Library News

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Love Your Library

February 1, 2023

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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Beaman Browser Winter 2022

January 26, 2023
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Welcome to the new BeamanLibrary.org

January 18, 2023

Welcome to Beaman Library’s new website! The content of the site has undergone a tremendous transformation, resulting in a vastly improved user experience. When creating this new website, our priority was to make the many patron resources easily findable and usable. We are very excited to have also added an event management system, allowing users…

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New Event Registration Procedure

January 18, 2023

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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Glorious Garlands: Ongoing Throughout the Winter

November 19, 2022

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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America’s GenealogyBank

November 15, 2022

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/GBNL    

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New Databases Now Available!

November 15, 2022

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,…

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

October 31, 2022

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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Beaman Browser Fall 2022

September 21, 2022
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Summer Reading Program 2022: Read Beyond the Beaten Path

June 3, 2022

  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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