Essex Library Notes Feb 11, 2022


Presidents Day

The library will be closed Monday, February 21 for President’s Day.

Boston Bruins Pajama Drive 2022

We are joining the Boston Bruins, DCF/Wonderfund and Cradles to Crayons to collect pajamas for kids of all ages in need, February through March.  We will send them if you would like to make a donation.

Valentine’s for Hospital Workers

Starting Monday, February 7, all ages welcome.  Join us in creating valentines to cheer our community hospital workers.  Stop by any afternoon this week, no registration needed.

Community Book Group

Friday, February 18 at 10 a.m.  Discussion of Tammy Duckworth’s book, Every Day is a Gift.

Winter Crafternoon

Tuesday, February 22 at 3 p.m.  Ages four and up join us for a wintery craft at the library.  Register online.

The Reading Dog

Wednesdays, starting in January from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Grades K-5. Contact April Wanner. Reserve your 15-minute slot to read to our sweet reading dog. Time slots are: 4:30, 4:45, 5:00 and 5:15 p.m. 

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Dungeons and Dragons

Starting Mondays in January from 5-7 p.m.  Registration will be on the website and space is limited.

January 24 has met its space limit, to be placed on the wait list email:

Virtual Yoga

Tuesdays from 10-10:30 a.m. ages 2-6.

Lego Robotic Club

Starting Wednesdays in January from 5-6 p.m.  Grades 4 and 5 only.  At the library, masks are required.

Musical Storytime with Ruthanne

This program began January 25 at 10:30 a.m., and runs every Tuesday for children ages 2 and up with caregiver. Songs, books, instruments and fun, in person, masks required in the library for those over Five years of age.



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