Lucky Day Collection

We are excited to announce a new collection of popular titles. Don’t want to wait for that new James Patterson or Nora Roberts novel? Stop by and check out the Lucky Day collection. Items are available in person only, first-come, first-served. No holds can be placed on these items. Lucky Day titles have a three week loan period with no renewals. Today could be your lucky day! Questions? Contact Lisa at ryan@noblenet.org.

2019 Friends Book Sale

Friends of the Beverly Public Library Fall Book Sale

Our annual Friends of the Beverly Public Library Fall Book Sale takes place at the main library from Saturday, November 16 through Sunday, November 24 and is open daily during regular library hours.

Members of the Friends are invited to a preview of the annual Friends’ Fall Book Sale on Friday, November 15 from 6 – 8 PM. Not yet a member of the Friends, or has your membership lapsed? Don’t worry, you can join or renew at the door. Memberships start at $15—cash and personal checks accepted. It’s a great chance to browse and socialize in a relaxed, family-friendly setting. Refreshments will be available.

In addition to books, a selection of music and movies will also be available. Paperbacks are $1, hardcovers $2, and all children’s books are 50 cents. Don’t miss this great opportunity to stock up on snowy day reads, and more!

All book sale proceeds benefit the library, including programs for all ages, library furnishings, and more. Questions? Please call our Reference staff at 978-921-6062 or email bev@noblenet.org.

Friends’ Members Only Book Sale Preview

Members of the Friends of the Beverly Public Library are invited to a preview of the annual Friends’ Fall Book Sale on Friday, November 15 from 6 – 8 PM. It’s a wonderful chance to socialize and seek books in a relaxed setting. Regular book sale prices will apply: $2 for hardcovers, $1 for paperbacks, and all children’s books are 50 cents. Free refreshments will be provided.

Not yet a member of the Friends? No problem! You can join or renew at the door. Memberships start at $15. Cash and checks accepted – sorry, no credit cards. Questions? Please contact Allison at 978-921-6062, ext. 2118 or babin@noblenet.org.

Nov. 24: Books & Brunch at the Indo Pub

Sunday, November 24 at 11 AM
The Indo Pub, 298 Cabot Street

Registration required

Please join us for Books & Brunch! The selected book is Becoming by Michelle Obama. Engage in lively discussion while being able to enjoy a delicious brunch at The Indo Pub, 298 Cabot Street. Patrons purchase their own food and beverages. Space is limited. Registration is required.

Discussion books are available at the 2nd floor checkout desk.  They may also be available on CD, or as a digital audiobook or eBook via OverDrive or hoopla.  Questions? Please contact Lisa Ryan for assistance: ryan@noblenet.org or 978-921-6062, ext. 2120

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.

Special October Hours

Fall is approaching, and that means that our weekend hours will resume. Sunday hours at the main library (1 – 5 PM) will resume on Sunday, October 6, 2019. Saturday hours at the Farms branch (10 AM – 5 PM) will resume on Saturday, October 5, 2019. The Farms branch is always closed on Sundays. Expanded weekend hours will continue until Memorial Day 2020.

Additionally, both library locations will be closed on Monday, October 14, 2019 for the Columbus Day holiday.



October 17: Ghost Stories of New England

Thursday, October 17 at 7 PM
Sohier Room, Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit! Join Dan Tremblay of Heritage Films for this haunting mixed-media presentation of his experiences filming the show Ghost Stories of New England. Curious about paranormal activity? Come see clips of local ghost tales, including explicit video of ghosts seen and recorded at Gettysburg. Free and open to adults. Questions? Contact Ona at ridenour@noblenet.org.