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245 Western Ave
Essex, MA 01929
(978) 768-7410
FAX: (978) 768-3370

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Monday....... 1-7pm
Tuesday..... 1-5pm
Thursday ....1-5PM
Friday ..........1-5pm
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 Library Events –February 2017
PRE-SCHOOL STORY HOUR —Spring Session kickoff, Wednesday, Feb. 1 for children, ages 3, 4 and 5. Join us each Wednesday morning at 10:15 for stories, rhymes & songs and a craft.
POKEMON CLUBContinuing each Wednesday afternoon from 4-5pm. All ages welcome.
COMMUNITY MOVIE NIGHT— Thursday, Feb. 2, 6:30pm featuring “All the Light You Cannot See” (Rated PG-13) Arrive early for best seating!
KNITTING CLUB— Continuing on Fridays at 3:30pm through Feb. 10th. Ages 8-108! All supplies provided.
MAKE A VALENTINE— Tuesday, Feb. 7, 3:30-4:30, kids, ages 3 and older. Carla Symonds will share her collection of crafting stamps-come make something sweet and unique.
TWEENS & TEENS MOVIE NIGHT— Grades 6-12, join us Friday, Feb 10 at 6:30pm for the film “Maximum Ride,” rated PG-13.Snacks included. Sign up ahead of time to have your name entered twice for our door prize!
RUBIK’S CUBE CLUB— Grades 3-5, Mondays, Feb. 13 and 27, 3:30-4:30pm. Learn the basics of solving the cube in these two sessions. Space is very limited-Sign up NOW!
COMMUNITY BOOK GROUP— Tuesday, Feb. 14, 9:30am discussing “A Spear of Summer Grass” by Deanna Raybourn. Copies available at the desk.
VALENTINE STORY HOUR & CRAFT— Tuesday, Feb. 14, 4pm, ages 3 and older. Drop-ins welcome.
HANDICRAFT NIGHT—Thursday, Feb. 16, 7-9pm. Bring your current project (knitting, scrapbooking, beading, etc.) to work on with other hobbyists.
LEGO CLUB—Thursday, Feb. 23, 10am-12pm.  Drop by the library for a morning of fun with friends. Participate in unique Lego challenges or build your own creation. Sign up now!
BOOK BINGO—Friday, Feb. 24, 4pm, Grades 1-5. Fun prizes! Drop-ins welcome!
“CHOCOLATE: THE SECRET INDULGENCE”—Saturday, Feb. 25th, 11am. Join Professor Mike Cross for this unique workshop. Learn which chemicals elicit biochemical reactions in the human brain, making chocolate the perfect indulgence! Chocolate taste testing-learn to taste chocolate for quality and how to best eat it. Please sign up in advance to ensure seating and chocolate supply!


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