Farms Branch

Adult Programs

August Art Show – “Kaleidoscope” – August 4 – 28  beach

Designer Vivienne Lowe will display her collection of woman’s clothing at the Farms Library this month. Step into all of the seasons with Vivienne and her panoply of original women’s wear. Cloak your imagination with her collection of patterns, shapes and forms – designed and constructed by Vivienne in her Lothrop Street atelier. An “Artist’s Reception” will take place on Thursday, August 6 from 4-8 PM.

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 19: “Me Before You” by JoJo Moyes

September 17 – “Left Neglected” by Lisa Genova

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

Programs for Children 

“Music with Dara” – Friday, September 4 at 10:45 AM

Join Dara each month at the Beverly Farms Library for lively, interactive musical entertainment. The show is geared for children, ages 18 months to 5 years. All are welcome.

“Animals – Heroes and Villains” – Tuesday, August 18 at 11 AM armadillo

Join us for a live animal show at the library, featuring a variety of animals, including an armadillo, alligator, fruit bat, hedgehog, dwarf rabbit and tegu lizard. Can you guess which animals are heroes – and which are villains? This is the finale to “Every Hero Has a Story” summer program. Children who participated in our summer reading may pick up their folders with Reading Logs and Certificates.

“Talk Like a Pirate Day” – Thursday, September 17 – visit any time between 1-4 PM

Ahoy Matey! Have you ever wanted to be a pirate? Join us for a fun time with pirate crafts and activities. Arrrrgh! Pirates in costume are welcome. You don’t have to dress like a pirate to have a good time – but please leave your parrot home. For children, ages 5-10 years old. No registration is necessary.

Fall Story Times for Children fall storytime

“PreSchool Story Times – meet on Mondays, beginning September 21

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” – meets on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM, beginning September 23

For children, up to 24 months. We’ll have stories, songs, fingerplays for children, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. We encourage parents and babies to stay for playtime after the program.