Beverly artist Mary Scannell will exhibit her oil paintings in the Conrad Lecture Hall this month. Mary’s colorful artwork includes scenes from all over New England, including flora, fauna, and people enjoying our great outdoors. Mary is a member of the Beverly Guild of Artists. She hasn’t had a solo exhibit at the library in several years – we’re happy to welcome her back.
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.
July 16: “Orange Is the New Black” by Piper Kerman
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.
Summer Reading Programs for Children
“Super Duper Heroes” – Mondays at 11 AM, beginning July 6 *Please register in advance.*
For children, ages 3 1/2-5 years old. Stories, activities and crafts about fun and daring heroes. Program runs for 6 weeks.
“Pinto Bella Hoops” – Wednesday, July 29 at 11 AM
For children, ages 6 and older. Pinto Bella brings her hula hoops to the Farms Library. The show includes hula hoop instruction and a short performance. Then children can learn new tricks and perfect their skills.
“Twilight Tales” – Thursdays, July 9, 23, 30 and August 13 at 6:30 PM
Stories on the lawn for children. Bring a blanket, snack. PJs are optional
“Summer Concerts with Dara” – Thursdays, July 16 & August 6 at 6:30 PM
Dara presents her lively interactive music program on the Library Lawn this summer. Bring a blanket, snack and enjoy the show.
**In case of rain, programs on the library lawn will take place inside the library**
“Jack the Lego Guy” Tuesday, August 4 at 10:30 AM
For children, ages 6-11 years old. Jack is a life-long lover of Legos. He will provide the Legos and the inspiration to help each child make a Lego creation worth of a Super Hero.
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.