6:00 pm
Celebrate National Library Week with a Community Read Aloud on Zoom! Monday, April 5 at 6:30 pm. Sign up for a slot to read a passage or chapter from a favorite book, or a whole picture book. All ages are Continue reading →
online via Zoom
12:00 pm
Welcome to Latham Library’s Adult Book/Film Discussion Group.  Every month, we couple a book with a film featuring a related topic or theme.  You can choose to read the book and/or view the film.   Our book for April is Continue reading →
online via Zoom
4:30 pm
Discussion of “The Trumpet of the Swan” by E.B. White. Books are now available to borrow. All are welcome! Continue reading →
online via Zoom
4:00 pm
April is a time to celebrate our public library and our librarians who promote its use and support for our community. Along with articles from the New Yorker, a documentary, “Ex Libris,” by Frederick Wiseman, will be part of our Continue reading →
online via Zoom
12:00 pm
Our book for May is The Lady in Gold*, the story of Austrian painter Gustav Klimt’s portrait of wealthy Viennese Jewish socialite Adele Bloch-Bauer and its relevance to generations of Viennese who flourished during turn-of-the-century Venice, struggled to survive World War Continue reading →
online via Zoom
May 10 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
4:30 pm
Book Discussion for Young Children (7-9 year olds). Discussion of “The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester” by Barbara O’Connor. Please email Emily at librarians@thetfordlibrary.org to sign up. Continue reading →
Online via Zoom
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Come share your music, poetry, singing, comedy, storytelling, etc. in a virtual space to enjoy and connect us all! Hosted by Liz 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
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Saturday, May 29, 10:00am-2:00pm (rain date May 30). 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 Continue reading →
Latham Library parking lot
12:00 pm
Welcome to Latham Library’s Adult Book/Film Discussion Group.  Every month, we couple a book with a film featuring a related topic or theme.  You can choose to read the book and/or view the film. What’s life like from the point Continue reading →
Online via Zoom
12:00 am
Sign up for a “Tails and Tales” reading log to keep track of books you read over the summer! Get a prize for signing up, and a certificate and gift upon completion of the program. Open to all ages. You Continue reading →
Latham Library
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
MODERN TIMES THEATER will present the latest episode of “The Perils of Mr. Punch”, following the troubles and travails of puppetry’s favorite loudmouths, Punch and Judy. Saturday, June 26 at 3:00 pm (rain date Sunday, June 27). Location: Thetford Hill Green. Continue reading →
Thetford Hill Green
Jul 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
ANIMALS IN MYTH AND LEGEND with VINS! Thursday, July 22 at 6:30 pm. Location: outside on the Latham Library back lawn. How did Snake lose her legs? Why does Owl only fly at night? How did Turtle fly south for Continue reading →
Latham Library
6:30 pm
MAKING SPACE FOR POLLINATORS with naturalist JERRY SCHNEIDER: Come learn about local pollinators and make a pollinator tee-shirt! Children may purchase heavy cotton tee shirts for $4.00, or bring their own. Location: outside on the Latham Library back lawn. Please Continue reading →
Latham Library
Aug 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
Come share your music, poetry, singing, comedy, storytelling, etc. Hosted by Liz Horan of Feral Journal of Poetry and Art. All ages are welcome to participate. Please email librarians@thetfordlibrary.org to sign up. Continue reading →
Latham Library Backyard
7:00 pm
Join us as Thetford author Dean Whitlock reads from his new book, The Bell Cannon Affair! A gaslight thriller, The Bell Cannon Affair is a new novel for young adults and adults from the award-winning author of Finn’s Clock and Continue reading →
Latham Library
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
THE RETURN OF PENNY CARNIVAL! Wednesday, August 18, 3:00-5:00 pm. Location: Peabody Library in Post Mills. Games, prizes, food, and music. All carnival games and treats cost one penny each! There will also be oldest and ugliest penny contests, a Continue reading →
Peabody Library
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
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 Thursday, August 19. Children who hand in a reading log with at least Continue reading →
Latham Library Backyard
Aug 31 @ 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 August 31st at 7 pm. We will be discussing Poison Penmanship by Jessica Mitford.      After more than a year, it seems Continue reading →
Latham Library
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Dragon eggs are lost all over Vermont! One dragon egg has gone missing here in Thetford.  Join us at Latham Library to kick off this event and get the first clue.  Use your detective skills to find the other clues Continue reading →
Latham Library
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
“HonBears” is a theatrical circus show written and performed by Thetfordians Liam Gundlach and Ripley Burns. This 30 minute performance features diabolo, anti-podism and partner acrobatics, and weaves together skill and artistry to tell a story of true friendship (and Continue reading →
Latham Backyard
Sep 28 @ 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 September 28th at 12 noon. We will be discussing The Tribe of Tiger by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas. “From the Continue reading →
Latham Library
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
In conjunction with our Fall Book Sale there will be a silent auction for three themed gift packages, each of which contains a handmade quilt plus other items. The themes of the packages are Garden, Cozy Reader, and Self-care. Beginning Continue reading →
Latham Library
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
FALL BOOK SALE! Saturday, October 9, 10:00am-2:00pm (rain date October 10). Latham Library’s Fall Book Sale has moved outside! Our huge selection of books for children and adults, movies on DVD, audiobooks, and games and puzzles will be set up Continue reading →
Latham Library parking lot
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
A chronological and thematic journey through some of the Master’s best films. Hitchcock famously said “Some films are slices of life; mine are slices of cake.” His career spanned forty years and many film eras. Film expert Rick Winston will Continue reading →
Online via Zoom
Oct 26 @ 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 October 26th at 12 NOON and on Zoom.   For the Zoom link, contact librarian@thetfordlibrary.org We will be discussing Fly Continue reading →
Latham Library
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