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.

May
10
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
May 10 @ 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

Great Public Gardens of New England
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May
14
Mon
Delightful Day in Danvers
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
May
15
Tue
Story Hour
May 15 @ 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 June 6
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Medium Ellen Henry
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May
16
Wed
Story Hour
May 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 June 6
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Author Visit: Julia Walsh (Call to Register)
May 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Join local author, Julia Walsh, as she reads Wings in the Wind, her beautiful story based on a true account of an orphaned duckling’s survival on the banks of the Merrimack River. See the world of nature unfold through the eyes of a young girl as she learns lessons of love, and grows as her sense of compassion and responsibility deepens. Wings in the Wind is a story of hope and trust.

Registration required. Call 978-774-0554

History Book Group
May 16 @ 8:46 pm – 9:46 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.

May
17
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
May 17 @ 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

May
21
Mon
Delightful Day in Danvers
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
May
22
Tue
Story Hour
May 22 @ 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 June 6
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
May
23
Wed
Story Hour
May 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 June 6
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Movie Night: Black Panther
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
May
24
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
May 24 @ 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

Net Neutrality: What it is & Why We Need It
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May
27
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
May 27 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.

May
28
Mon
Library Closed – Memorial Day
May 28 all-day
May
29
Tue
Story Hour
May 29 @ 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 June 6
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Movie Night: Thor: Ragnarok
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
May
30
Wed
Story Hour
May 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 June 6
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
The Jewish Roots of Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Sequential Art
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May
31
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
May 31 @ 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

The Power of Plant-Based Nutrition
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jun
2
Sat
Illustrator Scott Magoon: Rescue & Jessica
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meet local author and illustrator Scott Magoon as he speaks about Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship, the New York Times bestselling picture book by Jessica Kensky & Patrick Downes, based on a real-life partnership between a girl and her service dog.

Scott will talk about his process in illustrating this book about Jessica’s real life experiences with her service dog named Rescue. He’ll also answer audience questions, give a digital drawing demonstration and sign copies of his books.

Jun
3
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
Jun 3 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.

Jun
4
Mon
Delightful Day in Danvers
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jun
5
Tue
Eric Clemenzi, Preschool Music
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Movie Night: Loving Vincent
Jun 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Jun
6
Wed
Story Hour
Jun 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 June 6
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Jun
7
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Jun 7 @ 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

Jun
10
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
Jun 10 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.

Jun
17
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
Jun 17 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.

Jun
20
Wed
History Book Group
Jun 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.

Jun
24
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
Jun 24 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.

Jun
26
Tue
Friends of the Library Book Sale Begins
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Jun
27
Wed
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Jun
28
Thu
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Jun
29
Fri
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mike Piazza’s High Flying Frisbee Dog Show
Jun 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Mike Piazza & his 4 high flying frisbee dogs are the #1 dog entertainment act in the world! Mike is a world record holder and multiple time world finalist in the sport. The Flying High Frisbee Dog Show is educational, interactive, dynamic & fun! The show is guaranteed to entertain & thrill crowds of all ages!

Part of Our Children’s Summer Reading Kick Off!

[This event was originally scheduled Thursday at 2pm but had to be moved due to weather.]

Jun
30
Sat
Friends of the Library Book Sale Ends
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jul
1
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
Jul 1 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.

Jul
2
Mon
Summer Lego Club
Jul 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
Jul
3
Tue
Library Closing Early at 5:00pm – Independence Day
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Summer Story Hour
Jul 3 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

We will be sharing stories, songs and Play-Doh each week, outside on the library lawn, weather permitting. Please bring a chair if you’d like. In the case of inclement weather, story hour will be held in the Children’s Room and we will substitute a craft for the Play-Doh.

Jul
4
Wed
Library Closed – Independence Day
Jul 4 all-day
Jul
5
Thu
Summer Lego Club
Jul 5 @ 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
Jul
8
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
Jul 8 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.

Jul
9
Mon
Summer Lego Club
Jul 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
Jul
10
Tue
Music with Dara
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jul
11
Wed
Gentle Yoga Series
Jul 11 @ 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!

Jul
12
Thu
Summer Lego Club
Jul 12 @ 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
Jul
14
Sat
Passport Day in Danvers
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Jul
15
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
Jul 15 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.

Jul
16
Mon
Summer Lego Club
Jul 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
Jul
17
Tue
Summer Story Hour
Jul 17 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

We will be sharing stories, songs and Play-Doh each week, outside on the library lawn, weather permitting. Please bring a chair if you’d like. In the case of inclement weather, story hour will be held in the Children’s Room and we will substitute a craft for the Play-Doh.

Jul
18
Wed
Hoopoe
Jul 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Hoopoe (aka Chris Yerlig) blends pantomime comedy, movement illusions, sleight of hand magic tricks and balloon wizardry, that will leave everyone smiling. A highly amusing and imaginative performance, full of surprises and opportunities for audience participation. This is the show that Chris has taken all over the world.

MCBA Book Club (Call To Sign Up)
Jul 18 @ 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 Wolf Hollow. 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.
Gentle Yoga Series
Jul 18 @ 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!

Jul
19
Thu
Summer Lego Club
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul
22
Sun
Library Sunday Closing
Jul 22 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.