Kids at the Peabody Institute Library

Summer Reading Program

It's time to log your summer reading time! There is a separate website for each age group.

Kids ages Birth-PreK can register here.

kids entering grades K-5 in the fall can register here.

For kids in the Birth-Pre-K age group logging minutes will earn participants a prize at the end of summer. For kids entering grades K-5 in the fall of 2016, reading minutes can be logged from 06/20/2016-08/08/2016 (midnight Eastern Standard Time). Kids must read at least 500 minutes within this time range to qualify for Topsfield Fair prize packages. No late entries can be accepted.


Peabody Public Schools Summer Reading Lists


Children's Programs

Click here for a schedule of events!.


Children's Room Blog!

Get the latest news about what's going on in the Children's Room! Our new blog includes photos, news, and even book reviews. Click here to check it out!

ABC Mouse is available for in-library use.



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Children's Room Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. .
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Open Sundays Labor Day - Memorial Day)