Children’s Featured Events

Check out our upcoming events! Little Ones Story Time | Preschool Story Time

Upcoming Featured Events

Story Hours

Little Ones Story Time

Fridays at 10 a.m. 2/21 – 5/15
(This group will not meet on 4/3, 4/10, and 5/1.)
Weekly visits for newborn children – 36 months.
Join us for a lively toddler program that includes stories, songs, scarves, trains, bubbles, crafts, and lots of movement! This group provides an opportunity for parents and toddlers to socialize and connect with one another. A parent or caregiver must accompany children during story time. Registration is not required for this event.

Preschool Story Time

Thursdays at 10 a.m. 2/27 – 5/7
(This group will not meet on 4/9.)

Weekly visits for children ages 3 – 5
During our themed story hours, we typically read two to three stories, sing and move together, and play at exploration centers. Parents are welcome to join us for stories or spend time in the library while we read. We end our program by creating a project, and we always make time for families to check out books. Registration is not required for this event.


Please call the Essex Library at 860-767-1560 for more information concerning Children’s Featured Events.