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The following are books that are soon to be released and are certain to be popular. To place a hold, just click on the title and then on “Request/Hold” and have your Library card handy.
Harry Potter Birthday Party
Saturday, July 31st at 11:00 a.m. on the Library Lawn
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with crafts and fun, including wand making. Costumes encouraged!
Wednesday, August 4th at 2:00 p.m. at the Library
Cool down at the library with Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros and more! Bring your own Switch controller or use one of ours. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Free Permit Practice Tests
In partnership with Driving-Tests.org, the Essex Public Library is offering FREE Connecticut Driver Permit practice tests. This service also provides information on taking the CT Driving Test as well as the Driving Handbook.
Want to share a good book? Feeling especially passionate about something you’ve just read? Come in and visit. We’d love to add your video or written reviews to our selection. You never know whose life a good book will change for the better. Visit Riley Sullivan’s newest video review.
YALSA’s Teen Book Finder is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians, or any lover or YA literature to access the past three years of YALSA’s awards and lists on their Smartphone, iPod or iPad. App features include: a homepage featuring titles from the database, refreshed each day, a book search engine, a Find It button (powered by OCLC WorldCat Search) a favorites button and the ability to share brooks from the Teen Book Finder on Twitter and Facebook. Scan the QR Code in our YA Department to get the app today!
Need reliable (and last minute) research help? The free online resource, researchIT CT is here for you! Don’t forget about researchIT CT where you can find articles and information that you can trust. If you’re in need of a little project help, please visit the Children’s department for a researchIT CT tutorial. We’re always happy to help!