Peabody Institute Library, Danvers  

In This Issue
Gala Tickets On Sale
Predict the Oscars!
Chocolate: The Perfect Drug
Small Business: Email Marketing
eReader Petting Zoo
Hooray for Hollywood!
Orchids - Rescheduled
Using the Library Online
Holiday Hours
Mon., February 16
Library Closed 
Fundraising Gala
Available at the
 Main Desk or online.  

Saturday, March 7 ~ 6pm 

Predict this year's Oscars for your chance to win two tickets (a $130 value) to An Evening at the Library Fundraising Gala.

Ballots available in the main floor lobby or online.

Community Events
at the Library   
Green Politics:
An International
Labor Poster Exhibit 
Continues through Feb 25
Sib Shop
Sat., Feb. 7 - 9:30am

Monday Book Group   
Mon., Feb. 9 - 7:30pm


Nourish Health  
with Food for Life 
Mon., Feb. 9 - 5:30pm 

Tuesday Book Group
Tue., Feb. 10 - 10:00am

Networking Group
Fri., Feb 13 - 10:30am

Teachers Workshop:
The ABCs of Retirement
Tue., Feb. 17 - 9:30am

Networking Group
Fri., Feb 27 - 10:30am
February 2015
Saturday Movie Matinees ~ 2:00pm
Foreign Films: Embrace the Subtitle!

Feb. 07 - Stalingrad (2013)
Feb. 14 - Saawariya (2007)
Feb. 21 - Mountain Patrol (2004)          
Feb. 28 - Before the Rain (1994)
Chocolate: The Perfect Drug
Thursday, February 5 ~ 7:00pm

Learn which chemicals elicit
biochemical reactions in the brain, making chocolate the perfect drug.

During the presentation that includes magic tricks and tastings, discover why chocolate is good for you, how much is healthy, how to taste for quality and what kinds you should eat! 
Click here to register.
Small Business:
The Power of Email Marketing Success
Wednesday, February 11 ~ 10:00am-12:00pm 

At the heart of small business marketing are the campaigns that drive action. Newsletters and announcements have become a core component
of those choices.  This session will reveal simple but effective practices for  the small business or non-profit seeking to make their email newsletters more effective.  Click here to register
eReader Petting Zoo
Wednesday, February 11, January 22 ~ 7:00pm

See demos and learn how to borrow e-books from the library as we walk you through the process of downloading ebooks from OverDrive, our free downloadable media service.  Bring questions, e-readers AND your library card!   Click here to register. 

Hollywood: From Wild West to Movie Mecca
Thursday, February 19 ~ 7:00pm

Journey through the exciting years of early movie-making and see the equipment and films that started it all.  Learn how Hollywood evolved from a barren landscape to a prosperous, conservative community, then to a glittering movie mecca full of glamour and scandal.  Includes film clips from the 19th and early 20th century.   Click here to register.
Orchids 101 with the Mass. Orchid Society
Saturday, February 28 ~ 11:00am

This introductory talk discusses the fundamentals of growing orchids and the basics of orchid culture: temperature, water, light and fertilizer.  Discover the different types of orchids and their varying cultural requirements.  Click here to register.
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