Beverly Farms Library – 1916-2016 – Celebrating 100 Years

~ In 2016 we celebrate our 100th year as a library! We will mark the anniversary with celebrations throughout the year. Be sure stay tuned for any updates. ~

The Story of Edgewater House – 1910-2016 – A lecture from the author Nancy Coffey
Tuesday, December 13, 7:30-8:30 PM
Nancy Coffey will give an illustrated author talk about her new book, “The Story of Edgewater House”. The lecture will feature photos and insights into her research of the house. There will be autographed copies of Nancy’s book available for sale.

Now on Display: The History of the Beverly Farms Libraries – 1870’s-1890’s
A collection consisting of the Neighbor’s Library (1875-1884) and the founders and contributors Sarah Wyman Whitman and Louisa Loring, information from the division and the First Public Library Services (1886-1887), and history of the Beverly Farms Branch Libraries establishment in 1893.

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Follow us on social media to stay informed and learn more about our history. To take a trip back to 1916 in photos you can view our Pinterest and Instagram pages. Use the hashtag #100yearsatthefarms to be reposted.


 

Adult Programs

December Art: On the Right Track
Showing: December 2-29
Artist Reception: December 8 from 6-8 PM
“On the Right Track” is a group of artists from the North Shore and beyond. The group meets weekly to paint and support each other in their chosen art form. The show includes paintings in a variety of styles and media.

Knit, Crochet & Embroider at the Library
Thursday, January 5 from 7-8:30 PM
The group meets the first Thursday of each month. The program is for adults who enjoy all kinds of handwork and fiber arts. Bring you project, meet with other crafters and share ideas. No instruction is provided.

Kitting for Charity
We are inviting all knitters to knit and donate a warm winter item to a child or adult in need. Knitted items will be distributed by Beverly Bootstraps. How it works: Bring a hat, mittens or scarf, which you have knitted to the Beverly Farms Library. We will deliver all donations to Bootstraps to be distributed to their clients. All donations should be new items.

Image result for the unlikely pilgrimage of harold fryFarms 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:
December 15: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
*Books may be picked up in advance at the Beverly Farms Library.*

 


 

Children’s Programs

Music with Dara
Friday, December 9 at 10:45 AM

For children ages 18 months-5 years old.
Join Dara for lively musical entertainment each month at the Farms Library. All are welcome.

Image result for gingerbread houseThe Gingerbread House Workshop
Friday, December 16 from 3:15-4:15 PM
For children ages 7-11 years old.
Children will create their own gingerbread houses using a variety of edible materials.
*Please register in advance – 978-921-6066

Winter Story Times
Winter story times begin the week of January 9th.

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