Monday Mornings
Cup of Coffee“Monday Mornings” is a free lecture series for seniors that runs annually from September through May at the main library. Programs run from 9:30-10:30 AM in the Sohier Room. Light refreshments are served starting at 9 AM. Signup is not required. To be added to the email list for “Monday Mornings” news, or for more information, please email Robin at


The Fall 2014 series will begin on Monday, September 15. Upcoming programs:

September 15 *
Mongolia: Land of the Great Blue Sky
Betsy Bray 

September 22 *
Documenting Social and Political Movements through Posters:
A Labor Activist’s International Collection¬†

Stephen Lewis (September art exhibitor)

September 29

October 6 
A View from the Top of Africa
Kerry Baser

* Sponsored by the Friends of the Beverly Public Library

Book Discussion Groups
We offer three separate book discussion groups each month. New members are always welcome. Come once or as many times as you wish. Discussion titles are available at the checkout desk. They may also be available on CD, or as an audio or e-book download via OverDrive. Search our catalog, or ask our Reference staff for assistance (978-921-6062 or

  • Main Library – Daytime: held on the 1st Thursday of the month from 1-2:30 PM
    September 4: Sandrine’s Case by Thomas H. Cook
    October 2: Room with a View by E. M. Forster
  • Farms Branch: held on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 7 – 8:30 PM
    September 18: Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
    October 16: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline