Hindi Story Time

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Join the Essex Library for a Hindi Storytime on July 21 at 4:00 PM, as part of our Multilingual Story Time Series. Each session of this series will focus on … Continue reading

Free

Future Artists

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Encourage your future artist to get creative as we explore different arts and crafts! This month, kids will get to make and decorate their own homemade fans. This free event … Continue reading

Free
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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free

Teen Bring Your Own Book Club

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Do you like the idea of joining a book club, but aren't sure you could commit to reading the assigned book each time? Then this new casual book club is … Continue reading

Free

Teen Anime & Manga Club

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Come explore the world of anime & manga with us at Essex Library’s Teen Anime & Manga Club! Try something new, share the ones you enjoy, and hangout with others … Continue reading

Free
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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free

“Signing Rocks!” with Signing Basics®

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Essex Library will host our last “Signing Rocks!” American Sign Language class, on Tuesday, August 1 from 3-3:45 PM on Zoom. Program presented by Signing Basics®. For this class, the … Continue reading

Free

Teen Poetry Club: Found Poetry

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Essex Library will host the third session of Teen Poetry Club on Thursday, August 3 at 4 PM. Teens will learn the guidelines behind creating different types of poetry and … Continue reading

Free

Adult Craft: Tissue Paper Sunflowers

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Come learn how to make a small, beautiful bouquet of sunflowers using tissue paper and coffee filters! Meet with fellow crafters for an hour of hands-on art for all skill … Continue reading

Free
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Intro to Dungeons & Dragons

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Come learn how to play the world’s greatest role-playing game at one of the Essex Library’s Intro to Dungeons & Dragons sessions! We will be playing with a shortened storyline … Continue reading

Free

Teen Art Club

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Do you love art? Are you looking for a good time or space to work on your projects? Then come hang out and chat with your fellow artists at Teen … Continue reading

Free
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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free

Animal Friends

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Essex Library will host the final session of its Animal Voices series on Tuesday August 8 at 4 PM. The theme for Summer Reading this year is Find Your Voice; … Continue reading

Free
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Teen Advisory Board Informational Meeting

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Teen Advisory Board Informational Meeting, held in-person at the Essex Library on September 14 at 4:00 PM. Teens who are interested in having input on Young Adult aspects of the library can join Teen Advisory Board. Open to teens in Grades 7-12. Held at Essex Library. No registration required.

Teen Poetry Club: Poetry Escape Room

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Essex Library will host the final session of Teen Poetry Club on Thursday, August 10 at 4 PM. In this session, teens will challenge themselves with a Poetry Escape Room! … Continue reading

Free

Young at Heart Book Club

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Join us for Essex Library's Young at Heart Book Club! A book club for adults who enjoy reading young adult and new adult literature. We hope to see you there … Continue reading

Free

Essex Library’s Stay Cool Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Gather with friends and family of all ages to compete for prizes, including bragging rights, at Essex Library’s Stay Cool Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament on Saturday, August 12, 9:30-11:30. Teams may … Continue reading

Free
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Intro to Dungeons & Dragons

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Come learn how to play the world’s greatest role-playing game at one of the Essex Library’s Intro to Dungeons & Dragons sessions! We will be playing with a shortened storyline … Continue reading

Free

Preschool STEAM Lab

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Come explore the world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) with us through fun experiments and activities! This month, kids will get to make their own bubble wands. … Continue reading

Free
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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free

Teen Board Game Night

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Join the Essex Library for Teen Board Game Night! We will have a variety of fun board games to choose from, so grab a friend and come play with us! … Continue reading

Free
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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free
Recurring

Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free

Stay & Play

33 West Avenue 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Essex Library's children's area has trains, toys, blocks, puzzles, and more for children of all ages to expand their curiosity, and try new things!Come to the library to play and … Continue reading

Free

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Psychedelic ’60’s at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

Every Friday, 8:30pm - 12:00am Psychedelic ’60’s, a power trio that pays tribute to the ground-breaking musical super groups of the sixties, plays the Tap Room at The Griswold Inn … Continue reading

FREE
Recurring

Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free
Recurring

Psychedelic ’60’s at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

Every Friday, 8:30pm - 12:00am Psychedelic ’60’s, a power trio that pays tribute to the ground-breaking musical super groups of the sixties, plays the Tap Room at The Griswold Inn … Continue reading

FREE

Story Time A – Z

33 West Avenue 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

A story and craft time for pre-school age children and their caregivers!Each story time will focus on a “Letter of the Week” and feature songs, books, and a craft that … Continue reading

Free

STEAM Saturdays: Fidget Slime

33 West Avenue 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Enjoy a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Art, Mathematics) project at the library select Saturdays.School is back in session, so this Saturday we will be making Fidget Slime! A super thick … Continue reading

Free
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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free

Stay & Play

33 West Avenue 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Essex Library's children's area has trains, toys, blocks, puzzles, and more for children of all ages to expand their curiosity, and try new things!Come to the library to play and … Continue reading

Free
Recurring

Teen Advisory Board Informational Meeting

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Teen Advisory Board Informational Meeting, held in-person at the Essex Library on September 14 at 4:00 PM. Teens who are interested in having input on Young Adult aspects of the library can join Teen Advisory Board. Open to teens in Grades 7-12. Held at Essex Library. No registration required.

Louie Listens

33 West Avenue 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Louie is back and ready to read or spend time with you!Reading to a therapy dog has been proven to improve reading skills, self-esteem, and confidence!Kids & teens can sign … Continue reading

Free

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    Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
    Essex, CT 06426 or email Info@EssexCT.com