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.

Jul
31
Tue
Lindsay’s Puppet Pals
Jul 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Lindsay brings her larger than life Puppet Pals to child and family audiences across New England. Filled with silliness, active audience engagement, and unique, memorable characters, this series of charming short stories will delight the young and the young at heart! Ideal for ages 3-8.

Aug
1
Wed
Gentle Yoga Series
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A 60-minute class designed with gentle flowing postures that emphasize movement in sync with your breath.
Develop balance, strength & flexibility in this alignment based class and gently get energy moving throughout your body as you and gain a deeper mind and body connection.

There is no experience needed. Please bring a mat/towel and water to class.

Anna Laste Yoga Instructor RYT 200, Usui Reiki Practioner. She is a graduate of Dharma Coach Yoga Teacher 200-Hour Training and studied under Kat Whitney. Anna is also a Usui Reiki practitioner and teaches energy awareness. Anna’s passion is sharing her love of Yoga and its healing abilities with people of all ages and physical fitness levels. All are welcome!

Fall Story Hour
Aug 1 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Aug
2
Thu
Summer Lego Club
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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

Ages: 5-15

Cost: FREE!

When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00.

Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers

Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday at noon for the following week’s program. Call 978-774-0554 to register.

You May Choose Monday or Thursday

What to Bring: Nothing! Just your imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee
Aug
5
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
Aug 5 all-day

The Library is closed Sundays throughout the summer starting May 27. We will be open on Sundays 1 to 5 starting September 9. Thank you.

Aug
6
Mon
Summer Lego Club
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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

Ages: 5-15

Cost: FREE!

When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00.

Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers

Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday at noon for the following week’s program. Call 978-774-0554 to register.

You May Choose Monday or Thursday

What to Bring: Nothing! Just your imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee
Aug
7
Tue
Magic by Scott Jameson
Aug 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the edge of your seat!

Aug
8
Wed
Fall Story Hour
Aug 8 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Aug
9
Thu
Summer Lego Club
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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

Ages: 5-15

Cost: FREE!

When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00.

Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers

Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday at noon for the following week’s program. Call 978-774-0554 to register.

You May Choose Monday or Thursday

What to Bring: Nothing! Just your imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee
Aug
12
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
Aug 12 all-day

The Library is closed Sundays throughout the summer starting May 27. We will be open on Sundays 1 to 5 starting September 9. Thank you.

Aug
13
Mon
Summer Lego Club
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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

Ages: 5-15

Cost: FREE!

When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00.

Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers

Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday at noon for the following week’s program. Call 978-774-0554 to register.

You May Choose Monday or Thursday

What to Bring: Nothing! Just your imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee
Aug
14
Tue
Rockets: There and Back Again [Call to Register]
Aug 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Museum of Science presents a 50 minute workshop in which participants engineer, launch, and return vehicles for an imaginary space journey.

This program is best for ages 5 and up. Latex gloves will be used. Call to sign up. 978-774-0554. Space is limited.

Danvers author Meghan Weir (The Book of Essie)
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Aug
15
Wed
Gentle Yoga Series
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A 60-minute class designed with gentle flowing postures that emphasize movement in sync with your breath.
Develop balance, strength & flexibility in this alignment based class and gently get energy moving throughout your body as you and gain a deeper mind and body connection.

There is no experience needed. Please bring a mat/towel and water to class.

Anna Laste Yoga Instructor RYT 200, Usui Reiki Practioner. She is a graduate of Dharma Coach Yoga Teacher 200-Hour Training and studied under Kat Whitney. Anna is also a Usui Reiki practitioner and teaches energy awareness. Anna’s passion is sharing her love of Yoga and its healing abilities with people of all ages and physical fitness levels. All are welcome!

Fall Story Hour
Aug 15 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Aug
16
Thu
Summer Lego Club
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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

Ages: 5-15

Cost: FREE!

When: Mondays and Thursdays from July 2nd to August 16th. 10:00-11:00.

Where: Children’s Room, Peabody Institute Library Danvers

Registration: Required, space is limited. Registration begins on Friday at noon for the following week’s program. Call 978-774-0554 to register.

You May Choose Monday or Thursday

What to Bring: Nothing! Just your imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee
Aug
19
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
Aug 19 all-day

The Library is closed Sundays throughout the summer starting May 27. We will be open on Sundays 1 to 5 starting September 9. Thank you.

Aug
21
Tue
Let’s Make Some Music With Alissa Coates
Aug 21 @ 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.

Aug
22
Wed
Gentle Yoga Series
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A 60-minute class designed with gentle flowing postures that emphasize movement in sync with your breath.
Develop balance, strength & flexibility in this alignment based class and gently get energy moving throughout your body as you and gain a deeper mind and body connection.

