Aug 21 all-day Latham Library
If you have signed up for the Universe of Stories summer reading program, don’t forget to stop into the library to record the books you have read this summer in your reading log!  All books need to be recorded by Wednesday, Continue reading →
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 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Latham Library
 
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!