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.

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.
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.
Feb
28
Wed
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
This session of story hour will end March 14
Parents and caregivers are kindly asked to refrain from talking while stories are being read.
Mar
1
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Mar 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

Jazzin’ the Blues with Guitarist Paul Speidel
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

A lively excursion through the history of American Jazz & Blues music with commentary and performance!

Enjoy both a concert and an historical experience with Blues and Jazz guitarist Paul Speidel as he takes listeners through the music from the 20th century to the present with examples of the Blues origins in Jazz, Latin, Soul and a little Rock-n-Roll. Paul has performed at major clubs and festivals in the Greater Boston area.

About Paul: Paul Speidel has produced 9 albums and been critically received nationally, including a 3½ star review in Downbeat in 2011. He performed live on WBUR’s “Radio Boston”program last year to nearly 500,000 listeners and has appeared on countless other area radio shows. Paul has shared a stage with renowned artists such as Patti Page, Howard Alden, Jay Geils, Duke Robillard, James Montgomery and Shirley Lewis, to name just a few…

Mar
5
Mon
Delightful Day in Danvers
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mar
6
Tue
Story Hour
Mar 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.
Mar
7
Wed
Story Hour
Mar 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
Mar 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.

Mar
8
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Mar 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

Mar
12
Mon
Delightful Day in Danvers
Mar 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mar
13
Tue
Story Hour
Mar 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.
Mar
14
Wed
Story Hour
Mar 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.
Mar
15
Thu
Library Lego Club (Call To Register)
Mar 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

Mar
19
Mon
Delightful Day in Danvers
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mar
20
Tue
Steve Blunt
Mar 20 @ 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
Mar
21
Wed
History Book Group
Mar 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.

Mar
29
Thu
Gardening with Herbs and Vegetables
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Gardening Specialist Suzanne Crooker will discuss planting herbs and veggies in containers and in the garden. She’ll talk about the various uses of herbs: which ones dry or freeze well, which have a long shelf life, and other options for storage and preparation. Participants will leave with some of her favorite recipes for using fresh herbs in the kitchen!

About the Presenter: Suzanne has been an avid gardener for many years. After retiring from her first career as a teacher, she worked for Mahoney’s in Winchester for 15 years. She became their expert on herbs and vegetables, and her presentations combine her practical experience with her love of teaching. Recently retired, she’s happily working in her own gardens and continues to share her knowledge and love of gardening with others.

Mar
30
Fri
Library Closed – Good Friday
Mar 30 all-day
Apr
1
Sun
Library Closed – Easter
Apr 1 all-day
Apr
4
Wed
Teen Early Release Day Event
Apr 4 @ 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.

Apr
16
Mon
Library Closed – Patriots Day
Apr 16 all-day
Apr
18
Wed
History Book Group
Apr 18 @ 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.

May
2
Wed
Teen Early Release Day Event
May 2 @ 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.

May
16
Wed
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
28
Mon
Library Closed – Memorial Day
May 28 all-day
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.

Jul
3
Tue
Library Closing Early at 5:00pm – Independence Day
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jul
4
Wed
Library Closed – Independence Day
Jul 4 all-day
Sep
3
Mon
Library Closed – Labor Day
Sep 3 all-day
Oct
8
Mon
Library Closed – Columbus Day
Oct 8 all-day
Nov
12
Mon
Library Closed – Veterans Day
Nov 12 all-day
Nov
21
Wed
Library Closing Early at 5:00pm – Thanksgiving
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm