Farms Branch

Special Featured Events

September Art: At Home in New England
Showing: September 5 – 28
Artist Reception: Thursday, September 6 from 6-8 PM
Artist Joan Berg and her daughter, Gretchen Berg will exhibit in the Conrad Lecture Hall this month. Joan’s paintings are inspired by local architecture and landscape. She captures her subjects using vibrant color and light in her paintings. Gretchen is a photographer. Her photographs, with a local theme, complement her mother’s paintings.


Adult Programs

Knit, Crochet & Embroider at the Library
Thursday, September 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:
September 20: “A Piece of the World” by Christina Baker Kline

October 18: “Everything Here is Beautiful” by Mira T. Lee
November 15: “We Were the Lucky Ones” by Georgia Hunter
December 20: “News of the World” by Paulette Jiles
* Books may be picked up in advance at the Beverly Farms Library. *


Children’s Programs

Music with Dara
Friday, September 7 at 10:30 AM

Join Dara on the library lawn for a lively, musical program. 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. *

Talk Like a Pirate DayPirate flag
Thursday, September 20, visit anytime between 2-4 PM

For children, 5-10 years.
Ahoy Matey! Have you ever wanted to be a pirate? Join us for a fun
time with pirate crafts and activities. Arrrrgh! Pirates in costume are welcome. You don’t have to dress like a pirate to have a good time – but please leave your parrot home!

Tales for Tots
Mondays at 10:30 AM, beginning September 24-November 12

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 12

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.