#StayHome Library Resources

 

Need a library card? Essex Residents may download and complete our Patron Registration Form to obtain access to our electronic resources. Scan or photograph your completed form along with proof of Essex residency and send to athompson@essexlib.org

Our collection of library resources for homebound patrons includes:

Essex Library Resources

Youth Services

Looking for things to do with your children? Join us for Virtual Story Time with the Essex Library, make art for Reach Out, our youth art collective, or check out this list of Virtual Readalouds and Story Times!

Reference – We’re here to provide you with resources, activities, and links to educational extensions while your family works and plays from home. If you have questions for our youth services department about digital materials, lesson plan support, or book suggestions for readers aged 0 – 18, we’d love to hear from you. Please email Jessica at jbranciforte@essexlib.org and she’ll respond to you just as soon as she’s able.

Online Materials

Essex Exclusive Digital Content – Download eBooks, Audiobooks, Magazines, and Videos! Essex Library offers a large selection of downloadable magazines via RBDigital, including Acorn TV, exclusively for Essex patrons. Browse from your library’s collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, no fines, and no limit to the number of issues you can download.

Overdrive – It’s easier to see what titles are available and searches are a snap with the new look. Plus, the new generation of OverDrive enables users to read eBooks instantly with no downloads through the new OverDrive Read.

Parent Resources from the Essex Library

Homework Helper  from the Essex Library

Resources for Children

Tumblebooks for Kids –  Free eBook databases

Other Great Resources for Kids

Ebooks, Audiobooks, & Movies

Tumblebooks for Adults

Other Great Spots for Books and Movies

Educational Resources

Library and Museum Collections Online

Articles – More Ideas for Finding Resources Online


Welcome back!

Library Materials Return Begins May 20th

Essex Library will begin accepting returned materials on May 20th in our parking lot at specific times. Click for important return information.

Essex Library Park & Pickup Service to Begin Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Contact-free pickup will be available Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. from a designated table in the library’s main parking lot.

Click for important return information.

Thank You for Your Support!