Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
The third in our series of online “how-to” classes offered through Zoom. Join us to learn the basics of how to use OPALS, our new full-function online catalog accessible through our website. Email Librarians@thetfordlibrary.org to sign up and receive the Zoom Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Have you ever felt lonely?   Isolated?   Both?    While they can be associated with depression and anxiety, loneliness and feelings of isolation can occur by themselves.   We can appear to be doing well and even be happy, Continue reading →
Online via Zoom
Feb 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Discussion of “Ms. Bixby’s Last Day” by John David Anderson. Books are now available to borrow. All are welcome! Continue reading →
online via Zoom
6:00 pm
Join us as we launch Thetford poet Elisabeth Horan’s latest book, “Just To the Right of the Stove”, being released on February 12 by Twist in Time Press of Philadelphia. Elisabeth’s new collection of poetry is an ode to Sylvia Continue reading →
Online via Zoom
Feb 17 – May 28 all-day
12:00 am
The Latham Seed Saving Library was launched in the fall of 2020, so this is our first growing season! That means that we don’t yet have a large selection of seeds to share. Over the coming years, with help from Continue reading →
Latham Library
Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Book club for 7-9 year olds. Discussion of “May B” by Caroline Rose Starr. Books are now available to borrow. All are welcome! Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
This month the New Yorker Articles group will discuss the work of James Baldwin (1924 – 1987), an American writer, poet, social critic, and activist. We will focus on his work for the civil rights movement. Using an essay he Continue reading →
online via Zoom
12:00 pm
Welcome to Latham Library’s Adult Book/Film Discussion Group. Every month, we’ll couple a book with a film featuring a similar topic or theme. You can choose to read the book and/or view the film. Our book for March is “Rez Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Book Discussion for Young Children (7-9 year olds): Discussion of “Stuart Little” by EB White. Monday, March 8 at 4:00pm. Books are now available to borrow. All are welcome! Please email Emily at librarians@thetfordlibrary.org to sign up. Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Mar 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Marian Anderson, Marion Hollins, Pauli Murray, Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell, Ida and Louise Cook, Margaret Sanger, Bathsheba Rich. Who are they? What do they have in common? For our March discussion, let’s talk about the power of women! Our reading Continue reading →
online via Zoom
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