Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Peabody Library
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.
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Latham Library
“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 →
Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Latham Library
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.
Sep 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Latham Library
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.
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Peabody Library
“Sweetland” by Michael Crummey.  Books are now available to borrow at Latham and Peabody Libraries.  All are welcome.
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Latham Library
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.
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Peabody Library
“The Last Painting of Sara de Vos” by Dominic Smith.  Books are now available to borrow at Latham and Peabody Libraries.
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Latham Library
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 →
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Latham Library
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 →
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Latham Library
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!!
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Latham Library
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 →
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Latham Library
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.
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Latham Library
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 →
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Peabody Library
“The Power” by Naomi Alderman. Books are now available to borrow at Latham or Peabody Libraries. All are welcome.
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Latham Library
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 →
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Latham Library
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 →
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Latham Library
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.
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Peabody Library
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 →
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Peabody Library
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.
Dec 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Latham Library
All ages are welcome for holiday and winter stories. Milk and cookies will be served. Come in your pajamas if you like!
Jan 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Latham Library
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.
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Latham Library
“State of Wonder” by Ann Patchett.  All are welcome.  Books are available to borrow at Latham Library.
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Latham Library
Opening event for the new show in the Latham art gallery, multi-media works by local artist Marlene Jenks.  Art supplies will be available so you can get inspired and make your own art!  All ages are welcome, and refreshments will Continue reading →
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Latham Library
The Orange County Parent Child Center presents a Story Hour for preschoolers and their families at the Thetford Latham Library on Monday, February 10th from 6-7pm.  Story Hour will include stories read by Rachel and an activity of Pine cone Continue reading →
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Peabody Library
Join us for Peabody Library’s annual Valentine’s Day celebration, the Chocolate Indulgence.  Please bring a chocolate dish to share.  Copies of recipes are encouraged.  All are welcome!
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Latham Library
Join us for our annual Valentine’s Tea Party.  Bring a loved one for stories and refreshments.  All ages are welcome!
Feb 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Peabody Library
The Peabody Library welcomes back the Vermont Institute of Natural Science for a program on reptiles. “This program explores the characteristics of our scaly friends: the reptiles! Meet reptile ambassadors up close and learn about the adaptations of these beautiful Continue reading →
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Latham Library
Winter Book Discussion Series at Latham Library, Mondays at 7:00.  This month, “Life Class” by Pat Barker.  Books are available to borrow at Latham Library.
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Latham Library
Reading by the River Junction Writers of excerpts from their new book of short stories, “Short Tall Tales.” The River Junction Writers debut their first collection of short stories and novel excerpts in “Short Tall Tales.”  This collection encompasses previously-published Continue reading →
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Latham Library
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust, Latham Library will be showing the documentary movie “Paper Clips.” “Paper Clips” is a 2004 American documentary film about the Paper Clips Project, in which a middle school class tries to Continue reading →