Library Closing Early on May 5

The library will be closing at 7 pm on Monday, May 5, 2014 to 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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April Local Authors’ Event: Dyan deNapoli

dyanThe Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library are pleased to host Dyan deNapoli aka “The Penguin Lady” on Wednesday, April 30 from 6:30 – 8 pm. deNapoli will talk about her book, The Great Penguin Rescue. Dyan’s mission is to raise awareness and funding to protect penguins – to that end, she donates 20% of the proceeds from her book and every appearance to penguin rescue groups.

Join us for a lively discussion, Q & A, and book signing. There will be light refreshments and books for sale.

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Organic Vegetable Gardening

gardeningBackyard gardening offers an economical way to have nutritious, safe local food and make positive contributions to the environment. Rita Wollmering, founder of The HERB FARMacy, will be at the library on Wed., April 23 at 6:30 pm to cover basic organic growing principles as well practical steps to build your soil, fight diseases and manage pests. 

Learn the growing requirements (soil, sunlight, water) of different types of vegetables as well as tips for planting, harvesting, and preserving! 

All are welcome to attend! No registration is required. 

Thank you to the Friends for sponsoring this program!

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Hula Hoop Program

hulahoopsLove hula hooping?? Katie from Pinto Bella Hoops will be at the library on Wed., April 23 at 3 pm to give a teaching demonstration on how to hula hoop! Everyone will play with the different types and sizes of hoops where Katie will either teach basic hooping or give challenges and tricks to more experienced hoopers.

Everyone will then get together for a couple group games that teach teamwork and creativity with the hoop and then the program will end with a surprise! Don’t miss out!

PLEASE NOTE: This program is for those in grades 4 and up. The presentation itself is best for mid elementary school through high school.

Thank you to the Friends for sponsoring this program!

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April/May Artists-Handweavers

NOBO (North of Boston) Handweavers evolved from a spirited collection of fiber artists who gathered for the first time in April of 2008 to simply talk about weaving and see what the outcome would be. Now celebrating its sixth year, NOBO will commemorate the group’s continuing fellowship by displaying handwovens on loan from its members at the Georgetown Peabody Library during the months of April and May. From historical to present day techniques, from natural to man-made fibers, from hand-held looms to room-sized looms, from beginner to seasoned weavers, the display will
illustrate the broad range of interests and skill levels of its members.
For more information about the Guild, please visit

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