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:

Intro to Qi Gong Registration

Please use this form below to register for the Into to Qi Gong program on Wednesday, July 27 at 6:30PM.

Lightweight Hiking and Backpacking

Join Allison Driscoll on Wednesday, July 20 at 6:30 PM for a talk and gear demo about how to let go of the extra gear/weight in your backpack for lighter, longer, more enjoyable hikes this summer.

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

Lightweight Hiking and Backpacking Registration

Please use this form below to register for the Lightweight Hiking and Backpacking program on Wednesday, July 20 at 6:30PM.

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:

Declutter for Good Health Registration

Please use this form below to register for the Declutter for Good Health program on Wednesday, July 13 at 6:30PM.

Reducing Stress through Meditation

Join Dr. Allan Hughes on Saturday, June 11 at 11 AM as he discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. He will also present a simple, yet powerful meditation technique that can enrich your life personally, professionally and spiritually.

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

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Vintage Sewing Machine Restoration and Maintenance

Join Terry Palardy on Monday, May 23 at 6:30PM 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

Join Wendy Johnston 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.

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.

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.

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.
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Getting Into Genealogy

Join Seema Kenney on Monday, May 9th at 6:30PM as she presents information on how to get started in genealogy and family history. Discussion focuses on getting started, home sources, forms, and organization of materials.

Handouts are provided and additional materials are available via the MSOGINC.ORG website for attendees.

FREE PRESENTATION! 
Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required.

Please call the library (978-352-5728) or come in to sign up.

The Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc. (MSOG), a non-profit, educational organization, was founded in 1975 with the purpose of promoting and encouraging Massachusetts genealogical research at all levels, beginner, amateur, and professional. MSOG is made up of chapters throughout Massachusetts: Bristol, Merrimack Valley, Middlesex, and Worcester. Presenter, Seema Kenney, is President of the Worcester chapter, Chair of the Research & Education committee, and a professional genealogist who focuses on getting stories shared.

The Changing Landscape of College Admissions

Facilitated by college admissions coach Marie Lucca, this informative workshop on Monday, March 21st from 6:30 to 8 PM will explore significant changes to the college application process that have intensified admissions competition, increased costs and amplified family anxiety.  Ms. Lucca will also offer insights on how to create a strategic, lower-stress, successful college search.

This workshop is for 9-11th graders and/or parents.
Please call the Library at 978-352-5728 to register for this workshop.

Before starting Crimson College Consulting, Ms. Lucca spent over 20 years on the Harvard University admissions team as an alumna recruiter, interviewer and evaluator. Her experience as a Wall Street attorney and marketing executive, college diversity professor and youth mentor helps her provide insightful and personalized college counseling services to public, private and parochial high school students and families.