There is no experience needed. Please bring a mat/towel and water to class.

Anna Laste Yoga Instructor RYT 200, Usui Reiki Practioner. She is a graduate of Dharma Coach Yoga Teacher 200-Hour Training and studied under Kat Whitney. Anna is also a Usui Reiki practitioner and teaches energy awareness. Anna’s passion is sharing her love of Yoga and its healing abilities with people of all ages and physical fitness levels. All are welcome!

Aug
23
Thu
End Of Summer Reading: Drop In Spin Art and Crafts
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The raffle drawing for the Kindle will happen at 12pm

Karaoke Night
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Aug
26
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
Aug 26 all-day

The Library is closed Sundays throughout the summer starting May 27. We will be open on Sundays 1 to 5 starting September 9. Thank you.

Aug
30
Thu
Classic Movie Nights: Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Sep
2
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
Sep 2 all-day

The Library is closed Sundays throughout the summer starting May 27. We will be open on Sundays 1 to 5 starting September 9. Thank you.

Sep
3
Mon
Library Closed – Labor Day
Sep 3 all-day
Sep
11
Tue
Fall Story Hour
Sep 11 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Sep
12
Wed
Fall Story Hour
Sep 12 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Sep
17
Mon
Heritage Films
Sep 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Sep
18
Tue
Fall Story Hour
Sep 18 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Sep
19
Wed
MCBA Book Club (Call To Sign Up)
Sep 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

For Students in grades 4-6
Registration Required 978-774-0554

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 A Boy Called Bat. 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.
History Book Group
Sep 19 @ 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.

Fall Story Hour
Sep 19 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Sep
20
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Sep 20 @ 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!
  • When: Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm
  • 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 your imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee

Therapy Horses with Windrush Farm
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sep
24
Mon
Musical Mornings in Danvers
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Sponsored and presented by the CFCE of the North Shore

Sep
25
Tue
Frauds, Scams, and Identity Thef
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

As instances of scams and fraud increase it is more important to be
an informed and cautious consumer aware of the myriad of ways that one can be a target of thieves.

Amy Schram, Senior Community Relations Specialist, from the regional Better Business Bureau
will present this special program covering the most common scams currently circulating in the community, major red flags to watch out for, and the precautionary steps we can take to protect ourselves from falling victim to identity theft.

Fall Story Hour
Sep 25 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Sep
26
Wed
Fall Story Hour
Sep 26 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Sep
27
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Sep 27 @ 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!
  • When: Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm
  • 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 your imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee

Classic Movie Nights: Ocean’s Eleven (1960)
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Sep
28
Fri
Classic Movie Matinee: Ocean’s Eleven
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oct
1
Mon
Musical Mornings in Danvers
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Sponsored and presented by the CFCE of the North Shore

Oct
2
Tue
Ballroom Shenanigans for Adults
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fall Story Hour
Oct 2 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Oct
3
Wed
Teen Early Release Day Film Club
Oct 3 @ 1:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Fall Story Hour
Oct 3 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Oct
4
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Oct 4 @ 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!
  • When: Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm
  • 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 your imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee

Oct
5
Fri
Brown Bag Movie Matinee: Chappaquiddick
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Drop in to catch some new releases, forgotten classics and overlooked gems every Friday afternoon.

Bring your lunch and enjoy!

Oct
8
Mon
Library Closed – Columbus Day
Oct 8 all-day
Oct
9
Tue
The Mythology of Tony Conigliaro
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fall Story Hour
Oct 9 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Oct
10
Wed
Fall Story Hour
Oct 10 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Oct
12
Fri
Brown Bag Movie Matinee: The Uninvited (1944)
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Drop in to catch some new releases, forgotten classics and overlooked gems every Friday afternoon.

Bring your lunch and enjoy!

Oct
15
Mon
Musical Mornings in Danvers
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Sponsored and presented by the CFCE of the North Shore

Oct
16
Tue
CSI: Fact or Fiction
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fall Story Hour
Oct 16 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at 10:00 for story time every Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning September 11.

We will be sharing stories, songs and a craft each week

All ages are welcome

This session of story time will end December 5th

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

***Please note: No feed or drinks are allowed while stories are being read.

Oct
17
Wed
Library Closed For Staff Training
Oct 17 all-day
Oct
18
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Oct 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!
  • When: Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm
  • 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 your imagination and creativity! All Legos and materials will be provided

Sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute Library Lyceum Committee

Movie Night: All The President’s Men
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Oct
19
Fri
Brown Bag Movie Matinee: A Quiet Place
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Drop in to catch some new releases, forgotten classics and overlooked gems every Friday afternoon.

Bring your lunch and enjoy!