Creative Writer’s Club

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This 3 week session will be held from 4-5 PM on Mondays April 27-May 18, 2015, in the library. The club, founded and run by a Beverly High School student, Leorah Wood, is for kids that like to get creative! The club will be overseen by Kate Carpine. Registration is required; sign up in the Children’s Room, by calling 978-921-6062, or online by clicking here.

Musical Mornings with Miz Liz

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Join us for a fun, interactive mix of children’s sing-a-long music and literature! The half-hour program is geared toward children aged 0-5 and their parents and caregivers. All are welcome. No registration required.
Saturday, May 2, 2015, 10 AM

Thank you to the Friends for funding this program!




“Singing and Signing”: A Multi-Generational Music Program

Wendy & Vicki Singing & Signing

Saturday, May 30, 2015, 10 AM
Wendy and Vicki will lead this lively program of singing and signing for children, seniors and families. We’ll sing and learn signing to favorite songs. Wendy plays guitar and Vicki is a dramatic sign language instructor. “Optimistic Voices”, a senior choir, and La Petite Chorale, a children’s choir, will also perform. No registration is necessary. Fun for all ages.

Sponsored by Coordinated Family & Community Engagement Program of Peabody, Danvers, Beverly, Topsfield, Middleton & Boxford. Visit, for more information. Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded to Peabody Public Schools.

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The Realm of Readers: the 4th and 5th Grade Book Club

Cover of Anything But Typical by Nora Raleigh Basking

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 3:15 PM. Please finishing reading Anything but Typical by Nora Raleigh Basking. Copies are available in the Children’s Room. Club members will receive a copy of our next book, Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage Danger Lab by Science Bob Pflugfelder. New members are always welcome. Don’t forget your library card!

To register please call 978-921-6062 or register online by clicking here. The club will meet on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month unless otherwise noted.



Personalized Reading List for Kids

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Looking for a new series like Diary of a Wimpy Kid? Are you a parent trying to find pirate picture books for your preschooler? Try our new Personalized Reading List for Kids! All you need to do is answer a few questions such as who your favorite authors are and what types of books you like to read. Based on your responses one of our children’s librarians will create a list just for you!
Please click here to fill out a form.

The Spring Story Time session will run through the week of May 10, 2015. Days and times are listed below.

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Story Time Sessions are as follows:
Babies and Books: Tuesdays at 9:30 AM and Wednesday at 10 AM
Toddler Story Time: Tuesdays at 10:30 and 11:15 AM and Wednesdays at 9:15 AM
Preschool Story Time: Wednesdays at 10:45 AM and Thursdays at 1:15 PM
For story time descriptions, please click here.
No registration required.