ESSEX LIBRARY NOTES | March 11, 2022


St. Patrick’s Day Craft & Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, March 15 from 3:30-5 p.m. ages 4 and older join us for crafts and a scavenger hunt.

Intermediate Genealogy Class

Thursdays, March 3 – April 14 from 2-3:30 p.m.  If you’ve taken our beginner class you’re welcome to attend.  The seven sessions will kick off Thursday, February 24 with an optional, online meetup enabling students from the previous classes to introduce themselves and share their research goals.  The Course will then include six sessions, Thursdays, March 3 – April 14, (No class on April 7).

Artisan Bread Cook Along

Monday, March 14 from 7 – 8:30 p.m.  This artisan bread recipe and method is truly the easiest bread you will ever bake – even if you have never baked bread before.  This class will focus on the “Master Recipe” from the best-selling cookbook “Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day”.  You make the dough once and then bake a fresh loaf whenever the mood strikes you with only 5 minutes effort.  Join Chef/Cooking Instructor Liz Barbour for this hands-on class.  You’ll be baking artisan-style bread in no time.  Register on library website.

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.

Story Time with Allison

Join MERSD preschool teacher Allison reading stories and answering any questions on the Integrated Pre-school program. Saturday, March 12 at 11 a.m.

The Reading Dog

Wednesdays 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. 

Virtual Yoga

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

Story Hour

Wednesdays from 9-10 a.m. join April for stories, songs and finger plays.

Saturday Story Hour

Saturday, March 12 at 11 a.m., drop-ins welcome.

Musical Storytime with Ruthanne

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., ages 2 and up with caregiver. Songs, books, instruments and fun, in person, masks required in the library for those over 5 years of age.


st. patrick’s day craft & scavenger hunt, intermediate genealogy class, artisan bread cook along, liz barbour, boston bruins pajama drive 2022, cradles to crayons, dcf/wonderfund, april wanner