February Events

Anime Club
Tues., Feb. 17, 3:30-5:30 PM, Sohier Room
Watch anime with other fans, and eat free snacks.

cheese pizzaPizza and a Movie
Thurs., Feb. 19, 12 – 2:00 PM, Sohier Room
Bored and hungry during school vacation? Come eat free pizza at the library while you watch this dystopian film based on a popular YA book! Our license doesn’t permit us to list the movie title here, but we can tell you that it’s about a bunch of boys trapped in a maze. Not sure which movie this is? Email Allison at babin@noblenet.org or call the library at 978-921-6062 to find out.

TAB Meeting, Staff Conference Room
Fri., Feb. 28, 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.

19th Annual Teen Poetry Contest

Calling all teen poets! The library is now accepting entries from teens in grades 6 through 12 who live in or attend school in Beverly, MA for our Annual Teen Poetry Contest. The contest will close for entries at 4 PM on Friday, March 6, 2015.Finalists will be invited to read their poems aloud and winners will receive cashprizes at our Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony & Reception on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

For the entry form and complete information about the contest, click here.

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!