Thursday, Feb. 13

Peabody: Valentine Day Drop in Craft, Peabody Institute Library, South Branch, 78 Lynn St. Call 978-531-3380.

peabody: Movie and snacks in the teen room at the Peabody Institute Library, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., 82 Main St. Sit back and watch a team of illusionists on the run for taking money. Ages 11 to 18 welcome

Salem: Bucket Drumming, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. For grades K-5, with or without caregiver. To register call 978-744-9667. Free.

Peabody: 2020 Census presentation, 6:30 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 2nd floor of Main Library at 82 Main St. Register at: https://peabodylibrary.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/learn-about-the-2020-census.

Beverly: Prostate Cancer Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Beverly Hospital Ledgewood Facility. For more information contact John Quinn at 617-905-4999.

Danvers: Genealogy series resumes at Peabody Institute Library, 7 p.m. 82 Main St., with professional genealogist Melanie McComb. Register at danverslibrary.org or at 978-774-0554.

Peabody: Queer Romance: Conversation with authors, 6:30 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St. Panel discussion with local romance authors Jane C. Esther, Miranda MacLeod, and T.B. Markinson. Register at 978-531-0100 ext. 17.

Danvers: Danvers Democratic Committee, 7 p.m., at the Polish Club on Cheever Street with Jenn Meakem from the Markey for Senate Campaign, and upcoming caucuses to elect delegates to state convention.

Peabody: North Shore Computer Society presentation, 7 p.m., 201 Warren St. Extension, with Amy Shram, Better Business Bureau community relations manager of Peabody Municipal Light Plant. Questions? Call 978-977-2618.

friday, Feb. 14

Salem: Jammin’ with Jen, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Sing-along for ages 2 and older. Free, with caregiver. Visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register or call 978-744-9667.

salem: Pop-Up Library at the Community Life Center, 10 a.m. to noon, 401 Bridge St. Salem Public Library visits. Check out books, movies, card registration. Free to public.

salem: Heritage Films presents “Ghost Stories of New England,” continuous screenings from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Salem TV Conference Room, 285 Derby St, Questions? Call 978-777-2711.

Swampscott: Valentine Day Paint Night with Tereza Swanda, 6:30 to 8 p.m., ReachArts, 89 Burrill St. Take your work home. $25 at: reacharts.org/event-3700536. Call 781-738-8278.

Marblehead: Black Eagle Jazz Band at the me&thee Coffeehouse, 8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 28 Mugford St. Tickets $22 advance; $25 at door. Students $10. Online at www.meandthee.org, or at: Questions? Call 781-631-8987.

saturday, feb. 15

hamilton: Time for Teeth, 11 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Join Dr. Magnuson to hear stories about teeth and dentists. All ages. Call 978-468-5577 or go to hwlibrary.org.

salem: Heritage Films presents “Ghost Stories of New England,” continuous screenings from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Salem TV Conference Room, 285 Derby St, Questions? Call 978-777-2711.

Beverly: Old-fashioned bean supper, 5 to 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 35 Conant St. Adults $7, Seniors $6, children $3.50. Home-baked pies: $1.50 a slice. Music, handicap access.

Ipswich: Geoff Kauffman at Along the Way coffee house, 7 to 9 p.m., 12 Meetinghouse Green. $10 at door, doors open at 6:30 p.m. Call 978-350-2487.

Sunday, Feb. 16

Danvers: Afternoon of American music, 2 p.m., Gordon Room, Friends of the Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan St., With John Archer and Dan Murphy. Call 978-774-0554.

monday, Feb. 17

Peabody: Peabody Institute Library, branches closed for the Presidents Day Holiday. Reopening on Tuesday, Feb. 18.

tuesday, Feb. 18

Ipswich: Mr. Vinny’s interactive shadow puppet show, 11 to 11:45 a.m. Ipswich Public Library, 25 N. Main St. Registration is required at https://ipswichlibrary.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/mr-vinnys-shadow-puppet-sho.

Danvers: Lunchtime film screening of History of Maine and Logging, noon to 1 p.m., Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Free; donations appreciated. Bring lunch! Questions? 978-777-1666.

Peabody: Bingo, 2 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, South Branch, 78 Lynn St. Call 978-531-3380.

hamilton: Canine Company presents: “May I Pet Your Dog?,” 3:30 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. For pre-school & elementary-aged children. Call 978-468-5577 or visit hwlibrary.org.

Beverly: The History of Sculpture in Beverly, 6:45 to 8 p.m., Historic Cabot House, 117 Cabot St. Abby Battis lectures on the gardens, sculptures, statuary of Beverly. All welcome. Free. Questions? Email Beverlygardenclub.org

salem: Ward Four meeting, 7 p.m., AOH, 106 Boston St. With assistant traffic commissioner to discussing traffic issues in Ward Four, for example Boston Street, Valley Street and Highland Avenue.

