Events Calendar


The Last Flight, a novel by Julie Clark. The book cover shows a red colored negative image photograph of a woman exiting an escalator. A second photograph show the smiling author sitting outside, near a white fence and green leafy shrub. The dark haired author is wearing glasses, hoop earrings, a delicate necklace, a navy pull over, and blue jeans.

April 6 Tuesday

Merrimac Zoomers Book Club

7:30 – 8:30 PM We’ll be discussing the book, The Last Flight by Julie Clark. Two women. Two flights. One last chance to disappear. The Last Flight is the story of two women―both alone, both scared―and one agonizing decision that will change the trajectory of both of their lives. An Amazon Best Book of the Year for 2020! New book club members are welcome - email for more information.

Dyke Hendrickson (author). Merrimack, The Resilient River. An Illustrated Narrative of the Most Historic River in New England. The book cover shows a river running past a rocky shore with ever green tree branches hanging low over the water. Also shown is the wide river mouth near Newburyport. Many boats dot the water running between marsh land and the docks next to city. Another photo shows the smiling author wearing a white shirt and tie, with a blue sweater.

April 21 Wednesday

History of the Merrimack River & How To Clean It Up

7:00 – 8:00 PM Local author and journalist Dyke Hendrickson will discuss his new book, Merrimack: The Resilient River, An Illustrated Narrative of the Most Historic River in New England, in this Zoom webinar. Part history and part call to action, Dyke’s well-researched book highlights the dramatic life of the Merrimack River, from the colorful days of the Native Americans to its current status as one of the most scenic recreational waterways in New England. This event is sponsored by the Merrimac and Tewksbury Public Libraries. Email: to register for this virtual presentation.

Animal Art. Colorful rolled up magazines are worked into the shape of animals. An elephant raises it's truck high. A shark raises it's head and tail up high too.

April 22 Thursday

Animal Art

3:00 – 4:00 PM Come craft with Tracy & Molly on zoom! We’ll be making environmentally friendly animal art by recycling magazine pages into either an elephant or a shark! Space is limited so call the library and speak to a Children’s librarian or email Molly at: to register. Kits will be available to pick up at the library on April 20 & 21. Ages 7 – 12.


May The 4th Be With You! Foam pool noodles have been used to make three light sabers: one red, one blue, and one green. Their handles are metallic grey. A planet floating in space is in the background. Stars and a colorful nebula are nearby.

May 4 Tuesday

Take & Make Craft - Light Sabers

10:00 AM – 7:00 PM May the 4th Be With You!! These pool noodle Take & Make kits will be available for pick up at the library while supplies last. Registration is not required. Ages 5 – 12.