Kids

Graphic Novel Book Club

Cover of Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 4 PM
For Grades 3-6
No registration required
Copies of the book are available in the Children’s Room.

Our book this month is Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang. Each meeting there will be discussion and an activity centered around the graphic novel of the month.

 

 

 

 

 

Science Squad

Light shining through trees by from Pixaby

Thursday, December 20, 2018, 3:30 PM.
For Grades 1-5

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 of the Beverly Public Library for sponsoring this program!

 

Family LEGO Build

Image of LEGOs by Markus Spiske

Saturday, December 22, 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!

 

 

 

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!

Saturday Story Times

Kids On Books

Saturday, January 5, 2019
No registration required.

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

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

 

 

 

 

Winter Story Times will begin the week of January 6, 2019. 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.

 

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, January 9-February 26, 2019
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.

 

 

Thank you to the Friends for supporting our programs!

 

LEGO Club for Grades PreK-5

Image of LEGOs

LEGO Club is for children in preschool-grade 5. The next meeting is Thursday, January 10, 2019, 3:30-4:30 PM. This is a drop-in program.

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

 

 

 

 

 

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, January 12, 2019, 10 AM

Thank you to the Friends for funding this program!

 

 

 

 

Reading with Coco

Picture of a Newfoundland named Coco

Will not meet in December. January date TBA

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 each 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.

 

 

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.