The Peabody Institute Library offers a variety of services to patrons. Materials in many formats, books, audio books, compact discs, videocassettes, and DVD's are available for borrowing. Several area museum passes are also available.
Two monthly book discussion groups are open to the community. Outreach Services are offered to Danvers homebound residents. The library partners with local community agencies in both collection and informational displays.
Library staff invite interlibrary loan requests and consider requests for purchase of materials. The library offers a variety of cultural and recreational progamming.