January Events

Anime Club
Tues., Jan. 20, 3:30-5:30 PM, Sohier Room
Watch anime with other fans, and eat free snacks.

studyingMidterms Study Session!
Weds., Jan. 21, 1:00-4:00 PM, Sohier Room
Get ready for midterms at the library! Join us in the Sohier Room to study and we’ll provide free snacks. There will be a few MacBooks for BHS students, chargers, study supplies like flashcards and highlighters, and some quiet de-stress activities for you to do too. So as long as you’re studying for midterms, you CAN sit with us. We hope to see you there!

TAB Meeting, Staff Conference Room
Fri., Jan. 23, 3:30-4:30 PM, Staff Conference Room
The TAB (Teen Advisory Board) of the Beverly Public Library meets monthly to help Allison with book selections, planning programs, and more. For more information about the board, visit our TAB page.

Pizza and a Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy!
Weds., Jan. 28, 6:30-8:45 PM, Sohier Room
Join us for this adventurous film about a group of intergalactic criminals who are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. Free pizza!

19th Annual Teen Poetry Contest

Calling all teen poets! Starting Monday, January 5, 2015, the library will accept entries from local teens in grades 6 through 12 for our Annual Teen Poetry Contest. The contest will close for entries on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 4 PM. Finalists will be invited to read their poems aloud and winners will receive cash prizes at our Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony & Reception on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

Complete information about the contest, including rules, submission form, and other details, will be available at this page when the contest opens.

YA BOOK NEWS: Teens’ Top Ten

Each year, the Young Adult Library Services Association works with libraries and teens around the country to compile a “Top Ten” list of books for teens. The teens have spoken; the results are in and the list is great!