Farms Branch

Adult Programs

December Art Show – “Art and Soul” runs December 3-30, 2014

The December exhibit features the art of Mary Cole, Jill Jackson, Ann Lafferty and Lynn Runnells. These four women share a common belief that art is sacred and healing. Their art grows out of their individual spiritual journeys.The works include abstract and realistic, landscape and figurative art in a variety of media. There well be an “Artists’ Reception” on Saturday, December 13th from 2 to 4 PM. All are welcome to the reception and the exhibit.

“The BIG Trip: a Family Gap Year” – Tuesday, January 13 – 7:00-8:30 PM 

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Author Martha McManamy will discuss her book about her family – including 3 teenagers – who took a year off to travel and volunteer in Bolivia, Guatemala and Kenya. Choosing home stays and local transportation over hotels and rental cars, the family undertook a journey of ‘slow travel’, living simply and experiencing life as the locals do. The teenagers contributed their own poems and stories to “The BIG Trip’. Copies of Martha’s book will be available for purchase.

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:

December 18: “The Art of Hearing Heartbeats” by Jan-Phillip Sendker

January 15: “The Rosie Project” by Graeme Simsion

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

Programs for Children

“Pre-School Music with Dara” – Fridays,  December 19 and January 9 at 10:45 AM

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

Winter Story Times 

“Pre-School Story Times” – begins Monday, January 5

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” – begins Wednesday, January 7 

This session meets at 10:30 AM and is for  babies and toddlers – up to 24 months.

Winter Story Times run for 8 weeks.