Library Long Range Planning Survey

The Georgetown Peabody Library is conducting a survey as part of its Long-Range planning process. This Long-Range Plan serves as a guide for the development of library services and programs for Georgetown residents. 

Your responses will help us determine the service and collection priorities for the next five years. The survey should take you no more than 10 minutes to complete.

The survey may be completed online by clicking here.
The Library will also have paper copies available in the building.

Surveys must be received no later than Wednesday, June 1st. Your input is greatly appreciated. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Lynch, Library Director, at

Vintage Sewing Machine Restoration and Maintenance

Join Terry Palardy, owner of Quilter’s Quarters, as she presents the history of sewing machines from the mid-19th century to present day. A display of vintage sewing machines will be on hand for view and demonstration by Terry.

Free Presentation! Pre-Registration is appreciated, but not required.
Please call the library (978-352-5728) or come in to sign up.

Terry Palardy is the owner of Quilter’s Quarters located in Georgetown. She volunteers as the Company Clerk for Erie 4 Fire Association ~ the oldest, still-privately-funded fire company operating within a municipal fire department in the United States. She is also  vice president and co-treasurer for the Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library.

The Gifts of Chronic Illness

As the toxins in our environment and in our food increase,  more and more people are becoming chronically sick with illnesses such as cancer, diabetes, thyroid disorders, celiac disease, fibromyalgia, and many other autoimmune disorders. Over 45% of Americans are currently suffering from chronic illnesses, with the numbers rapidly rising. Wendy Johnston is one of those people.

Join Wendy on Tuesday, May 17 at 6PM as she discusses the causes and common elements of autoimmune disorders, as well as offer information on how to restore health to the body. Although the emphasis of the talk will be on chronic illness, its message can be applied to any adversity one faces in life.

Free Program! Pre-Registration is Appreciated, but not required.
Please call the library (978-352-5728) or come in to sign up.

Wendy Johnston has a degree in biology and has worked in a biochemistry lab at MIT for 16 years. In the past year, she has conducted her own research in the fields of nutrition, current scientific literature, and mind-body healing. She desires to offer hope to others who are currently struggling with chronic health conditions.

Georgetown Digital Collection

This digital library project is designed to make historical collections relating to the town of Georgetown, Massachusetts, more easily accessible to the public via the Worldwide Web. We’ve added online digital collections from the Local History Room including the Georgetown Annual Reports, Georgetown Newspapers, and the Georgetown High School Yearbooks. It is a work in progress!

For Annual Reports and Georgetown Newspapers, click here.

For Georgetown High School Yearbooks, click here

Not sure where these are always located on our website? If you go to the About menu, under Town Info you will find a link to Georgetown Records (this takes you to the Annual Reports and Georgetown Newspaper) and a link to the Georgetown Yearbooks.

We Are Market Basket

Join us as we host Grant Welker, co-author of We Are Market Basket: The Story of the Unlikely Grassroots Movement that Saved a Beloved Business on Wednesday, April 20 at 7PMWe all lived through this exciting time in American business history. Here’s your chance to ask questions.

Free book talk! Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required.
Call the library at 978-352-5728 or come in to register.

Clothing Drive

The Georgetown Peabody Library is proud to be a Project 351 impact site in support of Cradles to Crayon’s inspiring mission to provide everyday essentials to children living in homeless and challenging economic circumstances.

This clothing drive will begin on Monday, March 28 and end on Thursday, April 7.

The donation box is located in the Library’s main entrance lobby. Please donate new and like-new children’s items including:

  • Clothing & Coats (Sizes: Newborn – Adult Large)
  • Shoes & Boots (Sizes: Newborn – Adult size 10)
  • Socks (brand new only) All sizes

Make a difference in the lives of thousands of children across Massachusetts!

Please contact Sam Mroz, Georgetown’s Projector 351 Ambassador, at with any questions.