Farms Branch

Special Featured Events

April Art: Seasons Passing  . . . New Landscapes by Michele J. Kenna
Showing: April 1-30

This month, the pastel artwork of Michele J. Kenna celebrating the seasons will be on display in the Conrad Room. Please join the artist for her opening reception on Thursday, April 4 from 4:30 – 8:30 PM, as well as an Art Demonstration in Pastel on Thursday, April 11 from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Following the Footsteps of the Silk Road
Thursday, April 11 from 7-8:30 PM
In this illustrated talk, Stephen and Ingrid Miles will present “Following in the Footsteps of the Silk Road” from Tashkurgan at 10,000’ above sea level to the deserts Oasis of Turpan at 508’ below sea level. All are welcome.

Reception to Honor Renée Mary
Thursday, April 25 at 2 PM
Please join us for a reception to honor Mary Renée, a lifelong Beverly Farms resident and environmental activist, and to thank donors who helped raise the funds to purchase the bronze sculpture “Coming In” in her memory. The sculpture was created by Beverly Benson Seamans and is located in the Seamans Family Room at the Beverly Farms Library. Refreshments will be served.

 

Adult Programs

Knit, Crochet & Embroider at the Library
Thursday, April 4 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.

Films at the Farms : After the Oscars
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Tuesday, April 16 at 6 PM

Join us for a screening of this Academy ignored documentary about the legendary Mr. Rogers. Popcorn and drinks provided. Bring tissues!

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:
April 18: Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
May 16: Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History by Keith O’Brien
June 20: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
* Books may be picked up in advance at the Beverly Farms Library. *

 

Children’s Programs

Tuesday Night Taps and Tunes
Tuesdays, March 12 and 26 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.

Baby Story Times 
Mondays at 10:30 AM

Runs from April 1 to May 15
For babies up to 24 months with a parent or guardian.

Preschool Story Time
Mondays at 11:15 AM

Runs from April 1 to May 15
For children 3 ½-5 years.

Toddler Time
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM

Runs from April 1 to May 15
For children 2-3 ½ years.
*No registration required.*

Music with Dara
Friday, April 5 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.

April Vacation Fun : Come in! The water’s Fine!
Finding Dory
Tuesday, April 16 at 2 PM 
Join us for a screening of this Pixar/Disney classic. Popcorn and drinks provided.

Water Lab Thursday, April 13 at 3:30 PM
Explore the properties of water with hands-on activities.

Young Adult Programs

Come and see our new Teen Space and join in some Drop-in Activities celebrating Poetry Month and Earth Day!