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Monday, August 12:00—3:00 PMVIRTUAL PROGRAM - Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923 - 978-774-0554

Zoom Program: How To Start & Grow Your Own Business with the SBA

Zoom Program: How To Start & Grow Your Own Business with the SBALearn how the Small Business Administration can assist your dream of starting your own business. General information will be provided on the following programs and services: (1) Counseling/Technical Assistance through SBA resource partners(2) SCORE (3) Small Business Development Centers(4) Center for Woman & Enterprise Access to Capital(5) SBA Advance Loan Guaranty Program(6) Government Contract Opportunities.…Learn More
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Tuesday, August 27:00—8:00 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923
Library LawnPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Summer Yoga Series

Summer Yoga SeriesJoin us on Tuesdays this August for a blissful yoga class series combining gentle Flow, Yin and Restorative yoga practices that will leave you feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and at peace. Sessions will take place on the library lawn (weather permitting) or in the Gordon Room.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 39:30—11:30 AMVIRTUAL PROGRAM - Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923 - 978-774-0554

Zoom Series: 50+ Job Seekers Group: Create a Marketing Plan For You

Zoom Series: 50+ Job Seekers Group: Create a Marketing Plan For YouThis week's topic: Create a Marketing Plan For YouIf you are unemployed, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you!  Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking!Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 32:00—3:00 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Library BEATS! Drumming & Rhythm Circle

Library BEATS! Drumming & Rhythm Circle with Otha Day of Drum to the Beat. This event is for children & families; all ages welcome! Djembes & other rhythm instruments will be provided. Get ready to make some noise & have a great time! Children must be accompanied by an adult.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 36:00—8:00 PMLibrary PavillionPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Summer Concert Series: Annie Brobst Band

Presented By Danvers Recreation & The Friends Of Danvers RecreationThere are few artists working in New England who approach contemporary country with such a combination of mastery of the genre and accessibility outside the genre's normal audience.…Learn More
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Thursday, August 47:00—8:30 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

In-Person: Danvers Author S. Hilbre Thomson

In-Person: Danvers Author S. Hilbre ThomsonJoin Danvers author S. Hilbre Thomson who will discuss her debut book Trevor. About the book: Unable to escape his past, Matt Stone heads North leaving behind the memory of his dead wife and son. His journey takes a turn when he comes across his late son's doppelgänger; Trevor Reed.…Learn More
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Friday, August 51:00—3:00 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Friday Movie Matinee: The Lost City (2022)

Friday Movie Matinee: The Lost City (2022)Catch new releases, forgotten classics and overlooked gems every Friday at 1:00pm. THIS WEEK:  The Lost City (2022)Reclusive author Loretta Sage writes about exotic places in her popular adventure novels that feature a handsome cover model named Alan.…Learn More
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Saturday, August 611:00 AM—12:30 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Summertime Craft Class: Mosaic Plant Pot

Summertime Craft Class: Mosaic Plant PotThese Make at Home Planter Pot Kits are a fun way to bring the unique art of stained glass mosaics into your home!Guided by a virtual tutorial provided by Ways of Color and led by Assistant Librarian Ari, we'll create mosaic art on a small planter pot!   All supplies will be provided.…Learn More
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Sunday, August 7Closed

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Monday, August 86:00—7:15 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Pajama Movie Night: Spirit Untamed

Your stuffie is invited to a slumber party at the library! Wear your pjs, bring your stuffie and join us for a movie night! After the movie you can drop off your stuffie for a slumber party with their friends. They’ll tell ghost stories, eat popcorn, and play all night at the library! Come by the next day to pick up your friend and we’ll let you know what they have been up to! Spirit Untamed - PG: “After moving to a sleepy little town, young Lucky Prescott befriends a wild mustang named Spirit, who shares her rebellious spirit.…Learn More

Monday, August 86:00—7:15 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Stuffie Slumber Party

Your stuffie is invited to a slumber party at the library! They’ll tell ghost stories, eat popcorn, and play all night at the library! Come back on Tuesday to pick up your friend and we’ll let you know what they have been up to!…Learn More
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Tuesday, August 92:00—3:00 PMClassroomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Teen Craft: Macrame Keychain

Teen Craft: Macrame KeychainFollowing a Creativebug tutorial we'll make macrame keychains using provided materials. This event is for teens entering grade 6 through grade 12.

