May 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
9:00 am
Latham’s Library’s annual Spring Book Sale always happens on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. New and vintage books for both children and adults, movies on DVD, audiobooks and music on CD, games, and puzzles will be for sale at Continue reading →
Latham Library
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Elisabeth Horan will be launching her debut solo collection of poetry, “Bad Mommy Stay Mommy”, at Latham Library.  Thetford poet Horan found herself in the grip of postpartum depression after the birth of her second son.  In this debut collection, Continue reading →
Latham Library
Jun 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
Every first Thursday of the month, come play one of our games or bring your own.  All unplugged games and all ages welcome!  Pizza will be provided, but if you would like pizza please RSVP to: librarians@thetfordlibrary.org
Latham Library
Jun 19 @ 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
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
Universe of Stories kick-off event at PEABODY LIBRARY.   Modern Times Theater Presents… “The Perils of Mr. Punch, Episode #211: “The Astro-Nut” “The Perils of Mr. Punch” follows the troubles and travails of puppetry’s favorite loudmouths, Punch and Judy. In the Continue reading →
Peabody Library
2:00 pm
Thursday, July 11, 2:00 and 3:00pm at THETFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: a mobile planetarium show presented by the FAIRBANKS MUSEUM!  Best for ages 4 and up. Space is limited, please register for either the 2:00 or 3:00 show by emailing: librarians@thetfordlibrary.orG Continue reading →
Thetford Elementary School
Jul 17 @ 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
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
Digital painting workshop with artist Even Schumacher.  Please bring an iPad or tablet with a digital drawing app installed, if you have one.  For ages 10 and up.
Latham Library
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
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 Continue reading →
Peabody Library
3:00 pm
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 Continue reading →
Latham Library
Aug 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
3:30 pm
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 Continue reading →
Latham Library
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
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 Continue reading →
Peabody Library
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