October 2022

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Monday, October 310:00—11:00 AMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Book Club: Bluest Eye by Morrison

Book Club:  Bluest Eye by MorrisonDrop in and join Library Director Deborah French and friends as they discuss The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. Extra copies are typically available at the circulation desk. Copies are available in every format imaginable.…Learn More
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Tuesday, October 410:30—11:30 AMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Musical Storytime with Ruthanne

Musical Storytime with RuthanneLittle ones, ages 2 and older with a caregiver, join Ruthanne for singing, instruments, stories and more!No registration necessary
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Wednesday, October 59:00—9:30 AMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Wee Ones Story Hour

Wee Ones Story HourJoin April, our Children's Librarian,  each Wednesday morning in the Library  for Wee Ones Story Hour , perfect for ages 0-2years. Story Hour begins at 9:00am and includes 20 minutes of songs, rhymes, stories and creative play! Drop-ins are welcome.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 510:00—10:45 AMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Pre-School Story Hour

Pre-School Story HourJoin April, our Children's Librarian, each Wednesday morning inside the Library for Pre-School Story Hour, for ages 3, 4 and 5 years. Story Hour begins at 10:00am and includes 30 minutes of songs, rhymes and stories read aloud and concludes with a themed craft.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 55:00—6:00 PMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Read to Jackson the Reading Dog

Read to Jackson the Reading DogKids! Kindergarten and older, reserve your 15 minute slot to read aloud to Jackson, our sweet Reading Dog! Bring your own books, or choose from ours. Email April at awanner@essexpl. org and request the time slot you would like and she will confirm. RSVP early to get the time frame you most want! Slots are as follows: 5:00, 5:15, 5:30, 5:45pm.…Learn More
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Friday, October 73:30—4:30 PMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Learn to Knit

Learn to KnitChildren ages 6 years and older with an adult-Learn the basics of knitting with Ms. Christine. No experience necessary! Build hand strength and dexterity which will support fine motor skills. Participants will receive knitting needles and yarn to keep.…Learn More
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Monday, October 10All DayLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

CLOSED in Observance of Indigenous Peoples' Day

The Library is closed today in observance of Indigenous Peoples' Day, formerly Columbus Day.
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Tuesday, October 1110:30—11:30 AMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Musical Storytime with Ruthanne

Musical Storytime with RuthanneLittle ones, ages 2 and older with a caregiver, join Ruthanne for singing, instruments, stories and more!No registration necessary

Tuesday, October 117:00—8:30 PMZoom

Genealogy Software Review

Genealogy Software ReviewJoin genealogist Richard Reid on Zoom as he explores the pros & cons of various genealogy software packages for personal use. Learn which will best help you organize your important research and documents or which will offer the ability to create a presentation or keepsake book.…Learn More
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Wednesday, October 129:00—9:30 AMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Wee Ones Story Hour

Wee Ones Story HourJoin April, our Children's Librarian,  each Wednesday morning in the Library  for Wee Ones Story Hour , perfect for ages 0-2years. Story Hour begins at 9:00am and includes 20 minutes of songs, rhymes, stories and creative play! Drop-ins are welcome.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 1210:00—10:45 AMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Pre-School Story Hour

Pre-School Story HourJoin April, our Children's Librarian, each Wednesday morning inside the Library for Pre-School Story Hour, for ages 3, 4 and 5 years. Story Hour begins at 10:00am and includes 30 minutes of songs, rhymes and stories read aloud and concludes with a themed craft.…Learn More
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Thursday, October 137:00—8:00 PMZoom
VirtualTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

VIRTUAL: The Forgotten Nations -- Native Tribes of New England

VIRTUAL: The Forgotten Nations -- Native Tribes of New England**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. ** Colonization happened early on in the New England area, as early as 1609, so many Native Nations and tribal histories were lost.…Learn More
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Friday, October 143:30—4:30 PMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Learn to Knit

Learn to KnitChildren ages 6 years and older with an adult-Learn the basics of knitting with Ms. Christine. No experience necessary! Build hand strength and dexterity which will support fine motor skills. Participants will receive knitting needles and yarn to keep.…Learn More

Friday, October 144:00—5:00 PMOutside on lawnTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Pumpkin Painting for Teens

