Museum Passes

The Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library generously provides funding for the museum pass program. These passes allow free or reduced admission to some of the Boston area’s most popular institutions.

Want to reserve a pass? Check out our Museum Passes section on the website for more information and for reserving a pass online. You can still always call us (978-352-5728) to reserve a pass.

Winter Story Time

The winter story time schedule is up on the events page.  The story times begin the week of January 16th through the week of March 6th .  Big Kid Story Time begins January 23rd.  Signups begin December 5th.  The follow story times will be available.  Click on the event to sign up:

Bouncing Books and Babies   for ages 8 months – 2 1/2 years  (Tuesdays at 10:00)

Gosling Gathering for ages 2-3 years (Tuesdays at 11:00)

Preschool Story Time  for ages 4-6  (Tuesdays at 1:30)

Family Fun for families all ages (Fridays at 10:30)

Big Kid Story Time for kids in K through 2nd grade (Mondays at 4:00)

 

New Turtles

There are new Blandings turtles in the Children’s Room.  Thank you for all the name suggestions.  They’re names are Bumps and Flash.   They are part of a head start program to help them have a better chance of survival in the wild.    Come on in and see a threatened native turtle up close.  They will be released into the wild next summer.

Holiday Crafts

Families are invited to come to the library to create fun holiday crafts.  There will be a variety of crafts available for different ages and abilities.  Drop in during the times listed:

Week 1
Creative festive decorations

Monday   11/28   3:00 – 4:30
Tuesday   11/29   10:30 – 12:00
Friday      12/2    10:30 – 12:00

Week 2
Make a personal calendar (one per child)

Monday   12/5   3:00 – 4:30
Tuesday   12/6   10:30 – 12:00
Friday      12/9    10:30 – 12:00

Week 3
Create unique wrapping paper and gift cards

Monday   12/12   3:00 – 4:30
Tuesday   12/13   10:30 – 12:00
Friday      12/16    10:30 – 12:00

Giving Thanks, Pow Wow

Friday November 18 from 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Get creative with us as we explore activities such as making our own Dream Catchers, a Story Stick and little Teepees. We will have some open dramatic, hands on play as well. This program will end with a story time to incorporate the “Story Stick” that your child will create.

This program will be run by Haverhill Family and Community Connection

IN ‘FALL’ EFFECT!

Friday October 21 from 1:00 – 2:00

We will explore a multitude of nature items such as parts of a tree (bark, the trunk, leaves, seeds, pine cones and needles etc.), partake in leaf rubbing/tracing, color sorting, make a ‘Leaf Man’ and enjoy a nature sensory bin. This program will be run by staff from the Haverhill Family & Community Connection.

Friends Flatbread Fundraiser – Tuesday, Oct. 25

The Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library are hosting a fundraiser at the Flatbread Pizza Company at the Black Swan Country Club in Georgetown, MA.
The fundraiser will take place on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 from 5 PM to 9 PM.
 
For each pizza sold – in the restaurant or as take-out – Flatbread Pizza will generously donate a portion of the proceeds to the Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library. 

Special Needs Planning – Tues., Oct. 18 at 6:30 PM

Join Brendan Harty, Financial Services Professional with New York Life Insurance Company and Caleb Harty, Financial Planner with Eagle Strategies LCC, at this presentation where they will go over:

  • Maximizing government benefits
  • Preserving government benefits via estate planning techniques
  • Financial planning (creating a long term budget for child, how to efficiently fund special needs trust)
  • ABLE Act and more.

Please register below or call the Library (978-352-5728).

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