Book, Bake, and Plant Sale

Annual Book, Bake, and Plant Sale

The Friends of the Essex Free Library will be hosting their Annual Book, Bake, & Plant Sale on Saturday, June 1st from 9 to 3 at the Library! Browse and buy books of all genres! Proceeds benefit the Summer Reading Program. 

Interested in volunteering at the sale? Sign up HERE for a timeslot to help sell books, baked goods, and plants.

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Free Covid Tests

COVID Test Kits

COVID Test Kits are back thanks to our friends at Vermont Center for Independent Living. You may take up to four kits per person in your household. Available in the lobby while supplies last.

Accepting Book Donations Through Wed, May 29th!

Donations may be added to our collection or put into our June Book Sale to benefit the Library. We appreciate donations of books, CDs, and DVDs in good condition, with the exception of the following materials: library discards, textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, dictionaries, multi-volume sets, outdated technology books (over five years old), audio cassettes or VHS tapes, moldy, musty or smoky books. Two boxes accepted per household per week. Thank you so much!

Essex Free Library

1 Browns River Road
Essex, VT 05452
Phone: (802)879-0313
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