Peabody Institute Library, Danvers  

In This Issue
Friends of the Library
Book Donations
Portable Herb Gardens
Small Business Workshop
Antiques Appraisals
Using the Library Online
Holiday Hours
Sunday, May 24
Library Closed Sundays
for Summer

Monday, May 25
Library Closed 
Community Events
at the Library
Networking Group 
Fri., May 8 - 10:30am

Monday Book Group
Mon., May 11 - 7:30pm


Tuesday Book Group 
Tue., May 12 - 10:00am

Mon., May 18 ~ 5:30pm 

Free Heritage Films:
-Spirit of America Concert
 feat. U.S Army Band  
 Pershing's Own
Tues., May 19 - 2:00pm

Networking Group 
Fri., May 22 - 10:30am
Friends of the PIL 
The Friends of the library seek a corporate sponsor or anyone who would like to help buy a much needed piano for the Gordon Room.  If that person is you, please contact us at 978-774-0554.


Friends Meeting
Thu., May 14 - 6:30pm
Stop by to learn how you can help the library! 
Book Donations 
The library is now accepting donations of gently used books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs for our annual Book Sale:  June 24 - July 12. 
May 2015
Free Comic Book Day  ~ Saturday, May 2
10:00am -12:00pm:
Watch superhero cartoons on the big screen. Materials will be provided for kids to create their own comic book.

Children's Room: Color your own superhero shirt (while supplies last)!

2:00 - 4:00pm:
Teen and adult comic book fans are invited to join us in the Gordon Room for a superhero trivia quiz.

Prizes will be awarded throughout the day, snacks will be served, and costumes are most definitely encouraged!  

Mrs. Thrift's Portable Herb Garden
with Betsy Williams
Thursday, May 7 ~ 7:00pm


Nothing makes home cooking taste better then fresh herbs! Learn how to plant a portable herb garden. With a little water and feeding, a pot of herbs will thrive on a sunny porch, deck or doorstep!  
We'll discuss culinary herbs, growing from plants or seeds, how to water, feed, harvest and use. Tastings of herb butter, nuts and vinegars are included along with recipe sheets and a chance to win the portable herb garden Betsy will create during the program.  Click here to register.  
Small Business:  Social Media 102
Wednesday, May 13 ~ 10:00am-12:00pm 

You've thought about what social networks to use for your business or non-profit, and you're ready to take the next step. Where do you go from there?

This webinar will give you a closer look at popular social media networks - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+. Learn the benefits of using each, how other organizations are marketing with them, dos and don'ts of each channel and tips on how to tell if your social media activity is working.  Click here to register. 

Antiques Appraisal Night with Kaminski Auctions
Thursday, May 21 ~ 6:00pm


Bring in your fine art, antiques, jewelry, silver, porcelain, glass, etc. for a free verbal appraisal by Kaminski Auctions of Beverly. 
Attendees may bring up to three
items for appraisal. 

Tickets required for admission.
Free tickets will be available at the 2nd floor Reference Desk starting Friday, May 1.  Space is limited. 
Your Library Online:  What's New? 

Wondering which DVDs and other media will be coming soon to the llibrary?  This handy tool will tell you.  Just type '6/2015' in the search bar! 

Find it on your own by going to: > Digital Services > New Media Lists. 

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