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Essex, MA 01929
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Library Events – December 2017

STORY TIME JAM! Tuesdays in December, the 5th & 12th at 11:15am with Lisa Cheney.  Learn about your child’s development while you play, move, explore instruments, sing, read and have fun together. Ages 0-5. Registration is required. Email:
STORY HOUR Wednesdays  December 6 & 13 at 9am for 0-2 year olds and 10am for 3, 4 & 5 year olds. Sign up at the Circulation Desk or email:
POKEMON CLUB Wednesdays, 4-5pm , all ages! For more info, email:
SCRABBLE CLUB Thursdays, 10-11:30am. All are welcome!
HOLIDAY CARDS FOR VETERANS ALL AGES, join us on the 3rd floor, Monday, December 4th, 3-5pm to make cards for area veterans. Carla Symonds will share her stamping supplies to boost creativity and hot cocoa will be served. To sign up, email:
ADULT YOGA — Gentle Vinyasa Yoga, Tuesday evenings December 5 and 12, 7pm, on the 3rd floor with instructor Lisa Lunnen. Drop in and pay $12 at the door.  Call the library to register: 978-768-7410.
KIDS MOVIE AFTERNOON Wednesday, December 6th, 3:30pm on the 3rd floor featuring the classic “Muppet Christmas Carol,” rated G. Registration is not necessary, but each child must be attended by an adult, 18 years or older. Bring  something comfy to sit on.
COMMUNITY BOOK GROUP Thurs, December 14, 9:30am. This month’s pick is “Sweet Tooth” by Ian McEwan. Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk.
TEENS! EDIBLE CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATING Grades 6-12, stop by right after school on Friday, December 15th, 3:30pm to decorate an edible brownie Christmas Tree!  Enjoy cocoa and door prizes. Invite friends. Sign up at:
STORYTIME WITH SANTA Tuesday, December 19th, 3:30-5pm on the 3rd floor. Drop by to meet Santa, take a selfie and enjoy treats and stories from Santa at 4pm. All ages welcome.
READ TO BENNY Sign up to read to Benny, the Reading Dog, on Wednesday, December 20 between 4 and 5pm.  Email
LEGO CLUB Kids, ages 4 and older, drop by the library on Friday, December 29th between 3 and 5pm to make something amazing from our stash of LEGOS!


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