Thursday, April 11
Poetry Reading with Barbara Flaherty and Susan Gabriel, 6:30 p.m., Manchester Public Library. Both poets have recently published their own books of poetry.
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
YA Peep Show diorama workshop, 1 to 3 p.m. Manchester Public Library. Grades 6-12 only. Bring a shoe box and your creativity. We’ll supply the Peeps and materials.
Monday, April 22
Green Poetry: An Art & Poetry Craft & Writing Session, 3:30 p.m., at Manchester Public Library. All ages of poets invited. Bring your imagination, art supplies, and get poetic! Register with Sara Collins, 978-526-2016
tuesday, April 23
Preschool Story Times resume, 1:30 p.m. for ages 3-5, at Manchester Public Library. Great books, simple craftd for fun age.
wednesday, April 24
Mother Goose Story Times resume, 10:30 a.m., for ages infant-Twos. Join us as children and parents enjoy the simplest of the stories, musical instruments, and rhymes.