Book Clubs

Current Book Clubs
Monday Evening Book Group
The evening book group meets the second Monday of the month (except July and August) at 7:30 p.m. in the Director’s Office. Titles are chosen by group consensus and the library obtains copies for Book Group members. Newcomers are always welcome.Tuesday Morning Book Group
The Morning Book Discussion Group meets the second Tuesday of the month (except July and August) from 10:00 a.m. to noon in the Gordon Room. The group is self-directed and members choose all book titles. The library obtains copies of the current selection and makes them available to Book Group members.Newcomers are always welcome.History Book Group
The History Book Group meets the third Wednesday of every month (except July and August) from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The group is by a library staff member. The library obtains copies of the current selection for group members.

Biography Book Group
Do you like to read biographies and memoirs? Come and join the Biography Book Club at the Peabody Institute Library, Danvers. We’ll meet every third Monday of the month at 6:30pm online through Zoom. To register visit the library’s calendar of events, choose the event, and click on register. A Zoom link will be emailed to the registrants the morning of the book club meeting.

Past Biography Book Club Titles

Book Group Books
Browse our Book Club Collection on the third floor or click on a title to put one directly on hold. We have multiple copies of each title—perfect for you or your book club—and each member is responsible for picking up and returning their own copy. Books circulate for two weeks with up to five renewals. Need discussion inspiration? Click through reader’s guides, questions, and author interviews.

Between the World and Me


Code Name Hélène

The Four Winds

A Gentleman in Moscow

The Guest List

Hillbilly Elegy

The Light Between Oceans

Little Fires Everywhere

A Man Called Ove

The Midnight Library

The Prophets


The Vanishing Half

Where’d You Go Bernadette

The Last Thing He Told Me

Cloud Cuckoo Land

  • Reader’s guide from Simon & Schuster
  • Author interview with Entertainment Weekly
  • Author interview from NPR