May 2016

Holiday Hours
Sunday, May 29
Library Closed
Sundays for Summer

Monday, May 30
Library Closed
History Book Group
Wed., May 18 - 7:00pm

Our History Book Group invites you to read: Liberty's Exiles:  American Loyalists in the Revolutionary War 
Copies are available at the 1st floor Information Desk.
New on Playaway!

-Everything I never told you
-Journey to Munich

-A man called Ove

-The swans of Fifth Avenue 


-The conquering tide

-Guided imagery program to
 heal trauma (PTSD)

-Guided meditation for
 relaxation and deep sleep

-Guided meditation for stress
 and anxiety

-In the wake of the plague

-Learning to speak Alzheimer's 

-Meditation to help depression

-Meditative ocean & rainforest 

-Preparing for knee replacement
-Self-healing w/sound & music 
Community Events 
at the Library 
Networking Group 
Friday, May 6 ~ 10:30am

Scoliosis Support Group Saturday, May 7 ~ 12:00pm

Monday Book Group 

The Space Between Us
Monday, May 9 ~ 7:30pm    

Tuesday Book Group 
Fur, Fortune and Empire

Tuesday, May 10 ~ 10:00am

Free Heritage Films 
Search for WWII MIA Maj Benn

Tuesday, May 17 ~ 2:00pm

Networking Group 
Friday, May 20 ~ 10:30am

Tuesday, May 24 ~ 1:00pm 
Library News and Programs
The Great Salt Marsh
Thursday, May 5 ~ 7:00pm

Once disdained as a bad smelling, bug infested wasteland, this vast, wilderness is a biological engine whose nutrients sustain fish and bird life while protecting towns from flooding and storm surges.  

Join writer Doug Stewart to learn about the Great Marsh's past as valuable real estate for farming salt hay, its success over the nation's swamp-filling mania and its uncertain future as sea levels rise. 
Click here to register .  
Building Your Business with Facebook
Wednesday, May 11 ~ 6:00pm 

Many small business owners can benefit from the relatively low cost of social media.  If your target customers are on Facebook, this is the workshop for you.  Join us to learn how to make your fan page draw customer interest and more business! Click here to register.
Reiki for Beginners
Thursday, May 12
~ 7:00pm

Reiki is a non-intrusive laying of hands that helps to heal the body on all levels: physical, mental, emotional & spiritual.  It is helpful in lowering blood pressure, oxygenation of the blood and is great anytime!

Lisa Kendrick Nichols has taught at the Landmark School since 1985. She earned a Masters of Education from Simmons University and a B.A. in Religious Studies from Wells College. She has her Reiki Masters certificate and life coach certificate for individuals with attention deficit disorder.  Click here to register .  
Edible Wild Plants and Mushrooms of N.E.
Tuesday, May 17
~ 6:30pm

Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of the classic, Wild Plants I Have Known...and Eaten, to learn about the 80+ species of edible wild plants and mushrooms that call New England home.

Cohen will present information on identification tips, edible portions, seasons of availability and preparation methods, along with general guidelines for safe and environmentally responsible foraging. Most importantly, Cohen will bring along a foraged goodie or two for everyone to taste!  

Click here to register
Your Library Online:  
Credit and Debit Card Payments are Here!

Library patrons can now pay overdue fines and bills from home using credit/debit cards. 

To get started, simply log in to your account with your library card number and PIN, click on the charges to be paid and the Pay Selected Charges button.

Transactions are made via one of the most secure credit card processors in the industry and sent directly to the payment processor - no credit card information is registered on NOBLE systems, and paid charges are cleared immediately in your account.  Payments will be listed as "LIBRARY-NOBLE" on card statements.  
NOTE: This is a self-service function, Library staff cannot accept credit/debit payments at the library.

Peabody Institute Library - 15 Sylvan Street - Danvers, MA  01923 - 978-774-0554