Farms Branch

Adult Programs

November Art Show – “Kaleidoscope Photography Group” – November 7- 28

Photographers in the show include: Susan Gallagher, Carol Horvitz, Karen Hosking and Diana Ronell, along with alumnae from Montserrat College of Art, Alicia Parent and Candace Bonfiglio. Each artist has distinct and unique ways in which she approaches her subject matter. The photographs seek to express and share the beauty of a scene. They strive to have the viewer feel pleasure in seeing and to preserve the moment in a picture. There will be an “Artists’ Reception” on Thursday, November 19 from 6:30-8:30 PM. All are invited to enjoy this beautiful show.

“The Nutcracker Tea” – Sunday, December 6 from 12 Noon – 2:00 PM

Join us for our annual holiday Open House at the Beverly Farms Library. Events include live holiday music with the Boston Children’s Theatre Choir, visits from the Nutcracker, the Sugar Plum Fairy and Mrs. Santa Claus, and a musical interlude with Lucy Sinclair and her cello. We’ll have festive treats and crafts for children. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Beverly Farms Library. A special way to begin the holiday season!

Farms Book Discussion Group

Our Book Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.

New members are always welcome. Come once or as many times as you wish.

Book selections:

November 19: “River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey” by Candice Millard

December 17: “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry” by Gabrielle Zevin

January 21: “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan

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

Programs for Children 

“Music with Dara” – Friday, December 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.

“Gingerbread House Workshop” – Saturday, December 5 – 2:00-3:00 PM

Children will create their own colorful Gingerbread House using a variety of edible materials. For children, ages 6-11 years old. *Please register in advance: 978-921-6066.

“Fall PreSchool Story Times”  – Winter Session begins Monday, January 11

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” – Winter Session begins Wednesday, January 13 at 10:30 AM

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.