April 2017

Library Hours
Mon-Thu: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm-5:00pm

Friday, April 14 - Library Closed

Sunday, April 16 - Library Closed

Monday, April 17 - Library Closed
Brooksby Art Exhibit

Brooksby artists will exhibit oils, photography, water colors and more in our Ground Floor Gallery through the month of April.   
Book Group Reads
Monday Book Group     
This month: Negroland  
Monday, April 10 - 7:30pm

Tuesday Book Group
April meeting cancelled 

History Book Group
This month:   Born Fighting  
Wednesday, April 19 - 7:00pm

Books available at the main desk.
Book Sale Donations
The library is now accepting donations of gently used books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs for our annual booksale in June.
Community Events  
Heritage Film Series
Tuesday, April 11 - 11:00am

Wednesday April 12 - 6:00pm 
Connecting the Land & the Peoples
Thursday, April 20 - 7:00pm

Networking Group 

Friday, April 21 - 10:30am

Heritage Film Series
Tuesday, April 25 - 1:00pm 
Your Library Online 
eBook User Guides 
Be sure to check out these handy guides to help you get started with Overdrive ebooks and audiobooks!

Kindle Fire User Guide  
Other User Guides

OverDrive is available to residents of NOBLE communities.  One-on-one tutorials are available through the Reference Dept.

Contact us at 978-774-0554 for an appointment. 
Library News and Programs
Thursday, April 6 - 7:00pm

Use deep concentration and relaxation to connect meditation and spiritual development to important aspects of your life - leading to profound personal growth!

Eileen Carlotto has 35 years of meditation experience,   studied under a world-renowned teacher and traveled to India to deepen her practice and better share her technique with others.  Click here to register
Eastern Canada Genealogy Research    
Saturday, April 8 - 1:00pm 

Richard Reid returns to discuss resources that are available for the eastern Canadian provinces with special emphasis on Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.
Author Visit: Katherine Towler
Thursday, April 13 - 7:00pm
Author Katherine Towler will
read from her memoir The Penny Poet of Portsmouth  
and discuss how she came to write a memoir that combines
a portrait of Robert Dunn, the Penny Poet; the city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire; and her own struggles as a writer.  Click here to register.  
Movie Night: Patriots Day
Tuesday, April 18
- 6:30pm 

In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders joins survivors, first responders and investigators in a race to hunt down the bombers before they strike again. Click here to register.
Running time: 130 minutes
Rated R (violence, graphic images, language) 
Ella Fitzgerald: The Queen of Swing
Tuesday, April 25 - 7:00pm
The story of a woman who, against impossible odds, achieved fame as a jazz
singer at age 17, at the heart of the Harlem Renaissance and American Jazz.

Join us to celebrate the 100th birthday of the First Lady of Song and the Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald. 
Click here to register.   
Understanding the Chinese
Sunday, April 30
- 2:00pm
Author Amy Kwei will moderate a discussion on her sequel to her popular novel A Concubine of the Family: A Family Saga in China. 

Under the Red Moon: A Chinese Family in Diaspora
further analyzes China's shifts in the 20th century through the lens of one family. 

A light authentic Chinese lunch will be provided.  
Click here to register

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library 

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