Essex Library Notes | Dec 9


Holiday Hours

Closed Saturday, December 24 and Monday, December 26

Closed Monday, January 2

Best Bike Rides in New England

Wednesday, December 14 at 7 p.m. via Zoom webinar.  Join author David Sobel’s presentation of his new book “Best Bike Rides in New England”.  Sobel will reveal some of his favorite rides, discuss the variables he uses when designing a ride, explain how to design rides using online tools like “Map My Ride” or “Strava”.

Learn to Knit

Fridays, December 9 and 16 at 3:30 p.m.  Children ages 6 years and older with an adult.  Learn the basics of knitting with Ms. Christine.  No experience necessary.  Build hand strength and dexterity which will support fine motor skills.  Participants will receive knitting needles and yarn to keep. Space is limited and registration is required.

Feliz NaviDuckie Soap Making for Teens

Friday, December 16 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.  Grades 6-12.  Don’t miss this unique opportunity to make your own “Feliz NaviDuckie” soap creation. Each participant will take home their handmade soap and encased rubber ducky to keep or give as a holiday gift.

Read to Jackson the Rescue Dog

Wednesday, December 14 and 28 at 5 p.m. Schedule your 15-minute reading spot for children kindergarten and older.

Museum Passes Available

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

Gingerbread Gala

Tuesday, December 20 at 3:30 p.m.  Kids five years and older are invited to register for a fun afternoon of sweets, stories, scavenger hunt and gingerbread craft. Registration required.

Library of Things

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

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