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Title: A LIVE RADIO MYSTERY THEATER PROGRAM Location: Peru Free Library Description: Monday, October 28th at 7:30pm. Fifteen members of the community, 55 and older, have been rehearsing with a theater professor from SUNY for the last eight weeks. Three short radio plays will be performed, complete with sound effects. Free and open to the […]
Title: Autumn Wine Tasting Tonight Location: Peru Free Library Description: Autumn Wine Tasting ( wines will be brought in from California and Europe) Friday, October 11 6:00-8:00pm Tickets $10.00 Tickets may be purchasesd or pre-ordered at the library. Start Time: 18:00 Date: 2013-10-11 End Time: 20:00
Title: Author Matthew Ryan at the Peru Free Library Location: Peru Free Library Description: Book talk with local author Matthew D. Ryan Friday, October 18 at 7:00pm Matt will discuss his new book Drasmyr and the role that “world-building” plays in the Fantasy novel. Start Time: 19:00 Date: 2013-10-18 End Time: 20:30
The Peru Free Library will present Radio Theater!, a program of radio drama, starting on Mondays (not including Labor Day) in September and October. The program is funded by Lifetime Arts, a non-profit organization that provides arts programs to improve the quality of life for older adults. For eight Mondays, starting on September 9, participants […]
Garden Talks Our latest garden talk Planting Day was held on Thursday, May 16th. Led by a Master Gardener our group learned all about when to plant our vegetables and a closing open forum was full of helpful gardening tips. Our next talk is at 6:00pm on June 20″‘ and will be on tomatoes. Free […]
Adirondack historian Amy Godine, whose ground-breaking research helped re-open the narrative of Timbuctoo, the black settlement at Lake Placid, is back with another revealing story.Godine has found that wealthy abolitionist Gerrit Smith’s land give-away may have benefited black Americans still being held in bondage in the south. Speaking at the Peru Free Library on Friday, […]
Spring Book Sale: Thursday, May 16, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 17, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Peru Free Library, Main Street, Peru NY Submitted by: Helle Thomsen Parker (643-8295), Secretary, Friends of the Library, Peru Free Library, Peru (643-8618)
March 24, 5:00.pm. Slavery to Citizenship: a story of the impact of Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Barack Obama on ordinary African Americans by Jackie Madison, President of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association. Peru Free Library, 3024 Rte 22, Peru. Free and open to the public.
By John T. Ryan Peru – Town leaders made it very clear that they plan to keep a tight rein on the town’s 2013 budget. The issue arose under “Other Business” when Town Counselor Susan Polhemus and Peru Librarian Becky Pace asked the Board for $3,600 to establish a dedicated computer purchase fund. Pace told […]
Roy Perry and Jackie Douglass look over one of the over 80 new and nearly new books that were donated for children in honor of Roy’s 80th birthday. Jackie asked members of the Peru Community Church to contribute and they and others responded. The books are in the process of being distributed to our Peru Free […]
Peru – The Peru Free Library will host the North Country Potter’s Guild with a reception, show and sale on Friday, November 30, 2012 from 5 to 7 PM at the library on North Main Street. Click here for details - Library Potters
By John T. Ryan Peru should have its first community garden next summer, but it’s not located where most people would expect. On Saturday, November 3, 2012 several volunteers were enthusiastically tilling soil at the Peru Free Library. Librarian Becky Pace explained that she has been interested in starting a garden for some time, but […]
Posted: November 7th, 2012 under Agricultural News, Business News, Community Events, Education News, Environmental News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru Library News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru School News, Peru/Regional History, Things to do in & near Peru.
Local author and historian Keith A. Herkalo will discuss his new book, The Battles at Plattsburgh, September 11, 1814, at the Peru Free Library on Friday, November 16th at 7 PM. It should be an entertaining and informative evening. Everyone is invited!
Adirondack environmental philosopher Marianne Patinelli-Dubay will explore how the romantic vision of wilderness popularized by 19th Century urban elites and artists excluded other groups from the Adirondack story, on Sunday, July 22, at the Peru Free Library.
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