Bread & Roses Poster Exhibit

During the months of September and October, there will be a Bread & Roses poster exhibit on display at the library. The posters are from a collection of more than 6300 of Stephen Lewis.

Stephen is a long-time activist in the labor movement and has exhibited at a number of public libraries in Massachusetts and two of the state Heritage parks.

This project is supported in part by a grant from the Georgetown Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Genealogy Databases

Did you know that the Georgetown Peabody Library has two genealogy databases that our patrons can use? We also have the town’s Annual Reports and Newspapers digitized for users to view online.

Ancestry Library Edition (In-Library Use Only)

A wealth of information with over 4,000 databases and four billion names, and includes census data, maps, military, immigration, DAR records, slave stories, and more

MyHeritage Library Edition (Georgetown Library Card required for home access use)

Billions of primary historical records from the United States, Europe and other regions, with coverage spanning the past five centuries. Often accompanied by true document images, these records illuminate historical realities across a wide variety of regions.

Georgetown Records

Online digital collections from the Local History Room including the Georgetown Annual Reports and Georgetown Newspapers.

Patrons are always welcome to visit our Local History Room which includes materials about the history of Georgetown, Massachusetts, and the surrounding geographical area including the Merrimack Valley that establish Georgetown within its historical context.

Evening Book Group – September

Join us on Monday, September 12 at 7 PM in the Local History Room as we discuss what we all read over the summer! Stop in to tell us what you read over the summer and add some more books to your to-read list!

We will also select books for our book discussion meetings. Our book group discusses both fiction and non-fiction.

New members are always welcome whether you can come to one discussion night or all of them this year!

For more information about the Evening Book Group, click here!

Labor Day 2016

The Georgetown Peabody Library will be closed for the Labor Day Weekend:
Saturday, September 3 through Monday, September 5.
We will reopen on Tuesday, September 6 at 10 AM.

You can access the library catalog and our online resources anytime from our webpage.

Our Saturday hours will begin on Saturday, September 10.

Liquid Vitality: Juicing and Smoothies

Join Alethea Copelas on Wednesday, August 3 at 7PM for a talk and demo where she will discuss the health benefits of fresh pressed juices and smoothies. Alethea is a Plant-Based Chef, Author and Food Educator. Samples of the juices and smoothies will be served and her cookbook, The Inspired Plate, will be available for purchase.

If you have ever wondered if one is better than the other then this is the program for you!

THIS PROGRAM IS LIMITED TO 15 PEOPLE. 
Please register below or call the Library (978-352-5728).

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Intro to Qi Gong

Join Allison Sloan on Wednesday, July 27 at 6:30 PM as she demonstrates the 18 forms of Tai Chi Qi Gong, and teaches as many as time allows, usually 5 or 6 forms comfortably. Allison is a certified 200 hour yoga instructor through Finding Inner Peace and a member of Yoga Alliance,

If people are physically unable to stand and balance, this exercise/meditation can be practiced seated. Please wear comfortable, flexible clothing, and flat sneakers or shoes, or barefoot.

Registration is required. Please call the Library (978-352-5728) or sign up below:

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Declutter for Good Heath

Join Andover resident and professional organizer, Nancy Patsios, on Wednesday, July 13 at 6:30 PM as she share tips on decluttering your home or office to enhance good health. 

Nancy Patsios is the owner of everyday ORGANiZiNG, which was established in 2012.  She is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), the local NAPO New England Chapter and is insured. Nancy currently serves as the Coordinator for the NAPO-NE Chapter NAPO CARES Quantum Leap program, a community service effort offering organizing classes to disadvantaged women striving to make a positive transition in their lives. 

Registration is required. Please call the Library (978-352-5728) or sign up below:

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Independence Day

The library will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016 in observance of Independence Day.

You can always access the catalog and our online resources anytime from the library’s website.

A reminder that the library will be closed on Saturdays July through Labor Day as well.

We hope you have a great holiday weekend!