Kids

Take Your Child to the Library Day!

Cover of Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Join us for one of two story times!
0-2 years old at 9:30 AM
3-5 years old at 10:30 AM (with craft)

Special Raffle!*
Visit the library and enter for a chance to win a Pete the Cat plush and a copy of Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean.

*On Saturday, February 4, 2017 only!!

Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this program!

 

 

Winter Story Times will begin the week of January 8, 2017. Days and times are listed below.

Hen Reading to Chicks

Story Time Sessions are as follows:
Babies and Books: Tuesdays at 9:30 AM and 12:30 PM, Wednesdays at 10 AM
Toddler Story Time: Tuesdays at 10:30 and 11:15 AM, Wednesdays at 9:15 AM
Preschool Story Time:Wednesdays at 10:45 AM, Thursdays at 1:15 PM
For story time descriptions, please click here.
No registration required.

 

What’s the Big Idea: Math and Science Story Time

Image of math and science ideas coming out of a book.

Wednesdays at 3:30 PM, January 11-March 1, 2017.
No registration required.
For children ages 4-6.
Based on the What’s the Bid Idea? program created by Mother Goose Programs (Vermont Center for the Book) this story time incorporates math and science into a story time and activity.

 

 

Science Squad

Image of a homemade catapult made of popsicle sticks & a plastic spoon.

Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 3:30 PM.
For Grades 1-5, No registration required.

How do animals and humans use tools? Make a catapult then design, create and use your own tool!

Thank you to the Friends for supporting our programs!

 

 

 

Massachusetts Children’s Book Award Book Club

Cover of The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm

Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 4PM

Grades 4-6

We will be discussing The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm. Copies are available in the Children’s Room.

Join the Beverly Public Library’s Massachusetts Children’s Book Award Book Club! The MCBA Book Club meets monthly and will read off of the 2016-17 Massachusetts Children’s Book Award list. Kids who read at least 5 books off of the list will be eligible to vote on which book they think should win the award (kids participating through their schools will vote at school)! Each month club members will decide which book they want to read. There will be games & activities at each meeting. New members are always welcome.

 

LEGO Club for Grades K-5

Image of LEGOs

LEGO Club is for children in grades K-5. The next meeting is Thursday, February 9, 2017, 3:30-4:30 PM. This is a drop-in program.

Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this program!

 

 

 

 

 

Musical Mornings with Miz Liz

Woman Playing the Piano

Join us for a fun, interactive mix of children’s sing-a-long music and literature! The half-hour program is geared toward children aged 0-5 and their parents and caregivers. All are welcome. No registration required.
Saturday, February 11, 2017, 10 AM

Thank you to the Friends for funding this program!

 

 

 

 

A Little Night Music & Rhyme

Colorful ukuleles in a line.

Monday evenings at 6:30 PM. (Won’t meet on February 20, 2017)

For families and kids under 5 (or so)
No registration required.

Join us for musical rhythmic fun! Dancing, shaking, moving and singing!

Thank you to the Friends of the Beverly Public Library for supporting this program!

 

Personalized Reading List for Kids

Image of books in a row

Looking for a new series like Diary of a Wimpy Kid? Are you a parent trying to find pirate picture books for your preschooler? Try our new Personalized Reading List for Kids! All you need to do is answer a few questions such as who your favorite authors are and what types of books you like to read. Based on your responses one of our children’s librarians will create a list just for you!
Please click here to fill out a form.