***All 3 Library locations will be closed on Saturday 1/29 due to the snowstorm.***

Per the Peabody Board of Health, masks covering the nose and mouth must be worn while inside the Library and all City of Peabody buildings by all persons ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status. Thank you for helping to keep Peabody healthy!

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Services & Collections

Technology Services

Mobile printing, wifi hotspots, Chromebooks, copying, scanning, and more!

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.

Featured Programs & Events

Calendar of Events

Online Yoga with Kelley

Online via Zoom

Thursday, February 17th, 11:00am-12:00pm

Join Kelley Rae Unger for an gentle yoga class appropriate for those newer to yoga and those who have been practicing for a while. The class will emphasize slow, safe movement, and mind-body awareness. 

Online Craft & Chat

Online via Zoom

Tuesday, February 1st, 6:30-8:30pm 

All skill levels and portable crafts welcome! Bring your own project or use our supplies to start a new one, with guidance from a crafty librarian. Ages 13+.

Spring Concert Series- Áine Minogue

Sutton Room- Main Library

Monday, February 14th, 7:00pm

Join us on February 14th to kick off our Winter/Spring Concert Series here at PIL with Áine Minogue! She will play a show in celebration of Valentine’s Weekend and in celebration of February, the month that honors Brigid of Ireland, goddess and Saint.

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.