Sending a brief recap of this past Thursday's meeting (3/5/15) held at St. John's Persell Hall (Thank you!) Attendees: Donna Lou Sonnett, Sandy Vance, Tom Stransky, Sarah White, Jay White, Katie Shepard, Stephanie Beneng, Emily Phillips CEVE & Essex Initiatives … [Read more...] about CEVE Meeting Recap
To all patrons of the Belden Noble Memorial Library: As the year draws to a close, we wish to thank you for your generous support this year. In 2014, you supported your library's general fund with over $11,000 in individual contributions (including a $5,000 bequest) and … [Read more...] about Essex Library: Thank You!
The historic Grange Hall in the hamlet of Whallonsburg, NY, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015 with an entire "centennial year" of events. At the core of the centennial year will be a summer exhibit featuring oral histories and memorabilia about the Grange and farming. … [Read more...] about Grange to Celebrate Centennial: Community Invited to Share Stories and Memorabilia
We have something new for children at the Belden Noble Memorial Library: circulating educational toys! When we selected these toys, we tried to find something for every age group. Here's the list (roughly from toys for youngest to oldest): Wooden nesting blocks Wooden … [Read more...] about Educational Toys for Circulation at Essex Library
If you come into the Belden Noble Library on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday you will find our new library assistant Stephanie Beneng at the desk. Stephanie is a graduate of Allegheny College and lives in Essex with her husband and two young sons. She has wonderful ideas for our … [Read more...] about New Essex Library Assistant and Other News