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City of Beverly Awarded $10,000 Library Services and Technology Grant

The City of Beverly was recently awarded a federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant for $10,000 from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC). The Beverly Public Library plans to launch a Play Program which encourages interactive learning for children and their parents/care givers.  The Play Program will

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Beverly Receives Townwide Preservation Assessment Grant

The Beverly Public Library and various community partners were recently awarded a Townwide Preservation Assessment Grant.  The grant provides preservation assessment services for critical document collections and is the first step toward preserving, arranging, describing, and digitizing historically significant local collections for public access.  The grant is valued at around

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April 4, 2014: Member Preview – Friends’ Spring Book Sale

Members of the Friends of the Beverly Public Library are invited to a preview of the annual Friends’ Spring Book Sale at the main library on Friday, April 4th from 6 to 8 p.m. It’s a wonderful chance to socialize and seek books in a relaxed, family-friendly setting. Not yet

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Online Identity: The Modern First Impression

Over the past 15 years, our lives have migrated into the online realm at a breakneck pace. Often, the pace of this change has exceeded our ability to grasp its meaning. Today, most hiring managers and even college admissions officers use Google and Facebook to research applicants — sometimes with

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iPad Workshop

Do you have an iPad but find yourself asking such questions as “What apps would work for me?”, “How do I run updates?”, or “Does my iPad have a camera?” Join Ed McFadden of Glade Mountain Consulting, LLC for a hands-on iPad workshop where these questions and more will be

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Sept. 21, 2014: “Slavery and Freedom: African-Americans in Beverly, 1750-1850”

2013 marks the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation. On Saturday, September 21st, the New England Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society and the Beverly Public Library will note this anniversary with an illustrated lecture by historian Terri McFadden. Join Terri at the main

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