2017 Fall Book Sale

pile of booksMark Saturday, October 21 on your calendar! That’s the day our annual Friends of the Beverly Public Library Fall Book Sale begins. It runs through Sunday, October 29, and is open daily during regular library hours.

Members of the Friends are invited to a preview of the annual Friends’ Fall Book Sale on Friday, October 20 from 6 – 8 PM. Not yet a member of the Friends, or has your membership lapsed? Don’t worry, you can join or renew at the door. Memberships start at $15—cash and personal checks accepted. It’s a great chance to browse and socialize in a relaxed, family-friendly setting. Refreshments will be available.

All book sale proceeds benefit the library, including programs for all ages, library furnishings, and more. Questions? Please call our Reference staff at 978-921-6062 or email bev@noblenet.org.

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.