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.

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

FIZZ BOOM READ! Summer Programs for Children

“Summer Concert with Dara” - Thursday,  August 14 at 6:30 PM

Join Dara for lively, interactive musical entertainment at the Farms Library. Program takes place on the library lawn, weather permitting and in the library, in case of rain.  Her show is geared for children ages 18 months-5 years. All are welcome.

“The Whalemobile” – Tuesday, August 19 at 10 AM ***at the Hastings House, 14 Oak Street***

For children, ages 5 and older. Meet a 43′ long whale with Cynde and her fabulous Whalemobile. Children will be able to explore the whale, inside and out. We will be at the Hastings House at 10 AM – you should be too. *Please register in advance.*

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.