Reading Skills Program

Wednesday, March 18th

4:00 – 5:00 PM
ages 4-7

Laura Franzone from Haverhill Community Action will present a fun, hands on program with activities that promote reading skills.

Parents will need to accompany children during this program – no drop offs.

Registration is required.
Call 978-352-5728 to register.

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Chocolate, the perfect drug – March 28

Join Dmiker. Michael Cross, science professor at Northern Essex Community College, on Saturday, March 28 at 11:45 am as he presents which chemicals elicit biochemical reactions in the human brain, making chocolate the perfect drug.

Mike’s program includes why chocolate is good for you, which kinds are best, how much is healthy, how to taste for quality, and most importantly how to eat it! 

Registration is required for this program. Please call the library (978-352-5728) or come in to register.

This program is paid for by the Northern Essex Community College Speakers’ Bureau.

Looking to see what else is happening at the library? Check out our Events page!

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Books in Bloom – Saturday, March 21


The Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library are hosting a “Books in Bloom” fundraising event on Saturday, March 21st, from 6:30 – 9:00 pm.

“Books in Bloom” features floral arrangements that represent books and other media available at the library. Local floral designers – amateur and professional – are welcome to participate. The displays will be placed throughout the library that evening for guests to admire. Many of the displays will be available for raffle.

Tickets are $20. Complimentary refreshments will be served.

Those interested in submitting a floral arrangement can contact Joan Chatterton at or Gloria Swanbon at To purchase tickets, please contact Betty Hastings at The Library also has a limited number of tickets to purchase.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Library children’s programs, the museum pass program, and the purchase of books and other resources!

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