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Friends News


Many thanks to all who have purchased one or more of these great looking canvas tote bags. Your support of the Friends and the library is fabulous! And there are still bags available— $10 cash or a check to Friends of the Essex Library (preferred payment). Call the library to purchase a bag via curbside pickup or email
It’s going to be quite a while before the Friends can actively raise money for the Essex Library. In the meantime, you can help by doing your online shopping (you know you’re doing it!) at and choose Friends of the Essex Library as your charity of choice. Thanks and stay well!


Curbside Pickup Available

The Essex Library is currently offering Contact free pickup. In-person browsing, borrowing and computer services are also available. To reserve a book for Park and Pickup, call us at (860) 767-1560 or email us at

Thank You for Your Support!