“A Universe of Stories” Summer Reading Program
for All Ages
Don’t forget to bring in your reading log by August 7 to reap your reading rewards! And if enough folks have read at least FOUR books this summer, the Friends of the Beverly Farms Library will make a donation to the Christa McAuliffe Center.
UFO Egg Drop Competition
Tuesday, August 6 at 6:30 PM
This is the day to try out your UFO (Unidentified Falling Object) egg drop contraption. Will your egg break when dropped? We provide the egg; you provide the ingenuity! Registration forms available at the Farms Desk.
Knit, Crochet and Embroider at the Library
Thursday, August 1 from 7-8:30 PM
Adult handicraft group meets the first Thursday of each month. The program is open to all who enjoy handwork or fiber arts. Bring your project, meet other crafters, and share ideas. No instruction provided.
Films at the Farms:
Thursday, August 8 at 2 PM
To celebrate the end of our "A Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Program, join us for a screening of
, inspired by the 1950s space race and based on Homer Hickam's memoir,
. Popcorn and refreshments provided thanks to the Friends of the Beverly Farms Library.
Farms Branch Book Discussion Group
Thursday, August 15 from 7-8:30 PM
This adult book group meets on the third Thursday of each month. The August selection is
Where’d You Go Bernadette
by Maria Semple. Books may be picked up in advance at the library. Questions? Call us at 978-921-6066. New members always welcome.
The Bay State: A Multicultural Landscape
Photographs of New Americans by Mark Chester
This month’s exhibit of inspirational portraits, presented by photographer Mark Chester, offers a moving display of more than 400 newly naturalized U.S. citizens who hail from over 190 of the 196 countries and territories around the globe and are now residents of the Commonwealth. A must see.
All Join In Story Time
Monday August 5 at 11 AM
A story time for kids of all ages and their families with lots of participation from all!
Rev Up with Robots Workshop for Kids
(grades 1 - 5)
Tuesday, August 6 from 2:30-4 PM
As part of Summer STEAM!: Exploring Robots and Coding come meet Dash, Ozobot and Cubelets robots with hands on activities.
Rev Up with Robots is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Music with Dara on the Lawn
(18 months-5 years with a caregiver)
Thursday, August 8 from 6:30-7:15 PM
Join Dara for a lively interactive night-time music program on the lawn unless weather drives us indoors. All are welcome.
Films at the Farms, Junior:
Friday, August 9 at 2 PM
Celebrate the end of “A Universe of Stories” Summer Reading Program with our screening of the animated film,
. Prizes for all who meet the reading goal. Popcorn and refreshments provided thanks to the Friends of the Beverly Farms Library.
Tuesday Night Taps and Tunes (ages 4 and under with a caregiver)
Tuesdays, August 13 and 27 at 6:30 PM
Join us for music and rhyme, rhythm, dancing and shaking, plus a parachute.