All 3 Library locations will be closed from Saturday, May 28th through Monday, May 30th, in honor of the Memorial Day holiday.

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Services & Collections


Technology, computer, and printing serivces available at all 3 Library locations.

Local History & Archives

Local history, archives, and genealogy resources, available online & in the historic Eben Dale Sutton Room at the Main Library.

Library of Things

Browse our collection of “Things” for all ages that are available to check out at the Main Library- from wifi hotspots to ukeleles!

Museum Passes

Check out free or discounted admission passes to educational, cultural or recreational organizations.

Online Resources

Use your library card to access ebooks, audiobooks, music, streaming movies and TV shows, databases, and more!

Featured Programs & Events

Calendar of Events

Getting Started with Genealogy

South Branch Library Community Room

Thursday, May 19th, 7:00pm

Learn how to get started with genealogy research! Learn about organizing information, planning and documenting your research and results, the most useful types of records and where to find them, and databases.

Meditation with Valerie

2nd Floor Tech Lab- Main Library

Tuesday, May 24th, 6:30pm

Join us as Reiki Master Teacher Valerie York teaches us techniques to ground, balance, and melt away negative energies, replacing sluggish feelings with vibrant life-force, leaving you feeling calm and refreshed.

Spring Concert Series- Stephanie James

Sutton Room- Main Library

Monday, June 13th, 7:00pm

Peabody native and recording artist Stephanie James brings an evocative, fresh experience to the world of pop music!

Featured & New Online Resources

Have your library card number and PIN/password ready to access these services. Some services may be limited to Peabody residents only.

NEW! Rosetta Stone Library

Rosetta Stone includes 23 languages to meet a range of cultural interests. Learning is structured around core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also includes focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more. 

NEW! Value Line Investment Survey

Whether you’re a beginning investor or a veteran looking for high-impact ideas, Value Line can position you for financial success quickly and easily. The uncontested authority in reliable, unbiased information, Value Line puts you in the driver’s seat with accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. 

NEW! Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library gives you access to online courses, ebooks and practice tests for all ages and skills. Courses include career skills, computer skills, job searching, test prep for elementary, high school, college grad school and certifications, and citizenship.

CreativeBug Art & Craft Video Classes

CreativeBug is an online resource with hundreds of free arts, crafts, and design classes, tutorials, and inspirations. You can learn a new skill, brush up on existing skills, or make an entire project from start to finish using the video tutorials. 

Libby & Overdrive

Ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines, delivered straight to your computer, tablet, phone, e-reader, or just about any mobile device.


Ebooks, Audiobooks, Comics, Music and Movies- always available (no wait lists!) and watchable/readable on any device or smart TV. 

You can now check out up to 20 items per month!


Independent and foreign films, shows, Sesame Street, and The Great Courses, always available and watchable on any device or smart TV.

Thanks to the generosity of and Proquest, Peabody card holders can now access from home! You’ll need your library card number and PIN to log in.