Divergent Release Party

divergentfactionsOne choice can transform you. 

What faction are you? Are you Dauntless, Abnegation, Candor, Amity, or Erudite?

Join us at the library on Tues., March 18 at 2:30 pm to celebrate the upcoming movie release of Divergent with faction temporary tattoos, trivia, and snacks! The winners of trivia will receive movie passes (just in time for the movie!)

This program is open to teens in grades 6 -12. If you have any questions about the program, please call the library or e-mail Sarah at slynch@mvlc.org.

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Facebook & Twitter: Connect, Learn, & Grow

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Join Greg Page from Merrimack Analysis Group at the Georgetown Peabody Library on Wednesday, March 19 from 7 to 8 pm for a presentation about some of the great reasons to use Facebook and Twitter to stay in touch with family, friends, and groups. He’ll also point out the potential pitfalls, and recommend best practices for social media use. Learn about the best and worst Tweets of all time, the risks posed by metadata contained in digital images, and find out where all those photos you upload are actually stored.

Whether you’re a novice or veteran user of these platforms, we guarantee that you’ll come away from this talk with new information about their amazing connectivity power, as well as their pitfalls.  All are welcome to attend; no registration is required!

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Comic Book Workshop

                  Avengers Assemble: Super Heroes as Modern Mythology

Presented by Dana Perkins, writer of The Mighty Thor saga (published by Marvel Comics)

Friday, March 7, 2:30 pm

ComicsJoin us at the library as we discuss the pop culture phenomenon known as Super Heroes, from their not-so humble beginnings in the Golden Age of comics, to the rise of Marvel in the Sixties, to their current incarnations today with a special emphasis on The Mighty Thor and The Avengers. Then, have fun creating your own characters and comic strip!

This program is for those in grades 5 and up. Registration is required.

Please call the library (978-352-5728) to sign up!

Thank you to the Friends for funding this program!

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Contest: Predict the Oscar Winners!

The 85th Academy Awards® will air live on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2013.If you’re in the library this week, be sure to fill out your Academy Awards predictions ballot located near the Main Desk. The winner will receive a pair of movie passes! The contest closes Saturday, March 1 at 1 pm. Good luck!

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February Local Authors’ Event: Terry Palardy

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The Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library are pleased to host a return visit of Terry Palardy on Wednesday, February 26 from 6:30 – 8:00. Palardy has published the sequel to her memoir Multiple Sclerosis, Melanoma and More. It was written in response to readers’ requests for more time spent with Terry and her husband Rick as they walk together on the path toward their happily ever after.

Palardy will also discuss her newest work, The Quilter’s Quarters. This event is open to the public and free of charge. Join us for a lively discussion, Q & A, and book signing. There will be light refreshments and books for sale.

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