Teen events are only for those in grades 6 – 12.

24th Annual Teen Poetry Contest

Calling all teen poets! Starting Monday, January 6, 2020 the library will accept entries from local teens in grades 6 through 12 for our Annual Teen Poetry Contest. The contest will close for entries on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 4 PM. Finalists will be invited to read their poems aloud and winners will receive cash prizes at our Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony & Reception at the end of April. Complete information about the contest, including rules, submission form, and other details, can be found on the poetry contest page.

Upcoming Events

Pizza Book Club: Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

Tuesday, January 21 from 3:45 to 4:45 PM
Sohier Room, Main Library

Read a great book, discuss it, and eat free Pizza! Pizza Book Club is open to teens in grades 6-12, but is especially good for middle school. (BMS students: Ask your teacher if Pizza Book Club can fulfill your independent reading requirement.) Our book this time is Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee. Pick up a copy at the circulation desk on the 2nd floor of the library. This event requires registration.

Pizza & A Movie: Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Thursday, January 23 from 3:30 – 5:45 PM
Beverly Public Library: Sohier Room

Join us for Godzilla: King of the Monsters on the big screen…with free pizza! 

Girls Who Code Club

Girls Who Code Logo

Wednesdays 3:30-4:45 PM
February 5 – April 15
Sohier Room

Interested in building a website or adventure game or learning how to code a robot?  Want to work as a team and build a project you care about?  Join our Girls Who Code Club.  This club is free for teens in grades 6-12.  No coding experience necessary.  Just bring your commitment to trying something new.  If you’d like to bring your own laptop, great!  If not, we have ones can borrow for the club.  Registration is required.  This club meets weekly (with some exceptions).