6:00 pm
We will be giving away books (one per child, please) on the front lawn of Latham Library on Halloween Night. Books will be spread out on the lawn…please only touch the book you are choosing, observe social distancing, and wear Continue reading →
Latham Library
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Book Discussion Group for 7&8 Year-Olds: Discussion of “Ramona Quimby, Age 8” by Beverly Cleary, date and time TBA. Books are now available to borrow! All are welcome. Please email Emily at librarians@thetfordlibary.org to sign up. Continue reading →
online through Zoom
6:30 pm
Latham Library will be starting up a Seed Library to be made available to Thetford Libraries patrons in the spring of 2021! With your library card, you will be able to “check-out” seeds grown locally…you are welcome to simply use Continue reading →
Online via Zoom
Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
5:00 pm
Hello!  Need a rest from pandemic and other worries?  Why not join us on Wed, Nov 25, at 5 PM to talk about Thanksgiving?  This month we are reading 3 different New Yorker articles.  Curious about what one does to cook this very American holiday while living Continue reading →
via Zoom
Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
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Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join Thetford author Dean Whitlock over Zoom as he reads from the Carver’s World series, to be released as a boxed set next month. The audience will vote to choose which book in the trilogy Dean reads from! See below Continue reading →
Online via Zoom
Dec 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Book Discussion Group for 7&8 Year-Olds: Discussion of “Bunnicula” by James Howe. Discussion will be via Zoom on Friday, December 4 at 4:00pm. Books are now available to borrow! All are welcome. Please email Emily at librarians@thetfordlibary.org to sign up. Continue reading Continue reading →
online via Zoom
6:38 pm
Readers who enjoy good writing, history, travel, foreign culture, and food in general would find this series interesting. The discussion group will meet on the following December Wednesdays at 4:00pm: Week 1: December 9 – “Baking Bread in Lyon” by Continue reading →
Online via Zoom
6:38 pm
Readers who enjoy good writing, history, travel, foreign culture, and food in general would find this series interesting. The discussion group will meet on the following December Wednesdays at 4:00pm: Week 1: December 9 – “Baking Bread in Lyon” by Continue reading →
Online via Zoom
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Discussion of “The Strange Case of Origami Yoda” by Tom Angleberger. “It takes the wisdom of Yoda to survive the sixth grade. Meet Dwight, a sixth-grade oddball. Dwight does a lot of weird things, like wearing the same T-shirt for a month or Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
A holiday tradition! Join us via Zoom on the Winter Solstice to hear Peter Blodgett read holiday stories from many cultures and traditions.  To sign up, please email Librarians@thetfordlibrary.org. Continue reading →
online via Zoom
6:38 pm
Readers who enjoy good writing, history, travel, foreign culture, and food in general would find this series interesting. The discussion group will meet on the following December Wednesdays at 4:00pm: Week 1: December 9 – “Baking Bread in Lyon” by Continue reading →
Online via Zoom
Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Book discussion for 7 & 8 year olds. Discussion of “Nim’s Island” by Wendy Orr. Books are now available to borrow. All are welcome! Continue reading →
online via Zoom
Jan 11 – Feb 28 all-day
12:00 am
The Vermont Winter Reading Challenge is open now through the end of February! The new year is a time for reflection and reinvigoration. What better way to do that than to cozy up with inspiring books this winter? The challenge Continue reading →
Online
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