Kids & Families

SPECIAL PROGRAMS:
New Year's Eve Party Kit

Celebrate New Year's Eve with Essex Free Library,  Willy-Wonka Style!

UPDATE!
Our New Year's Eve Party Kits were very popular, and were all gone within 15 minutes!  Thank you so much to those who participated, and apologies to anyone who missed getting a Party Kit.  We'll make more next time!

If you snagged a Party Kit, be sure to watch the video below for instructions on how to craft all of the included party items.  Have fun, and Happy New Year!
ONGOING PROGRAMS:
Logo - Monday Storytime
MONDAY STORYTIME
Posted every Monday to Facebook and YouTube!
Children and caregivers are invited to tune in each Monday for a recorded story and rhyme.  Appropriate for all ages.

Watch the latest Monday Storytime below!
Logo - Craft Day
WEEKLY CRAFT DAYS
Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am
No reservations required!
Stop by the library vestibule every Wednesday and Friday from 10am to pick up a free, grab-n-go craft kit!  New kits are available every week.  Wednesday craft kits are accompanied by an instructional video or PDF posted to Facebook and YouTube, while the Friday craft kits come with an instructional image.  Appropriate for preschoolers and older.

Watch the instructional video for the latest craft kit below!
Logo - Friday Storytime
FRIDAY STORYTIME
Posted to Facebook and YouTube every Friday!
Children and caregivers are invited to tune in each Friday for a recorded story and rhyme.  Appropriate for all ages.

Watch our latest Friday Storytime below!
Logo - Learning at Home
LEARNING AT HOME WITH MISS NOREEN
Every second Wednesday of the month
Posted to Facebook and YouTube
Tune in every second Wednesday of the month to watch and learn with Miss Noreen!  This recorded program is specifically designed for those households with children learning from home this year, and includes stories and music, along with learning something new!

Watch the latest Learning At Home video below!
Logo - The Kids Room Monthly Newsletter
THE KIDS ROOM
Essex Free Library's Youth Services Newsletter
Published the first week of each month
The Kids Room is Essex Free Library's monthly newsletter, detailing all that is happening for kids and families at the library!  Subscribe to the newsletter here, and click here to read the latest edition of The Kids Room.