the Latham Library. Gather with other civically minded knitters and crafters to deepen your understanding of the electoral system. Artist and former election lawyer Eve Jacobs-Carnahan will talk about “Counting the Vote: Continue reading →
Latham Library
6:30 pm
Storytelling by one woman, a box with a crank, and musical interludes! Meredith Holch is a director, videographer, editor, and animator. Her work has been broadcast on PBS and has screened at the Museum of Modern Art, (MoMA) NYC, the National Art Gallery, DC, the Exploratorium, S.F., The Institute Continue reading →
Peabody Library
Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Games, prizes, food, and music. All carnival games and treats cost one penny each! There will also be oldest and ugliest penny contests, a raffle for prizes, and a children’s book sale. Bring your pennies! Continue reading →
Peabody Library
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
If you have been participating in this year’s summer reading program please hand in your reading logs to Latham Library by the end of the day on Monday, August 22. Children who hand in a reading log with at least Continue reading →
Latham Library