The Emma Andrews Library and Community Center is pleased to announce the return of its childrens story hours, starting on Monday, April 11, 2022. Each event will be in person with a maximum registration of nine children per session. Pre-registration is required.

The weekly story hours will serve children ages 3-5, including during April school vacation. Some age-appropriate crafts will be provided.

Things to know:

  1. Pre-registration is required
  2. Protective facial masks are optional
  3. Parents or guardians are requested to bring or provide their children's snacks or beverages

How to register:

Parents and guardians may register by calling 978.358.8097 or by stopping by the Library at 77 Purchase Street, Newburyport during open hours on Mondays (1pm-8pm), Wednesdays (1pm-8pm), and Saturdays (9am-3pm). They may also register by email:

If you go:

What: Library story hours for children, ages 3-5, open to all children within greater Newburyport, Newbury, West Newbury, Plum Island, Amesbury, and other adjacent towns and areas.

When: Story hours will start on Monday, April 11. Three times per week, including April school vacation.

Weekly schedule as follows:

Mondays: 10 am

Wednesday: 2 pm

Fridays: 10 am

Cost: Free.

The Emma Andrews Library and Community Center is located at 77 Purchase Street, Newburyport. The library is handicap accessible.

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