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THETFORD LIBRARIES NEWS:

*Latham Library will be closed on Thursday, November 11 in observance of
Veteran’s Day.

*Both Latham and Peabody Libraries are open, with masks required. Please
see our website for library hours: www.thetfordlibrary.org [1]

*The Latham Seed Library is seeking donations of seed this fall. See
this page for more info: https://thetfordlibrary.org/?page_id=3676

UPCOMING THETFORD LIBRARIES EVENTS:

DINOVEMBER AT THE THETFORD LIBRARIES! 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!
All are welcome to participate.

SPARKJOY WITH SHANNON HONEYCUTT, A KONMARI WORKSHOP: Monday, November 15
at 7:00pm 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(R)? The KonMari Method(R) was created by
tidying expert Marie Kondo, author of the best selling book, _The Life
Changing Magic of Tidying_ _Up,_ and star of the popular Netflix series,
“Tidying up with Marie Kondo.” This style of tidying focuses on
decluttering and organizing your space by keeping only those items you
love. By visualizing the home and lifestyle you dream of, you can
finally let go of unnecessary items causing clutter and truly live a
life that Sparks Joy.
This is a free workshop on Zoom offered through Latham Library. Please
register for this event by emailing librarians@thetfordlibrary.org

NONFICTION BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP: Tuesday, November 30 at Noon at Latham
Library and via Zoom. We will be discussing Under a White Sky by
Elizabeth Kolbert.
“Elizabeth Kolbert takes a hard look at the new world we are creating.
Along the way, she meets biologists who are trying to preserve the
world’s rarest fish, which lives in a single tiny pool in the middle of
the Mojave; engineers who are turning carbon emissions to stone in
Iceland; Australian researchers who are trying to develop a “super
coral” that can survive on a hotter globe; and physicists who are
contemplating shooting tiny diamonds into the stratosphere to cool the
earth.”
All are welcome and we look forward to seeing you.  Please be vaccinated
and masked if you are attending in person. For the Zoom link, contact
librarian@thetfordlibrary.org .

ONGOING PROGRAMS:

KNITTING GROUP: Thursdays, 6:00-8:00pm in person at Latham Library, and
via Zoom. Knitters of all levels welcome! Please email
librarians@thetfordlibrary.org for the Zoom link.

LATHAM LIBRARY STORYTIME: Every Friday at 11:00am unless noted. Stories,
songs, and silliness…All ages welcome.

PEABODY LIBRARY AFTER SCHOOL FUN FOR GRADES 1-4: Wednesdays,
3:30-4:30pm. Stories and crafts for kids in grades 1-4. Masks are
required, and due to COVID safety precautions there will be a limit of 8
kids per week who can attend. No drop-ins, please. Email
librarians@thetfordlibrary.org by the end of day on the Tuesday before
each week’s program to sign up.

For more info, including lists of new books, please visit our website:
www.thetfordlibrary.org [1]
You can also follow us on Facebook at: Thetford Libraries

Links:
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[1] http://www.thetfordlibrary.org/

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