Events Calendar

A polar bear and two penguins read a book about a gecko lizard and the sun. The animals are sitting on the ice, and it is snowing.

Winter Story Hours

Winter session runs from January 15 - March 5.
No story hour during school vacation week.

Sign-up is required. Sign-up begins on December 16. Children can enjoy stories, rhymes and crafts at these fun and educational programs. Choose one of the following sessions:

2 – 3 Year Old
Wednesdays or Thursdays 10:30 – 11:00 AM
4 – 6 Year Old
Thursdays 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Mother Goose rides a large white goose. She wears a green dress, a yellow shawl, and oval glasses.

Mother Goose on the Loose

The winter session runs from January 14March 3.
No program during school vacation week.

This drop-in group is for infants – age 2 and their parents, grandparents or caregivers. Mother Goose on the Loose is an award-winning early-literacy program that uses a variety of activities, such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination and self-confidence. Registration is not required.

Infants – Age 2
Tuesdays 10:30 – 11:00 AM


Dave Rattigan holding a microphone and smiling.

November 19 Tuesday

Laughter In Your Life

7:00 – 8:00 PM Everybody needs a good laugh - especially with the stressful holiday season approaching! Dave Rattigan is a stand up comedian and adjunct professor at Northern Essex Community College and will lead this workshop where you will learn how to bring more humor into your everyday life and work. This fun and interactive workshop will lighten your mood and force you to not take yourself too seriously! Registration is not required. Ages: adults age 18+.


The Art of Racing in the Rain film poster. A man drives a red sports car with his golden retreiver in the passenger seat.

December 2 Monday

Monday Movie Matinee: The Art of Racing in the Rain

12:30 – 2:30 PM We'll be showing the movie The Art of Racing in the Rain (Rated PG). Based on the best-selling novel by Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain is a heartwarming tale narrated by a witty and philosophical dog named Enzo (voiced by Kevin Costner). Through his unique insight into the human condition, Enzo helps his owners, race car driver Denny Swift, his wife and daughter Zoe navigate life with a refreshing perspective on friendship, family and unconditional love. Registration is not required to attend and light refreshments will be provided.

A gingerbread house with a frosted roof and a peppermint candy chimney. Candy canes frame the front door. Marshmallows and colored candy forms a front walkway.

December 11 Wednesday

Gingerbread House Workshop

4:00 PM Registration begins November 18. Space is limited and all materials will be supplied. Ages: 3 & Up.

Please note that registration for this program is full.

The words 'Crafting for a Cause' are centered in a repeating pattern of triangles. The triangle colors include: orange, red, blue, white, grey, and navy.

December 16 Monday

Crafting For A Cause

2:00 – 5:00 PM Want to make a difference in someone’s life over the holidays? Drop by the library to help make fleece scarfs for the homeless. All materials will be supplied. Ages: Teens and Adults.