Beverly: Evening Book Discussion Group, 7:30 to 8:45 p.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. To discuss “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” by David W. Blight. Call 978-921-6062.  

Wednesday, Feb. 19

Salem: Babies and Books, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs. 0-18 mos, with caregiver. Call 978-744-9667.

danvers: “Customer Service” North Shore Community College Supervisors’ Connection, 8 to 10 a.m., at NSCC’s Danvers Campus, 1 Ferncroft Road. Registration $49. Call 978-236-1240

Peabody: Legos, 10:30 a.m., Peabody Institute Library South Branch, 78 Lynn St, To register, or for more information call 978-531-3800 or visit us. All are welcome.

hamilton: Generation Pound Music and Movement to focus, 2 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Ages 5-12, pre-registration required. Offered by Jenn Leshin of 4X4 Fitness Pro. Call 978-468-5577 or visit hwlibrary.org.

Thursday, Feb. 20

Ipswich: Create a hand puppet at the Drop-In Craft program, 10 a.m. to noon, Ipswich Public Library, 25 N. Main St. For school-age children (under 8 must be accompanied by adult) Questions? Call 978-412-8713.

Salem: Bucket Drumming, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. For grades K-5, with or without caregiver. To register call 978-744-9667. Free.

Beverly: Introduction to 3D Printing, 6:30 p.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. All the basics and more. For teens and adults. Questions? 978-922-6062, ext. 2120. 

Danvers: eBay Selling Basics at Peabody Institute Library of Danvers, 6:30 p.m., 15 Sylvan St. will host eBay Selling Basics, tips and tools to sell with eBay certified presenter.

danvers: Speaker Series presents African-American contributions in the greater Danvers/Salem area, 7 p.m., Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. With Giovani Alabiso presenting. Questions? Call 978-777-1666.

Beverly: Public Library’s Farms Branch Book Discussion Group meets, 7 to 8:30 p.m. 24 Vine St. 978-921-6066, to discuss “The Trial of Lizzie Borden: A True Story,” by Cara Robertson.

Friday, Feb. 21

Salem: Jammin’ with Jen, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Sing-along for ages 2+. free, with caregiver. Visit: www.salempl.org/calendar to register or call 978-744-9667.

Ipswich: Tanglewood Marionettes Performance of Fairy Circus, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Winthrop Elementary School, 65 Central St. Brought to you by Ipswich Public Library. Free, no registration required. Questions? Call 978-412-8713.

hamilton: Presidential Tinker & Stamps, 1 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. With guests from the Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History. Ages 3 and up. Call 978-468-5577 or visit hwlibrary.org.

ipswicH: Tanglewood Marionettes’ Puppet Manipulation Workshop, 1 to 1:45 p.m.Ipswich Public Library, 25 N. Main St., Collins Meeting Room. Construction, stringing and basics with the puppet masters. Grades 3 to 8. Registration required at https://ipswichlibrary.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/tanglewood-marionettes-puppet-manipulation-workshop.

Saturday, Feb. 22

hamilton: Mardi Gras Mask Making, 11 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Create your fantastic Mardi Gras mask! Materials provided. Ages 2+. Call 978-468-5577 or visit hwlibrary.org.

sunday, Feb. 23

beverlY: Monthly Pancake Breakfast at Vittori Rocci Post #56, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., $4 for adults and $3 for kids. Supports veterans organizations.

Monday, Feb. 24

Peabody: State Sen. Joan Lovely holds office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Peabody Council on Aging, 79 Central St., call 978-531-2254.

Peabody: Little Yogis with Miss Betsy, 10 a.m., Peabody Institute Library, South Branch, 78 Lynn St, 978-531-3380.

Beverly: LGBTQ Book Discussion Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St., to discuss “The Cabin at the End of the World,” by Paul Tremblay.

tuesday, Feb. 25

salem: Broad Street Readers Book Club Tuesday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., the Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St, aged 55+. Call 978-744-0860.

salem: Youth Chess Club with Mr. Dibble, 6 to 7 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Grades K-5 . Register at 978-744-9667.

Beverly: Ward 2 Civic Association Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Beverly Public Librar. Residents and business owners please attend. Questions? EMail beverlyw2ca@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

Salem: Babies and Books, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs. 0-18 mos, with caregiver. Call 978-744-9667.

peabody: After School Legos, 3:30 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, South Branch, 78 Lynn St, 978-531-3380.

danvers: Music in the Square: jammin entertainment, 6 to 9:30 p.m., Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Bring instruments, amp, equipment, friends. Register at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a4aaaa72ea3fe3-music. https://www.danvershistory.org/music-square-evening-entertainment-downtown-danvers/.

