Program: The Beatrix Potter You Never Knew!

Wednesday, February 6, at 5:30 pm. Free & open to the public. Please call the library at 978-249-9515 to reserve a spot.


Squirrel Nutkin & Peter Rabbit fans: come join the fun! 

Betsy Bray has been a member of the Beatrix Potter Society since 1984.  She is the North American Liaison Officer, has spoken at a number of the Society’s International Study Conferences and given illustrated talks to various groups in the US, UK and Australia.  She recently gave a series of lectures on transatlantic voyage on the Queen Mary 2.  Visit her website :

Betsy will discuss the life of Beatrix Potter as a children’s author, illustrator, sheep farmer, land conservationist, and community activist.  Beatrix Potter overcame a strict childhood to become what Betsy considers “ A woman ahead of her time.”