Kids Create: Beaded Animals

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

Get crafty with Essex Library's newest arts & crafts program for kids! Int his session, children are invited to use pony beads and string to create colorful beaded animal keychains … 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 … 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.

“Food for Thought” with Cool-ology®!

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

Celebrate National STEM/STEAM Day with a Cool-ology® STEAM education program! Who said playing with your food isn’t fun?! Kids will burst with enthusiasm when they make things bubble, ooze, and … Continue reading

FREE

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 … 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, felt board activities, … Continue reading

FREE

STEAM Saturdays: DIY Floam

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

Enjoy a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Art, Mathematics) project at the library select Saturdays. This session we will be exploring polymers and chemical reactions by making our very own "floam"! … 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 … Continue reading

FREE

Nutcracker Creative Movement Class

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

Kids ages 3-6 are invited to join dancers from Eastern Connecticut Ballet for an interactive creative movement class with a Nutcracker theme. This presentation will be led by Eastern Connecticut … 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, felt board activities, … Continue reading

FREE

Kids Create: Paper Mandala Lanterns

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

Get crafty with Essex Library's newest arts & crafts program for kids! In this session, children are invited to make paper mandala lanterns. Children will use tracing paper, markers, electric … 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 … 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, felt board activities, … Continue reading

FREE

STEAM Saturdays: Ultimate Paper Plane Challenge

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

Enjoy a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Art, Mathematics) project at the library select Saturdays. In this session, we will explore the science of flight with the Ultimate Paper Airplane Challenge! … 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 … 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, felt board activities, … Continue reading

FREE

Teen Friday

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

Program for teens age 13+ What is Teen Friday? It's a time to come to the library, play video games with your friends, eat snacks, color, do a craft (it's … Continue reading

FREE

Kids Create: Build-A-Snow Man!

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

Program for kids in grades K and up.Roll up your sleeves and get crafty! In this session,children are invited to use modeling clay and various plastic features to buildtheir own … 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 … Continue reading

FREE

Hour of Code: Harry Potter Edition

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

Program for kids in grades 2-8. Celebrate Computer Science Education Week! Join us at the Essex Library for a Harry Potter-themed Hour of Code! Kids in grades 2-8 will spend … Continue reading

FREE

Teen Friday

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

Program for teens age 13+ What is Teen Friday? It's a time to come to the library, play video games with your friends, eat snacks, color, do a craft (it's … 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, felt board activities, … Continue reading

FREE

STEAM Saturdays: Snowstorm in a Jar

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

Program for kids in grades K and up. Enjoy a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering,Art, Mathematics) project at the library select Saturdays. This session we willbe exploring polar molecules and … 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

Family Gingerbread House Building

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

Program for families with kids in Pre-K and up. Celebrate Gingerbread House Day at the Essex Library! Whetheryou’re a cookie building expert, or your house falls apart as soon as … 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 … 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 … 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, felt board activities, … Continue reading

FREE

Teen Friday

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

Program for teens age 13+ What is Teen Friday? It's a time to come to the library, play video games with your friends, eat snacks, color, do a craft (it's … Continue reading

FREE

Kids Create: Snow Globes

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

Program for kids in grades K and up. Roll up your sleeves and get crafty! In this session,children are invited to make their very own winter-themed snow globe! Essex Library … Continue reading

FREE

Childhood – Let’s Never Grow Up!

December 2023 through January 13, 2024 As we are all children during the holidays, ‘tis the season to celebrate childhood and its meaning. Discover new artwork by established and emerging … Continue reading

FREE

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    Essex, CT 06426 or email Info@EssexCT.com