Essex Library Notes: Library Fully Open on June 1


Library  Fully Open on June 1

We will return to our regular public hours on Tuesday, June 1 from 1-5 p.m.

Story Time Yoga

Tuesdays from 10 – 10:30 a.m. outside on the lawn. Designed for children 2-8 years old, masks and social distancing. Bring a mat or towel.


Monday, June 7 at 7 p.m. join Ted Reinstein, author of three books about New England and longtime Chronicle reporter as your guide on a tour from Maine to Rhode Island, Mt. Washington to Mt. Mansfield, and Berkshire foliage to Fenway Park. Ted will take questions after the talk, reservations are necessary.

Good News

Starting May 1, the library will be open for limited hours by appointment on Friday and Saturday.

Fridays 1-5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon, for the months of May and June. Call for a scheduled appointment for browsing, copy, fax computer use.  Masks must be worn and social distancing practiced.

Ancestry and Heritage Quest are available NOW

Databases from ProQuest for your research.

Genealogy enthusiasts get ready to jump in, go to our website for more information.

Wait list only.

Mango Language Platform

This will soon be available for Essex Library cardholders.  There are 70 languages and dialects and over 20 ESL courses. International streaming films through Mango Movie. Watch for it beginning in May.

Weekly Story Hours with April on Facebook Live


Wee Ones at 9:30 a.m. for 0 – 2 years old.

Pre School at 10 a.m. for 3-5 years old.

Curbside Pickup

Continues Monday-Friday

Monday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 1-4 p.m.

Wednesday 5-7 p.m.