Oct. 26: Book Sale College Night!

woman holding booksCollege students – come to our special “College Night” at the Beverly Public Library Fall Book Sale on Thursday, October 26 from 5 to 9 PM. Show your college I.D. and buy a bag of books for $3, or a box of books for $5.

Fall Book Sale takes place from Saturday, October 21 through Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the main library. The sale is open daily during regular library hours: Mon.-Thurs., 9AM-9PM; Fri. & Sat., 9AM-5PM; and Sun., 1PM-5PM. The sale features a wide selection of hardcover and paperback fiction for adults and teens, children’s books, and nonfiction.


NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) Write-Ins

National Novel Writing Month
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NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) Write-Ins
Sundays, November 5, 12, 19 & 26 from 1:15 – 4:30 PM
Sohier Room, Main Library

No registration required
We’re excited to be hosting NaNoWriMo Write-Ins this November. Bring your laptop, notebook, or scribe to the library every Sunday where we’ll have tables, chairs, outlets, free wifi, and free snacks. Your write-in host will be Julia Rose Mohler, Municipal Liaison for the North Shore. She’ll provide discussion breaks, encouragement, and timed writing sprints.

Get started by creating a free account at www.nanowrimo.org where you can join virtual write-ins, track your word count, earn badges, find writing tips, and interact with fellow NaNoWriMo addicts. If you’re looking for time and space to write but don’t want to register as a NaNoWriMo participant, that’s fine too! Free; open to writers of all ages. Questions? Please email ridenour@noblenet.org.

Join Us for These Free Fall Programs

Let’s Chat About Books: A Program for Book Lovers
Thursday September 14 at 7 PM
Sohier Room, Main Library

Let’s talk about books! You are invited to an evening at Beverly Public Library to chat with other book lovers about your favorite books, authors, and genres. What do you like to read? Who are your favorite authors? What are you going to read next? This is a great way to connect with other book lovers to see what they’re reading. This program will also include a presentation to help you discover databases and services that can help you in your search for the perfect book. We’ll discuss Novelist Plus, Personalized Book Lists, Hot 100, Wowbrary, and lots more! Light refreshments will be served. Info: ryan@noblenet.org

All About eBooks: Meet Libby
Wednesday October 11 at 10 AM
Sohier Room, Main Library
Registration required

Have you always wondered about eBooks but just haven’t learned how to do it yet? Would you like to listen to audiobooks directly from your smartphone? Would you like to read magazines for free from your tablet or computer as soon as they hit the newsstand? This class will teach you the basics of eBooks and digital audiobooks using OverDrive. You will learn all about the new Libby app and how to search and check out eBooks and audiobooks with your own personal device. We will also take a look at our collection of digital magazines provided by RB Digital! Space is limited. Please register online or call 978-921-6062. Info: ryan@noblenet.org