The Realm of Readers: the 4th and 5th Grade Book Club

Cover of Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab by Science Bob Pflugfelder

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at 3:15 PM. Please finish reading Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage Danger Lab by Science Bob Pflugfelder. Copies are available in the Children’s Room. Club members will vote on June’s book. New members are always welcome. Don’t forget your library card!

To register please call 978-921-6062 or register online by clicking here. The club will meet on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month unless otherwise noted.


“Singing and Signing”: A Multi-Generational Music Program

Wendy & Vicki Singing & Signing

Saturday, May 30, 2015, 10 AM
Wendy and Vicki will lead this lively program of singing and signing for children, seniors and families. We’ll sing and learn signing to favorite songs. Wendy plays guitar and Vicki is a dramatic sign language instructor. “Optimistic Voices”, a senior choir, and La Petite Chorale, a children’s choir, will also perform. No registration is necessary. Fun for all ages.

Sponsored by Coordinated Family & Community Engagement Program of Peabody, Danvers, Beverly, Topsfield, Middleton & Boxford. Visit, for more information. Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded to Peabody Public Schools.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at 10 AM

Sohier Room
Ages 18 mos.-3 years
No registration required

Join us for a new take on traditional story times! We’ll use a combination of ebooks & apps as well as our usual songs, rhymes, shakers & scarves!


Musical Mornings with Miz Liz

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Join us for a fun, interactive mix of children’s sing-a-long music and literature! The half-hour program is geared toward children aged 0-5 and their parents and caregivers. All are welcome. No registration required.
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 10 AM

Thank you to the Friends for funding this program!




Personalized Reading List for Kids

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Looking for a new series like Diary of a Wimpy Kid? Are you a parent trying to find pirate picture books for your preschooler? Try our new Personalized Reading List for Kids! All you need to do is answer a few questions such as who your favorite authors are and what types of books you like to read. Based on your responses one of our children’s librarians will create a list just for you!
Please click here to fill out a form.

Summer Story Times will begin the week of July 5, 2015. Days and times are listed below.

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Story Time Sessions are as follows:
Babies and Books: Tuesdays at 9:30 AM
Toddler Story Time: Tuesdays at 10:30 and 11:15 AM
Preschool Story Time:Tuesdays at 1:15 PM
For story time descriptions, please click here.
No registration required.