The Library will be closed on Wednesday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth. The Library will reopen on Thursday, June 20 at 10:00 a.m.

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Summer Saturday Hours

During the 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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Memorial Day

The Library will be closed Saturday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. The Library will reopen on Tuesday, May 28 at 10:00 a.m.

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Read, Renew, Repeat with Beaman Library This Summer!

Official artwork of the Read, Renew, Repeat Campaign is featured.

This summer, our summer reading theme is “Read, Renew, Repeat,” a simple reminder to embrace the magic of stories, learning, and growth. At our Library, we believe in fostering a sense of wonder and community, and we’ve lined up an exciting array of events and programs to spark your imagination. From engaging storytelling events for…

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MA Teen Choice Book Award Nominees

The Massachusetts Teen Choice Book Award Committee has announced the list of 21 nominees (of books for young adults/teens) for the 2024 book award! This is the only award in the Bay State that invites students in grades 7-12 to vote for their favorite recently published books. This list has been specially curated by a…

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The Tiny Art Show

A photograph of tiny easels, artwork and LEGO mini figs.

The Tiny Art Show is currently on display in the Teen Space! Next time you visit the Library, take a moment to view the work created by our talented teen patrons. Art will be on display throughout the month of May.

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The Golden Ticket

Ongoing in April and May “Wouldn’t it be something, Charlie, to open a bar of candy and see a Golden Ticket glistening inside!” (Dahl, 1964, p. 21). During the months of April and May books in the Teen collection will have Golden Tickets hidden inside. If a Golden Ticket is found inside an item you…

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New Catalog Look!

A screenshot of the new catalog.

The CW MARS catalog has a new look! You can now access your CW MARS account by visiting http://wboylston.cwmars.org/. This new catalog will provide patrons with a more powerful, yet streamlined, experience. If you have questions about the new catalog, you may refer to this FAQ page or contact a library staff member for help!

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Love Your Library

February is Love Your Library Month! Write us a note about what you love about our Library! We will share a selection of notes with our locally elected officials. Valentines and valentine mailboxes will be available in the Library throughout the month of February.

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The Snack-It Bracket for Teens is Back!

An illustration of black and white cookies on a teal background.

During the month of February, we need teens to help us determine the best Oreo! Stop by the Library’s main floor to request your taste test snack pack. After performing your scientific taste test, cast your vote for your favorite Oreo that week. A new snack pack will be available at the beginning of each…

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