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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.


Next Souper Saturday

February 25, 12:00 noon

Soup goes fast!

They are the last Saturday in the months of February 25 and March 25.

This fund raiser supports all the children's programming at the library.  For a minimum $5.00 donation you get a bowl of soup, dessert and a beverage. 



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.

Author Series 

Fall: September, October, November

Winter: January, February, March

Spring: April, May, June 

All held the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm. 

Please check our Facebook page for updates. 

Chair Yoga 

Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 am 

Featuring Chris Morton, or other instructors Debbie O'Carrol, Mary Slatoff and Becky Robertson from Yoga at the Barn lead 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 6:00 - 8:00 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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