Library and Community Center

Mon. & Weds. 1:00 - 8:00 PM
Saturdays 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
77 Purchase Street, Newburyport, MA
(978) 358-8097

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Programs and Events

The Emma has programs for everyone to enjoy. For updates on events and happenings at the library, please visit our Facebook page.

Children's Programs and Story Hours will resume on Fall 2017. 

Below is a sampling of our weekly schedule:



9:30-10:30 Toddlers and their siblings may come.

We will read stories, sing songs, make a craft and play games.

Children's Story Hour


3-4 yr old  9:30 - 10:30     

4-5 yr old  1:30 - 2:30

We will read 2 or 3 stories and create a craft related to the stories to take home.


All ages 9:00-3:00 pm 

Children are invited from 9:00 to 3:00 to read stories, make crafts and play board games.

August 16 from 1:00-2:00

Chococoa Baking Company Will be Popping- in for a Pop-up

Make your own sundae at the Emma Andrews Library on Wednesday, August 16 from 1:00-2:00. The cost of the sundae is $5.00 and Chococoa Baking will be donating 10% to the library.

Tuesday, August 22 at 7:00 pm

Anna Solomon, author of "Leaving Lucy Pear"

Anna Solomon, author of "Leaving Lucy Pear", a fascinating and moving novel that takes place in Gloucester, speak and sign books. It's a free event. We recommend you sign up at the Emma on Monday or Wednesday from 1-8 or on Saturday from 9-3. You can also call us at 978-358-8097 - please be sure to leave your name and phone number.

Saturday, December 2

Cookie Walk & Craft Fair

Saturday, January 27, 2018


Saturday, February 24


Saturday, March 24


Chair Yoga 

Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 am 

Deb O'Carroll from Yoga at the Barn leads a class in chair yoga.

This is a free program but space is limited so please call us at 978-358-8097 or stop in to sign up. 


Monday evenings 6:00 - 8:00 pm 

Beginners welcome! 

Bring your work, bring your questions. 

Book Groups

2 Book groups: Afternoons: 4th Monday of the month 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Bring a bagged lunch if you like! 

Evenings: 1st Wednesday of the month 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Beginners welcome! Bring your work, bring your questions.

Location and Hours

Mon. & Weds. 1:00 - 8:00 PM
Saturdays 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

77 Purchase Street, Newburyport, MA

(978) 358-8097

Emma Andrews Library and Community Center
77 Purchase Street, Newburyport, MA

(978) 358-8097

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