Essex Library Notes | June 23



Author Nancy Horan (Virtual)


Wednesday, June 28 from 7-8 p.m.  Join Nancy Horan and Therese Fowler as the discuss Nancy’s new book, The House of Lincoln, a sweeping historical novel which tells the story of Abraham Lincoln’s ascendance from rumpled lawyer to U.S. President.

Tick Bite Prevention


Thursday, June 29 at 7 p.m.  Join Plymouth County Entomologist Extension Educator Blake Dinius for this talk.  New Englanders should enjoy the outdoors without worrying about ticks.  The key is awareness and education, not fear.  Ticks are a re-emerging threat to human health.  The diseases they carry can have life-changing consequences.  But, understanding tick biology holds the key to preventing tick bites and disease.  Many people know something about ticks, but misinformation may leave them vulnerable.

Discover Underground Mammals


Tuesday, June 27 from 2-3 p.m. for ages 5 and up.  Learn all about the local mammal species which spend most of their lives underground.   Discover some of the special characteristics of underground mammals and the adaptations these animals have made to a life under our feet.  Explore what animals look for when making a home and learn about some interesting details of the den construction.

Read to Jackson


Wednesdays at 5 p.m.  Sign up for your 15-minute slot to read to loveable Jackson. Please register.

All You Can Eat Cereal Buffet


Wednesday, June 28 at 10 a.m.  Teens entering grades 6-12 join us at the library for cereal galore and a morning DYI project.  Bring an old t-shire and leave with a t-shirt tote bag.

Friends of the Library Gardening


Sunflower growing contest, pick up your free packet of sunflower seeds and containers to grow over the summer.

Library of Things


Giant Jenga, Corn Hole and Pickleball

Museum Passes


Passes available for your holiday weekend.


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