Cold Science

Monday, July 31 from 6:30-7:00.  Presented by the Boston Museum of Science. They will demonstrate fun and shivery science experiments with the cold.  Recommended for families with children going into Kindergarten and up.

Summer Reading

Don’t forget the deadline to report your summer reading time is Tuesday, August 8th.  You must report your time by the 8th in order to earn the Topsfield Fair prize.  You can report your time by your online account or call the Children’s Department at 978-352-5728.

The prizes will be available at the library between August 21st through September 8th.  If you can not pick up your prize in that time please call the library to hold the prizes.  All unclaimed Fair prizes will be sent back.

Reading Cafe

Do you have required summer reading or are you looking for a comfortable place to read?  Beanbag chairs and snacks will be provided in an air conditioned room.  Come in relax and get some reading done.  The Reading Cafe will be open in the Meeting room Wednesdays, July 5th, July 19th, and August 2nd from 2:30-4:30.

Live Animal Show

Monday, July 17 at 6:30.  Staff from Creature Teachers will bring exotic live animals for you to see up close.

For families with children going into Kindergarten and up.  Adults will be encouraged to sit with their children for the animals safety.

New Lyme Disease Information Resource

The Georgetown Peabody Library is pleased to offer a new Lyme Disease resource located on the 2nd floor near our Reference Desk – Stop Lyme: Information for Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Identification and Patient Care.  Contents include Massachusetts Lyme Disease statistics, Prevention Tips, Seeking Treatment, State Laws, Personal Support, and a list of additional resources.

The “Stop Lyme” Project is an initiative of Nahant Public Library in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Stop by the Reference desk and take a look! You may also view this material online here