Essex Library Notes | April 14


Library Closed

The library will be closed Monday April 17 in observance of Patriot’s Day.

Essex Community Read

Thursday, May 18, reception at 6 p.m., talk at 7 p.m. Books available at the library April 3rd.  We will discuss “Swimming to the Top of the Tide: Finding Life Where Land and Water Meet” by Patricia Hanlon.

Community Book Group

Tuesday, April 18 at 10 a.m.  Join in the discussion of “The Firekeeper’s Daughter” by Angeline Boulley.

Pie-fest Fundraiser

Wednesday, May 3 from 12-4 p.m.  Come and enjoy a slice of pie with coffee, suggested donation $5/pp.  Bakers needed.

Homework Help

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday May 10, 11, 12, and 24, 25, 26.  Grades 5-8 a high school senior will be available to help in all subjects.

Girl Running:  Bobbi Gibb

Thursday, May 13 at 4 p.m. ages 4-10.  Historic New England invites students to explore the story of Bobbi Gibb and her journey to the starting line of the Boston Marathon.  Students will examine a variety of shoes from Historic New England’s collection, artifacts from the Boston Marathon races, and create their own medal to take home with them.

Babysitting Certification Class

Tuesday, April 18 from 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m.  The 4H Babysitters Training Course teaches youth ages 11 and older what they need to know to be caring, trustworthy, responsible and competent babysitters. This is a free 8-hour course.  Participants will learn how to create age-appropriate activities and games, feed and change infants, and handle emergency situations.

Musical Storytime with Ruthanne

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.  Come sing, play instruments, and have fun for all ages.

Story Hour Wednesday Mornings

9 a.m. for Wee Ones

10 a.m. for Preschool

Museum Passes Available

Children’s Museum, Wenham Museum, PEM, MOS, MFA, Children’s Piazza, Aquarium, Zoo NE and DCR parking passes.

Library of Things

Having company? We have Hotspots, Bocce, Cornhole, Croquet, Pickleball, Giant Jenga, and more.

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