Library News

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Button Making for Teens

May 17, 2023

Express your ideas with a button as unique as you! Stop by the Teen Space and use the supplies provided to create your button design. A staff member will press the button for you and then you can adorn your backpack or jacket with your one-of-a-kind button! Supplies will be available throughout the months of…

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Summer Saturday Hours

May 15, 2023

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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Summer 2023: Find Your Voice!

May 13, 2023

  Summer is here and Beaman Library has an exciting Summer Reading Program, Find Your Voice! planned for readers of all ages. Summer Reading Program for Adults    Our annual Summer Reading Program for Adults will take place during the months of June, July, and August! Visit Beaman Library’s Beanstack page to register for the…

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Hotspots Now Available!

May 12, 2023

Beaman Library has hotspots available for borrowing! These devices are a great option for those who need internet access while on the go or have limited or unreliable internet access at home. There are several borrowing guidelines, some of which include: borrowers must be 18 years of age with a CW MARS library card in…

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HeritageHub

May 1, 2023

HeritageHub is a new database, replacing the previously offered genealogy database, GenealogyBank. Via HeritageHub, you can explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage…

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Now Accepting Book Donations

April 18, 2023

The Friends are now accepting book donations to be included in the Friends Annual Book Sale. Donations will be accepted via appointment with a staff member. When making a donation, please bring only a small quantity of books as we have a limited amount of space. Please know that your donation must be reviewed for…

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Library Closing

March 14, 2023

Due to the inclement weather, the Library will be closed Tuesday, March 14. Enjoy the snow!

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March 10, 2023

OverDrive app users, changes are coming! The legacy OverDrive app will soon be discontinued, and you’ll need to switch to Libby, OverDrive’s newer reading app. You can still use the legacy OverDrive app until May 1, but we recommend upgrading to Libby today. It’s easy to use and full of fun features. It’s time to…

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Beaman Browser Spring 2023

March 3, 2023
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Hang Out in the Teen Space!

March 1, 2023

Throughout the spring months, various cards games will be available in the Teen Space. Teens are invited to stop by with friends and spend some time in the Space playing one of the card games available!

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