Read

The Peabody Institute Library provides free access to traditional print materials, as well as downloadable and streamable ebooks and audiobooks. Explore our catalog and other services below!

Library Catalog

Log in to the NOBLE Evergreen library catalog to search for movies and television shows, place holds in items from all NOBLE libraries, and manage your library card account.

Adult Summer Reading is online. Check our calendar and social media for our BINGO challenge, book recommendations, book discussions (including our Goodreads book group) and more. Imagine your story with us! 

Overdrive & Libby

Download ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more using Overdrive or the Libby App! Use your library card number to borrow items from NOBLE, and from other library networks across Massachusetts.

Hoopla

Download and stream ebooks, audiobooks, comics, and more using the Hoopla Digital website or app, and your library card! Check out up to 10 items per month, and keep items for an entire month!

For Peabody residents with Peabody library cards.

 

Online Resources

View the Peabody Institute Library’s list of online databases and electronic resources, organized by topic and subject.

Commonwealth Catalog

Can’t find a book in the NOBLE library network? Use your library card to borrow items from libraries across the state using the Commonwealth Catalog. Items take 2-3 weeks to arrive, and must be picked up from and returned to the same library.

Newspapers & Periodicals

View the Peabody Institute Library’s list of physical newspaper and periodical holdings, as well as online and digital subscriptions.