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.
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.
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:
Creative festive decorations
Monday 11/28 3:00 – 4:30
Tuesday 11/29 10:30 – 12:00
Friday 12/2 10:30 – 12:00
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
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
The Children’s room has copies of all the books on the Massachusetts Children’s Book Awards.
Click here for the list.
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.
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.
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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Virginia Thibeault was a winner in the state wide drawing for summer reading participants. She won a puck signed by Zdeno Chara. Congratulations Virginia!
Have you been wondering if digital picture books are good for young children?