Library Closing Early – May 4

closingPlease note, the Library will be closing at 7 pm on Monday, May 4 so staff members can attend Town Meeting.  Town Meeting is held at the Georgetown Middle/High School auditorium starting at 7 pm. We hope to see you there!

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May Adult Book Club

bookThe May book club will meet on Monday, May 11 at 7 pm. We will be discussing What Makes Olga Run?: The Mystery of the 90-Something Track Star and What She Can Teach Us About Living Longer, Happier Lives by Bruce Grierson.

Here is a summary of the book:

Olga Kotelko is not your average ninety-four-year-old. She not only looks and acts like a much younger woman, she holds over twenty-three world records in track and field, seventeen in her current ninety to ninety-five category. Convinced that this remarkable woman could help unlock many of the mysteries of aging, Grierson set out to uncover what it is that’s driving Olga. Olga participates in tests administered by some of the world’s leading scientists and offers her DNA to groundbreaking research trials. What emerges is not only a tremendously uplifting personal story but a look at the extent to which our health and longevity are determined by the DNA we inherit at birth, and the extent to which we can shape that inheritance.

Copies of the book will be available behind the Main Desk. If you have any questions, please call the library (978-352-5728).

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April Vacation Happenings

Tuesday, April 21

Drop in and create a masterpiece out of recycled materials.


(no live animals will be present)For ages 4-8 (younger siblings welcome)
Friday, April 24
10:30- 11:30

This hands on, interactive program includes a reading of the book Actual Size by Steven Jenkins and stations for the kids to visit, such as: matching animals with habitats, foam animal faces craft, and creating patterns with animal themes.  This program is for ages 4-8 (younger siblings welcome).  This program will be presented by Laura Franzone from the Haverhill Family & Community Connection.

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