Saturday, April 13
“Genealogy Research: Finding and Documenting Your Ancestors,” presented by Barbara J. Beake and Peg Plummer of Essex Society of Genealogists, 11 a.m., Essex Senior Center, 17 Pickering St., Essex. Free and open to the public.
Monday, April 15
Manchester Public Library closed for Patriot’s Day. Regular hours, 1 to 8 p.m. resume Tuesday, April 16.
Wednesday, April 17
Drumlin Farm’s baby farm animals visit Manchester Public Library, two sessions: preschoolers at 10:30 a.m., and kindergarten through fifth-grade at 11:30 a.m. Register at 978-526-2016 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, April 18
Young Adult Peeps Show diorama workshop, 1 to 3 p.m., Manchester Public Library. Grades 6-12 only. Bring a shoe box. Peeps and materials provided.
Monday, April 22
Green Poetry: An Art & Poetry Craft & Writing Session, 3:30 p.m., Manchester Public Library. All ages of poets invited. Bring your imagination and art supplies. To register, call Sara Collins at 978-526-2016.
Tuesday, April 23
Preschool Story Time, for ages 3-5, 1:30 p.m., Manchester Public Library. Stories and simple crafts.
Wednesday, April 24
Mother Goose Story Time, for infants through age 2 and their parents, 10:30 a.m., Manchester Public Library. Simple stories, musical instruments and rhymes.