Researching your family tree? Explore genealogical records from 1690 to today, including obituaries, marriage notices, birth announcements, casualty lists, military and government documents, and more with America’s GenealogyBank. Remote access is available 24/7 on any device with your Beaman Library card. To learn more, ask our librarians or click here: http://infoweb.newsbank.com/signin/BeamanMemorialPublicLibrary/GBNLRead More
New Databases Now Available!
The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) and the Massachusetts Library System (MLS) are pleased to announce that our statewide online resources have been expanded. Our three current database vendors, Gale Cengage, Encyclopedia Britannica, and ProQuest will be joined by two new vendors, Transparent Languages, and Capstone, to provide the Commonwealth with statewide online reference,…Read More
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
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…Read More
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:…Read More
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!Read More
Kanopy Now Available!
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…Read More
Wowbrary at Beaman Library!
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!Read More
Toy Library Giving Tree
During the month of December, we will have a tree decorated with items that we need to start our Toy Library campaign. We will be the only Toy Library in Central Massachusetts! Everyone has somebody that they buy gifts for that really don’t need anything at all. Why not purchase a share of one of…Read More
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…Read More
Have you had an opportunity to renew your Friends of the Beaman Library membership? Membership dues provide funding for Library programming, technology, the Library Pass Program, and other expenses not covered by the municipal budget. You may renew your membership online via PayPal. If you prefer, you can complete out this form and return it…Read More