Jan 11 – Feb 28 all-day Online
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 →
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Online via Zoom
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 →
Feb 17 – May 28 all-day Latham Library
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 →
Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm online via Zoom
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 →
Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm online via Zoom
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 →
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm online via Zoom
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 →
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm online via Zoom
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 →
Mar 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm online via Zoom
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 →
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm online via Zoom
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 →
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm online via Zoom
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 →
Apr 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm online via Zoom
Discussion of “The Trumpet of the Swan” by E.B. White. Books are now available to borrow. All are welcome! Continue reading →
Apr 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm online via Zoom
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 →
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm online via Zoom
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 →
May 10 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Online via Zoom
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 →
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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 Liz Horan of Feral Journal of Poetry and Art. All ages are welcome to participate.If you’d like to perform, Continue reading →
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Latham Library parking lot
Saturday, May 29, 10:00am-2:00pm (rain date May 30). 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 Continue reading →
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online via Zoom
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. What’s life like from the point Continue reading →
Jun 16 all-day Latham Library
Sign up for a “Tails and Tales” reading log to keep track of books you read over the summer! Get a prize for signing up, and a certificate and gift upon completion of the program. Open to all ages. You Continue reading →
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Thetford Hill Green
MODERN TIMES THEATER will present the latest episode of “The Perils of Mr. Punch”, following the troubles and travails of puppetry’s favorite loudmouths, Punch and Judy. Saturday, June 26 at 3:00 pm (rain date Sunday, June 27). Location: Thetford Hill Green. Continue reading →
Jul 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Latham Library
ANIMALS IN MYTH AND LEGEND with VINS! Thursday, July 22 at 6:30 pm. Location: outside on the Latham Library back lawn. How did Snake lose her legs? Why does Owl only fly at night? How did Turtle fly south for Continue reading →
Aug 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Latham Library
MAKING SPACE FOR POLLINATORS with naturalist JERRY SCHNEIDER: Come learn about local pollinators and make a pollinator tee-shirt! Children may purchase heavy cotton tee shirts for $4.00, or bring their own. Location: outside on the Latham Library back lawn. Please Continue reading →
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Peabody Library
THE RETURN OF PENNY CARNIVAL! Wednesday, August 18, 3:00-5:00 pm. Location: Peabody Library in Post Mills. Games, prizes, and food. Everything costs one penny! Oldest and ugliest penny contests. Bring your pennies! Continue reading →