Summer Reading


The 2018 Summer Reading Theme is: Libraries Rock! A celebration of the world of music and reading!



Summer Reading at the Essex Library is for children entering grades 1-6  and runs June 21st-August 3rd. Join us as we kick off Summer reading with our annual ROOT BEER FLOAT! Thursday, June 21, 1-3pm at Centennial Grove.

Register to participate in our Summer Reading Challenge and pick up a log sheet to keep track of the hours you read. Visit the library to collect prizes for every 5 hours of reading you complete. All participants who read 25 hours by August 3rd will receive a ticket to the TOPSFIELD FAIR!

UPCOMING EVENTS…. contact to register for events!

Learn to Play the Ukulele!

*Ages 8 and older*

Wednesday, June 27, 6pm


Musical Story Hour & Jam Session

Monday, July 2, 4pm


Toe Jam Puppet Band Concert

Wednesday, July 11, 3pm


Instrument Making Workshop

Friday, July 20, 3-5pm


ENCORE Game Fest

*Ages 8 and older*

Monday, July 23, 3pm


Didgeridoo Down Under

Australian Music Concert

Tuesday, August 14, 3pm



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