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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Request a Library Card

Fill out this form to request a temporary library card number, and get full access to all of our online resources! We’ll email you back a library card number and PIN within a day or so. Simply come in to the Main Library or email us with proof of address to upgrade to a permanent card.

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!

The Best of Your Library- At Home!

Libby & Overdrive

Ebook and audiobooks, delivered straight to your computer, tablet, phone, Ereader, or just about any mobile device.

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..

Hoopla

 Ebooks, Audiobooks, Comics, Music and Movies- always available (no wait lists!) and watchable/readable on any device or smart TV. Popular and recent fiction and nonfiction, Disney music and read-along storybooks, Big Nate comic books, History Channel documentaries, Paw Patrol episodes, and more- Hoopla really does have it all (a Library Staff favorite!)

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

NEW! 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. You’ll need your library card number to create an account. 

Kanopy

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

Ancestry.com Home Access is Now Available!

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.