Spring Story Times will begin the week of March 19, 2017 and will run through the week of May 7, 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

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Wednesdays at 3:30 PM, March 22-May 10, 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.



LEGO Club for Grades K-5

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LEGO Club is for children in grades K-5. The next meeting is Thursday, May 11, 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

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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, May 13, 2017 10 AM

Thank you to the Friends for funding this program!





Science Squad

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

Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 3:30 PM.
For Grades 1-5, No registration required.

Come explore buoyancy and prove the Archimedes’ Principle!
Can you build a boat that will hold a pile of pennies or paperclips using aluminum, cork paper or LEGOs?

Thank you to the Friends for supporting our programs!




Massachusetts Children’s Book Award Book Club


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 4 PM

Grades 4-6

We will be discussing The Adventures of a South Pole Pig by Chris Kurtz. 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.


A Little Night Music & Rhyme

Colorful ukuleles in a line.

Monday evenings at 6:30 PM.

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

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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.