Time to Dig into Reading!

Get ready to register for our Summer Reading Program! Come to register and get your own Library Card on June 24, starting at 10:00 am! All children from Pre-K to age 13 are encouraged to participate in the Summer Reading Program — reading incentives, contests, prizes, challenges, awards, and more!

Invitations are being distributed to all students in LP Quinn Elementary School. We’ll post more details here as they develop, and check out our Events page to see more events in the Summer. It’s time to “Dig into Reading” this Summer, and we’ve got the books to entertain and challenge you! Come see our display, complete with creepy, crawly things!

2013 Dig into reading SRP

Education is Empowerment! Help someone today.

Literacy Volunteers of Essex and Franklin Counties will host a tutor training for prospective volunteers in our Community Room starting on Tuesday, June 18 from 4-7pm. The class will continue on June 20, 25, and 27.

This 12-hour Basic Literacy Training will give you the tools, tips, ans strategies needed to help adult learners in the community with their educational goals. There is no fee to participate and attendants will be certified then paired with a student to work one-on-one for two or three hours each week. For more information, call Susan Tehon at 891-5567.

Looking for a good novel to read?

At Time magazine, Critics Lev Grossman and Richard Lacayo picked the 100 best English-language novels published since 1923—the beginning of TIME.

To see the full list of 100 titles, click here.

To search our library’s catalog for these titles, click here (gee, I sure hope we have the one you want! If not, we can request it through Inter Library Loan).


June 8 – Join us for Scrabble at 11:00 am in the Community Room for some word play! Sponsored by Literacy Volunteers. Come alone or bring a partner. We will provide boards, snacks, dictionaries, and assistance. For more information call 891-5567. Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin Counties is a charitable organization that provides adult literacy programs to any adult who wishes to improve their education.