***All 3 Library Locations will open at 12pm this coming Monday, September 20th, to allow for an all-staff training.***

Per the Peabody Board of Health, masks covering the nose and mouth must again be worn while inside the Library and all City of Peabody buildings. Thank you for helping to keep Peabody healthy!

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Services & Collections

Museum Passes

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

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!

Browse our Collections

Browse our new releases and curated lists, and place holds on some exciting new reads!

Online Resources

Use your library card to access ebooks, audiobooks, music, streaming movies and TV shows, as well as Ancestry.com, Rosetta Stone, CreativeBug, and more!

Featured Programs & Events

Calendar of Events

Kids Yoga & Storytime

*Outside* in the Main Library Courtyard

Tuesday, September 7th, 10:00am

Ready for some relaxation? Miss Katia hosts a fun yoga session for children every other week in our courtyard!

Preschool Storytime

*Outside* in the Main Library Courtyard

Wednesday, September 8th, 10:30am

Preschool age children will have a blast at Miss Patty’s storytime! Come listen to some stories, dance, and sing along with us. Children will receive a take-home craft at the end of the program.

Monday Crafternoon

*Outside* in the Main Library Courtyard

Monday, September 13th, 3:00-4:30pm

Stop by the Main Library Courtyard to work on a fun craft project, any time between 3 & 4:30!  We will have guided crafts ready to go, or kids can use our materials to create their own piece of art. Let your creativity guide you!

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.

Hoopla

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!

Kanopy

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

Ancestry.com

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