Farms Branch

Special Featured Events

November Art: A Retrospective Show
Showing: November 3-29
Artist Reception: Saturday, November 3 from 1-4 PM
Constance Festo Lafond works in many mediums, including watercolor, acrylic, photography and mixed media. She is largely an impressionist using colorful compositions of figurative work and abstracted landscapes. Constance’s work  has been shown at many venues including the deCordova Museum.

The Nutcracker Tea
Sunday, December 2 from 12-2 PM

Join us for our annual holiday open house, featuring visits from the Nutcracker, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and Mrs. Santa Claus. We’ll have a musical performance, crafts for children, and festive treats, tea, and holiday punch. The Tea is sponsored by the Friends of the Beverly Farms Library.

Knitting for Charity
We are inviting all handcrafters to knit or crochet a warm winter for a child or adult in need. Items can be dropped off at the Beverly Farms Library anytime, through January. The items will be donated to Beverly Bootstraps and will be given away to needy adults and children. All donations should be new items.

Adult Programs

Knit, Crochet & Embroider at the Library
Thursday, December 6 from 7-8:30 PM
Adult handicraft group meets the first Thursday of each month. The program is open to all who enjoy handwork or fiber arts. Bring your project, meet other crafters and share ideas. No instruction is provided.

Farms Book Discussion Group: Our Book Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. New members are always welcome. Come once or as many times as you wish.

Book selections:
November 15: We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter
cember 20: News of the World by Paulette Jiles
January 17: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

* Books may be picked up in advance at the Beverly Farms Library. *



Children’s Programs

Music with Dara
Wednesday, December 19 at 10:30 AM

Join Dara each month for a lively musical program at the library. The show is geared for children, ages 18 months-5 years. All are welcome.
* Note: In case of rain, Dara’s show
will take place in the library. *

Tales for Tots
Mondays at 10:30 AM, beginning September 24-November 26

For babies up to 24 months with a parent or guardian.
Interactive stories, finger plays and

Preschool Story Time
Mondays at 11:15 AM, beginning September 24-November 26

For children 3 ½-5 years.
This is an independent story time featuring stories and crafts.
* Please
register in advance *

Toddler Time
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM, beginning September 26-November 14

For children 2-3 ½ years.
Lively stories, songs and finger plays.