Monday Mornings
Cup of Coffee“Monday Mornings” is a free lecture series for seniors that runs annually in the spring and fall months 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; all adults are welcome to attend. Thanks to the Friends of the Beverly Public Library¬†for sponsoring this series!

The Fall 2015 series will open on Monday, September 14 with “Unimpressed with the Address” with Doug Stewart (“The Boy Who Would be Shakespeare,” “New England Mill Girls”). Don’t miss this true story involving Abe Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address, and Doug’s great-great-grandfather (and ornery newspaper editor) Oramel Barrett. Sign up HERE to receive the “Monday Mornings” schedule when it’s ready, along with other program news. Questions? Please email


Book Discussion Groups
We offer a few 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 a digital audiobook or eBook via OverDrive. Search our catalog, or ask our Reference staff for assistance (978-921-6062 or