Kids

Summer Reading 2017 Slogan Build a Better World

 

For children who completed the Summer Reading Program, the Topsfield Fair will send your prize packet to the library and you’ll be able to pick them up here in the Children’s Room. The library will contact you when the tickets are in. They must be picked up by noon on September 8, 2017!

“Build a Better World” is sponsored by the Beverly Public Library, the Friends of the Beverly Public Library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Topsfield Fair.

This year’s summer reading list can be found here.

The MCBA 2017-18 list can be found here.

 

A Little Night Music & Rhyme

Colorful ukuleles in a line.

Thursday evenings at 6:30 PM.

Special A Little Night Music & Rhyme program on August 31! After the music make a shaker to take home. Thank you to Deb Debski for the craft!

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!

 

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, September 9, 2017 10 AM

Thank you to the Friends for funding this program!

 

 

 

 

Fall Story Times will begin the week of September 10, 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 and Wednesdays at 10 AM
Toddler Story Time: Tuesdays at 10:30 and 11:15 AM and Wednesdays at 9:15 AM
Preschool Story Time:Wednesdays at 10:45 AM and Thursdays at 1:15 PM
For story time descriptions, please click here.
No registration required.

 

Reading with Coco

Picture of a Newfoundland named Coco

Tuesdays, September 12 & 19, 3:30 PM

Children, in grades 1-5, who are struggling with reading are invited to read with Coco!

Certified reading therapy dog Coco, and her owner Randi, will visit the library twice a month to help children practice reading and gain confidence. Six 10 minute slots (3 per day) will be available for children to read aloud to Coco one-on-one. Children may bring their own book or use a library book.

Participants may register for one slot per month. Please call the library if you will not be able to make your time slot.

Registration is required. Please call the Children’s Room at 978-921-6062 ext. 2107 to register.

 

 

LEGO Club for Grades PreK-5

Image of LEGOs

LEGO Club is for children in preschool-grade 5. The next meeting is Thursday, September 14, 2017, 3:30-4:30 PM. This is a drop-in program.

Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring 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.

 

 

Science Squad

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

Will begin again in the fall.
For Grades 1-5, No registration required.

 

 

 

Thank you to the Friends for supporting our programs!

 

 

 

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

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

Will begin again in the fall
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.

 

 

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