Friday, June 5, 2015

Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors

On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, young actors and actresses in grades 4-12 from performed Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors for family audiences at East End Veterans' Memorial Park in Peabody.  These young actors and actresses participate in an education program at Stoneham Theatre where they develop confidence and self-discipline to help prepare themselves for a successful future.  Family and friends of the performers, in addition to several library patrons and other Peabody locals, raved about their incredible performance on the park's stage!



Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Music and Movement Concert with Steve Blunt

Steve Blunt will be visiting the Peabody Institute Library on Tuesday, May 5th from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Steve Blunt is a New Hampshire singer/storyteller with over 20 years’ experience in the arts and education. His lively musical performances delight kids and families at schools, libraries, and concert venues throughout New England. More information is available at:
Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded to Peabody Public Schools For more information about fun programming from Coordinated Family & Community Engagement visit,
To register for this program, please sign up on the library's website:

Friday, April 17, 2015

Singing and Signing

Experienced educators Wendy Manninen and Vicki Marsh engaged their audience in classic sing-a-long songs while signing in the inter-generational, multi-sensory program program "Signing and Signing."


Friday, March 13, 2015

Steve Blunt

Steve Blunt, a New Hampshire singer/storyteller with over 20 years’ experience in the arts and education, performed for the children at the Main Library on March 12th.  Steve also performs at school and venues across New England.


Monday, February 23, 2015

2 more weeks of Zumba added!

Due to the library being closed due to snow in February on dates the zumba class was running, we added 2 additional classes in March on the 9th and 16th.  There is still room to sign up for any kids interested in coming to zumba, whether they are beginners or experienced.  Click here to sign up!

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Queen Elsa

This week Queen Elsa from Arendelle visited the library. She told stories, played games, and sung songs with all of the boys and girls!

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Toto the Tornado Kitten

Earlier this month, Toto the tornado kitten visited the library! Toto was found after the tornado that hit Central MA a few years ago and was adopted by Jonathan Hall. The children got to meet and pet Toto, listen to his story, and ask questions about him!