Monday, October 24, 2016

Kids had lots of fun decorating festive Halloween treats this past Saturday at the Main Library!

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Our Programs at a Glance

Perler Beads Craft

Family Lego Saturdays
Bilingual Story Time

Build Your Own Cuddle Bear 

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Perler Beads Craft

The kids had a blast in our perler bead program! Each of them made 2-3 different designs using their imaginations!

New England Aquarium's Sharks Program

The New England Aquarium brought their shark program to the Peabody Institute Library today! Three different groups got to enjoy both learning and fun with great hands-on activities.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Topsfield Fair Prize Package Info

Just a reminder to all kids going into grades K-5 in the fall who are participating in the library's summer reading program that to qualify for Topsfield Fair prize packets you must log 500 minutes of reading by midnight on the deadline of 08/08/2016!

Author Visit with Carla Marrero

Come meet local author and art teacher Carla Marrero tomorrow, Friday, July 29th from 11:00am-12:00pm in the Children's Room! Carla has written 3 books for children that feature fun feline characters: The Magical Cat, Mimsie's Mouse, and CJ's Hideaway. Join Carla as she reads from her books and leads children in story-related activities! For ages 3 and up.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Toto the Tornado Kitten

The Peabody Institute Library is pleased to welcome Toto the Tornado Kitten on Tuesday, May 10 from 6-7pm in the Children’s Program Room of the Main Library. Toto was found in the wreckage of the tornado that struck Central Massachusetts a few years ago.  He was adopted by Jonathan Hall, who wrote the book Toto the Tornado Kitten. Jonathan brings Toto to schools and libraries around Massachusetts telling the amazing story of this kitty.  Come listen to the story, meet Toto and have the opportunity to ask Jonathan questions. There is no charge for this program, and it is open to non-Peabody residents.  Please register in advance as space is limited.  To register, visit or call 978-531-0100 ext. 32.