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
9
Sat
Passport Day at the Library
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dec
12
Tue
Yoga & Music for Kids
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

This workshop will involve an integration of music making, chant, yoga flow, breath work, mindfulness, storytelling and a winter theme, will encourage creative imagination, expressive movement, compassion, and joy for you and your family! This workshop is recommended for children aged 2.5 – 6 years with their parent. Led by certified yoga instructor, Christine Iarrobino, and board certified music therapist, Dr. Krystal Demaine, PhD, MT-BC, RYT.

Dec
13
Wed
Library Opening Late At 12:00pm
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm

To allow staff to attend the funeral of our co-worker, Marsha Twomey, the library will be opening at 12:00pm on Wednesday, December 13. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding of this brief delay.

MCBA Book Club (Call To Sign Up)
Dec 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

For Students in grades 4-6
Registration Required 978-774-0554 by 12/11/2017

Join us for our first MCBA Book Club, featuring the 2018 booklist. We will be meeting once a month to discus one of the 25 books on the list. For our first meeting we will be discussing Roller Girl. Light refreshments will be served. A fun activity will follow the discussion.

What is the Massachusetts Children’s Book Award?

The MCBA (Massachusetts Children’s Book Award) list is for students in the fourth, fifth and sixth grades.
Students are given a master list of book titles. After reading five of the books, students may vote for their favorite The list is compiled from nominations of participating teachers, librarians, and interested publishers. A selection committee works with the nominations and chooses 25 titles to appear on the master list.
SCORE: 7 Things Your 2018 PR & Marketing Plan Must Include
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Robin Samora, one of our favorite presenters, will lead you through this planning session and help you gain and keep more customers. Click for more information

Dec
14
Thu
Lead a More Positive and Fulfilling Life with Meditation
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
20
Wed
History Book Group
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The History Book Group Meets the 3rd Wednesday every month (except July and August) to discuss a history book picked by the group. All are welcome.

Dec
21
Thu
Holiday Movie Series: It’s a Wonderful Life
Dec 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Dec
22
Fri
Holiday Movie Series: The Santa Clause
Dec 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Dec
23
Sat
Holiday Movie Series: A Christmas Story
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Holiday Movie Series: Elf
Dec 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Dec
27
Wed
Let’s Make Some Music! With Alissa Coates
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Alissa is a teacher with a fundamental knowledge of music and a love for making music inclusive and fun for all ages. Join Alissa for a fun, engaging musical performance as she engages children with common early elementary themes including animals, counting, weather and sounds.
Jan
2
Tue
Heritage Films: Salem Maritime Story
Jan 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jan
3
Wed
Teen Early Release Day Event
Jan 3 @ 1:15 pm – 3:30 pm

In the event of school closure due to inclement weather there will be no teen early release event.
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
8
Mon
Delightful Day in Danvers
Jan 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jan
9
Tue
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
This session of story hour will end March 14
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Jan
10
Wed
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
This session of story hour will end March 14
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
SCORE
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jan
11
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Jan 11 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week.

  • Ages: 5-12
  • Cost: Free!
  • Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library (Danvers)
  • Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Monday morning at 9:00 for that week’s program
  • What To Bring: Nothing! Just yoru imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee

Meditation for New Beginnings
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jan
15
Mon
Library Closed – Martin Luther King Day
Jan 15 all-day
Jan
16
Tue
Story Hour
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week.
All ages are welcome
This session of story hour will end March 14
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Heritage Films: Lighthouse Keeper Story
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jan
17
Wed
History Book Group
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The History Book Group Meets the 3rd Wednesday every month (except July and August) to discuss a history book picked by the group. All are welcome.

Jan
18
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Jan 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week.

  • Ages: 5-12
  • Cost: Free!
  • Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library (Danvers)
  • Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Monday morning at 9:00 for that week’s program
  • What To Bring: Nothing! Just yoru imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee

Movie Night: Victoria & Abdul
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Jan
22
Mon
Delightful Day in Danvers
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jan
23
Tue
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
This session of story hour will end March 14
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Jan
24
Wed
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
This session of story hour will end March 14
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Jan
25
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Jan 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week.

  • Ages: 5-12
  • Cost: Free!
  • Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library (Danvers)
  • Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Monday morning at 9:00 for that week’s program
  • What To Bring: Nothing! Just yoru imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee

Fake News: Journalism & Disinformation in the Digital Age
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jan
29
Mon
Delightful Day in Danvers
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jan
30
Tue
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
This session of story hour will end March 14
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Heritage Films: O’l West Wagon Trails
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
“Alice’s Ordinary People”
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jan
31
Wed
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
This session of story hour will end March 14
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Steve Blunt
Jan 31 @ 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 will enjoy listening to Steve’s songs and stories.
Funded by the Lyceum Committee
Feb
1
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Feb 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week.

  • Ages: 5-12
  • Cost: Free!
  • Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library (Danvers)
  • Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Monday morning at 9:00 for that week’s program
  • What To Bring: Nothing! Just yoru imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee

Feb
5
Mon
Delightful Day in Danvers
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Feb
6
Tue
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
This session of story hour will end March 14
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Feb
7
Wed
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
This session of story hour will end March 14
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Teen Early Release Day Event
Feb 7 @ 1:15 pm – 3:30 pm

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
8
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Feb 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week.

  • Ages: 5-12
  • Cost: Free!
  • Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library (Danvers)
  • Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Monday morning at 9:00 for that week’s program
  • What To Bring: Nothing! Just yoru imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee

Feb
12
Mon
Delightful Day in Danvers
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Feb
13
Tue
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
This session of story hour will end March 14
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Heritage Films: “Old Abandoned Mines”
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Feb
14
Wed
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
This session of story hour will end March 14
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
SCORE: “Getting Started with Facebook Advertising”
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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Feb
15
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Feb 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week.

  • Ages: 5-12
  • Cost: Free!
  • Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library (Danvers)
  • Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Monday morning at 9:00 for that week’s program
  • What To Bring: Nothing! Just yoru imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee

Jim McCoy author visit
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Feb
19
Mon
Library Closed – Presidents Day
Feb 19 all-day
Feb
21
Wed
Visit with Princess Elsa
Feb 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a special visit from Carole Finn-Weidman as she performs Princess Elsa from the Disney movie Frozen. We will be making a special Olaf hat craft too!

History Book Group
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The History Book Group Meets the 3rd Wednesday every month (except July and August) to discuss a history book picked by the group. All are welcome.

Feb
22
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Feb 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Come join us after school for an afternoon of building and fun! All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room until the following week.

  • Ages: 5-12
  • Cost: Free!
  • Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library (Danvers)
  • Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Monday morning at 9:00 for that week’s program
  • What To Bring: Nothing! Just yoru imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee

Feb
26
Mon
Delightful Day in Danvers
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Feb
27
Tue
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
This session of story hour will end March 14
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.