7:00 pm
A new spin on our traditional summer book discussion group.  Bring a book you are reading or have read recently and share what you liked or didn’t about it!  Or, just come to get some recommendations for what to read Continue reading →
Peabody Library
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Peabody Library’s annual Penny Carnival features games, prizes, and food..and everything costs just one penny!  Children’s book sale, oldest and ugliest penny contests, and a raffle too!
Peabody Library
11:00 am
Join Gary Barton, Thetford resident and Librarian at the Howe Library in Hanover, for a musical story time that is guaranteed to get you dancing and singing.
Latham Library
Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Children who kept tracks of the books they read over the summer with a Libraries Rock reading log are invited to this party.  Certificates and special prizes will be awarded.  Treats will be served.
Latham Library
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Just in time for International Talk Like a Pirate Day, come see award winning musician Rockin’ Ron the Friendly Pirate perform a concert for the young and the young at heart!  The singer describes his style as “Sesame Street meets Continue reading →
Latham Library
10:30 am
Gary Barton, Librarian from the Howe Library in Hanover, joins Latham’s baby/toddler playgroup (Tales and Tunes for Tots) for a special music and movement storytime.  All are welcome, including siblings!
Latham Library
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Joe Citro, Vermont author and folklorist, has extensively researched and documented the folklore, hauntings, ghost stories, paranormal activity, and occult happenings of New England.  He has published numerous novels and works of nonfiction.  His latest work is the Vermont Monster Continue reading →
Latham Library
10:30 am
Ashley Hensel-Browning uses techniques such as tableau poetry, physical enactments of picture books, or self-choreographed dances to encourage kids’ deeper understanding of both books and dance. Engaging music, warm-ups, and movement games round out the program for a fun and Continue reading →
Latham Library
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Latham Library will be open on Halloween Night from 6:00-8:00 pm!  Come in and warm up, trick-or-treat for a book, and visit our kid-created haunted house in the basement!
Latham Library
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
9:00 am
Shop our huge selection of books for children and adults, movies on DVD, audiobooks and  music on CD, rare and vintage books, gift items, and more!  Bag sale from 1:00-3:00.
Latham Library
7:00 pm
Come join Thetford’s own published poet Elisabeth Horan who will be reading from and signing copies of her new book “Pensacola Girls”, November 28th at 7pm at the Peabody Library in Post Mills. This book bravely addresses #metoo sexual physical Continue reading →
Peabody Library
7:00 pm
Join us as local author Dean Whitlock reads from his latest book. Fireboy is the third book in the Carver’s World series for young (and not so young) adults. Dean will also talk about how the three books came to Continue reading →
Latham Library
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
A holiday tradition!  Come hear Peter Blodgett read holiday stories from many cultures and traditions.  A special evening by candlelight in the loveliest room in town.  Refreshments will be served.
Peabody Library
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Showing of “Vanishing Point” (2012), a documentary film about the Inuit communities of Baffin Island and Greenland.  Discussion to follow.
Latham Library
7:00 pm
Sexuality educator and comedian Cindy Pierce will give a presentation for the parents of middle school aged children on Friday, January 11 at 7:00pm.  Cindy Pierce is a social sexuality educator, comic storyteller and author of “Sexploitation: Helping Kids Develop Healthy Continue reading →
Latham Library
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Discussion of “On Kingdom Mountain” by Howard Frank Mosher.  Books are now available to borrow at Latham Library.  (Please note, this date has been changed from January 14th).
Latham Library
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
An open house at the oldest continually operating library in Vermont.  Come see what the Peabody Library has to offer…check out our offerings of books and movies, see our staff/trustee picks and reviews, and have some refreshments.
Peabody Library
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Discussion of “Trans Atlantic” by Colum McCann.  Books are now available to borrow at Latham Library.  All are welcome.
Latham Library
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join us for our annual Valentine’s Day celebration, the Chocolate Indulgence.  Bring a favorite chocolate dish to share.  Copies of recipes are encouraged!  All are welcome.
Peabody Library
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
All ages are welcome for a special Valentine’s Day tea party featuring stories, tea, and treats!
Latham Library
3:00 pm
Storytelling by one woman, a box with a crank, and musical interludes!  All ages! 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, Continue reading →
Peabody Library
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Spring Equinox/Full Moon concert at the Peabody Library! Mark your calendar for Wednesday, March 20, when “Jakeza” returns to the Peabody Library in Post Mills to play Celtic, French and original music with accordions, hammered dulcimer and vocals. This musical Continue reading →
Peabody Library
7:00 pm
Join Janet Taylor of Crossroad Farm for her annual spring gardening workshop at the Peabody Library in Post Mills.  This year, Janet’s talk will focus on gardening success with vegetables.  All are welcome.
Peabody Library
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
Come in your PJs for stories, milk, and cookies. Children of all ages and their caregivers welcome.
Latham Library
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Out on a Limb returns to the Peabody Library! Out on a Limb – “from Hank to Hendrix” – acoustic music across the traditions, from the Upper Valley’s most-elusive band. We seek out the horizons of acoustic music, travel out there Continue reading →
Peabody Library
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
3:00 pm
As a school teacher and librarian, Gail Martin has been teaching origami for about 20 years. Her current goal is to teach origami in every library in Vermont! This year, as well as some cool and easy models such as Continue reading →
Latham Library
May 2 @ 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