Pumpkin Painting for TeensTeens!  Grades 6-12, join us outside on the lawn for apple cider, donuts and Pumpkin Painting! Make your own "pumpkin donut" (as seen at Studio DIY) or create your own design.  Please register to ensure we have enough supplies and sweet treats…Learn More
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Tuesday, October 1810:30—11:30 AMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Musical Storytime with Ruthanne

Musical Storytime with RuthanneLittle ones, ages 2 and older with a caregiver, join Ruthanne for singing, instruments, stories and more!No registration necessary
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Wednesday, October 199:00—9:30 AMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Wee Ones Story Hour

Wee Ones Story HourJoin April, our Children's Librarian,  each Wednesday morning in the Library  for Wee Ones Story Hour , perfect for ages 0-2years. Story Hour begins at 9:00am and includes 20 minutes of songs, rhymes, stories and creative play! Drop-ins are welcome.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 1910:00—10:45 AMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Pre-School Story Hour

Pre-School Story HourJoin April, our Children's Librarian, each Wednesday morning inside the Library for Pre-School Story Hour, for ages 3, 4 and 5 years. Story Hour begins at 10:00am and includes 30 minutes of songs, rhymes and stories read aloud and concludes with a themed craft.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 1911:00 AM—12:00 PMZoom
VirtualTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

VIRTUAL: All About Hawks with the Mass Audubon

VIRTUAL: All About Hawks with the Mass Audubon**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. ** Learn all about the seven species of hawks most likely to be encountered in Massachusetts, including how to tell them apart, their life cycles, and their hunting abilities.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 195:00—6:00 PMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Read to Jackson the Reading Dog

Read to Jackson the Reading DogKids! Kindergarten and older, reserve your 15 minute slot to read aloud to Jackson, our sweet Reading Dog! Bring your own books, or choose from ours. Email April at awanner@essexpl. org and request the time slot you would like and she will confirm. RSVP early to get the time frame you most want! Slots are as follows: 5:00, 5:15, 5:30, 5:45pm.…Learn More
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Friday, October 213:30—4:30 PMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Learn to Knit

Learn to KnitChildren ages 6 years and older with an adult-Learn the basics of knitting with Ms. Christine. No experience necessary! Build hand strength and dexterity which will support fine motor skills. Participants will receive knitting needles and yarn to keep.…Learn More
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Tuesday, October 2510:30—11:30 AMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Musical Storytime with Ruthanne

Musical Storytime with RuthanneLittle ones, ages 2 and older with a caregiver, join Ruthanne for singing, instruments, stories and more!No registration necessary

Tuesday, October 251:00—3:30 PMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Career Center Help

Outreach & Marketing Coordinator, MASSHIRE - North Shore Career Center is conducting in library assistance for job counseling and resume writing 
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Wednesday, October 269:00—9:30 AMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Wee Ones Story Hour

Wee Ones Story HourJoin April, our Children's Librarian,  each Wednesday morning in the Library  for Wee Ones Story Hour , perfect for ages 0-2years. Story Hour begins at 9:00am and includes 20 minutes of songs, rhymes, stories and creative play! Drop-ins are welcome.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 2610:00—10:45 AMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Pre-School Story Hour

Pre-School Story HourJoin April, our Children's Librarian, each Wednesday morning inside the Library for Pre-School Story Hour, for ages 3, 4 and 5 years. Story Hour begins at 10:00am and includes 30 minutes of songs, rhymes and stories read aloud and concludes with a themed craft.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 265:30—6:30 PMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Teen Book Group: The Scorpio Races

Teen Book Group: The Scorpio Races"It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die. " So begins Maggie Stiefvater's haunting novel, The Scorpio Races.  Teens, grades 7 -12, join librarians April & Lauren for dinner, dessert and discussion over the course of 5 weeks each Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 beginning Oct.…Learn More
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Friday, October 283:30—4:30 PMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Learn to Knit

Learn to KnitChildren ages 6 years and older with an adult-Learn the basics of knitting with Ms. Christine. No experience necessary! Build hand strength and dexterity which will support fine motor skills. Participants will receive knitting needles and yarn to keep.…Learn More
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Monday, October 315:00—7:00 PMLibraryTOHP Burnham 30 Martin St, Essex, MA, 01929

Trick or Treat at the Library!

Trick or Treat at the Library!Kids!! Drop by the Library anytime between 5 and 7pm on Halloween to Trick or Treat! We can't wait to see your costumes and show you OURS!