Friends of the Library

Who We Are

The Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library, Inc. is a non-profit 501c3 corporation whose purpose is to support and cooperate with the library in developing library services and facilities for the community, and to stimulate public support and community involvement on behalf of the library. Follow us on Facebook for the latest Friends news.

If you have any questions or would like to get involved with the Friends, please send an email to

The Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library is a registered charity with the Massachusetts State Attorney General’s Office.

What We Do

The Friends provide one-time funding for special projects, such as the library’s Story Walk and the benches on the library lawn, as well as a dependable source of support for:

  • free and reduced-price admission museum passes
  • educational and cultural programs for children, teens, and adults
  • the Summer Reading Program

Become a Member

  • Annual Membership Fees:
  • Individual Membership – $15
  • Family Membership – $20
  • Senior/Student Membership – $10

Click here to join or renew online!

If you would like to send a check instead, please make check payable to: Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library
Send or deliver to: Georgetown Peabody Library, 2 Maple St., Georgetown, MA 01833

Attend Meetings

The Friends generally meet on the 1st Tuesday of the month from September to June at 6 PM at the Library. All are welcome. The latest Friends meeting minutes and financial records. 

Fall 2022 Book Sale:

Friday, September 16 from 10 AM to 5 PM 

Saturday, September 17 from 9 AM to 1 PM 

Sunday, September 18 from 1 PM to 4 PM – Bag Sale! $5 to fill a bag

Monday, September 19 from 2 PM to 7 PM – Bag Sale! $5 to fill a bag

Donations may be brought into the library starting on Wednesday, September 7 through Wednesday, September 14 during library hours. Please do not drop off donations outside when the library is closed!!  The Library cannot accept phone books, encyclopedias/dictionaries, outdated computer manuals, textbooks, Readers Digests, or VHS tapes. Books should be gently used, clean, and free from mold.

Support the book sale by helping with the sale set-up, work at the sale and, of course, shop at the sales! For more information, send an email to

Support the Friends

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If you are planning on making a purchase, we hope you will do so with Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library Inc. as your charity of choice.  Go to and Amazon donates to the Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library! 

Book Nook

Come take a look at the Book Nook.  It’s to the left of the Circulation Desk at the Library.  You’ll find gently used and nearly new books on sale at very reasonable prices. The Friends take great care on updating the Book Nook with any donations from the Book Sale so come stop by.


Opportunities include helping with the book sales and assistance with special events and projects. For more information, please send an email to