July 2015

Summer Hours

Saturday, July 4 

Library Closed

Library Closed Sundays through Labor Day.
Thomas Standring Reading Room  
The Trustee Emeritus Thomas C. Standring  Room has undergone some changes.  Click here for a closer look!
Presented by the Danvers Recreation Department.  
All concerts start at 6pm.
Community Events 
at the Library
U.S. Navy Concert Band 
Thu, July 23: 6:00pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Fri, July 25: 12:00-5:00pm
Library News and Programs
Reading of the Declaration of Independence
Saturday, July 4 ~ 12:00pm
The Danvers Committee for Diversity and the Peabody Institute Library proudly sponsor A Community Reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Rotary Pavillion, Peabody Park.   

Those wishing to read are asked to arrive at 11:45 to pick up their copy.

The Danvers Committee for Diversity is a task force against anti-Semitism, racism, homophobia and bigotry in all forms.
Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale
continues through Saturday, July 11

Pick up some terrific bargains on gently used books, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs and (cooking, crafting and quilting) magazines. 

Proceeds are used to fund museum passes and other library projects. 

continues through Friday, September 11

Stroll our grounds this summer to view sculptures from 18 artists on the Sylvan Street lawn. 

This outdoor exhibition is sponsored by the library and curated by Michael Guadagno, sculptor and president of The Barn Workshop of Danvers.   

Your Library Online: COMING THIS SUMMER   


EBSCO's Home Improvement Reference Center features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online,
and videos of popular home repair projects.  

Topics include: Maintenance, remodeling, electrical, decorating, outdoor improvements, plumbing, woodworking and much more!

Visit our Database Page for online resources on topics from auto repair and genealogy to languages and academic/licensing test prep.  Read newspapers, journals, electronic books, and more without leaving your computer!

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