Beverly: Beverly Public Library Books & Brews Book Discussion Group meets, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at The Indo, 298 Cabot St to discuss “Dracul” by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker. Registration required 978-921-6062. Must be 21 and older. Titles at checkout.

thursday, Feb. 27

Peabody: Friendship Yoga, 3:30 p.m. Peabody Institute Library, South Branch, 78 Lynn St, call 978-531-3380.

friday, Feb. 28

salem: State Rep. Paul Tucker hosts office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Mayor Jean A Levesque Community Life Center, followed by a Senior Charlie card day in partnership with the Senator Joan Lovely’s office.

Salem: Jammin’ with Jen, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Sing-along for ages 2+. free, with caregiver. Visit: www.salempl.org/calendar to register or call 978-744-9667.

salem: Pop-Up Library at the Community Life Center, 10 a.m. to noon, 401 Bridge St. Salem Public Library visits. Check out books, movies, card registration. Free to public.

danvers: Lunchtime History Films: Service Dogs and how they help, noon to 1 p.m., Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Free; donations appreciated. Bring lunch! Questions?

978-777-1666.

Salem: Bucket Drumming, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. For grades K-5, with or without caregiver. To register call 978-744-9667. Free.

Saturday, Feb. 29

danvers: An Evening of Music and Comedy with Danvers native Matt Farley, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. The best of the 20,000 songs and funny stories that have made him a national celebrity. Questions? 978-777-1666

Sunday, March 1

Beverly: Yoga at the Beverly Public Library, 3:30 p.m. 32 Essex St. Vinyasa yoga with registered yoga teacher, Kelly Rusch. Come yoga equipped. Questions? Contact Katie at knelson@noblenet.org.

Monday, March 2

Salem: State Sen. Joan Lovely holds office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Salem Council on Aging, 401 Bridge St., call 978-744-0180.

Peabody: Little Yogis with Miss Betsy, 10 a.m.., Peabody Institute Library, South Branch, 78 Lynn St, 978-531-3380.

Beverly: State Sen. Joan Lovely holds office hours, 11 a.m. to noon, Beverly Council on Aging.

Wednesday, march 5

Salem: Babies and Books, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs. 0-18 mos, with caregiver. 978-744-9667.

Peabody: Friendship Yoga, 3:30 p.m. Peabody Institute Library, South Branch, 78 Lynn St, 978-531-3380.

Friday, March 6

hamilton: Line Dancing for Beginners, 10:30 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Learn how to line dance - no boots or partner or skills required! 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

Monday, March 9

Danvers: Danvers: State Sen. Joan Lovely holds office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Danvers Council on Aging, 25 Stone St, call 978-762-0208.

Topsfield: State Sen. Joan Lovely holds office hours, 11 a.m. to noon, Topsfield Town Library, 1 S. Common St., call 978-887-1528.

Wednesday, March 11

Salem: Babies and Books, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs. 0-18 mos, with caregiver. 978-744-9667.

thursday, March 12

Salem: Bucket Drumming, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Grades K-5, free with or without caregiver. Visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register or call 978-744-9667.

Peabody: Friendship Yoga, 3:30 p.m. Peabody Institute Library, South Branch, 78 Lynn St, 978-531-3380.

Saturday, March 14

hamilton: Book Sale at Hamilton-Wenham Library, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

beverly: Active shooter training, 10 a.m. to noon, the Second Congregational Church, 35 Conant St. With Officer Brian Long of the Beverly Police Department instructing. Free and open to the public.

Monday, March 16

Peabody: State Sen. Joan Lovely holds office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Peabody Council on Aging, 79 Central St., call 978-531-2254.

hamilton: Book Sale at Hamilton-Wenham Library, 10:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

Tuesday, March 17

hamilton: Book Sale at Hamilton-Wenham Library, 10:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

hamilton: Literary Luncheon discusses Next Year in Havana, 11:30 a.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

wednesday, March 18

hamilton: Book Sale at Hamilton-Wenham Library, 10:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

Thursday, March 19

hamilton: Fill a Bag Book Sale Day at Hamilton-Wenham Library, 10:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

Peabody: Friendship Yoga, 3:30 p.m. Peabody Institute Library, Peabody Institute Library, South Branch, 78 Lynn St, 978-531-3380.

Peabody: Friendship Yoga, 3:30 p.m. Peabody Institute Library, Peabody Institute Library, South Branch, 78 Lynn St, 978-531-3380.

Peabody: Movie and snacks in the teen room at the Peabody Institute Library, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., 82 Main St. It’s 1957 in Maine and a boy discovers a robot and tries to save him. With snacks! Ages 11-18 welcome.

