Farms Branch

Special Featured Events

The Whites Jan & Bruce
June 3-30
This month, Jan and Bruce White share their love of both art and photography. Jan will display her watercolor, acrylic and mixed media and Bruce his photography, often of the same subjects. “We sincerely hope you will enjoy!” Meet the artists at their Art Show Opening on Monday, June 3 from 3-5:45 PM.

Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program for All Ages
Registration begins Wednesday, June 19. Prizes to be won by all ages and school-age children can earn Topsfield Fair tickets. And if enough Farms patrons of all ages read FOUR books between June 19 and August 9, the Friends of the Beverly Farms Library will make a donation to the Christa McAuliffe Center.

Short Story Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, July 23 from 7:30-8:30 PM
Join us for the first meeting of our new quarterly short story book discussion group. As part of the “Universe of Stories” summer reading program we will read and discuss Ray Bradbury’s classic, The Martian Chronicles. Books available at the Farms circulation desk.

UFO Egg Drop Competition
Tuesday, August 6 at 6:30 PM
This is the day to try out your UFO (Unidentified Falling Object) egg drop contraption.Will your egg break when dropped? We provide the egg; you provide the ingenuity! Registration forms available at the Farms Desk.

Adult Programs

Films at the Farms : BlacKkKlansman
Tuesday, June 18 at 6 PM
As part of our “After the Oscars Film Series” join us for a screening of the one Spike Lee movie finally recognized by the Academy Awards. Popcorn and refreshments provided thanks to the Friends of the Beverly Farms Library.

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

Book selections:

June 20: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
July 18: Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam
August 15: Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple

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

Children’s Programs

Tuesday Night Taps and Tunes
Tuesdays, May 28, June 11 and June 28 at 6:30 PM
Join us for music and rhyme, rhythm, dancing and shaking, plus a parachute.
For children 4 years and under and their caregivers.

Alien Houses
Thursday, June 27 at 11 AM
Make two homes for your own little alien using various natural materials, one for the library lawn (weather permitting) and one to take home. All ages.

All Join In Story Time
Every Monday from July 1 to August 5 at 11 AM
A story time for kids of all ages and their families with lots of participation from all!

Young Adult Programs

Space Exploration for Teens
Thursday, June 27 from 6:30-8:15 PM
Oreo phases of the moon and more!