Farms Branch

Adult Programs

dock1 February Art Show – “BRUSHSTROKES: The Wild and the Tame” – February 3-27 hermit cove colors!


Cape Ann artist Helen Retynsky Kamins will exhibit her paintings at the library this month. Her style has been described as American Impressionism. Helen has worked as an illustrator and graphic artist, receiving her education at Boston University and MIT. In the 1980s, she became a pioneer in the computer graphics field. Currently, Helen has returned to concentrating on Fine Art. There will be an “Artist’s Reception” on Thursday, February 26 from 5-7 PM. The exhibit and reception are open to the public.

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 selection:

February 19: “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd

March 19: “A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France” by Caroline Moorehead

April 16: “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr

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

Programs for Children

“Pre-School Music with Dara” – Friday, March 6 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, beginning March 23

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, beginning March 25

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

Spring Story Times run for 8 weeks.