New Event Registration Procedure

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With our new website, a new event registration system has been introduced, allowing patrons to register for upcoming programs and events online. We are very excited about this new tool, but realize you may have questions about this system. Please read below to learn about the basic registration process. Navigate to the ‘News & Events’…

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All the Feels Winter Reading Challenge

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Experience ‘All the Feels’ during this winter reading challenge! During this challenge, adult and teen readers are encouraged to learn about emojis, explore the importance of emotions, and discover fun activities to express yourself fully. Earn fun emoji-themed badges for logging your reading and completing activities. If adult and teen readers log more than 250…

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Glorious Garlands: Ongoing Throughout the Winter

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Help decorate the Teen Space! Next time you are in the Library, decorate a piece of paper with the provided materials. Your unique piece will be added to a garland that will be strung in the space for all to enjoy.

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

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To participate, register your child(ren) in the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten reading challenge by visiting Beaman Library’s Beanstack page. Then, visit Beaman Library, borrow Beaman Library books, and read them to your child(ren). Every book you read counts as one book toward completing your 1,000 books. There is no need to write down the title! If your…

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Summer Reading Program 2022: Read Beyond the Beaten Path

  This summer, Read Beyond the Beaten Path with Beaman Library’s Summer Reading Program! To get started, visit Beaman Library’s Beanstack website and register for the Summer Reading Challenge for your age group. If you are unfamiliar with Beanstack, please call or visit the Library and a staff member will be happy to help you! The Summer 2022:…

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Summer Saturday Hours

During the summer months of June, July, and August the Library’s Saturday hours will change to 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Thank you to the College of the Holy Cross for funding the Library’s Saturday summer hours!

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Kanopy Now Available!

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Good News! Beaman Library has just added nearly 30,000 movies and other videos that inspire, educate and entertain, from Kanopy. Free to cardholders who live in West Boylston*, Kanopy’s unique selection offers something for everyone, from award winning indie films to important and timely documentaries, to foreign films, popular cinema, children’s shows and more. Many…

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Wowbrary at Beaman Library!

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New items are always arriving at Beaman Library. Stay up-to-date with the Library’s latest purchases with free weekly (and customizable!) emails about our latest books, movies, and music from Wowbrary!  Sign up here – all you need is an email address!

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Graphic Novels at Beaman Library

At Beaman Library, there are graphic novels available for all ages! A number of new titles were recently added to both our adult and young adult graphic novel collections and more titles arrive regularly. While graphic novels are simply enjoyable to read, graphic novels provide a number of other benefits. For example, the illustrations in graphic…

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