Nov 5 – Nov 30 all-day Latham Library
All through this month, watch our Facebook page to see the crazy things that dinosaurs are getting up to at night inside the Latham and Peabody Libraries. Then, visit the libraries to see if you can find the dinosaurs and win a small prize! Continue reading →
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm online via Zoom
A special program with Shannon Honeycutt, a KonMari instructor on the Marie Kondo way of organization and owner of Spark Joy Charlotte. What is the KonMari Method®? The KonMari Method® was created by tidying expert Marie Kondo, author of the Continue reading →
Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Latham Library
The next meeting of Thetford’s informal nonfiction book discussion group will take place at Latham Library on Thetford Hill on Tuesday November 30th at 12 NOON and on Zoom.   For the Zoom link, please contact librarian@thetfordlibrary.org. We will be discussing Continue reading →
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm online via Zoom
Local poet Elisabeth Horan will read from her new book, The Mask, the follow up collection to collection Horan’s Self-Portrait and the third chapbook to be published by The Broken Spine. The reading will be followed by a poetry open mic. Elisabeth Continue reading →
Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Latham Library
The Middle Grade Book Club will be meeting to discuss “Storm Runners” by Roland Smith, both in person and over Zoom. Email librarians@thetfordlibrary.org to register. Continue reading →
Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Peabody Library
Holiday Readings for the Winter Solstice: in person at the Peabody Library and over Zoom. A winter solstice tradition! Come hear Peter Blodgett read holiday stories from many cultures. A special evening by candlelight in the George Peabody Library’s historic Continue reading →
Jan 1 @ 9:57 pm – Jan 31 @ 10:57 pm Online
The Winter Reading Challenge: Read for a Better World (All Ages) is available now on the Vermont libraries Beanstack page at https://vermont.beanstack.org/. The challenge starts January 1 and ends January 31. This challenge is available for free to all Vermonters. Continue reading →
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm online via Zoom
Robert Tougias, author of “Birder on Berry Lane”, will discuss the common backyard birds of Vermont and some of the ” classic woodland Vermont birds” such as the wood thrush, northern goshawk, barred owl, and yellow-bellied sapsucker. To register for this Continue reading →
Jan 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm online via Zoom
Come share your music, poetry, singing, comedy, storytelling, etc. in a virtual space to enjoy and connect us all! Hosted by Elisabeth Horan of Feral Journal of Poetry and Art. All ages are welcome to participate.If you’d like to perform, Continue reading →
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm online via Zoom
The book/film discussion group returns in 2022.  Our three books and companion film presentations will consider the increasingly crucial issue of immigration and how it impacts individuals and countries throughout the world. Our first book will be Brooklyn – by Colm Continue reading →
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Latham Library
There will be no meeting in December. Happy holidays to everyone! The next meeting of Thetford’s informal nonfiction book discussion group will take place at Latham Library on Thetford Hill on Tuesday January 25th at 12 pm noon via ZOOM. We Continue reading →
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day online
Peabody Library’s annual Chocolate Indulgence potluck is moving online this year with a Chocolate Recipe Contest! Submit your favorite chocolate recipe to librarian@thetfordlibrary.org sometime between February 1 and February 28. The best recipe, as judged by our board of trustees, Continue reading →
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm online via Zoom
Thetford resident John Morton is an Olympic skier and writer. Morton has participated as an athlete, coach, and team leader in seven Olympic Games for the United States in the biathlon event. In conjunction with the upcoming Olympic Games in Continue reading →
Feb 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Latham Library
Join Emily on “Twos”day, 2/22/22 for a storytime and craft about the number two. Children of all ages are welcome. Spots are limited; please reserve one by emailing librarian@thetfordlibrary.org Continue reading →
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm online via Zoom
Film expert Rick Winston will present “Films About Immigration” in conjunction with the 2022 Book / Film Discussion Group. Whether it’s Syrians in New York (“The Visitor”) and Finland (“The Other Side of Hope”), Indians in Mississippi (“Mississippi Masala”), Palestinians Continue reading →
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm online via Zoom
The book/film discussion group returns in 2022. Our three books and companion film presentations will consider the increasingly crucial issue of immigration and how it impacts individuals and countries throughout the world. The February selection is The Distance Between Us Continue reading →
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm online via Zoom
Steve Faccio, a conservation biologist with the Vermont Center for Ecostudies, will discuss the characteristics of vernal pools, their significance as “keystone” ecosystems, and various conservation efforts. This will be an online program via Zoom. To register, please email librarian@thetfordlibrary.org Continue reading →
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm online via Zoom
Alice’s Ordinary People is a documentary film about Alice Tregay – a woman who refused to stand still for injustice. Her remarkable story spans the historic period from the marches of Dr. King to the election of Barack Obama, and Continue reading →
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Peabody Library
Samantha Moffatt and her duo Jakeza will come out on March 16th, to play an hour-long concert at the Peabody Library in Post Mills.  The duo’s return to the Peabody Library for the seasonal St. Patrick’s concert will focus on Continue reading →
Mar 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm online via Zoom
The Thetford Public Libraries present a Zoom Open Mic! Come share your music, poetry, singing, comedy, storytelling, etc. in a fun and relaxed virtual space with your neighbors! Hosted by Elisabeth Horan of Feral Journal of Poetry and Art. All ages Continue reading →
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm online via Zoom
April is Citizen Science month! You don’t have to be an expert to be part of scientific research. Citizen science or community science is real scientific research conducted by amateur (or nonprofessional) scientists.There are a huge number of ways to Continue reading →
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm online via Zoom
Author, Auctioneer, Appraiser and Radio show Host Mike Ivankovich will introduce you to “What Determines Value“…and reveal what your Antiques, Collectibles, and Personal Treasures are really worth today. Each attendee is invited to bring in 1-2 items for Mike to Continue reading →
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm online via Zoom
Ask questions and get answers on recycling, composting, and solid waste from Ham Gillett of the Greater Upper Valley Solid Waste Management District. Together we’ll demystify recycling and give updates on Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law. Questions can be submitted in Continue reading →
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm online via Zoom
The next meeting of Thetford’s informal nonfiction book discussion group will take place on Tuesday, April 26th at 12 noon on Zoom only. We will be discussing The Great Influenza by John M Barry. The strongest weapon against pandemic is Continue reading →
Apr 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Latham Library
Award-winning storyteller Michael Caduto will present “Earth Gardens and the Seasons of Life.” Each new Generation has the opportunity to carry on the ancient tradition of growing Native seeds and passing a living legacy on to the next generation. Through Continue reading →
May 1 – May 31 all-day Latham Library
This year, Vermont Arbor Day is on Friday, May 6, 2022! To help libraries celebrate this holiday with their communities, the Vermont Department of Libraries is happy to partner again this year with VT Urban & Community Forestry Program, and Continue reading →
May 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Latham Library’s middle grade book discussion group for 10-13 year olds has started up again! We will be meeting monthly in-person at Latham Library and concurrently over Zoom. This month’s book is Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff. Continue reading →
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The next meeting of Thetford’s informal nonfiction book discussion group will take place at Latham Library on Thetford Hill on Tuesday May 24th at 12 NOON and on Zoom.  For the Zoom link, please contact librarian@thetfordlibrary.org We will be discussing Continue reading →
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Latham Library
Sunday, May 29, 10:00am-2:00pm. 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 parking Continue reading →
Jun 13 all-day Latham Library
Starting June 13, kids of all ages can sign up for the “Oceans of Possibilities” summer reading program. Children will receive a reading log to keep track of books they read over the summer, some small prizes for signing up, Continue reading →