, Gloucester, MA

June 24, 2013

Essex Calendar

Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Thursday June 27

Summer reading kick off and annual root beer float party, 1 to 3 p.m., TOHP Burnham Library. Summer reading program, for those entering first grade and up, is themed Pirate Palooza.

Friday, June 28

Teen movie night, for those entering grade seven and up, 6 to 10 p.m., TOHP Burnham Library. “Hook,” brownie buffet, photo booth and door prizes. Sign up at or 978-768-7410.

Monday, July 1

TOHP Burnham Library summer hours begin, 1 to 7 p.m.

Teen girls book group, for those in grade seven and up, 6 p.m., TOHP Burnham Library. Topic: “Heist Society” by Ally Carter. Discussion, themed activities and snacks. Sign up at or 978-768-7410. Meets Mondays. Attend all four sessions and be entered to win a gift card.

Thursday, July 3

TOHP Burnham Library closes, 5 p.m.

Friday, July 4

TOHP Burnham Library closed, in honor of Independence Day.

Thursday, July 11

Kids summer book club, for those entering grades two and three, 11 a.m., TOHP Burnham Library. Meet Wilson and his hilarious Uncle Pirate and pet penguin. Three-week session. Sign up at or 978-768-7410 to reserve book.

Saturday, July 13

S.S. Crocker Memorial Race, held off the coast of Manchester. Race open to all sailboats. Fun-filled family event. Awards given for first, second and third in each class. Wood and Fiberglass boats welcome. Sponsored by Manchester Yacht Club and Manchester Harbor Boat Club.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Adult book group, 9:30 a.m., TOHP Burnham Library. Topic: “The Gift of Rain” by Tan Twan Eng. All welcome.