Adult Programs

RESCHEDULED: Tracing the History of Your House
Tuesday, March 13 from 7:15 – 8:30 PM Rescheduled for Tuesday, March 27 from 7:15 – 8:30 PM
Local historian Nancy Coffey will provide instruction on how to research the history of your house and the people who lived in it. The program will include information about publicly available resources that can be found at the library, Historic Beverly, Beverly City Hall, the Registry of Deeds and on the Internet. Materials will be available for browsing at 6:45 PM.

February Art: Susan Drennan and Mary Ellen Brown
Showing: March 2-30
Artists’ Reception: Saturday, March 10 from 1 – 4 PM
Artist Susan Drennan presents a display of landscapes, portraits, still lifes, and animals, in a variety of media and genres. Artist Mary Ellen Brown show consists of pastel still lifes and florals done with simple elegance and in the classical tradition.

Knit, Crochet & Embroider at the Library
Thursday, April 5 from 7-8:30 PM
Adult handicraft group meets the first Thursday of each month. The program is open to all who enjoy handwork or fiber arts. Bring your project, meet other crafters and share ideas. No instruction is provided.


Farms Book Discussion Group: Our Book Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. New members are always welcome. Come once or as many times as you wish.

Book selections:
March 15: “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles
April 19: “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared ” by Jonas Jonasson
May 17: “At the Edge of the Orchard” by Tracy Chevalier
June 21: “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” by J.D. Vance
* Books may be picked up in advance at the Beverly Farms Library. *



Children’s Programs

Pre-school Music with Dara
Friday, April 6 at 10:30 AM
Dara visits the library each month for a lively, interactive musical program.
The show is geared for children, ages 18 months – 5 years. All are welcome. 

March Madness
Thursday, March 22 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM
For children, 6-11 years old. Celebrate March Madness with stories, crafts and lively basketball-related activities.

 * Please register in advance. *

Tales for Tots
Mondays at 10:30 AM, beginning March 26
For children newborn to 24 months.
Join us for stories with a parent or caregiver. Session runs March 26-May 14
* Please register in advance. *

Toddler Time
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM, beginning March 28
For children, ages 2 years to 3 1/2 years old.
Join us for stories and activities, with a parent or caregiver. Session runs March 28-May 16
* Please register in advance. *

Spring Story Time
Mondays at 11:15 AM, beginning March 26
For children, ages 3 1/2 years to 5 years old.
This session is an independent story time, featuring stories, crafts & activities. Session runs March 26-May 14
* Please register in advance. *


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