Farms Branch

Adult Programs

August Art Show – “Artists’ Anonymous” – August 1-28

A talented group of artists from varied professional backgrounds will share their passion for putting brush to canvas. The group is instructed by Cape Ann artist Ron Straka. All are welcome to enjoy this lovely show.

Hurricane Season! – Tuesday, September 23 – 7:00-8:30 PM

Local historian Ed Brown will give a talk on hurricanes in Beverly and Beverly Farms from the 1930s to the present. After the talk local residents will have an opportunity to share personal stories and photographs. The lecture is a program of the Beverly Farms History Project. The event is free and 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 selections:

August 21: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail  by Cheryl Strayed

September 18: Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

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

Programs for Children

“Pre-School Music with Dara” – Friday, September 5 at 10:45 AM

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

Fall Story Times for Children

“Pre-School Story Time” –  meets on Mondays beginning September 22

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

“Tales for Tots” – meets on Wednesdays beginning September 24

For children, from newborn to 24 months, with a parent or guardian.

Fall Story Times run for 8 weeks.

“Who’s Watching You? Owls of the World” – Tuesday, October 7 – 4:00-5:00 PM

For children, 6 years and older. Children will meet six lively owls from New England and beyond in this live owl program. Owl scientists Mark and Marcia will also provide a hooting lesson and tips on how to attract and protect owls. This program is fun – and educational. No registration is necessary.