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. ~

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Library Lawn Party
Saturday, June 10 from 1 – 3 PM
Join us for our annual party on the library lawn. We will feature musical entertainment, a spring book sale, games and crafts for children, and ice creams sundaes for all. Find out about Build a Better World, summer reading activities for children. The Lawn Party concludes our year-long celebration of 100 years in our beautiful building. Sponsored by the Friends of the Beverly Farms Library. *Note: The Lawn Party goes on rain or shine.*

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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Adult Programs

June Art: Impressions of Nature
Photography Exhibit showing June 2 – 29
Michael Hubley will display images of everyday scenes, locations that possibly many have never looked at or have witnessed at that time of day or night. The photos may make us think and realize all the beauty that surrounds us. Michael’s show is free and can be enjoyed by all.

Knit, Crochet & Embroider at the Library
Thursday, June 1 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.


Image result for museum of extraordinary thingsFarms 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:
June 15: Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
*Books may be picked up in advance at the Beverly Farms Library.*

 


 

Children’s Programs

Build a Better World
Begins Tuesday, June 27.
Keep a reading log, join us for special activities and performers. Programs begin June 29.

Sunny Summer Suncatchers
Thursday, June 29 at 11 AM
For children, age 6 and older. *Please register in advance. This art program kicks off our summer schedule. Using tissue paper and other materials, children will create colorful and unique suncatchers. A great way to welcome the summer sun!

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Summer Concert with Dara
Thursday, June 29 at 6:30 PM
Children ages 18 months to 5 years. All are welcome.
Join Dara for a lively interactive music program on the library lawn. Bring a blanket, snack, pjs are optional.

Twilight Tales
Thursdays, July 6 to August 10 at 6:30 PM
Join us for family story times on the library lawn. Bring a blanket and snack, pjs are optional.
*In case of rain, the program is held inside the library.

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