Farms Branch

Adult Programs

May Art Show: “Capturing Light and Shadow in Nature” – May 2-29 RedWhiteBlueStillLife4

Artist Teri Gambardella will display a collection of oil and pastel paintings at the library. Teri’s works capture the immediacy of color, light and shadow in landscapes, still life paintings and portraits. We are pleased to welcome Teri for her first show at our library. All are welcome to view her lovely artwork.

“Reading by the Ages and Stages” – a Program for Parents – Thursday, May 14 at 7 PM

Certified speech therapist, Jeannette Kahn will discuss reading to children of all ages, including talking about books with your children, helping with comprehension and selecting great books to read to children. Come and be inspired. There will be opportunity for discussion and to view books from Jeanette’s list of suggested reading.

“Library Lawn Party” – Saturday, June 13 – 1-3 PM

Join us for our annual party on the library lawn, featuring entertainment for all ages by Mr. D.J. Tad Travis, a book sale, crafts and activities for children, ice cream sundaes. Information about our summer reading program for children, “Every Hero Has a Story”. Sponsored by the Friends of the Beverly Farms Library. *The Lawn Party goes on rain – or shine. In case of rain we’ll be in the Conrad Lecture Hall.*

Farms Book Discussion Group

Our Book Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday of each month from 7 to 8:30 PM.

New members are always welcome. Come once or as many times as you wish.

Book selections:

May 21: “The Burgess Boys” by Elizabeth Strout

June 18: “One Summer: America, 1927″ by Bill Bryson

Books may be picked up in advance at the Beverly Farms Library.

Programs for Children

“PreSchool Music with Dara” – Friday, June 5 at 10:45 AM

Join Dara for lively, interactive musical entertainment each month. For children, 18 months-5 years old. All are welcome.

Spring Story Times 

“PreSchool Story Times” –  meet on Monday mornings

Session I, for children ages 2 – 3 1/2 years old, meets at 10:30 AM. Session II, for children ages 3 1/2 – 5 years old, meets at 11:15 AM. *Please register in advance for Session II.*

“Tales for Tots” – Wednesdays at 10:30 AM

This session meets is for  babies and toddlers – up to 24 months – and a parent or caregiver.

Spring Story Times run for 8 weeks.