The Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library October authors’ event takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 7:00 – 8:30 pm in the Library community room. The Friends are pleased to host two local authors of children’s books for the ongoing local authors’ program. Paul Janson and Maggie van Galen will be discussing their books and writing process. There will also be Q&A, book signing, and books for sale.
Family Movie Night on Monday Oct 15th, Starts at 6pm
Come see “The Lorax” on the library’s big screen.
Monday October 15th starting at 6pm. No need to register just drop in for a great time. Children can bring pillows to lay down on the floor during the movie. Bring your own Popcorn if you would like a snack! This movie is rated G and is 77 minutes long. Parents or guardians should stay in the library in case of an emergency.
Paint a Pumpkin Contest
*Bring your own pumpkin*
Rather than carving jack-o’-lanterns this Halloween, break with tradition and paint your pumpkins instead. We will provide the paint, decorations, and various accessories to design your own Jack-o’-Lantern. The most creative design, as judged by staff members, will win a $25 gift certificate to www.amazon.com
Wednesday October 24nd 3-4:30pm
Registration begins on Oct. 1st
Registration is required.
For students in grades 6 to 12.
On Wednesday, September 26, the Friends are pleased to host Diane Lyon, a former Georgetown resident who has written a book, The Last Stop Before Heaven, about growing up in this area. Please join us in the Community room at 7:00 pm for discussion, Q&A, and book signing.
This program has been CANCELLED- The library will be hosting a free silk painting class on Monday and Tuesday October 1 and 2, from 5:30 to 7:30 in the Library Meeting Room. This popular class is being taught by our own Sandra Golbert and is supported by a grant from the Georgetown Cultural Council.
The class is open to anyone age 15 and older. It is recommended that you attend both classes. Call the library to register, 978-352-5728.
The new fall schedule is here. Signups for storytimes begin Tuesday, September 18. Click on storytime for the complete schedule. Family Lego Club will begin in October.
The Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library are holding a book sale during Georgetown Days on Sunday, September 23, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm in the library meeting room.
The Friends are emptying out their storage room for this event: books of all kinds – cookbooks, romances, crafts, novels, how-to’s, and children’s books – will be available for sale.
A bag sale is scheduled for Monday, September 24, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Fill a bag and get a deal!
The proceeds from the book sale benefits library community programs, such as a book discussion group for teens and the purchase of passes to museums.
Book donations are still welcome up until Saturday, September 16.