Kids

Graphic Novel Book Club

Cover of Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke

Wednesday, October 24, 4 PM
For Grades 3-6
Registration is required!
Fogg Room

Join us for the first meeting of our new book club! You will receive a copy of our first book, Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke. Each meeting there will be discussion and an activity centered around the graphic novel of the month.

 

 

 

A Little Night Music & Rhyme

Colorful ukuleles in a line.

Thursday evenings at 6:30 PM

For families and kids under 5 (or so)
No registration required.

Join us for musical rhythmic fun! Dancing, shaking, moving and singing!

Thank you to the Friends of the Beverly Public Library for supporting this program!

 

Thank you to the Friends for supporting our programs!

Fall Story Times are in session and will run through the week of November 11, 2018. Days and times are listed below.

Hen Reading to Chicks

Story Time Sessions are as follows:
Babies and Books (0-18 months): Tuesdays at 9:30 AM and 12:30 PM and Wednesdays at 10 AM
Toddler Story Time (18 months-3 years): Tuesdays at 10:30 and 11:15 AM and Wednesdays at 9:15 AM
Preschool Story Time (3-5 years):Wednesdays at 10:45 AM and Thursdays at 1:15 PM
For story time descriptions, please click here.
No registration required.

 

Musical Mornings with Miz Liz

Woman Playing the Piano

Join us for a fun, interactive mix of children’s sing-a-long music and literature! The half-hour program is geared toward children aged 0-5 and their parents and caregivers. All are welcome. No registration required.
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10 AM

Thank you to the Friends for funding this program!

 

 

 

 

What’s the Big Idea: Math and Science Story Time

Image of math and science ideas coming out of a book.

Tuesdays at 3:30 PM, September 18-November 20, 2018
No registration required.
For children ages 4-6.
Based on the What’s the Big Idea? program created by Mother Goose Programs (Vermont Center for the Book) this story time incorporates math and science into a story time and activity.

 

 

Science Squad

Light shining through trees by from Pixaby

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 3:30 PM.
For Grades 1-5, No registration required.

Light is an important energy that moves in straight lines or rays unless something is in its way. Learn more about light as you experiment with light reflection and refraction!

 

 

Thank you to the Friends for supporting our programs!

 

Family LEGO Build

Image of LEGOs by Markus Spiske

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 2:30-3:30 PM

Come to the Children’s Room for a LEGO Family Build. We’ll provide the LEGOs; you provide the family and the building ideas. Bring your smart phone or camera to snap some photos of your creations as we will build then take apart!

 

 

 

Reading with Coco

Picture of a Newfoundland named Coco

October 23, 2018, 3:30 PM

Children, in grades 1-5, who are struggling with reading are invited to read with Coco!

Certified reading therapy dog Coco, and her owner Randi, will visit the library twice a month to help children practice reading and gain confidence. Six 10 minute slots (3 per day) will be available for children to read aloud to Coco one-on-one. Children may bring their own book or use a library book.

Participants may register for one slot per month. Please call the library if you will not be able to make your time slot.

Registration is required. Please call the Children’s Room at 978-921-6062 ext. 2107 to register.

 

 

Saturday Story Times

Kids On Books

Saturday, November 3, 2018
No registration required.

Baby & Toddler Story Time Ages 0-2 9:30 AM

Preschool Story Time (with craft) Ages 3-5 10:30 AM

 

 

 

 

LEGO Club for Grades PreK-5

Image of LEGOs

LEGO Club is for children in preschool-grade 5. The next meeting is Thursday, November 8, 2018, 3:30-4:30 PM. This is a drop-in program.

Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this program!

 

 

 

 

 

Personalized Reading List for Kids

Image of books in a row

Looking for a new series like Diary of a Wimpy Kid? Are you a parent trying to find pirate picture books for your preschooler? Try our new Personalized Reading List for Kids! All you need to do is answer a few questions such as who your favorite authors are and what types of books you like to read. Based on your responses one of our children’s librarians will create a list just for you!
Please click here to fill out a form.