Events Calendar

This calendar shows events sponsored by the library. For information on events by other organizations held at the library call 978-774-0554.

Dec
1
Thu
Local Authors Series: Kate Larson author of Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
2
Fri
Networking Group For Job Seekers
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

This event is sponsored by the North Shore Career Center

Dec
4
Sun
Peabody Institute Library Holiday Open House
Dec 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dec
5
Mon
Story Hour
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Dec
6
Tue
Story Hour
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Heritage Films at the Library
Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dec
7
Wed
Teen Early Release Day Event
Dec 7 @ 1:15 pm – 3:00 pm

In his Comic Book Creation Show, artist Eric Fulford uses ideas from the audience to illustrate and tell the story of a brand new comic book. The show will conclude with a comic book character design workshop that lets you have free rein with paper and pencil.

Early Release Day events are for Teens Only – Adults and younger children will be asked to wait outside of the Gordon Room until the program has concluded.

Dec
8
Thu
Local Author Series: Charlotte Gordon author of Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
10
Sat
Donuts With Dad
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Listen to Stories, Sing and Dance, Get Creative with a Craft, and Eat Delicious Donuts

Brought to you by: Coordinated Family & Community Engagement Program serving families from Peabody, Danvers, Beverly, Topsfield, Middleton, and Boxford.

Donuts provided by: Honey Dew Donuts
Craft provided by: Lakeshore

Dec
12
Mon
Monday Evening Book Group
Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Books available at the library
Dec
13
Tue
Tuesday Morning Book Group
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Books available at the library
Local Authors Series: Anna Solomon author of Leaving Lucy Pear
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
14
Wed
Movie Day: Annabell’s Wish
Dec 14 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Dec
16
Fri
Networking Group For Job Seekers
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

This event is sponsored by the North Shore Career Center

Dec
19
Mon
Music with Dara
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Dec
20
Tue
Heritage Films at the Library
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dec
21
Wed
History Book Group
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Book TBA

Dec
24
Sat
Library Closing at 12
Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Dec
28
Wed
Craft Day!
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Drop in to the Children’s Room to make a craft, while supplies last

Dec
30
Fri
Networking Group For Job Seekers
Dec 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

This event is sponsored by the North Shore Career Center

Jan
3
Tue
Heritage Films
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Jan
4
Wed
Teen Early Release Day Event
Jan 4 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Details TBA.

Early Release Day events are for Teens Only – Adults and younger children will be asked to wait outside of the Gordon Room until the program has concluded.

Jan
9
Mon
Story Hour
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Monday Evening Book Group
Jan 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Books available at the library
Jan
10
Tue
Story Hour
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Tuesday Morning Book Group
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This book group meets in the large study room on the second floor the 2nd Tuesday of the month September – June.

Jan
11
Wed
SCORE: Small Business Work Shop
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jan
12
Thu
Finding Inner Peace and Calmness Through Meditation
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jan
17
Tue
Steve Blunt
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a morning of music with Steve Blunt, an award winning musician. Prepare to be entertained! Children and adults alike enjoy listening to Steve’s songs and stories.

Heritage Films
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tea: The First Wicked Weed
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jan
23
Mon
Story Hour
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Jan
24
Tue
Story Hour
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Jan
30
Mon
Story Hour
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Jan
31
Tue
Story Hour
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Heritage Films at the Library
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Feb
1
Wed
Teen Early Release Day Event
Feb 1 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Details TBA.

Early Release Day events are for Teens Only – Adults and younger children will be asked to wait outside of the Gordon Room until the program has concluded.

Feb
2
Thu
Tiny Houses Program Is Canceled
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We are hoping to reschedule it at some point in the future.
Feb
6
Mon
Story Hour
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Feb
7
Tue
Story Hour
Feb 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Queens of Henry VIII: Their Lives and Afterlives
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Feb
8
Wed
SCORE: Small Business Work Shop
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
13
Mon
Story Hour
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Monday Evening Book Group
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Books available at the library
Feb
14
Tue
Story Hour
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Tuesday Morning Book Group
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This book group meets in the large study room on the second floor the 2nd Tuesday of the month September – June.

Heritage Films at the Library
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Feb
15
Wed
History Book Group
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The History Book Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month from September through June.

Feb
22
Wed
Jungle Jim’s Minecraft Madness
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Jungle Jim as he leads participants through the magical world of Minecraft. Combining balloon artistry, magic, comedy and improvisation, Jim creates an amazing experience for children. Appropriate for children ages 4-11.

Feb
23
Thu
Oscar Nominated Movie Screening: Manchester by the Sea
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Enjoy a screening of Best Picture nominated Manchester by the Sea, starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams and Kyle Chandler.

After the death of his brother, Lee is shocked to learn that he is the sole guardian of his nephew Patrick. Lee returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea to care for Patrick and is forced to deal with a past that separated him from his wife and the community where he was raised. Bonded by the man who held their family together, Lee and Patrick struggle to adjust to a world without him.
Light refreshments will be served.

Running time: 137 minutes
Rated R (for language and some sexual content.)

Feb
27
Mon
Story Hour
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Feb
28
Tue
Story Hour
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will be sharing stories, songs, and a craft each week. All ages are welcome.

Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.

Heritage Films at the Library
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Mar
1
Wed
Teen Early Release Day Event
Mar 1 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Details TBA.

Early Release Day events are for Teens Only – Adults and younger children will be asked to wait outside of the Gordon Room until the program has concluded.