Tuesday, August 97:00—8:30 PMClassroomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

The Danvers Writing Group

This summer, join friends for a critique-free written word journey. Every second Tuesday, 7-8:30pm, we will share our current projects and practice timed writing exercises proven to unlock creativity. Our first meeting is July 12. Please RSVP by email: jmparsons@noblenet.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 97:00—8:00 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923
Library LawnPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Summer Yoga Series

Summer Yoga SeriesJoin us on Tuesdays this August for a blissful yoga class series combining gentle Flow, Yin and Restorative yoga practices that will leave you feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and at peace. Sessions will take place on the library lawn (weather permitting) or in the Gordon Room.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 106:30—7:30 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

First Time Home Buyers Seminar

First Time Home Buyers SeminarConsidering buying a new home but unsure of current market conditions or how to get started? We will walk through everything you need to know in a fun, interactive seminar. Find out what loan program is best for you, how much you can afford and what you need for a down-payment.…Learn More
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Thursday, August 117:00—8:00 PMVIRTUAL PROGRAM - Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923 - 978-774-0554

Zoom Program: Naturescaping Your Yard

Zoom Program: Naturescaping Your YardNaturescaping is landscaping with nature – attracting and sustaining wildlife, using native and well-adapted plants, using resources wisely, avoiding environmental pollution. But it also means landscaping like nature. Nobody plants, waters or fertilizes the forest or the prairie, yet they survive – beautifully – on their own.…Learn More
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Friday, August 121:00—5:00 PMMain EntrancePeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Self-care Summer Prize Party!

Danvers Library 3rd Floor: August 5, 2022, 9am -5pm. Come one, come all! We will be giving out all of the prizes people have earned all self-care summer!!! Be there for drawing for the Beach Raffle Basket!! Everything you need to enjoy the beautiful summer days.…Learn More

Friday, August 121:00—3:00 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Friday Movie Matinee: The Long Hot Summer (1958)

Friday Movie Matinee: The Long Hot Summer (1958)Catch new releases, forgotten classics and overlooked gems every Friday at 1:00pm. THIS WEEK:  The Long Hot Summer (1958)Handsome vagabond Ben Quick (Paul Newman) returns to the Mississippi town his late father called home, but rumors of his dad's pyromaniac tendencies follow him as soon as he sets foot there.…Learn More
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Sunday, August 14Closed

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Tuesday, August 167:00—8:00 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923
Library LawnPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Summer Yoga Series

Summer Yoga SeriesJoin us on Tuesdays this August for a blissful yoga class series combining gentle Flow, Yin and Restorative yoga practices that will leave you feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and at peace. Sessions will take place on the library lawn (weather permitting) or in the Gordon Room.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 179:30—11:30 AMVIRTUAL PROGRAM - Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923 - 978-774-0554

Zoom Series: 50+ Job Seekers Group: Applications, Cover Letters & Negotiations

Zoom Series: 50+ Job Seekers Group: Applications, Cover Letters & NegotiationsThis week's topic: Applications, Cover Letters & NegotiationsIf you are unemployed, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you!  Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking!Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 177:00—8:00 PMVIRTUAL PROGRAM - Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923 - 978-774-0554

Zoom Program: Good Grief -- How To Grieve The Loss Of A Pet

Zoom Program: Good Grief -- How To Grieve The Loss Of A PetAuthor E. B. Bartels will discuss her new book, Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and Hereafter, in conversation with Chloe Shaw, author of What Is a Dog?: A Memoir, in this Zoom webinar. About The Book: Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and Hereafter is an unexpected, poignant, and personal account of loving and losing pets, exploring the singular bonds we have with our companion animals, and how to grieve them once they’ve passed.…Learn More
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Thursday, August 187:00—8:30 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

All-Ages Dance Party!

All-Ages Dance Party!Join us for an end of summer All Ages Dance Party in the Gordon Room! We will be playing popular dance favorites and doing some line dances, too. Come on down!All are invited! No registration necessary!If you or someone in your party need accommodations to attend this event, please email jmparsons@noblenet.…Learn More
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Friday, August 191:00—3:00 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Friday Movie Matinee: Roman Holiday (1953)

Friday Movie Matinee: Roman Holiday (1953)Catch new releases, forgotten classics and overlooked gems every Friday at 1:00pm. THIS WEEK:  Roman Holiday (1953)Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann (Audrey Hepburn) takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley (Gregory Peck),who takes her back to his apartment for safety.…Learn More
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Saturday, August 2010:00 AM—12:00 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Teen Event: Saturday Morning Cartoons - Onward

