Teen events are only for those in grades 6 – 12.

poetry-21st21st Annual Teen Poetry Contest

The library is now accepting entries from local teens in grades 6 through 12 for our 21st Annual Teen Poetry Contest. To qualify, teens must be residents and/or students of Beverly, MA. The contest will close 4 PM on Friday, March 3, 2017. Finalists will be invited to read their poems aloud and winners will receive cash prizes at our Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony & Reception on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Click here to enter the contest! Note there is a firm limit of three (3) poems each.



February Events

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Weds., February 15, 3:45 PM — 6:00 PM, Sohier Room
Join us for this new release (based on the popular YA novel by Ransom Riggs) on our big screen and FREE pizza! Summary: When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.




Anime Club
Tues., February 21, 3:30 PM — 5:30 PM, Sohier Room
Join us to watch anime with other fans, and enjoy free snacks!

March Events

Pizza Book Club: Milkweed
Wednesday, Mar. 15, 3:45 PM — 4:45 PM

Read a great book, discuss it, and eat free pizza! Pizza Book Club is open to teens in grades 6-12, but is especially good for middle school. (Briscoe students: Ask your ELA or Reading teacher if Pizza Book Club can fulfill your Independent Reading requirement.) Our book this quarter is Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli. Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk on the 2nd floor of the library, or click here to request one online. This event requires registration. Click here to sign up!