Essex Library Notes | Feb. 2


State & Federal tax forms are now available at the Library. Drop in to pick them up.

Bending Toward Justice: (Virtual)

Wednesday, February 21 at 7 p.m.  African Americans as Subject and Creators in American Art.

Community Book Group: Monday, February 26 at 10 a.m. Join us as we discuss “The High House” by Jessie Greengrass. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.

Armchair Travel Around the Globe: Wednesday, February 7 at 7 p.m.  Join us as we hear from Essex Locals, the Fouser family, about their adventure after deciding to rent their home, sell their car, leave their jobs and travel the globe for a full year.

Regional Social Worker: Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the first-floor meeting room.  Free, private, and confidential, learn about resources, gain strategies and skill to assist in stress reduction and management.  No appointment necessary.

Story Hours:  (This program began on Jan. 20): Wednesdays at 9 a.m., join us for Wee Ones, ages 0-2 yrs.  20 minutes for songs, rhymes, stories and creative play. Please register. 10 a.m. Preschool ages 3-5 years.  30 minutes of songs, rhymes and stories read aloud and concludes with a themed craft. Please register.

Chinese New Year Storytime & Craft: Monday, February 12 at 3:30 p.m.  Children ages 4 and older, join us to learn about this special celebration through stories and a craft.

CFCE Science Thursdays ( (This program began on Jan. 11): Thursdays 9-10 a.m. for ages 2-6 years old.  Join Ms. Christine for some STEAM fun, you will listen to stories, then explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math.  Space is limited, so please register.

Community Rummikub: Saturday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m.-12 Noon. No experience is necessary. Enjoy meeting others from the community over this popular game!