July 19: Arrival

Friday, July 19 at 1 PM
Sohier Room, Main Library

Amy Adams is an intergalactic linguist with a tricky job to do in 2016’s dazzling mind-bender, Arrival. Extraterrestrial life is paying us a visit, and seems to have something important to say…but how to crack the code?

Free and open to adults, with free popcorn! Thanks to the Friends of the Beverly Public Library for sponsoring this program. Questions? Contact Matthew at martens@noblenet.org.

July 20: Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Party

Join us on July 20 for an all day, all-ages Moon landing anniversary party. From Moon inspired story times, to drop-in cosmic art, to straw rocket building, there is something for everyone. We will cap off the day with an all-ages, space-themed presentation. Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of “one giant leap for mankind.”

All Day: Phases of the Moon and Planets Scavenger Hunt
9:30 AM: Special Moon Inspired Baby and Toddler Story Time
10 AM: Adults and Teen Drop-in Cosmic Art
10:30 AM: Special Moon Inspired Preschool Story Time and Craft
11 AM: Teen Straw Rocket Building
12 PM: Marshmallow Constellations for Grades K-5
2 PM: Special Space-themed Presentation

Questions: knelson@noblenet.org

August 5: Cheese Tasting

Monday, August 5 from 6-8 PM
Sohier Room, Main Library

If the Moon is made out of green cheese, then we better taste some! In honor of the summer reading theme, “A Universe of Stories,” we have embraced the rumors about the Moon! Learn about cheese pairings from Emmy Frye, Banquet Chef at the Hawthorne Hotel, and try some delicious cheese. Registration required. Registration opens July 5.

Questions? Contact Katie at knelson@noblenet.org

Digitized Historical Newspapers

Saturday Morning Citizen, July 5, 1913
Saturday Morning Citizen, July 5, 1913
We are pleased to announce that the library has begun to digitize our historical Beverly newspapers. Early editions of the Beverly Citizen and Beverly Evening Times are now available from the Beverly History and Genealogy page. Research the Beverly Evening Times from 1893-1898, the Beverly Citizen from 1851-1901, and the Saturday Morning Citizen from 1901-1918. Articles can be searched, downloaded, cropped, highlighted, tagged, and printed. Questions? Contact Lisa at ryan@noblenet.org.

English Practice Groups

word cloud with welcome in many languagesFridays from 11 – 11:45 AM
Fogg Room, Main Library

This group for English language learners of all levels meets every week. Local volunteers provide a welcoming and relaxed environment. Join us to improve your speaking confidence and meet other adults who are learning English.

For more information please contact Allison at 978-921-6062, ext. 2118 or babin@noblenet.org.

June 6: Cookbook Club

Thursday, June 6 from 6-8 PM
Sohier Room, Main Library
Registration required

What is Cookbook Club?
Cookbook Club is a chance to meet some new people, try some good food, and experiment with cooking.

How does it work?
Sign up to attend the program.
Pick up the mystery ingredients at the Reference Desk.
Cook something to share with the mystery ingredient.
Bring your dish to the group discussion on June 6.

Registration is required to pick up the mystery ingredient. One mystery ingredient per household. Registration opens May 6.

Handicapped accessible. Questions? Please contact Katie at knelson@noblenet.org or 978-621-6062, ext. 2122. Sponsored by the Friends of the Beverly Public Library.