 Teen Event: Saturday Morning Cartoons - OnwardCome in your PJs! Bring a pillow (if you want to)! Snack on breakfast-y foods!This movie screening is for teens entering grade 6 through grade 12.
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Sunday, August 21Closed

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Tuesday, August 232:00—3:00 PMVIRTUAL PROGRAM - Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923 - 978-774-0554

Zoom Program: The Energy Crisis (of the 1970's)

Zoom Program: The Energy Crisis (of the 1970's)Have you heard the phrase: “not since the ‘70s” lately? On February 2, 1977, less than two weeks after assuming the Presidency, Jimmy Carter addressed the nation in a televised “fireside chat” to speak to Americans about the looming Energy Crisis.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 237:00—8:00 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923
Library LawnPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Summer Yoga Series

Summer Yoga SeriesJoin us on Tuesdays this August for a blissful yoga class series combining gentle Flow, Yin and Restorative yoga practices that will leave you feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and at peace. Sessions will take place on the library lawn (weather permitting) or in the Gordon Room.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 2411:00 AM—12:00 PMVIRTUAL PROGRAM - Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923 - 978-774-0554

Zoom Program: Living with Wildlife in Massachusetts with the Mass Audubon

Zoom Program: Living with Wildlife in Massachusetts with the Mass AudubonWe share Massachusetts with a diverse range of wildlife that you may have come across exploring your neighborhood or making headlines in the news. Learn about commonly encountered wildlife such as deer, coyote, and raccoons, and their intersection with the wild and developed spaces we inhabit.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 246:00—8:00 PMLibrary PavillionPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Summer Concert Series: Decades of Rock

Presented By Danvers Recreation & The Friends Of Danvers RecreationDecades of Rock Band is the Massachusetts Premier Classic Rock band specializing in hard-hitting classic rock and kick ass blues to keep you dancing all night long. We are 7 North shore musicians with years of experience banding together to pack the house and leave you out of breathe.…Learn More
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Thursday, August 257:00—8:00 PMVIRTUAL PROGRAM - Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923 - 978-774-0554

Zoom Program: Extraterrestrial--First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth with Harvard's Avi Loeb

Zoom Program: Extraterrestrial--First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth with Harvard's Avi LoebBestselling author Avi Loeb will discuss his recent critically acclaimed book, Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth, in this Zoom webinar. The book was a New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal bestseller, and Publishers Weekly bestseller; named an Amazon Best Book of the Year; and longlisted for the 2022 PEN/E.…Learn More
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Friday, August 261:00—3:00 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Friday Movie Matinee: The Swimmer (1968)

Friday Movie Matinee: The Swimmer (1968)Catch new releases, forgotten classics and overlooked gems every Friday at 1:00pm. THIS WEEK:  The Swimmer (1968)Well-off ad man Ned Merrill (Burt Lancaster) is visiting a friend when he notices the abundance of backyard pools that populate their upscale suburb.…Learn More
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Sunday, August 28Closed

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Monday, August 292:00—3:00 PMClassroomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Teen Craft: Bracelet Weaving

Teen Craft: Bracelet WeavingFollowing a Creativebug tutorial we'll make woven bracelets with provided materials. This event is for teens entering grade 6 through grade 12.
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Tuesday, August 302:00—3:00 PMVIRTUAL PROGRAM - Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923 - 978-774-0554

Zoom Program: The Life and Times of President Reagan

Zoom Program: The Life and Times of President ReaganRonald Reagan, born in Tampico, Illinois in 1911, considered himself a Californian at heart. Learn about President Reagan from his boyhood in Dixon, Illinois to his rising star power as a Hollywood actor, then his shift into politics in the 1950's; leading to his election as the Governor of California and culminating in his 'role of a lifetime,' President of the United States.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 307:00—8:30 PMClassroomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Social Justice Book Club

parachutesJoin us for our NEW Social Justice Book Club. Our goal is to have meaningful discussion about titles that address a variety of issues in our society.  This month's book is Parachutes by Kelly Yang. Parachutes are teens who are dropped off at private U.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 307:00—8:00 PMGordon RoomPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923
Library LawnPeabody Institute Library of Danvers15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Summer Yoga Series

Summer Yoga SeriesJoin us on Tuesdays this August for a blissful yoga class series combining gentle Flow, Yin and Restorative yoga practices that will leave you feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and at peace. Sessions will take place on the library lawn (weather permitting) or in the Gordon Room.…Learn More
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