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Annual Staff Picks

The staff of the Beverly Public Library are pleased to share their favorite books of 2022.

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Dec
9
Adult

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Modern Love Book Discussion Group
Dec
9
Adult

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Community Zen
Dec
10
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Dec
13
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Downtown Clean Up
Dec
13
Adult

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Who Gives a Craft? [Farms]
Dec
14
Children

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

After-School Craftivity: Snowflakes [Farms]
Dec
14
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Dec
14
Adult

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Cozy Holiday Book Chat
Dec
15
Adult

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Book Discussion Group [Farms]
Dec
16
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hoopla offers movies, TV, music, audiobooks, eBooks, and comics.

OverDrive offers fiction and nonfiction eBooks and audiobooks.

Libby is OverDrive’s app for streaming or downloading eBooks and audiobooks.

Provides video tutorials on how to access many of our digital offerings. Includes tutorials on OverDrive, Consumer Reports, hoopla, and several others.

110+ languages, plus English (ESL) materials for native speakers of 30+ languages. Good for just starting out with the alphabet and travel basics, or advancing into conversational skills.

Offers standardized exam preparation, including practice tests, eBooks, and online courses. Ideal for researching undergraduate and graduate school programs, finding tuition assistance, exploring academic opportunities, and preparing for professional careers.

Searchable images of U.S. federal census records, featuring the digitized version of the popular UMI® Genealogy & Local History collection, among other valuable content. Essential collection of unique material for both genealogical hobbyists and professionals.

Conduct genealogical research, take online seminars, and search their online library catalog of books, 19th century newspapers, periodicals, microform materials, and manuscripts.

Features over 8 billion primary historical records from the United States, Europe, and other regions, with coverage starting from the 16th century. Great starting place for genealogical research.

Provides access to a growing collection of United States military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the people who served.

This collection has coverage of the U.S. and the U.K., including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas.

Animated, talking picture books.

eBooks, digital audiobooks, and magazines for kids.

eBooks, digital audiobooks, and magazines for teens.

Easy to find trusted information for kids and teens. Also available in Spanish.

Specifically for young readers. Helps kids find both fiction and nonfiction books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

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