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Winter Reading Program

Something exciting is around the corner! Join us for a Winter Reading Program: Warm Up and Read! Read books, complete activities and win prizes. Warm Up and Read is for Teens in grades 6-12 and will be starting December 20. Information to come.


All events are free and for teens in grades 6-12 ONLY!

Movies for Teens!
Join us for a movie on the big screen!

Wednesday, October 20 at 3:30 PM: The Sixth Sense
Wednesday, November 10 at 3:30 PM: Wonder Woman, 1984
Wednesday, December 1 at 3:30 PM: Home Alone

Halloween Party For Teens!
Thursday, October 28 at 5 PM
Sohier Room, Main Library
Come celebrate Halloween at the library. Make zombies, snap some spooky photos, take home candy and dress to impress! Wear your Halloween costume-best costumes will win a prize! To maintain COVID safety, face masks must be worn even with costume masks.

Downtown Clean Up
Tuesday, November 16 from 3:30 to 5 PM
Winter Street Courtyard, Main Library
Come clean up downtown Beverly! Do some volunteer hours and have some pizza while helping to beautify our city.

Teen Book Groups 

Graphic Novel Club: Grades 6-8
Held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 4-4:45 PM

November 10: NewsPrints by Ru Xu
December 8: Compass South by Hope Larson

Independent Readers
Held on the 2nd Monday of the month from 4-4:45 PM

October 18: Scritch Scratch by Lindsay Currie
November 8: First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez
December 13: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

BIPOC Voices

October 20: Sohier Room: Front Desk by Kelly Yang

The Deep Dive
Held on the 4th Monday of the month from 4-4:45 PM

October 25: Pet by Akwaeke Emezi
November 22: The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee
December 20: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

Take and Makes
Stop by and pick up a Take and Make! These DIY projects are for you to take home and make at your leisure. Take and Makes will be changed every two weeks. While supplies last. Share what you create by tagging us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter and use #BEVTEEN so we can see what you’ve created.

Personalized Reading Lists
Can’t find a book you want to read? Request a personalized book list and Katie N. will send you a customized reading list based on your interests. Please allow up to two weeks to receive your list.