Thursday, Feb. 20

hamilton: Awesome Robb Family Comedy Magic Show, 3 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Laugh out loud magic performance. Family fun. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

Monday, March 23

Peabody: Little Yogis with Miss Betsy, 10 a.m., Peabody Institute Library, South Branch, 78 Lynn St, 978-531-3380.

hamilton: An Evening with Oprah author Erica Ferencik Monday, 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Reading and presentation on Peruvian rain forest where she researched her book. Oprah.com and Entertainment Weekly choice author. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

Tuesday, March 24

hamilton: Jazzin’ the Blues, 12:30 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. with Guitarist Paul Speidel leading the excursion with commentary and performance. Free and open to the public. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

salem: Broad Street Readers Book Club Tuesday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., the Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St, aged 55+. Call 978-744-0860.

salem: Youth Chess Club with Mr. Dibble, 6 to 7 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Grades K-5 . Register at 978-744-9667.

Wednesday, March 25

hamilton: Ukrainian Egg Workshop, 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Ages 16+. Wear old clothes! No registration, first come first served, limited to 15. Free and open to the public. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

Saturday, March 28

hamilton: Learn the murky secrets beneath our local waters, 1 p.m., at Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. With Capt. Ray Bates, author of two books on the subject. Free to the public. 978-468-5577 * hwlibrary.org

Tuesday, March 31

hamilton: The Global Reading Group discusses: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah., 7 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Please RSVP to Lewis: lparsons@hwlibrary.org

Monday, April 6

Salem: State Sen. Joan Lovely holds office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., at Salem Council on Aging, 401 Bridge St., call 978-744-0180.

Beverly: State Sen. Joan Lovely holds office hours, 11 a.m. to noon, Beverly Council on Aging.

Monday, April 13

Danvers: State Sen. Joan Lovely holds office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Danvers Council on Aging, 25 Stone St, call 978-762-0208.

Topsfield: State Sen. Joan Lovely holds office hours, 11 a.m. to noon, Topsfield Town Library, 1 S. Common St., call 978-887-1528.

Thursday, April 16

Peabody: Movie and snacks in the teen room at the Peabody Institute Library, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., 82 Main St. Mr. Fox causes problems for his family when he raids their human neighbors farm. With snacks! Ages 11-18 welcome.

Beverly: “Hidden Life of Trees” with Linda Weltner, 7 —9 p.m. Beverly Public Library Main Branch, Sohier Room, 32 Essex St. with Linda Weltner, Massachusetts Master Gardener, sponsored by the Friendly Garden Club of Beverly. www.beverlygardenclub.org

Monday, April 27

Peabody: State Sen. Joan Lovely holds office hours, 9 to 10 a.m., Peabody Council on Aging, 79 Central St., call 978-531-2254.

salem: Sensory Storytime with Northeast Arc, 10 to 10:45 a.m., free at Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Singing, play, stories, and art for ages 18-60 months, with caregiver. Register at 978-744-9667.

Peabody: State Sen. Joan Lovely holds office hours, 11 a.m. to noon, Brooksby Village, 100 Brooksby Village Drive, call 978-536-7810.

salem: Story Time Yoga with Northeast Arc, 11 to 12 noon., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Caregiver/child bonding, and more. Ages 12-36 months and caregivers. Register at 978-744-9667.

salem: Digital Drop In, 6 to 7 p.m. Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stop by the Reference Desk on Monday evenings for help with technology questions. Can’t make it? Stop by anytime. Free and open to the public.

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Monday,

salem: Sensory Storytime with Northeast Arc, 10 to 10:45 a.m., free at Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Singing, play, stories, and art for ages 18-60 months, with caregiver. Register at 978-744-9667.

salem: Story Time Yoga with Northeast Arc, 11 to 12 noon., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Caregiver/child bonding, and more. Ages 12-36 months and caregivers. Register at 978-744-9667.

salem: Digital Drop In, 6 to 7 p.m. Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stop by the Reference Desk on Monday evenings for help with technology questions. Can’t make it? Stop by anytime. Free and open to the public.

Tuesdays

Salem: Preschool Storytime, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories, songs, crafts for 3-5 years old, free, without caregiver. Register at: 978-744-9667.

Salem: Hands-on science experiments inspired by Smithsonian’s 10-Minute Science experiments, 4 to 4:45 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Grades K-5, without caregiver. Register at 978-744-9667.

Wednesdays, to March 11:

Salem: Babies and Books, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs. 0-18 mos, with caregiver. 978-744-9667.

Library Explorers, 4 to 4:45 p.m., Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St. Stories and crafts. For children in grades K-5, without caregiver participation (independent). Please visit www.salempl.org/calendar to register or call 978-744-9667. All library programs are free.

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