Children’s Story Hours

Due to the Covid-19 epidemic, Essex Library Association has closed our building and book drop indefinitely and stopped all in-person services. Looking for something to do from home? Check out this list of Virtual Readalouds and Story Times.

“When adults read to their children, the difference shows in children’s behavior and academic performance. According to a new study, the difference also shows in brain activity” (Reach Out and Read Connecticut, 2015) from “Bedtime Stories for Young Brains,”  New York Times, 2015.

Virtual Story Time with the Essex Library

Ages 3-6
Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Click the link and tune in!

We’re bringing library story time to the comfort of your home. Pull up a chair and join us live for a chance to hear stories, sing songs, and to say hello to friends from afar. Links for extension activities and suggested readings are included with each event. We use Zoom meeting software for this program. Simply download the Zoom app on your device, click the meeting link on our website, and tune in.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/130522174?pwd=UnFTL3hLVkl1YTdCSnNBcG41d2xYQT09

Meeting ID: 130 522 174
Password: 345043

For more information on our story times, please email Jessica at jbranciforte@essexlib.org.


Due to the Covid-19 epidemic, Essex Library Association has closed our building and book drop indefinitely and stopped all in-person services.

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